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Resource Development Director

Resource Development Director

locationFindlay, OH 45840, USA
PublishedPublished: Published 4 days ago
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience
$60,000 - $70,000 per year

This is a very community-facing position.  The Resource Development Director relationally engages with donors to share the impact UWHC makes in Hancock County and ensures the success of annual workplace campaigns through 

  • analysis of data
  • development of strategies
  • ongoing recruitment, coaching and leadership of campaign team
  • hosting special events
  • creation of compelling print materials
  • smart use of technology and systems. 
  • tailor and execute the initiatives necessary to achieve assigned campaign growth, retention, participation, and revenue goals


  • Tell United Way of Hancock County’s story well
  • Maintain, develop, and cultivate long-term sustainable relationships with corporations and individuals
    • Develop individual relationships with community leaders
    • Nurture strong corporate relationships with key individuals and senior leadership
  • Strengthen Lead United giving by cultivating new and existing donors


Through the annual campaign and its related strategies, build awareness of the United Way, its mission, fundraising, and recruitment needs

  • Create and oversee strategies to increase giving and reach annual campaign goal 
    • Develop and implement strategies for year-round cultivation for existing and new accounts
    • Create engagement plans for companies - developing top account strategies
    • Monitor performance of campaigns, providing progress reports and projections 
    • Implement new fundraising techniques in response to a changing environment 
  • Review and improve campaign processes with an eye for continuous improvement, building and refining replicable processes. 
  • Lead data analytics. 
    • Manage the capture of donor information with 100% accuracy goal.
    • Use Salesforce CRM information for data analytics and donor engagement improvement
    • Monitor incoming gifts and ensure smooth receipt and acknowledgement process, 
    • Track and evaluate effectiveness of strategies, campaigns, and overall results. 
    • Use data analysis to identify trends/solutions, troubleshoot, and ensure reach goal
  • Engage and leverage key volunteers to implement strategies 
    • Inspire and lead Campaign Cabinet and corporate workplace representatives
    • Recruit, orient, train, advise, support, motivate and recognize Ambassadors 
  • Ensure effective campaign marketing materials are produced
    • Assist in the design and preparation, review and enhancement of campaign marketing materials that actively engage donors
  • Strategize, plan, communicate and execute special events
  • Solicit sponsorship support 
  • All other duties as assigned


  • Excellent negotiation, analytical, organizational, time management, interpersonal, public speaking/presentations, and communication skills - both written and oral 
  • Interpersonal excellence - working with and inspiring volunteers and key members of the community
  • Demonstrated ability to create, grow and retain strong customer relationships
  • Three to five years professional work experience, with two or more years’ experience in fundraising, business development, sales, communication and/or public relations
  • Ability to analyze and understand financial and statistical data and present them well
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to develop creative solutions and improve processes
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent 
  • Strong computer skills, with experience with Microsoft products (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint) and Salesforce CRM


  • Must have passion for UWHC's mission with a commitment to advocacy, and serving the community
  • Highly motivated and self-directed with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment with many projects running simultaneously 
  • Willingness to work varied hours including evenings and weekends as needed. 
  • Demonstrated ability to listen effectively and solicit information from others.
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and flexibly on a team.

Required degree level

  • Bachelor

Years of experience

  • 5 - 10 years of experience

Salary range

  • $60,000 - $70,000 per year

Required languages

  • English

Skills and Competencies

  • Strategic Relationship Management
  • Volunteer Engagement
  • Development and Sales
  • Donor Influence
  • Effective Fund Raising