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Associate, Community Impact

Cincinnati, OH

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree

Published on 20 Oct 2021

Expires on 20 Oct 2021

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Associate, Community Impact

United Way of Greater Cincinnati is seeking an Associate, Community Impact who will support strategies aimed to strengthen the financial stability of families and advance economic mobility across the region as a member of the Community Impact team. The role will independently and collaboratively implement and support community solutions including: grantmaking, grant/ grantee management, capacity building, and community/donor engagement efforts. 

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Grantmaking and Grant Management:
    • Oversee and manage specific grantmaking and management activities (application, award, and reporting) for the following funding streams: Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP); Wish List; and Memorial Trust Fund.
    • Support grantmaking and management activities for other United Way investment processes.
    • Ensure critical deadlines and policies are met to maintain grants and any necessary compliance based on the funding source.
  • Relationship Management and Technical Assistance:
    • Support and manage relationships with funded organizations and community partners, including serving as a key point of contact for their relationship with United Way and managing contact records in United Way’s CRM.
    • Provide technical assistance support to grantees and community partners around funding streams (ex. purpose, application, reporting, compliance).
    • Provide technical assistance on any required software/technology of funded organization (ex. EFSP web portal, United Way’s reporting system).
    • Manage communication with critical stakeholders/donors such as the EFSP Advisory Board.
  • Capacity Building, Innovation and Evaluation:
    • Research best practices and emerging trends in family economic mobility, solutions to advance financial stability, and philanthropic approaches to community change.
    • Support capacity building and innovation efforts, including meeting facilitation, designing and preparing workshop materials, managing registration records, etc.
    • Support qualitative and quantitative evaluation efforts of United Way.
    • Support knowledge management .
  • Project Support:
    • Support and, at times, lead assigned projects to support key strategies to solidify support and expand relief efforts for families across our region.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
  • One to three years of professional work experience, preferably in the non-profit sector.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Strong project management and time management skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word and Excel.
  • Adaptability and agility in balancing multiple and shifting activities and priorities.
  • Personal attributes: results driven, resilient, collaborative, adaptable, entrepreneurial, inclusive, and courageous.
  • Ability to lift up to 20 pounds.
  • Local travel to events within the regional area .

Applicants should apply by Wednesday, October 20, 2021 via the link below:

UWGC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion