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Job Opportunity - Director of Resource Development

The organization:

United Way Fraser Valley is a non-profit organization serving the geographic area of the Fraser Valley Regional District, encompassing the communities of Aldergrove, Abbotsford, Mission, Chilliwack, Agassiz/Harrison, Hope and Boston Bar.

Scope:

Develop and oversee the implementation of strategic plans to achieve UWFV fundraising, marketing and communications goals in accordance with the overall organizational strategy and objectives.

Successful candidate will:

Have strong sales skills, be a self-starter, and be able to lead a team of senior community leaders. Will also have experience creating marketing tools such as brochures and posters as well as having website maintenance experience.

Reporting - To the Executive Director

Remuneration - Is very competitive. Salary will be based on skills and experience

Posting closes - April 29, 2016 Tentative start date - May 24, 2016 Employment type - Full time

Term - One year and may be renewed

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Wayne Green at wayne@uwfv.bc.ca

Job Description - Director, Resource Development

The Organization:

United Way Fraser Valley is a charitable organization addressing critical social issues identified by residents of the Fraser Valley.

Basic Function:

Develop, oversee and implement strategic plans to achieve UWFV marketing and fundraising goals in accordance with the overall organizational strategy and objectives.

Reporting to the Executive Director, responsibilities include:

  • Provide leadership to the successful growth & development of the UWFV resource development program working with Loaned Representatives and volunteers.
  • Develop and operationalize communications plans including social media.
  • Develop Marketing materials.
  • Develop and manage department budget.
  • Evaluate and analyze the resource development program and develop appropriate strategies to improve the results.
  • Develop effective resource development volunteers by recruiting, training, coaching, and assessing performance.
  • Develop and implement resource development programs including; annual workplace campaign, corporate, individual and cash and In-Kind sponsorships.
  • Under the direction of the Executive Director, recruit, train, coach, manage and assess the performance of members of the UWFV Staff.
  • Provide staff support to the Campaign Cabinet and other related committees that may be established from time to time ensuring their effective functioning.
  • Cultivate community support for United Way by developing and maintaining positive relationships with local organizations, businesses, unions and individuals.
  • Plan and implement Campaign awareness, stewardship and recognition events.
  • Secure, train, and manage Loaned Representatives.
  • Complete applicable fund development surveys
  • Manage or supervise all aspects of GCWCC including cost recovery to Health Partners, data entry into NORT and Special Event payouts
  • Develop strategic partnerships with other United Ways, not for profit organizations, agency leaders and other organizations
  • Attend FVLC Meetings and Chamber Meetings, time permitting
  • Take Minutes at United Way Board Meetings

Requirements:

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent plus 5 years fund development experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience leading senior level volunteers in fund development.
  • Highly skilled in Microsoft office, Adobe suite, web management and social media tools.
  • Proven time management planning, organizational and analytic skills.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, to be part of a team and meet deadlines.
  • Experience using software such as Raisers Edge, Andar360, Rainbow, Donation Tracker or other fund development program.