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Program Coordinator Southern Region

Granite United Way

Granite United Way is an experienced and trusted organization dedicated to leveraging the resources of investors and volunteers to create lasting change by addressing the underlying causes of our community's most pressing needs.  Granite United Way is committed to improving the lives of individuals and families by supporting programs in the areas of education, income and health.  Granite United Way works with over 1,000 companies, 25,000 investors and thousands of volunteers every year to make our communities a better place.

Granite United Way serves the Southern (Manchester/Derry/Salem), Merrimack County, North Country, Central New Hampshire, Northern and Upper Valley Regions of NH and VT as well as Windsor County, VT.  For more information, visit

Granite United Way is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to

POSITION:    Program Coordinator, Southern Region                                   FLSA: Salary Non-Exempt

DEPARTMENT: Administration                                                                      STATUS: Full Time

REPORTS TO:  Chief Operating Officer                                                                           


INTRODUCTION: Granite United Way’s Vision is to be the preferred way people work together to build a community that values its collective responsibility to care for each other.  All employees at Granite United Way are integral to our ability to achieve our mission. Performance of job duties outlined below, in a manner that enables us to follow through on our promises to the communities we serve is more than an expectation it is a standard here at Granite United Way.


SUMMARY: We are looking for a skilled, resourceful and collaborative colleague to provide administrative support for the Granite United Way team located in Manchester, NH. The Program Coordinator will complete a wide variety of general office management tasks, provide donor support services and work with multiple departments to ensure special events and projects run smoothy. The successful candidate will take pride in helping people get things done. This is a fast-paced, dynamic position with opportunities to be challenged, make a difference in the community and grow professionally.



  1. Provide a variety of administrative support services to the Senior Leadership Team (COO, CFO, CDO and CIO).
  2. Provide professional, responsive and appreciative customer service to all partners, donors, vendors and colleagues; welcome guests (phone, email or in-person), respond and direct inquiries as appropriate.
  3. In partnership with the Finance Department and Resource Development, prepare donor acknowledgement and stewardship letters; coordinate weekly donor stewardship activities.
  4. Manage general office functions such as mail distribution, which includes creating check ledger of incoming receivables for Finance Department, office supplies, petty cash, and office service vendor correspondence.
  5. Establish and maintain productive relationships with donors, vendors and volunteers. Vendor relationships include computer technical support, telecom support, office supplies, cleaning vendors, and building landlord, for example.
  6. Provide event planning support for presentations, meetings, events and special programs, including support for the Marketing Department for GUW wide events, such as Day of Caring and Campaign Celebrations. Details may include coordinate speakers, invitations, responses, locations, agendas, AV needs, materials and catering.
  7. Provide database support; Compile data, generate reports.
  8. Assist with general mailings and projects as needed.
  9. Other duties as assigned.



  1. Associates Degree or Prior Experience a plus.
  2. Prior experience with event planning and fundraising for non-profits preferred.
  3. Demonstrated proficiency managing multiple tasks and adjusting to changing priorities.
  4. Critical thinking and attention to detail
  5. Proficient in Microsoft Office software, database management
  6. Comfort with different software applications
  7. Ability to follow written and verbal instruction
  8. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  9. Ability to travel within GUW service area as required.



This position is primarily based in a general office environment that is clean, well-lighted, environmentally comfortable, free of fumes or airborne particles, and only minimally exposes employees to office solvents limited to those relative to copier equipment.


This position requires the ability to:

  1. Minimal requirement to reach at or above shoulder level; occasional reaching below shoulder level required
  2. Hand manipulation - equipment and controls, frequent; grasping and handling, occasional lifting.
  3. Ability to travel throughout the territory required
  4. Ability to work a flexible schedule, which may include night and weekends
  5. Ability to tolerate prolonged sitting and/or standing and to lift up to approximately 25 pounds to waist high level whenever necessary.
  6. Mobility includes regular sitting, some standing and walking.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to

Job Location:


Date Added: February 19, 2021

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