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Resource Development Manager

Fort Collins, CO

Relocation expenses: Not paid

Full time
1 - 2 years of experience
Bachelor's Degree
$31,000 to $40,000 per year

Published on 20 Feb 2019

Expires on 20 Feb 2019

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Resource Development Manager

Reports To:  Director of Corporate Engagement

Position Status:  Salaried position with full benefits

Salary: $40,000 with the opportunity for Performance Based Bonuses

Scope of Position:  Responsible for raising money for United Way through corporate fundraising activities, new business development, special fundraising initiatives, and individual donor solicitation. 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Promote United Way’s vision and mission in the community
    • Present the United Way message to community members and employees throughout Larimer County to raise money
    • Establish new business and community relationships through networking, prospecting, and community presence that benefit United Way of Larimer County
  • Manage accounts (companies) in assigned territory to increase revenue and donors
    • Solicit and secure corporate and employee donations
    • Collect pledge forms and donations
    • Keep accurate records of all interactions
    • Train, recruit, manage and support volunteer campaign coordinators
    • Provide excellent customer service to accounts
    • Engage with individual donors to renew gifts each year
    • Support and plan workplace special events
    • Develop and build relationships with accounts to increase engagement and support
  • Establish, develop, and maintain strong relationships with all constituents
    • Develop key partnerships throughout Larimer County
    • Network through professional organizations, service clubs and/or Chamber events
    • Steward corporate gifts
    • Engage in year-round relationship building with all accounts
  • Maintain, steward, and develop an individual donor portfolio consisting of 30+ donors from assigned accounts and community relationships
  • Update and maintain donor database
  • Implement and manage campaign related fundraising and stewardship events
  • Manage departmental key activity plans and support departmental special projects, as assigned
  • Support organizational events as needed

Other Job Functions

  • Maintain excellent communication with all staff
  • Attend and participate in Resource Development and other staff meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Specifications

  • Demonstrated fundraising success
  • Demonstrated networking and relationship building ability
  • Demonstrated experience exceeding professional goals
  • Dynamic, energetic and driven personality
  • Strong leadership skills with an aptitude for resourcefulness
  • Attention to detail, organizational skills, and analytic and strategic thinking
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, as well as solid interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team, and in a flexible environment
  • Volunteer management experience
  • Capability to prioritize and manage a multitude of tasks
  • A self starter who takes initiative
  • Ability to work professionally and diplomatically with a variety of community members

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Fundraising and/or account management experienced required
  • New business development experience preferred
  • Experience working with a fundraising or equivalent sales database required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office required

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter to with Resource Development Manager in the subject line.