Tuesday, July 17, 2012

We're hiring seasonal campaign associates

Mentor, OH - United Way of Lake County is looking for at least three seasonal campaign associates to step in immediately to work during our 2012 campaign to help us reach our fundraising goal.

The campaign associates will work Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Friday's from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.  
Essential Functions 

Relationship Building: Engage in customer-focused relationships within assigned divisions to include donors, volunteers, business owners, Chief Executive Officers, union officials, employee campaign coordinators and other workplace volunteers. Cultivate and attract new donors through on-going relationships, contacts, communications and timely follow up.  Must be able to communicate well with all types of audiences and personalities.

Campaign Account Management: Work for success in the annual campaign utilizing various tactics and strategies including working with companies, campaign volunteers, leadership givers, website giving, organizations, affinity groups and corporate giving along with developing other alternative resource development. Assist with other fundraising efforts outside the campaign time period through special events.

Teamwork: Work positively as a team member with several internal departments to jointly produce campaign materials, marketing materials and financial and data plan.

Understand and Interpret Data/Technology: Utilize campaign data programs to capture meaningful and timely data to determine campaign progress and success. Must be able to utilize various office equipment such as computers, printers, copy machines, faxes, etc. Must be skilled in Microsoft office programs, especially Excel.

Passion and Commitment to Nonprofits: United Way of Lake County is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to measurably improve the lives of Lake County citizens. With this mission in mind, the person must feel inspired and excited by the United Way's work and feel proud to share the impact of our with with others. 

Essential Qualifications 

Self Sufficient: This person should "own his/her work" and have a desire to learn the specialized skills required of working for the United Way's annual campaign. The work requires relationships, dealing with a large diversity of people and a wide-range of companies and organizations. Strategic thinking and implementation is essential along with flexibility and an ability to multi-task. The person must be able to work within a group, when necessary and be self-directed.  This person must be willing to take on additional tasks, not necessarily in his or her area.    

Energetic: Donors must be inspired and asked to contribute their time and talents. The Campaign Associate should possess a sense of urgency and enthusiasm for the United Way campaign.

Results Oriented: This person should understand and have an ability to express the goals that must be achieved, outline the strategies to obtain those goals and set forth a workable action plan. Outcome and results management are imperative.

Strong Organizational Skills: This person should be able to prioritize actions and organize the work to achieve results.

Superior Computer and Technical Skills: This person will need knowledge of the campaign data program and the ability to manage information in a presentable form - spread sheets, data sheets, charts, etc.

Superior Interpersonal Communications Skills: As part of the campaign, the campaign associate will be asked to do public speaking and presentations and must possess good written and social media skills. 


Be able to work with staff and volunteers
Experience with Microsoft Office programs

Fundraising, sales and marketing skills, a plus
Nonprofit experience, a plus
Exsisting relationships within Lake County, a plus

All interested applicants can e-mail their resume to Cheryl Noviski at CNoviski@UWLC.org 

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