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Thank you for your interest in United Way of Massachusetts Bay! Each and every person who works for United Way shares a common bond: the desire to improve the quality of life for as many people as possible in the communities across Eastern Massachusetts. Are you interested in making a difference? Browse our list of open positions and submit your resume today!

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Community Ambassador04/23/15

The Community Ambassador functions as a member of the Development staff of United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley. With a team of United Way staff and volunteers, Community Ambassadors conduct, manage and monitor assigned corporate and individual solicitations as well as employee campaigns so that maximum results are achieved. We are looking for Community Ambassadors for both our Boston and Lowell offices.  read more »

Financial Capability VISTA, Portsmouth, NH04/10/15

This full time AmeriCorps VISTA member will work with United Way of the Greater Seacoast staff on issues relating to Family Financial Stability (Focus: homelessness and low income populations).  read more »

Development Director, Corporate Relations04/05/15

This position, in conjunction with the Boston Corporate Relations Team, will build and lead major partnerships between United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley (UWMBMV) and corporations in the greater Boston area. He/She will be responsible for creating and executing the short and long-term strategies to realize substantial revenue growth by leading annual fundraising campaigns at corporate accounts. He/She will focus efforts not only on existing relationships but must drive new business. In addition to revenue goals related to his/her corporate accounts, the director will also focus on year-round engagement with corporate partners through activities such as volunteer opportunities, leadership programing and key United Way events. These partnerships that the director is helping to develop and advance are meant to inspire greater and more consistent involvement with United Way and will result in additional generosity of time, influence, and money. The outward facing role will require the candidate to be a leader who has demonstrated an ability to build strong, mutually beneficial relationships. She/He will be able to negotiate various internal and external interests and tasks simultaneously and will be able to perform other related duties as assigned.  read more »

Administrative Assistant03/30/15

This position supports the Vice President of Individual and Corporate Giving and members of the Individual and Major Gift team through preparation of reports and correspondence for internal and external purposes. Also, this person provides database maintenance, telephone support, meeting coordination, pledge processing, managing electronic communication to staff, donors and volunteers. This position also provides support to various organizational initiatives, some general department functions and other projects as assigned.  read more »

United Way AmeriCorps Member03/30/15

The United Way's Lynn AmeriCorps program deploys 15 AmeriCorps members across Lynn public schools and community based non-profit agencies. The Lynn AmeriCorps team provides key support services, ensuring a holistic approach throughout the community to reduce barriers to success for immigrant children and their families, with the overall goal of reducing the dropout rate among these populations in Lynn.  read more »

Development Director, Industry Engagement02/19/15

The Development Director, Industry Engagement will cultivate, build and manage strategic partnerships between United Way of Massachusetts Bay and Merrimack Valley (UWMBV) and the Real Estate industry in the Greater Boston, Merrimack Valley and southern New Hampshire regions.

The Development Director is responsible for managing and leading a group of respected industry leaders to assist in developing a long term vision to partner with United Way and its agencies in changing lives within our communities. S/he will be responsible for creating and executing the short and long term strategies to realize growth in organizational revenue from philanthropic and sponsorship endeavors, including serving as the staff lead for an annual industry breakfast that attracts more 1200 attendees and generates over $3M in revenue. In addition, the Director will oversee the Community Builders Affinity Group. This volunteer group participates in year round skills based service projects and networking events. The Director represents United Way at relevant community functions, particularly at conferences, meetings and programs associated with the Real Estate industry and where appropriate by seeking leadership roles in order to expand United Way presence throughout these related industries. These relationships are meant to inspire greater and more consistent involvement with United Way, and will result in greater generosity of time, influence and financial support.

The Development Director builds relationships with donors and potential donors within the Real Estate Industry and will be responsible for a portfolio of donors to steward and cultivate. The Director needs to be a leader, a strategic thinker, and a relationship builder. S/he will be a team player, working in partnership with colleagues throughout United Way to help achieve organizational goals. This person must be an effective manager of volunteers.  read more »

Director, Marketing Planning and Events12/23/14

The Director, Marketing Planning and Events is the operational hub of the marketing team. She/he will assist in the creation of marketing strategies and plans that: 1) increase United Way’s donor and volunteer engagement and 2) support the Development and Volunteer Engagement teams’ fundraising and volunteer strategies and events. The Director will lead strategy into execution and successfully develop timetables and manage projects to completion on-time and on-budget. Consistent branding and insuring proper messaging to various target audiences will also be an important component of this role.  read more »