An Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse Workforce
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: Corporate Engagement Officer
Reports to: Senior Director, Workplace Development
Classification: Union Professional
Closing Date: Open until filled
United Way Bay Area (UWBA)
is leading a network of corporations, government agencies, nonprofits, and
individuals to create lasting change for Bay Area residents and families.
With a history spanning over 90 years and programs tackling the issue of local
poverty from every angle, UWBA is uniquely positioned to mobilize and motivate
all sectors of the community toward the vision of ending the cycle of
As UWBA responds to cultural shifts in the workplace, fundraising, and digital
communications, it is guided by core values of innovation and results-driven
creativity. Through a variety of existing and emerging initiatives, UWBA seeks
to both strengthen and reimagine its work at all levels in order provide more
and better opportunities for struggling Bay Area residents.
For more information about UWBA, please visit http://uwba.org
in four families in the Bay Area struggling to make ends meet, the face
of poverty might be closer than you think. It could be your
co-worker, your neighbor, or your friend. Want to help us do something
about it? UWBA seeks a talented and motivated fundraiser to join our
outstanding team and support our mission: to be the catalyst that enables
people to strengthen their communities by investing in one another. Do you
have a history of building donor relationships? Are you
passionate about community issues? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and
highly visible role?
UWBA partners with hundreds of companies and thousands of individual
supporters to address the community’s most pressing needs and drive
sustainable results. It is the goal of our dynamic Development team
to increase our number of new donors and deepen the relationships with our current
The Corporate Engagement Officer will cultivate, manage and grow an assigned
portfolio of accounts, with a focus on corporate and employee engagement.
This position will also steward and cultivate leadership level individual
donors and prospects from within assigned accounts, and will identify new
opportunities to raise funds year-round within and beyond those accounts.
The Corporate Engagement Officer will have the ability to work with a broad
range of people, have strong fundraising skills, strong communication skills
and the ability to interact with high level donors on an individual and
group basis. This position will work closely with the Sr. Director of
Corporate Engagement to develop and refine strategies for maximizing
results and will collaborate with other team members within Development
and across departments including the Finance, Marketing, and Community
is a professional exempt position reporting to the Senior Director of Corporate
Engagement. It is a full time, regular, 37.5 hour per week position. This position
is for the United Way Bay Area San
What you'll do:
- Develop and execute corporate
engagement and revenue raising strategy for a portfolio of corporate
accounts and establish, in cooperation with management, measurable goals
and objectives to meet organization goals.
- Provide high level,
quality customer service by maintaining a positive and
proactive relationship to all assigned workplace campaigns and
individuals; maintain thorough communication logs in Salesforce.
- Cultivate ongoing
relationships with corporate account representatives, donors, and
prospective donors to identify their philanthropic interests and
enhance their knowledge and support of UWBA.
- Manage appropriate
training/resources, manage timelines, provide direct support to corporate
accounts, i.e., speaking engagements, event facilitation, volunteer
projects etc. for each account
- Manage on-going
relationships with key leadership and donors in each of the
monitor and prepare progress reports on all accounts and
individual donor portfolio.
- Conduct face to face
visits with a portfolio of donors and steward year-round.
Manage volunteers, board
members and organization stakeholders who will assist with the
identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects.
- Promote and demo the Salesforce
Philanthropy cloud platform to existing corporate partners and seek new
business; provide support to existing SPC accounts and work internally
across teams on year-round engagement.
- Proactively seek opportunities
to generate new partnerships and sponsorships based on aligning corporate
interests, and by maintaining strong communication ties with corporate
donors and prospects.
- Identify purpose-driven
employee engagement opportunities and serve as a resource for companies to
strengthen their corporate social responsibility (CSR) strategies, talent
acquisition and talent retention plans.
and/or collaborate with the Volunteer, Event and/or Affinity Group
Teams to provide targeted opportunities for individuals and corporate
employee groups to engage directly with UWBA programs and our
the Community Engagement team with organizing and executing collaborative
volunteer partnerships (traditional and nontraditional, internal and
external) by identifying, creating and promoting volunteer engagement
activities that align with UWBA’s mission of fighting poverty.
relationships with Bay Area community partners including non-profit
agencies and public institutions, to advance UWBA impact agenda and help
secure volunteer opportunities for our corporate partners.
partnerships that advance UWBA’s strategies to increase engagement and
deepen relationships with individuals, new target audiences, and
affiliated organizations throughout the Bay Area and leverage volunteerism
to bring new supporters to our organization and to improve our relevancy
with current supporters.
Who you are:
- 3-5 years+ experience
direct fundraising preferred.
- Excellent oral and written
communication skills, including public speaking, and
solid relationship management skills at all levels in
- Ability to multi-task and
manage simultaneous tasks and customer relationships.
- Strong donor focus and
understanding of how to effectively manage ongoing
- Self-motivated, goal
oriented, ability to get job done.
- Team player who excels at
working collaboratively – both listening and actively contributing -
as well as independently.
Strong computer skills
including above average competency on Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Comfort and knowledge of Internet, experience with
- Project management
- Other non-profit/philanthropic
experience/demonstrated interest desirable.
- A California driver’s
license and a satisfactory driving record are conditions of initial
and continued employment.
- Support an inclusive
environment and value the individual traits, skills and talents
of all staff, volunteers, donors, and constituents.
Salary: $52,000.00 - 57,000.00 Salary Exempt
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and ability to adjust focus.
UWBA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender (including actual or perceived gender, and gender identity), sexual orientation, age, marital status, medical condition, religious affiliation, veteran status, national origin, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable state, federal or local law. UWBA will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in the manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for a job, please let us know. If the reason you need an accommodation is not obvious, we may ask for documentation confirming your functional limitations.