United Way of the Big Bend (UWBB) serves eight counties in the Big Bend with the mission to raise awareness, mobilize resources and find collaborative, targeted solutions for our community’s most vital concerns.  We lead the communities we serve by engaging and connecting with others who share our commitment to helping our neighbors, friends, and colleagues who are living in poverty or struggling to make ends meet.

Join our team and make a difference!

Are you passionate about fostering connections, building relationships, and creating impact? We’re looking for a Donor Engagement Manager to join our fun, caring, and exciting team. If you’re ready to elevate donor experiences and be part of something meaningful, apply now!

Donor Engagement Manager 

UWBB is seeking a full-time Donor Engagement Manager who will manage a portfolio of campaign accounts and work with the Philanthropy Team to meet the fundraising goals necessary to support the organization’s mission. Our Donor Engagement Manager helps UWBB build lasting donor relationships and is excited by challenges and working in a fast-paced environment. This position also requires attention to detail in the planning and execution of successful workplace campaigns and engagement strategies. The Donor Engagement Manager serves as a public representative of the organization. 

United Way of the Big Bend (UWBB) serves eight counties in the Big Bend with the mission to raise awareness, mobilize resources and find collaborative, targeted solutions for our community’s most vital concerns. We lead the communities we serve by engaging and connecting with others who share our commitment to helping our neighbors, friends, and colleagues who are living in poverty or struggling to make ends meet. 

Key Responsibilities: 

• Ensure campaign fundraising goals are achieved 

• Foster positive relationships with UWBB corporate partners throughout the year 

• Work with Employee Campaign Coordinators to plan and execute successful workplace campaigns, as well as year-round engagement strategies 

• Help identify and pursue new opportunities for revenue growth 

• Manage, monitor, and report on the progress and results for all managed accounts 

• Maintain accurate and up-to-date information in the database for managed accounts 

• Effectively communicate UWBB’s community impact ROI messaging to current and prospective donors 

Applicants should: 

• Have a passion for mission-based work 

• Be excited by the challenge of a goal and enjoy fundraising 

• Be comfortable requesting financial support through various forms of communication platforms 

• Have strong communication skills 

• Enjoy making presentations to groups large and small 

• Have excellent customer service skills when interacting with donors and volunteers 

• Work well both independently and as a member of team 

Education, Experience, and Key Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree preferred 

• Fundraising or sales experience a plus 

• Strong communication skills 

• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite 

• Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and work in a fast-paced environment 

• Access to reliable transportation, proof of insurance, and a valid Driver’s License required 

Work Environment: 

• Professional office setting 

• Workplace culture that is family-oriented and supports teamwork and collaboration 

• Some early morning, evening or weekend hours during peak times 

• Occasional travel within UWBB neighboring county footprint 

Excellent Benefits: Health, life and LTD Insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, holiday time, half-day Fridays and one remote workday per week. 

Application Deadline: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to unitedway@uwbb.org by June 30, 2024. 

EOE/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Drug Free 

The above declarations are not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. These declarations are intended only to describe the general nature of the job. 

Communications Manager

United Way of the Big Bend (UWBB) is seeking a Communications Manager who will be responsible for providing assistance to the VP of Philanthropy & Communications (VPPC) in the overall marketing, communications and public relations functions of UWBB.  This position will specifically support the Philanthropy, Community Impact, Special Events and overall organization promotional efforts in a manner that helps increase visibility and drive the mission, vision and goals of UWBB.

 

UWBB serves eight counties in the Big Bend area with the mission to raise awareness, mobilize resources and find collaborative, targeted solutions for our community’s most vital concerns.  We lead the communities we serve by engaging and connecting with others who share our commitment to help our neighbors, friends and colleagues who are living in poverty and/or struggling to make ends meet.

 

Schedule:            Full-time                      Location:             Tallahassee, FL

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with VPPC on management and execution of a year-round communications plan
  • Provide marketing and communications support for philanthropy, community impact initiatives, special events and overall organization
    • Assist with development and design of marketing collateral tools and print materials for all UWBB departments
    • Attend key events to provide communications support and assist with other duties as necessary
    • Propose and help implement new ideas to spread awareness and increase engagement
  • Draft and edit communications copy, marketing collateral and news releases
  • Execute UWBB social media and digital marketing strategies
    • Manage social media presence, create content and communications on various platforms
    • Elevate digital marketing efforts as part of overall plan to promote UWBB
    • Monitor, collect and assess social media data analytics
  • Assist VPPC with management of media relations
  • Design, write, edit and coordinate distribution of e-newsletters and other e-communications
  • Contribute to ideation focused on marketing and communications strategies
  • Prepare formal presentations and reports for various events and meetings
  • Follow and monitor compliance with branding guidelines

 

Applicants should:

  • Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Be proficient in MS Office Suite; working knowledge of WordPress and Adobe Suite products a plus
  • Be proficient in use of Meta Business Suite: Facebook/Instagram; LinkedIn, X, and YouTube
  • Show strong attention to detail
  • Have a heart for mission-based work
  • Work well both independently and as a member of a team
  • Be able to multi-task and enjoy a fast-paced work environment

 

Education, Experience and Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, communications, or related field
  • Previous marketing and/or communications experience preferred
  • Experience with digital marketing and extensive knowledge of various social media platforms
  • Experience with web design
  • Video production and editing experience a plus

 

Work Environment:

  • Workplace culture that is family-oriented and supports teamwork and collaboration
  • Professional office setting – in-office position
  • Occasional travel within UWBB neighboring county footprint
  • Work Week: M-R 8:30 a.m.– 5:30 p.m., F 8:30 am-12:00 pm with some early morning, evening and weekend hours during peak times
  • Physical demands: Sitting or standing for extended periods of time, bending, occasional lifting, regularly moving throughout the building between floors
  • Regular use of standard office equipment

 

Excellent Benefits:  Health, life and LTD Insurance, retirement plan, vacation and sick leave, holiday time, half-day Fridays and one remote workday per week.

 

Application Deadline: Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to unitedway@uwbb.org  by July 7, 2024.

EOE/Protected Veterans/Disabled/Drug Free

The above declarations are not intended to be an “all-inclusive” list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job.  Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.