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Manager, Individual Philanthropy

Tampa, FL

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
3 - 5 years of experience
High School Diploma

Published on 22 Feb 2023

Expires on 19 Feb 2023

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Manager, Individual Philanthropy

Why United Way Suncoast?

Do you want to be part of a non-profit organization that makes a difference in your community? Do you want to be part of a passionate team focused on improving the lives of others? Now is your opportunity! United Way Suncoast is seeking a Manager, Individual Philanthropy.  The Manager, Individual Philanthropy manages a comprehensive donor relations, stewardship, recognition, and retention program to include identifying, developing, and maintaining high quality relationships with individuals and affinity groups to raise funds to support United Way Suncoast’s strategic direction and community impact initiatives. 

We're not asking you to apply for a job. We're asking you to embrace a movement that gives people the freedom to rise. In return, you'll be embraced by colleagues that will appreciate every contribution you make. 

Our team members enjoy a flexible work environment built on transparency and trust and most have hybrid schedules. There are many growth opportunities including the ability to learn about and contribute to efforts across the organization. We offer a competitive total rewards package including shortened benefit eligibility periods, several weeks of PTO, and no cost medical and dental options to name a few!

Objectives & Responsibilities:  

  • Serves as the point of contact and relationship manager within an assigned portfolio of accounts, maintaining a focus on maximizing revenue, building donor loyalty and confidence, and implementing UWS’s community impact objectives. 
  • Prepares data-based reports to measure progress and accurately projects annual and multi-year revenue of assigned portfolio. 
  • Prepares research and materials to support the development of individual, foundation, and/or workplace donations.  
  • Collaborates cross-functionally to support volunteers, cabinets, societies, and provide experiences that demonstrate the work and mission of United Way Suncoast.
  • Manages donor recognition for assigned portfolio(s). Prepares written acknowledgements of donations and impact reports.  
  • Creates new pipeline opportunities as assigned.
  • Accurately maintains donor data in the CRM system(s).
  • Supports affinity group, leadership society, and signature event logistics, programming, calendar management, and promotions. 
  • Collaborates to coordinate the creation of branded collateral for affinity groups. Internally promotes the benefits of volunteers being a part of affinity groups. 
  • Serve as an external representative of United Way Suncoast’s mission, vision, and values by participating in committees, serving as spokesperson, and creating and delivering presentations to present key messages on the local, regional, and national platform
  • Consistently demonstrates Our Suncoast Code and Values including applicable elements of leading self, team, and organization.
  • Develops and refines processes to improve efficiency and achievement of goals and objectives.

Qualifications & Skills for Success:  

  • 4 years of relevant experience preferred. 
  • High school diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred. Relevant education may be considered in lieu of experience.
  • Ability to work and drive extensively in-the field within the Suncoast region. 
  • Bilingual (English and Spanish or Creole) a plus.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:   

  • Behaviors reflect a belief that individuals from diverse backgrounds lead to a more successful organization. 
  • Educates oneself about DEI issues within the organization and community. 
  • Demonstrates a willingness to become aware of and address one’s own implicit biases. 
  • Deliberately works to include individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in efforts both internally and externally as appropriate. 
  • Identifies and integrates the tools and resources needed to create more equitable environments.