Job Details

Job Title:

Regional Director, Workplace Initiatives

Department/Division:

Development- Midwest Region

Location(s):

Chicago

Job Description:

Manages the organization's workplace based fund-raising program within the Midwest region by increasing unrestricted revenue through effective partnerships and presence to private and public sector employee workplace campaigns

Responsibilities and Duties:

The Regional Director of Workplace Initiatives will collaborate with Regional Development Directors and Area Development Directors to develop an annual workplace plan to increase United Way partnerships and public sector workplace campaigns throughout the Midwest region; plan, organize and direct partnership negotiations with public school districts; prepare and submit documentation required for participation in public school employee campaigns and develop and maintain an accurate database of United Way organizations, public sector affiliations, contracts/agreements, requirements and revenue history.

The position will also consult with area offices regarding workplace-based philanthropy, develop area office communication and workplace campaign support materials, including a media plan to maximize the organization's visibility, competitive for workplace donor support; direct the organization's regional Combined Federal Campaign (CFC), monitor campaign activity, including the preparation of monthly and quarterly workplace progress and reports on funds raised; evaluate CFC results and provide recommendations to improve the effectiveness of private/public sector solicitation.

The Regional Director of Workplace Initiatives will represent the organization's Workplace office at meetings with regional corporate prospects and non-profit organizations and organize volunteer support to assist in conducting workplace outreach and campaign meeitngs.

Requirements:

Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university; Master's degree desired. A minimum of five to seven years of fundraising experience in employee giving and management required.

Additional Requirements:

Ability to speak effectively before groups of constituents or employees of the organization; work independently and handle multiple, simultaneous activites and/or priorities.

UNCF, Inc. is an EOE M/F/V/D.

To Apply:

  • 1.  Send an e-mail message with a resume and cover letter in the body of the e-mail (or as attachments) to: resumes@uncf.org (Note: Word 7.0 or ASCII files are preferred)
  • 2.  Fax your resume and cover letter to: 202-234-0223
  • 3.  Mail your resume and cover letter to:
    United Negro College Fund
    Human Resources
    1805 7th Street, NW
    Washington, DC 20001