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Originally published: August 30, 2022

Assistant Vice President, Development Jobs in Omaha, NE at United Way

Title: Assistant Vice President, Development

Company: United Way

Location: Omaha, NE

Organization: United Way of the Midlands

Job Title: Assistant Vice President, Development

Department: Donor Engagement

FLSA Status: Full-time; Exempt

Location: Omaha, NE

UWM’s Mission: To UNITE our community’s CARING SPIRIT to build a STRONGER tomorrow.UWM Guiding Principles

Build TRUST in everything we do

Extend GRACE by thinking beyond yourself

Show GRIT by bringing it every day

Be OPEN to embrace others’ differences

Actively ENGAGE by listening and sharing

Live CURIOUSLY to learn constantly

As an organization that has been around for nearly 100 years, United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has maintained a long-standing commitment to addressing social injustice by serving the underserved and partnering with other organizations that are striving to create a more equitable community.

The Assistant Vice President, Development serves as a leader on the Donor Engagement team and works closely with the senior team to identify and solicit prospects, work through sales lifecycle with potential donors and generate revenue for UWM key direct service programs such as JAG Nebraska, 211 and UWM special events. The Assistant Vice President, Development reports directly to the SVP, Donor Engagement and helps cultivate and manage relationships with corporate, government, and other institutional partners. This position will drive prospect management, identify and receive leads, create and maintain functional systems for identifying and tracking prospects/donors to meet current and future fundraising goals.

Duties And Responsibilities

Serves as a liaison with senior executives and department heads, to ensure that organizational goals are met

Contributes directly to selected aspects of the named priority areas which include, but are not limited to: JAG, 211, Shine Bright

Oversees prospecting, researches and solicits for major gift individual prospects

Develops and cultivates successful business relationships with key employees and C-Suite executives, where accessible, in assigned industries and accounts

Achieves budgeted goals with priority accounts by achieving fundraising goals

Identifies, cultivates, and engages prospects and donors

Develops strategies to prospect, cultivate, solicit and grow Leadership Givers in assigned industries and accounts

Assists with organization of events and initiatives to raise money and other kinds of donations for UWM

In collaboration with the SVP, Donor Engagement, works on creating event sponsorships, securing and cultivating event sponsors, participation and/or donation from individuals, corporations, civic groups, etc.

Documents activity in CRM database

Regularly participates in community events and networking groups to build strong relationships in the community

Fulfills Community Engagement component of United Way mission by participating in at least one Chamber of Commerce or one professional networking organization

Develops and implements additional strategies to increase dollars available for investment in community impact areas from assigned individuals/industries and accounts

Works with SVP Marketing and Communications to create impactful donor-centric materials

Engages people not only in giving to United Way, but also in advocacy and volunteering to support our mission

Creates positive image – is enthusiastic, optimistic, charismatic, and can generate trust of donors

Directly responsible for driving results. Attracts resources (donations, grants, relationships, etc.) to advance impact work

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