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Senior Development Events Manager03/03/15

Events and engagement experiences are a means to deliver United Way's strategic message, increase community awareness, raise funds, cultivate, educate and recognize donors and other constituents, increase donor commitment to United Way, and provide Development staff with a platform for one to one engagement with donors and prospects. The Senior Development Manager- Events oversees the strategic planning and timely execution of events and special experiences for donors and prospects, as well as onsite technology to manage guests and collect donations.

Essential Functions

Under the direction of the Events Director, the Senior Development Manager - Events will:

•Oversee assigned external events and other special engagement experiences for donors and prospects and support the Events Director in other major events throughout the year.
• Be responsible for volunteer staff management for all major events to ensure the end result of high-quality guest experience.
• Create, oversee and execute the event evaluation process for events and report out on the results quarterly.
• Partner with the Marketing Department for all necessary materials and collateral needed for each event.
• Serve as liaison with Finance and Administration department to ensure all contracts, invoices, and budgets are properly managed.
• Coach and supervise the Events Intern.  read more »

Development Director, Real Estate02/19/15

The Development Director, Real Estate 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. 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, cultivate and manage. The Director needs to be a leader, a strategic thinker, a relationship builder and an aggressive fundraiser. 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, Community Impact - Children & Youth01/21/15

United Way seeks an experienced human services professional to join the Children & Youth impact area team within United Way’s Community Impact division. This position will work with staff, volunteers, partner organizations, funders and volunteers to implement strategies focused on positively changing outcomes for children and youth. This is a dynamic position with the opportunity to work cross-functionally within the organization as well as to represent United Way externally, through:
• Project management
• Relationship management
• Content area expertise in children & youth
• Data management and operations
• Volunteerism and fundraising efforts  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 »

Volunteer Action Center VISTA (Portsmouth, NH)12/22/14

The VISTA will work to engage volunteers to ensure children, particularly those from low income families, enter kindergarten ready to succeed! VISTA members receive a weekly stipend, an education grant at the end of their service year, and other benefits. The time commitment from April 2015 – April 2016.  read more »