Spokane County United Way team members are dedicated to creating a supportive team culture.  Every team member is passionate about our work and the impact we create together for our community.  Our staff is a mix of individuals that have had long careers with United Way as well as team members that have joined recently.  Together we all fight for the health, education and financial stability of every person in our community.

Open Positions at Spokane County United Way

Job Title: United Way Campaign Manager

Job Title: United Way Campaign Manager

Department: Resource Development

Reports to: Director of Resource Development

FLSA Status: Exempt

Starting Salary Range:  $52,000 - $56,000 / year

Effective Date: May 2022

Position Summary

The Campaign Manager is a full-time , salaried,  exempt position, reporting to the Director of Resource Development. This team member is responsible for improving, supporting, and executing programs designed to strengthen Spokane County United Way’s fundraising and relationship management strategies. This involves, but is not limited to, the annual workplace campaign, new business solicitations, year-round giving programs, donor recognition, and other strategies designed to build our relationships and engagement with new and existing donors.  

Qualities and Qualifications

The ideal team member believes in diversity, equity, and inclusion for all people; is passionate about improving the quality of life for members of our community across Spokane County; able to work both independently and collaboratively; is highly organized, flexible, innovative, adaptable, and can effectively multitask. Additionally, the Campaign Manager is a self-starter, has excellent planning and implementation skills; is able to meet a timeline; and demonstrates excellent oral and written communication skills. 

Key Responsibilities

Under the direction of and in cooperation with the Director of Resource Development, the Campaign Manager will:
Oversee annual multimillion-dollar workplace giving campaign 

  • Plan and execute the workplace campaign including the campaign timeline, volunteer prospecting, and promotions
  • Design and implement training programs for campaign coordinators and other resource development volunteers.
  • Identify and assist in volunteer recruitment and recognition
  • Facilitate the Loaned Executive Program
  • Foster relationships with corporate leaders/senior management of all workplace campaigns, including in-person presentations to small and large groups
  • Assist in attracting and retaining new business and donors
  • Support campaign chairs and campaign cabinet in execution of the annual giving campaign
  • Drive volunteer opportunities in partnership with corporate partners and United Way Volunteer Program Manager

Collaborate with Resource Development, Marketing and Communication team, Community Impact team, and leadership to: 

  • Prepare all campaign materials
  • Develop segmented donor marketing materials
  • Maintain and update donor records using CRM Lite database
  • Develop and execute both print and online thank you materials
  • Develop and execute year-round giving programs
  • Solicit in-kind contributions and sponsorships
  • Assist in the planning and execution of annual donor recognition events                    
  • Attend resource development education/training programs based on identified needs 

Work Environment

Throughout the duration of the COVID-19 pandemic, our office will implement safety protocols that are informed by the most up-to-date guidance from federal, state, and local authorities to best protect employees, clients, and volunteers.

Work Schedule

  • Full-Time.  Core hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00 p.m. (40 hours per week)  Must be able to work a flexible schedule, which may include early mornings, evenings, and weekends.
  • Salary Range $52,000 - 56,000 annually

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in sales/marketing, fundraising, or business administration.
  • Prior experience in non-profit fundraising or equivalent work-related experience.
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, public speaking, group training/facilitation, and organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and gain the respect of a broad constituency base, including executive levels in business, industry, and government, foundation management, service providers and other key community leaders.
  • Prior database experience a plus
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

 Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Travel is primarily local during the business day, although some out-of-area and overnight travel may be expected. Use of a personal vehicle will be required, with mileage reimbursement for work-related travel.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

United Way Core Competencies for All Staff

  • Mission-Focused: Catalyze others’ commitment to the United Way mission to create real social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities.  This drives their performance and professional motivations.                                        
  • Relationship-Oriented: Understands that people come before process and is astute in cultivating and managing relationships toward a common goal.
  • Collaborator: understands the roles and contributions of all sectors of the community and can mobilize resources (financial and human) through meaningful engagement.
  • Results-Driven: Dedicated to shared and measurable goals for the common good; creating, resourcing, scaling, and leveraging strategies and innovations for broad investment and impact.
  • Brand Steward: Steward of the brand and understands his/her role in growing and protecting the reputation and results of the greater network.

Organization Overview

Spokane County United Way is a mobilizer for positive and lasting community change.          

We aim to improve the lives and futures of all people in the community.  

In partnership with others, we work to eliminate inequities experienced by low-income and diverse populations so that all people have a safe, healthy home environment, achieve their educational potential, and increase their financial stability.  

Over the past ten years, Spokane County United Way has invested more than $10 million in grants made to local nonprofit organizations to support work that advances equity for low-income and diverse populations in the areas of health, education, and financial stability.

We are committed to building bridges across cultural, racial and economic boundaries by mobilizing the community to create measurable results that improve people’s lives.

Our Vision is to provide safe homes free of child abuse, neglect, and domestic violence; Prevent hunger and homelessness, and increase the high school graduation rates for every student in our community. 

Our Goal is to create long-lasting changes by addressing the underlying causes of problems, not just addressing the symptoms. We create partnerships throughout our community and work in collaboration to achieve our vision .