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Director of Resource Development

Hendersonville, NC

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
Bachelor's Degree
$51,000 to $60,000 per year

Published on 11 Jun 2019

Expires on 5 Jul 2019

Director of Resource Development


United Way of Henderson County advances the common good by mobilizing partners and resources to improve the lives of residents in Henderson County, NC. 



Manage $1.8 to $2.0 million annual campaign and generate revenue from workplace accounts,
residential donors, and special events by:

  • Developing general campaign plan and timetable, setting campaign goals and projections, and  developing strategies for campaign divisions
  • Securing sponsorships and assisting Executive Director with applications for grant support
  • Managing assigned accounts and providing excellent customer service to industry contacts
  • Researching and contacting prospects for new account development
  • Recruiting, training, and managing Loaned Executives and Employee Campaign Coordinators
  • Identifying and setting up CEO cultivation calls and coordinating outreach with Executive Director
  • Providing staff support for Resource Development Committee
  • Managing donor database and ensuring account and donor data is accurate and that information is collected, recorded and analyzed in a timely way
  • Working with Marketing and Communications Director to develop, order and distribute campaign materials
  • Coordinating with Executive and Marketing Directors to plan and implement annual residential campaign with individual donors, including plan for direct mail solicitations
  • Working with Marketing and Communications Director to plan and implement campaign events including annual Campaign Kick-Off and Wrap Up Celebrations
  • Spearheading the work of the Small Business League Advisory Council in recruiting SBL prospects and planning SBL events
  • Speaking at campaign rallies and United Way events
  • Working with Executive Director on leadership donor touchpoints and events, as needed


  • Cultivate community support for United Way by maintaining contacts with local organizations, businesses and individuals
  • Attend key community events and activities to promote United Way and develop and deepen relationships
  • Participate in interdisciplinary work assignments with other staff as appropriate


  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field
  • Proven record of fund-raising success
  • Professional experience working with senior corporate executives preferred
  • Ability to comfortably relate to major donors and prospects
  • Knowledge of Henderson County preferred
  • A drive to learn about new fundraising strategies and best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage large projects with multiple priorities
  • Must be comfortable taking lead roles and accepting leadership
  • Must be comfortable speaking one-on-one and before large groups
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn new systems and skills as needed


  • Proficiency in Microsoft office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) required
  • Proficiency in database management. Andar experience preferred, but will train
  • Available for some weekend and evening events
  • Possess a valid Driver’s License.

●    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.

How to Apply: Submit cover letter and resume to Applications will be received until July 5, 2019. No phone call inquiries will be accepted. United Way of Henderson County is an equal opportunity employer.