214-826-3470 or 817-334-0228 expert@cnmconnect.org
United Way of Tarrant County Published: July 10, 2017
Fort Worth
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Position Summary

The Donor Relations Coordinator is responsible for developing, executing and achieving UWTC’s corporate fundraising and relationship management objectives by growing and strengthening relationships with specific organizations and the employees within those organizations on a year round basis. The Donor Relations Coordinator maximizes workplace giving through a concerted effort to establish, grow, and deepen relationships with company leadership, key influencers, stakeholders and donors with the goal of retaining the current donor base, while reaching new donors and growing revenue. The Donor Relations Coordinator works closely with members of the Community Investment team and collaborates with other departments and volunteers to effectively communicate the UWTC mission to others.

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with the Community Investment team to identify and initiate with new businesses regarding participation in United Way workplace campaigns
  • Initiate, build and sustain positive year-round relationships with key stakeholders (business leaders, donors, prospects and volunteers) within assigned portfolio resulting in donor retention and revenue growth
  • Stay apprised of trends or issues in relevant industries that affect business climate or culture and economic environment that could impact fundraising
  • Conduct data analysis to identify account strengths and opportunities, develop best practices, and create comprehensive development plans
  • Design and execute plans that ensure the cultivation of relationships and drive revenue growth through the workplace campaign and other engagement opportunities
  • Project portfolio performance and implement corrective measures when projections and goals are not meeting expectations
  • Achieve relationship management performance goals
  • Frequent public speaking engagements to groups, articulating UWTC’s goals, activities and results persuasively driving donations
  • Practice timely and thorough customer service by promptly handing inquiries, valuing donor gifts regardless of size, and regularly communicating about UWTC products and results
  • Participate in community organizations and endeavors to expand professional network and increase awareness of UWTC
  • Understand and promote UWTC’s mission
  • Assist with other duties as requested

Essential Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.

  • Must be eligible to work in the United States (No Sponsorship)
  • Strong previous sales-related and donor relationship experience required
  • High attention to detail in working with all aspects of account management
  • Ability to express thoughts or ideas in a clear and concise message
  • Personal values consistent with United Way mission: integrity, goal-oriented, strong work ethic
  • Must be able to grow and maintain strong working relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines effectively
  • High energy level and ability to work both independently and as a strong team member are essential
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Power Point
  • Demonstrated sales and public speaking experience required
  • Office organization/management/administrative skills
  • Valid Texas driver’s license and reliable transportation
  • Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 30 pounds with assistance of 2-wheel dolly if necessary

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor level degree in a related area

Personal Skills and Attributes:

  • A high energy, results-oriented individual and must be a self-starter with little supervision required
  • Outstanding collaboration skills through effective communication
  • Personal values consistent with United Way mission

Work Hours: Monday-Friday 8-5PM (flexible hours)

  • May require some evenings, weekends for special events


To apply, qualified applicants should submit a resume and application online by clicking here.


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