• Workplace Campaign Associate-Temporary

    Job Locations US-TX-Dallas
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/1/2018 5:10 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1247
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Resource Development
  • Overview

    United Way of Metropolitan Dallas tackles complex social problems by surrounding North Texans with local programming in the areas of Education, Income, and Health – the essential component of a thriving community.  We understand that these three areas are connected and correlated with community success.  We also believe that our lives are inextricably linked, when one of us succeeds, we all succeed.  We are solution seekers and agents of change.  Our goal is to have thriving families who are healthy, who have students who can successfully enter college or a career after high school, and who no longer live in poverty. 

     

    Function as a member of the Resource Development team by managing assigned corporate workplace campaign accounts. Analyze accounts to develop effective fundraising strategies, work with company volunteers to plan and implement fundraising campaigns, give presentations to educate, motivate, and train volunteers and employees, and handle administrative tasks related to workplace fundraising campaigns. This position is temporary starting August 6, 2018- November 16, 2018.

    Responsibilities

    • Attend a comprehensive, paid training program to learn how United Way of Metropolitan Dallas operates and changes lives in our community.
    • Contact local companies to secure campaign volunteers and commitment for conducting annual workplace fundraising campaigns. 
    • Review account histories, identify needs, and develop strategies to meet goals.
    • Work with campaign teams to accomplish financial and non-financial goals and monitor progress.
    • Assist and provide customer service to campaign volunteers at area companies as part of planning and implementing workplace fundraising campaigns.
    • Regularly attend campaign events, solicit donations, and communicate to employee groups how United Way contributions benefit the community. 
    • Conduct United Way presentations to educate, motivate, and train volunteers.
    • Help organize speakers, campaign events, materials, tours, and volunteer projects for company campaigns. 
    • Gather account information such as volunteer contact information and employee counts to submit to administrative staff for input into United Way’s database.
    • Follow up regularly with campaign volunteers to attain and finalize campaign results.
    • Collect, count, review and transport donor contributions (payroll deduction pledges, cash and checks) and pledge forms from workplace sites to the United Way finance office.
    • Exhibit personal commitment to the success of the campaign through quality work, team participation, and timely customer service.
    • Other projects as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Bachelor’s degree preferred.

    Minimum three years of experience in sales, account management, or fundraising.

    Ability to work normal business hours with occasional hours outside the normal work schedule i.e. conducting employee speeches or working special events evenings/nights/weekends.

    Reliable transportation, valid driver’s license, and automobile insurance coverage required. (daily travel in Dallas area via automobile)   

     

    Highly ethical and professional demeanor.

    Able to deliver excellent customer service.

    Passion for making a difference in the community.

    Able to build relationships with a wide variety of customers and campaign volunteers.

    Strong presentation skills (comfortable speaking before diverse audiences of 5-100 people, on a daily basis)

    Strong verbal and written communication skills.

    Effective time management and organization skill.

    Team-oriented & flexible..

    Proficient with personal computers, internet and Microsoft Office programs.

    Move up to 40lbs of weight.

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