Job Opportunities

United Way of the Coastal Empire is an equal opportunity employer.  We are proud to employ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are committed to building a stronger community and improving lives.  We offer excellent benefits, including health, dental, 403b, holidays and paid vacation.  Currently, we are looking for candidates to fill the following positions:


POSITION TITLE: Loaned/Sponsored Associate

POSITION SUMMARY:  A Loaned/Sponsored Associate is an individual who is hired or loaned on a temporary basis by United Way to assist in the implementation of the annual fund-raising campaign from August through November.

AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY:

  • Gain working knowledge of United Way and its funded programs
  • Contact and work with Employee Campaign Managers (ECM) within local businesses to plan, organize, and conduct effective employee fundraising campaigns; This includes providing them with necessary materials and making public presentations to employee groups
  • Provide an informational program within each organization for the purpose of educating employees about United Way, funded programs and services
  • Assume responsibility for achieving goals established by staff and volunteers
  • Maintain complete records on assigned accounts
  • Evaluate and recommend changes for future campaigns on assigned accounts
  • Attend scheduled meetings, trainings, and campaign related functions

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with many types of work styles
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, including group presentations
  • Ability to manage many projects at one time by prioritizing and planning
  • Commitment to providing good customer service
  • Ability to work independently and as a team
  • Ability to represent themselves and United Way in a positive and professional manner
  • Strong computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office Suite

PROGRAM BENEFITS:

  • Develops public speaking, time management, leadership, and communication skills
  • Networking with diverse members and leaders of the community
  • Heightened appreciation for the role of volunteerism and making a visible contribution for the good of the community

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, preferably in fundraising, sales and/or marketing
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license, required automobile and insurance
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds

EMPLOYMENT CLASSIFICATION:  Temporary, Full-time, from August 24 through November  24, 2015

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to jcyr@uwce.org.  No phone calls, please.

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