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Donor Developement Coordinator

Huntington, IN

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Part time
3 - 5 years of experience
High School Diploma
$20,000 to $30,000 per year

Published on 12 Jul 2022

Expires on 12 Jul 2022

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Donor Developement Coordinator

POSITION: Donor Development Coordinator 

REPORTS TO:  Executive Director

DATE: June 2022

COMPENSATION: $20-$23/Hour (Open to negotiation)


OBJECTIVE:  United Ways of Huntington County United Ways is a local United Ways working across throughout Huntington county.  The Donor Development Coordinator is charged with building exemplary relationships with key stakeholders in the community; working closely with campaign chairs to develop and implement fundraising and donor retention priorities; liaising with Indiana United Ways fundraising/training and development staff and IUW’s external-facing pledge processing and accounting department; and working cross-functionally with teammates to promote an understanding of local United Way fundraising challenges and needs, as well as fundraising trends and best practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Donor Development Coordinator is a part-time position averaging 20-32 hours weekly (20 hours per week November through June and 32 hours per week July through October). They are responsible for executing the annual United Way Campaign through partnerships with local industry CEOs and upper-level management. This position will also engage current and potential donors and volunteers in active relationships during the non-campaign season. As part of the United Way team, the coordinator is essential to developing and implementing United Way’s strategies to engage donors and improve its revenue position. This role requires a candidate who has the demonstrated ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships.

Central Functions: 

Fundraising (60% of time)

  • Work with the Campaign Chair to plan and implement the execution of the annual United Way Campaign including fundraising strategy, volunteer recruitment/training, and reporting.
  • Work on a regular basis with workplace campaign chairs to customize company campaigns and events. This includes but not limited to managing multi-project details, setting & meeting deadlines, and making decisions in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Along with additional United Way staff, develop an annual communications plan and implement it via campaign print materials, video, and digital communication.
  • Manage donor database, compile/analyze contribution reports for campaign volunteers and maintain the confidentiality of donor information.
  • Initiate, cultivate, and implement strategies to maintain relationships with partners, donors, and volunteers.
  • Develop effective strategies for year-round donor engagement and fundraising.
  • Collaborate with Executive Director and Campaign Chairs to complete campaign administrative tasks.

Community Work (30% of time)

  • Participate in community activities that contribute to the acquisition and retention of individual and corporate donors.
  • Assist in growing the United Ways’ community development role: attend all United Way events (Kickoffs, Community Investment Day, and others), represent the United Way positively at other public events, participate in other partners’ community events, and engage in opportunities that further personal/professional development.

Administrative (10% of time):

  • Staff/team meetings
  • Tracking member service delivery/points of contact
  • Participation in United Way Worldwide and Indiana United Ways cohort groups or trainings


The work of the Donor Development Coordinator is complex as this position will educate, engage, challenge, and collaborate on multiple levels and with audiences with varying degrees of understanding of (and experience with) fundraising and the traditional United Way Workplace Campaign. This position also requires consultative adeptness, a collaborative nature, and an assets-based client management style. 


Experience, Skills and Education:

  • The ideal candidate for this position is someone who has 3 years of fundraising experience and background and is prepared to guide and consult others in effective fundraising tactics.
  • Track record of fundraising success is a must; fundraising certifications are a plus
  • Strong knowledge of United Way fundraising methods and network tools is preferred
  • Knowledge of digital marketing and fundraising platforms
  • Prior non-profit experience is preferred.
  • Strong public speaker with the ability to influence.
  • Ability to both think strategically and execute on tactics independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient Microsoft Office knowledge including Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Publisher.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred) in nonprofit management, philanthropic studies, business, or organizational leadership and development.  Experience is accepted in lieu of educational requirement. 


Physical Demands/Work Environment: 

  • Periodic work outside of normal business hours
  • Moderate level of stress from tight deadlines and multiple project deadlines
  • Moderate level of mental and/or visual fatigue and/or eyestrain may result from looking at a computer screen for extended periods of time
  • Employee is regularly required to sit, stand, reach, communicate and listen for extended periods of time

The following workplace competencies have been identified IUW and are required of all employees: 

  • Integrity by being accountable for actions, keeping commitments, and being truthful and


  • A continuous improvement work ethic and a demonstrate a willingness to develop self,

      fellow staff members, volunteers, and community 

  • Willingness to engage in independent and team-based assignments
  • A commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Sound reasoning and good common sense 
  • Active participation in departmental, team, and full-staff meetings and undertakings


PTO per year: 40 Hours - $800 per year

Cell Phone Reimbursement: $15/Month - $180 per year

Paid Holidays: 9 days paid for four hours each day - $720 per year

Total Compensation of $24,960

Please submit a cover letter andresumé

United Ways of Huntington County is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we do not discriminateon the basis ofage, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, color, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.