Rappahannock United Way

3310 Shannon Park Dr., Fredericksburg, VA 22408    |    (540) 373-0041

Work at Rappahannock United Way

At Rappahannock United Way, our mission is to improving lives by mobilizing the caring power of our community. Employees in our organization work together with donors, volunteers, board of directors, corporate partners and area non-profit organizations to bring our mission to life.

Rappahannock United Way is committed to integrating diversity and inclusion into all systems, policies, practices and behaviors of the organization. We are intentional in our efforts to have our staff, boards, committees, and councils represent the diversity of the communities we serve.  We mobilize and partner with community groups working to help individuals emerge from poverty and achieve greater financial stability. By promoting an inclusive environment where everyone respects and values the contributions of individuals of different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives, we enrich and strengthen the quality of our work and help to ensure the success of our community.


GENERAL PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The role of the Donor Engagement Coordinator is to coordinate the consistent, relevant and timely Ask, Thank and Inform activities for both individual and corporate donors and to support the revenue generating functions of Resource Development Department. FLSA STATUS: NON-EXEMPT REPORTS TO: DIRECTOR OF RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 40% Support Activities • Support all activities for the RD Team. • Provide project and event planning support. • Participate in planning new and existing projects and events. • Deliver and pick up RUW materials as requested. • Help with tabling activities for campaign and community events as needed. 30% Acknowledgement of Donors • Coordinate the Donor Recognition policy and procedure to include ask and thank letters. • Collaborate with Communications to implement impactful corporate and individual recognition. • Monitor and recommend RD related content for the RUW website and social media. 10% Corporate Donor Engagement Strategies • Implement engagement strategies to include GEICO and other recognition plans ensuring timely follow-through to promised actions. • Assist with creating corporate recognition plans. 10% Corporate Annual and Event Sponsorships • Assist and coordinate in the recruitment, retention and growth of corporate annual and event sponsorships. • Coordinate RUW Team to ensure all Corporate Sponsorship agreed upon actions are implemented. 10% Customer Relationship Management (CRM) Software • Update the CRM system to ensure donor database is accurate and information is current. • Generate reports as directed. QUALIFICATION/REQUIREMENTS: • Excellent communication and organizational skills Updated 12/19/2019 • Ability to work on multiple projects to meet deadlines • Excellent customer service skills • Ability to present information and data in written, electronic and oral forms • Ability to work with little supervision • Proficient with Microsoft Office and web-based applications • Must have reliable technology that allows use of email, internet, and company social media outside of the office • Must have the use of a reliable vehicle for transportation to outside meetings EDUCATIONAL PREREQUISITES: • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required SKILL AND EXPERIENCE PREREQUISITES: • Between 1 to 3 years of prior relevant work experience. • Experience working with nonprofits PHYSICAL & MENTAL DEMANDS: Requires sitting for long periods of time at a computer and keyboarding for up to 5 hours a day. Requires the ability to multi-task between fundraising administrative duties and various fundraising site locations throughout PD16. Typically lifts program files, supplies, computer equipment and storage boxes of 25-50 lbs. PROFESSIONAL EXPECTATIONS: • Maintain confidentiality of agency, donor and corporate records • Work as a team member with staff and volunteers • Comply fully with the corporation’s Code of Ethics • Complete all assigned responsibilities in a timely manner • Maintain a professional appearance and attitude TECHNOLOGY EXPECTATIONS: • RUW will provide a laptop computer with a docking station to allow for flexibility and remote work, when necessary. • The expectation is that the team member provides a cellphone with a data plan and adequate internet/wifi access in their home for remote work. If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to: resumes@rappahannockunitedway.org.
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