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Corporate Development Lead

United Way of the Lakeshore
Muskegon, MI

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time

Published on 28 Nov 2022

Expires on 31 Dec 2022

Corporate Development Lead

United Way of the Lakeshore seeks a Corporate Philanthropy Lead to join our professional team as a key champion of human need and potential. More than a fundraiser, we create opportunities for people in our community to work together to improve the health, education and financial stability of every person. We envision that every child grows up with hope and the ability to reach their potential, income equity is growing, and poverty is rare, and all community members are thriving and healthy. We move quickly to meet changing needs in our community and need a strong leader to assist with mission advancement. This position is responsible for the creative development, implementation, and evaluation of corporate giving strategies for United Way of the Lakeshore. You will help create and manage our corporate giving campaign as well as our annual workplace campaign, along with supporting our philanthropic giving initiatives.  

The right candidate will be a driven and detail-oriented self-starter with exceptional communications skills. Have at least three years of experience in successful fundraising roles, comparable private and/or non-profit experience, related business and/or sales operations, or lived experiences. Be self-directed, able to manage projects with competing deadlines. Have experience working with a nonprofit board and volunteers. Exceptional interpersonal skills and a proven ability to network and connect with diverse stakeholders. Have experience building multi-year resource development plans, be tech-savvy and comfortable with new platforms, be an excellent and enthusiastic writer and editor.

Moving to the Muskegon Lakeshore is the best decision you will ever make! Live where others vacation.  We are a continuously evolving community showing growth, change, innovation, and culture that can be enjoyed year-round. With 27 inland lakes, 26 miles of Lake Michigan waterfront, 400 miles of rivers, and miles of woods and dunes, you’ll enjoy a lifestyle that is Pure Michigan. UWL offers a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision, 403B retirement plan, disability pay, life insurance, vacation and sick pay, ongoing training and professional development, supportive team.

To be considered, please submit a letter of interest indicating why you are the person we are looking for along with your resume listing your experience and skills to

Applicants will be considered as they are submitted. The position will remain open until a candidate is hired.  

United Way of the Lakeshore is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to hiring individuals who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve.