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Donor Engagement Specialist

Lorain, OH

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree
$31,000 to $40,000 per year

Published on 21 Feb 2019

Expires on 21 Feb 2019

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Donor Engagement Specialist

United Way of Greater Lorain County envisions an engaged, inclusive and thriving community.  We serve all of Lorain County, Ohio as well as Vermilion and Florence Townships in Erie County.  We are a catalyst for measurable community transformation, leading to a better life for all through collective impact in health, education, and financial stability.  Recognized as a high-performing not-for-profit by unbiased, independent charity rating services and named Ohio United Way of the Year in 2016, we employ a dedicated team, offering a competitive salary and fringe package, including health insurance, a flexible benefits plan and an employer-matched 401K retirement plan.

We are seeking a full-time, results-oriented professional to join our dynamic marketing and engagement team. The Donor Engagement Specialist builds key relationships with an assigned portfolio of corporate and individual donors.  They carry out a year-round donor gratitude plan.  With exceptional listening skills, they develop personal relationships with active/prospective donors, developing a clear understanding of their values and interests. Supporting the work of the team, they are adept at developing and using the agency’s donor database, creating reports and analyses for use by the agency and other stakeholders when appropriate.

Minimum qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in nonprofit administration, social sciences, communication or closely related field with 3-5 years progressively responsible development or nonprofit experience or comparable. Self-starter with proactive communications and problem-solving skills. Proven capabilities in project planning and management, relationship cultivation, public speaking and strategic planning. Excellent written and verbal communication. Outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills. Familiarity with Greater Lorain County or area with similar demographic composition a plus.


Send resume and cover letter to by 2/21/19.  United Way of Greater Lorain County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.