Employment Opportunities

Resource Development Director

Reports To (Title): VP Resource Development

Department: Resource Development

FLSA Classification: Exempt

This position is responsible for the development and implementation of strategies to successfully run the Annual Campaign for a select portfolio of companies and the solicitation and maintenance of individual major gifts within the portfolio. This position is responsible for working collaboratively with other departments to ensure the success of organizational strategies and initiatives. The Resource Development Director is also tasked with identifying new and growth-potential partnerships and implementing special strategies to enhance their relationships with United Way of Central Georgia.

Essential Function 1: Implement Fundraising Campaigns

  • Create and implement a plan to achieve the campaign fundraising goal(s) in portfolio(s)
  • Plan, organize and conduct the Annual Campaign in assigned areas of responsibility
  • Secure support of corporations, individuals and foundations for assigned programs and initiatives
  • Analyze and evaluate strengths and weaknesses of past workplace campaigns to develop strategies and plans for continuous quality improvement
  • Monitor resource development progress and project anticipated results
  • Collaborate with finance department to create best practices in gift processing and financial opportunities for donors to create excellent donor experiences
  • In coordination with the Director of Philanthropy, identify growth-potential companies to engage with United Way of Central Georgia and grow in campaign participation, corporate giving, grants and volunteer engagement


Essential Function 2: Manage Relationships with Prospects and Volunteers

  • Manage and implement year-round relationships with corporate partners to ensure long-term partnerships and support of UWCG's programs
  • Manage relationships with company donor and key stakeholder prospects within accounts  
  • Provide on-going training, direction and support for UWCG volunteers participating in cabinets, committees and other areas as needed.  Conduct meetings with volunteers on a regular basis to assess progress. Assist in setting goals, task identification, motivational ideas, timetables and schedules for responsibility areas, recognition and reporting
  • Participate in the identification, recruitment, orientation and training of other organizational UWCG volunteers


Essential Function 3: Special Project- Donor Network Leadership

  • Develop and implement strategies to deepen the donors engagement with United Way of Central Georgia
  • Collaborate with the Vice President and Financial Officer to create measurements to show engagement of members
  • Collaborate with other resource development staff to support them in acquiring new members in and out of the workplace
  • Recruit, train and manage volunteers for the respective group
  • Coordinate and lead other special projects


Essential Function 4: Special Strategic Growth Strategist

  • Work to cultivate emerging companies and forge new United Way of Central Georgia partnerships
  • Serve as a mentor to other resource development members in identifying key access points for company growth in respective portfolios
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership and guidance when sharing and implementing vision of special growth strategies, serving as a mentor and role model to the rest of the team


If you are interested in applying, please submit your resume and a cover letter to brozier@unitedwaycg.com with "Resource Development Director" in the subject line.