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Date Posted:
Jun 22, 2018

Closing Date:
Jul 27, 2018

Job Status:
Full-Time Permanent

Industry:
Social Science, education, government & religion

Hours per Week:
35

How to Apply:
Apply in person at the United Way of Bruce Grey 380 9th Street East Owen Sound, office Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. By email execdir@unitedwaybg.com

United Way of Bruce Grey

Job Description:

Primary function

The Donor Experience Specialist is instrumental in inspiring our community to support United Way through strategic, meaningful events, volunteer experiences and engagement opportunities. Working in co-operation with the Development, Communications, and Community Impact teams, this cross-functional position manages a portfolio of fundraising programs and events designed to engage, inspire and mobilize volunteers/donors to action.

 

Responsibilities and Activities

  • Strategically builds and maintains volunteer/donor relationships to develop affinity to United Way and its mission
  • Develops and manages meaningful events and experiences
  • Supports partnerships that have similar goals for volunteer and community engagement
  • Contributes to learning, research and evaluation initiatives
  • Supports all United Way business units to strengthen organizational capacity to achieve greater community impact
  • Creates, maintains and responds on all social media platforms

 

Specific Responsibilities

 

Strategically builds and maintains volunteer/donor relationships to develop affinity to United Way and its mission

  • Recruits, trains and engages volunteers/donors to create community impact in an identified area(s)
  • Establishes regular communication with past and current volunteers to ensure information sharing and engagement
  • Uses innovative strategies to engage volunteers in social issues in our community
     

Develop and manage meaningful events

  • Manage the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of all activities related to select special events
  • Manage event budgets including actual and forecasted
  • Develop, prepare and deliver sponsorship proposals and reports for our corporate partners
  • Assist in the identification, design and implementation of new fundraising opportunities to increase revenue for new initiatives
  • Represent the organization at special events and public speaking engagements

 

 

 

 

Supports partnerships that have shared outcomes for volunteer and community engagement

  • Leads, links and leverages through involvement in strategic community initiatives
  • Facilitates conversations with funded agencies to build their capacity around community impact
  • Convenes community partners to ensure transparency of United Way
  • Collaborates and participates in initiatives involving multiple stakeholders

 

Contributes to learning, research and evaluation initiatives

  • Establishes and implements outcome evaluation to measure the impact of programs and activities
  • Monitors, review and provides recommendations regarding programs and activities
  • Identifies best practices through research to inform program and collaborative work
  • Participates in the creation and implementation of strategic plans and departmental plans

 

Supports all United Way business units to strengthen organizational capacity to achieve greater community impact

  • Provides advice, expertise, and support to other units regarding assigned agencies, community initiatives and strategies, and special projects
  • Assists Development team to design products for donors
  • Provide content for donor engagement materials and events to Communications team
  • Works closely with team members to implement innovative events and engagement strategies for volunteers

Work Site Location:

Owen Sound

Minimum Requirements / Work Experience:

Education and Experience • University degree or c

Education Required:

College

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