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Updated December 5, 2022

Manager of Regional Development & County Relations

UWSWA is hiring a Manager of Donor Relations to develop, retain and significantly grow the level of financial support and commitment to United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA). Work closely with key constituents at assigned businesses to plan, organize and implement campaigns, corporate gifts and other United Way activities to ensure successful, sustaining United Way commitments. Aggressively identify, recruit and develop new business prospects to ensure continued campaign growth.

Candidates will have  work experiences that align with the position’s requirements. Undergraduate experience preferred. The position focuses on sales/marketing with an applied emphasis on customer relationship building. Candidates should be able t0 demonstrate their public speaking, writing, and success with effective listening skills. A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience is required as well as proficiency in the Windows operating system, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, the Internet, have reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reside in Choctaw, Clarke, or Washington Counties. This is a non-exempt position.

Download the job description – United Way Manager Regional Development

Interested candidates should email their resume to jbixler@uwswa.org by January 20, 2023.

Manager of Donor Relations

UWSWA is hiring a Manager of Donor Relations to develop, retain and significantly grow the level of financial support and commitment to UWSWA. The individual will maintain and develop relationships with key constituents at various levels within assigned company and individual accounts as well as identify viable opportunities for additional involvement with UWSWA. The manager works closely with constituents to plan, organize and implement fundraising campaigns and other United Way activities to ensure a successful, stronger and sustained commitment. In addition, the individual will aggressively identify, recruit and develop new business prospects to ensure continued campaign growth.

Candidates will have Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Strong communication, public speaking, relationship-building, and fundraising/sales experience. A minimum of 3-5 years of work experience is required as well as proficiency in the Windows operating system, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, the Internet, have reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reside in Mobile County. This is a non-exempt position.

Download the job description – UWSWA Manager Donor Relations Job Description

Interested candidates should email their resume to jbixler@uwswa.org by January 20, 2023.

Outreach and Community Engagement Coordinator

The focus of this position includes enhancing UWSWA’s Community Impact work and programs that advance the mission and the goals of UWSWA, with particular attention to community outreach, managing/coordinating volunteers and affinity groups, leadership development, company or agency sponsored programs or projects, maintaining and continuously developing relationships with key constituents, identifying viable opportunities for additional involvement with UWSWA, working closely with these constituents to plan, organize, implement, and evaluate community impact activities to ensure a successful, stronger, sustained United Way commitment. and other duties as assigned.

Candidates will have Bachelor’s degree and/or a minimum of five years United Way (or other nonprofit) professional experience with at least 2 years in a management position and have strong communication, public speaking, relationship-building, management and computer skills, and United Way or other nonprofit experience.  Candidates must also be proficient with a Windows operating system, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, the Internet. This position utilizes Zoom, Microsoft Teams, Survey Monkey, SuperSaas, and Andar frequently, have reliable automobile, a valid driver’s license, automobile insurance, and reside in Mobile County. This is a non-exempt position.

Download the job description – UWSWA Outreach & Community Engagement Coordinator Job Description

Interested candidates should email their resume to eberger@uwswa.org by January 20, 2023.

United Way of Southwest Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) hires qualified personnel based upon the individual’s skills, ability, experience and achievements. All employment decisions, including but not limited to, recruitment, hiring, promotion, training, layoff or recall are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, or other covered characteristics in accordance with applicable Federal Laws. Any incident that an applicant or employee believes involves discrimination or harassment should be brought to the immediate attention of the Chief Professional Officer or the chair of the UWSWA Human Resources Committee.

United Way of Southwest Alabama Diversity Policy

United Way of Southwest Alabama (UWSWA) recognizes and appreciates the unique contributions of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work. We know that by bringing diverse individuals and viewpoints together and by centering the needs of community members, we can collectively and more effectively support opportunities for a better life for all.

The United Way of Southwest Alabama recognizes and acknowledges the centrality of racism, enslavement, and exploitation to our regional history. We fully acknowledge the detrimental effects of all types of discrimination including that related to race, ethnicity, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and status as a qualified disabled or handicapped individual. We publicly and wholeheartedly denounce all notions of supremacy and will constantly seek unity in every area of the organization.

UWSWA takes the broadest possible view of diversity, going beyond visible differences, to affirm the spirit of all individuals, including the realities, background, experiences, skills, and perspectives that make each person who they are. Engaging the power of diverse talent and partners results in innovative solutions necessary to address complex issues. We understand that these practices will not happen organically, so we will make every effort to be intentional, relentless, and steadfast in assuring that we are equitable and inclusive in our staff, board and community decision making. We acknowledge that embodying this stance requires a willingness to listen with humility, to reflect with courage, and to abandon some traditional ways of knowing, relating, and organizing that impact people negatively.

Diversity and inclusion are at the core of what it means to LIVE UNITED.

*Updated April 2021

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