Campaign Manager

  • Full Time
  • Newark, Ohio
  • Salary Range: $45,000 to $52,000 annually

Website United Way of Licking County

Campaign Manager

The United Way of Licking County seeks an experienced full-time (40 hours per week) campaign manager to plan, implement, and grow the annual fundraising campaign by organizing and assisting with all events relating to the annual campaign with an emphasis on building and retaining relationships that maximize contributions within the existing donor-base and expanding efforts to include prospects in the Licking County Community. The successful candidate must possess exemplary communication skills both written and verbal to be utilized with all community partners, volunteers, and staff members. This position includes the ongoing or project supervision of other staff and volunteers as assigned. This position is responsible for maintaining the integrity of donor data and training staff on the donor management system.

Essential Job Functions

Workplace campaign support
Community involvement and support
Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Workplace campaign support

Identify, recruit, and train the Campaign Cabinet members and division chairs.
Strengthen relationships with campaign coordinators at various employers to enhance the campaign structure and increase outcomes of fundraising efforts.
Develop training materials and conduct training for employee campaign coordinators (ECCs).
Develop, schedule, and present campaign orientation to organizations/companies to encourage participation, strengthen, relationships, and increase outcomes in the annual campaign.
Analyze campaign data and develop strategic plans to increase campaign revenue.
Identify prospects who will participate and support the campaign.
Steward leadership donors to strengthen relationships and increase donation levels.
Ensure that donors are properly acknowledged for their contributions.
Manage the direct mail appeals.
Develop and manage all digital fundraising efforts.
Coordinate and manage contracts for donor software.
Assist the UWLC finance staff with reconciliation, reporting, unfulfilled pledges, and donor designations.
Provide appropriate fundraising updates and reports to the executive director, the Board of Directors, and campaign cabinet.

Community Involvement and Support

Represent UWLC by maintaining involvement with area Chamber of Commerce groups and other business/professional organizations to enhance communications with these organizations and identify opportunities for United Way’s support of, and partnering with, these entities. This may involve maintaining membership and regular involvement with such organizations’ regular meetings and other activities.
Campaign related special and other events: Support and/or coordinate events and fundraisers that impact the campaign as assigned by the executive director.

Required Qualifications

A high school diploma or equivalent.
Significant related experience with emphasis on sales, marketing, project management, and staff development.
Demonstrated decision-making skills, time management, and organizational skills.
Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.
Ability to maintain a professional demeanor, tact, and discretion when working with volunteers, staff, and community partners from diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to process and handle confidential information.
Ability to operate current software programs and computers proficiently.
Valid Ohio driver’s license, local travel is required.
Proficient with Microsoft Suite of products and Salesforce Platform or similar solutions.
Commitment to the United Way mission and principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Ability and committed flexibility to work before/after regular hours in connection with campaign presentations, assigned events, and other duties and assignments.
Successful background check, drug screening, and credit check are required prior to employment of the selected candidate.

Preferred Qualifications

· A four-year degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning in marketing, communications, or project management.

· Substantial qualifying experience (5+ years preferred) in a related field.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, gender identity, nationality, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, physical and mental abilities, age, familial/parental status, and any other protected classes as defined by federal, state, and local regulations.

About United Way of Licking County

United Way of Licking County’s mission is to improve lives by uniting the community. We fight for those who need a voice and those we do not yet know. We fight for better mental health; we fight for children, youth, and families; we fight to stop poverty. To live better we must LIVE UNITED.

Application Procedures:

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