United Way Jobs

Director of African American Leadership Society

companyUnited Way of South Hampton Roads
locationNorfolk, VA, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 3 weeks ago
Full time
$61,000 to $70,000 per year

Why Work for United Way: Do you want to leave work every day knowing that you made an impact? At United Way of South Hampton Roads (UWSHR), you’ll work in a fun and supportive environment where every day is a new opportunity to make a difference. If you talk to our employees, the single trait we all have in common is passion. We work hard because we love what we do and we know how much our community needs us. You’ll learn from some of the best in the business and be constantly challenged in an ever-changing industry. Plus, we offer excellent benefits and opportunities for advancement. If you want to be great while doing good, join the United Way team. If you are motivated, hard-working and passionate, United Way may be the perfect place for you.

Objectives & Expectations

United Way improves lives by mobilizing the caring power of communities to advance the common good to help all residents thrive and live the best version of themselves. We all benefit when a child succeeds in school, when someone finds a job that sustains a family, or when more people get quality, affordable healthcare. United Way endeavors to drive measurable impact by focusing and accelerating our current agenda centered around economic mobility, education, and health initiatives while remaining responsive to community needs with flexibility to respond to critical needs and crises.

UWSHR seeks a fundraising leader to help manage a leadership giving society and help steward the resources of important donors in our community. The Director of the African American Leadership Society (AALS) is responsible for working with the VP of Foundation and Major Gifts to develop and implement a strategy to identify, qualify, cultivate and solicit gifts from within our local community. To be successful, this individual will need to work proactively and collaboratively with other departments to plan events and communications that lead to year-round engagement. The Director of (AALS) is expected to spend 75% of their time in the field meeting and interfacing with key constituents and prospects to increase membership and giving. The successful candidate must have the essential skills and standard concepts, practices and procedures of consultative selling and overall relationship building and be able to work effectively within the department and across teams to support all leadership and legacy giving

Salary range

  • $61,000 to $70,000 per year