The Manager of Community Impact position is responsible for facilitating long-lasting, meaningful impact, by the maintenance of existing programs, creation of new partnerships, and working collaboratively to achieve agency goals. This position will focus on community impact areas, initiatives set forth by the Executive Director, Board of Directors, and community need. It will also be responsible for the process of fund investment, funded partner support, community research, and grassroots community collaboration.
Areas of Responsibility
- Manage the annual funded partner allocations review process including identification and recruitment of volunteers, process management, and after action reporting.
- Assist with “Big Red Bookshelf” Program.
- Manage United Way service events, including “Day of Caring”.
- Develop new service opportunities for local community constituents.
- Personally raise sponsorship funds in support of service events.
- Support United Way Funded Partners.
- Hold quarterly Partner Director Meetings.
- Build and maintain positive working relationships with community impact volunteers and a broad array of community non-profits.
- Support community partners and attend local functions and meetings, before and after hours.
- Ensure community impact work involves a broad spectrum of constituents, well beyond traditional partnerships.
- Represent the United Way on a variety of community discussion groups and initiatives.
- Responsible for developing and managing the community impact portion of the operating budget.
- Other duties as mandated by the position.
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred or a strong measurable amount of commensurate experience required.
- Self-Starter who is adept at multi-tasking.
- Candidate must possess a positive, high-energy, can-do attitude.
- Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills including public speaking and presentation skills.
- Leadership experience.
- Strong relationship building skills.
- Knowledge of a community’s social service systems.
- Experience in analyzing community data.
- Proficient computer skills with Microsoft Office programs.
- Knowledge of outcomes and community measurement.
- Ability to develop and implement strategies that grow relationships with community partners.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- Experience facilitating meetings.
- Ability to work nights and weekends.
How to apply
Please submit resume, cover letter, salary history, salary requirements, and 3 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please no phone calls.
United Way of Richland County is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Drug-Free Workplace employer.