Job Summary: The Affinity Groups Coordinator will support the resource development staff to cultivate cooperative, productive relationships with United Way’s mission focused donor groups. He/she will help develop the systems to ensure the mission of United Way of Northern Utah is reflected in the groups’ activities.
Primary Responsibilities: Essential Function 1:
Program Development and Implementation
Develop and implement donor engagement strategies for mission-focused donor groups to deepen their engagement with United Way of Northern Utah. Specific activities include:
Create and manage the donor engagement plans for 2-3 mission focused donor groups, thereby guiding the work and establishing the function of each group
Manage affinity group budgets to include the advertising, events and other costs associated with affinity group management
Lead in efforts to achieve measurable goals designed to expand and deepen donor engagement
Collaborate with other resource development staff in acquiring new members in and out of the workplace to join respective affinity groups
Prepare data-based reports on each of the affinity groups to measure progress and drive future success and develop suggestions to further the effectiveness of the affinity group activities and strategies
Essential Function 2:
Affinity Group Communications
Communicate clearly, regularly and effectively with members of each affinity group, and with resource development staff to build coordination, teamwork, enthusiasm and a sense of common purpose. Specific activities include:
Prepare and distribute an appropriately branded quarterly e-newsletter for each affinity group to enhance communication with their members and build their engagement with United Way of Northern Utah
Recruit, train and manage volunteers for the respective activity
Coordinate or lead, when appropriate, creation of accurate and branded collateral for affinity groups
Coordinate and lead regular steering committee meetings
Essential Function 3:
Management of Volunteer Projects
Provide guidance and direction for volunteer projects selected by affinity group steering committees to support the mission of United Way of Northern Utah, and:
Work collaboratively with marketing, community impact and resource development staff to ensure compelling mission-aligned event programming
Work with Director of Community Resources to develop, define, and implement a system for collaboration among the affinity groups with funded partners and community programs
Essential Function 4:
Coordination of Engagement Events
Develop, plan and implement strategic, data-driven, branded, mission-focused affinity group events that recognize, steward and further cultivate current donors, volunteers and prospects, increasing their engagement with the organization. Specific activities include:
Work collaboratively with resource development staff to create and hold strategic, data-driven, branded, mission-focused events that are well attended
Handle details for affinity group events, from planning to executing, and to event close-out; conduct pre- and post-event evaluations and outcome reports.
Work in conjunction with select members of Resource Development, to identify potential donors and solicit donations where appropriate.
Collaborate with the Resource Development team to conceive and produce collateral for the annual fundraising campaign as assigned.
Assist with both internal and external TUW communication tasks as assigned.
Serve as a Resource Development representative on internal project teams as needed.
Desired Qualifications: Education
Bachelor’s degree (Communications, Public Relations, Resource Development) required OR an equivalent combination of education and 1-2 years of project management experience.
Previous experience managing and training volunteer teams
Established relationships with influential members of the Northern Utah area preferred
Proven track record of work with, in, and around diverse cultures and populations
Highly motivated agenda setter
Able to thrive in a high-performance culture that requires proven results and accountability
Ability to inspire and motivate others
Demonstrated project management skills and ability to balance competing priorities
Ability to recognize hurdles/obstacles and to broker collaborative problem-solving and issue resolution
Ability to be flexible and adapt to changes in workflow
Excellent time management skills with ability to track multiple projects and meet deadlines
Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change and solve problems
Comfortable at times being a team of one
Superior written and oral skills with emphasis in public speaking
Proven success in planning and implementing events
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
How to Apply: Please email cover letter and resume to Kaylie Astin
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Salary/Wage: VISTA
Closing Date: 06/08/2020
Status: Intern
Location: Ogden, UT


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Contact Name: Kaylie Astin