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Resource Development Officer

Tacoma, WA

Relocation expenses: Negotiated

Full time, Temporary
1 - 2 years of experience
Associate Degree
$41,000 to $50,000 per year

Published on 11 Jun 2022

Expires on 11 Jun 2022

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Resource Development Officer


The purpose of this position is to generate, grow, and sustain corporate and individual donors and sustain the resource base to support United Way of Pierce County’s mission which measurably improves the lives of people in our community. It is imperative that this position focus on implementing and stewarding relationships with volunteers, advocates, supporters, and donors ensuring revenue goals are achieved.



  1. Maintain a portfolio of company accounts. Develops positive relationships with coordinators and key executives. Know their interests and priorities and use this information to build year-round engagement opportunities for them. Document this information for quick access and future use by United Way of Pierce County.
  2. Maintain a portfolio of individual donors. Cultivate relationships with individual donors and steward them as supporters of United Way of Pierce County.
  3. Maintain a portfolio of prospective donors. Grow and expand the donor base through advocating the positive influences of United Way throughout the community.
  4. Cultivate the investor climate. Follow-up with initial contacts making regular visits and developing a deeper understanding of individual and donor accounts.
  5. Be aware of industry activities and trends that impact donor accounts and maintain ongoing campaign projections using this data.
  6. Set aggressive campaign goals and be able to demonstrate successful movement toward them.
  7. Demonstrate how donations are making a difference. Know and effectively communicate United Way’s goals and achievements.
  8. Make professional presentations to companies and community organizations. Use these presentations in assisting other United Way colleagues.
  9. Assist train and steward Campaign Executives. Assist them prepare campaigns using “best practices.”
  10. Collaborate closely with others throughout United Way of Pierce County.



* *    The list of essential functions in this job description is not exhaustive and may be supplemented as necessary by Human Resources.