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Director of Development and Marketing

Portage County, OH
Ravenna, OH

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time

Published on 29 Feb 2020

Expires on 29 Feb 2020

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Director of Development and Marketing


Title:                           Director of Development and Marketing

Reports To:               President and CEO



The Director of Development and Marketing is responsible for leading the annual giving, special events and development activities and marketing of the United Way Portage County (UWPC).


  • Leads Annual Workplace Campaign
  • Leads Leadership Giving Society
  • Writes Grants
  • Develops all Campaign Marketing plans, programs and projects
  • Directs Special Event fund raising projects
  • Directs Annual UWPC Celebration


  • Leads Development Annual Campaign Plan that includes a comprehensive dollar goal and dollar goals for a variety of Campaign Divisions, including a budget and schedule, that are approved annually by the UWPC Campaign Committee and the Board of Trustees.
  • Attends and Coordinates Board Campaign Committee including agenda, minutes and tasks
  • Develops and implements Annual Campaign Marketing Plan
  • Develops and markets a compelling and emotional Case for Giving
  • Completes a minimum number of meetings with Donors* each month all designed to build better relationships with donors and bring donors closer to UWPC. Donor Relationship Management Plan guides this process.
  • Directs weekly Social Media posts
  • Schedule includes some early mornings, evenings and the occasional weekend.


  • Bachelor degree in an applicable field or an equivalent level of work experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years of Resource Development experience and proven record of success producing philanthropic revenue.
  • United Way experience preferred.
  • Current valid driver’s license and ability to travel as needed.
  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite.
  • Experience with Constant Contact or similar software
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in a Team environment
  • Self-Motivated and strong ability to work independently
  • Experience working with a Board of Trustees and Volunteers to complete projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience with marketing software applications


  • Achieves a minimum of 85% of Board approved campaign goal for assigned Divisions
  • Achieves 20 visits and 40 phone calls and 20 emails to Donors* monthly (See Donor Relationship management Plan)
  • Achieves at least 2 photos submitted to Record Courier per month
  • Achieves Special Event Revenue targets for agreed upon events


  • Adheres to UWPC attendance & punctuality policy
  • Demonstrates knowledge of and compliance with UWPC policy & procedures


  • Promotes high standards of professional behavior
  • Actively works to maintain a positive work environment, effective teamwork and positive representation to the donor public.
  • Team Leader/Player who promotes a positive morale, strives to increase productivity and is goal oriented


*Donors includes Prospective donors, Current donors, Workplace Employee Campaign Managers (ECM), CEO calls and New Account development calls. (Employees attending work place campaign meetings are a separate category).


●    Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.
●    Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
●    Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
●    Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
●    Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.