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Director, Client Relations

The United Way of Greater St. Louis mobilizes the community with one goal in mind — helping people live their best possible lives.  To achieve this mission, we  are seeking a Director of Client Relations committed to providing high quality stewardship to donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.  This role plays an essential role in our efforts through the effective management of staff and delivery of value-add customized and employee engagement services to a portfolio of corporate and organizational accounts.

 

This role is responsible for developing the annual action plan for custom accounts, including budget and revenue sources, performance targets and goals, supervising a team of Custom Account Managers, and participating in the development of donor segmentation, research and engagement plan to increase retention and annual giving. Participates in the planning and associated process creation to ensure collaboration, integration and alignment across Resource Generation teams and shared service partners across United Way. Develop, evaluate and continuously improve and update donor services in area of responsibility

Works with internal United Way team and companies’ CSR leadership teams, assist with the planning of client companies’ CSR strategies, as appropriate. Maintains positive relationships with charitable, civic, community and legislative organizations in all of the communities served by client companies.   This role also partners with companies/organizations to achieve CSR, philanthropic and community engagement goals.

 

Requires a Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, communications, or nonprofit management; or equivalent, in job-related areas. 3-5 years of experience in sales or fundraising is preferred, along with demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and summarize data for use in planning, service delivery and continuous quality improvement efforts. Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications

 

To apply, please submit your resume and/or cover letter to Careers@stl.Unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

 

United Way of Greater St Louis is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Logistics Coordinator

The Resource Development division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Development team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

The Coordinator, Resource Development Logistics ensures effective and efficient completion, as well as continuous improvement, of Campaign Services and assigned tasks related to Resource Development logistics, including administration, operations and support processes.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff:                    No

Volunteers:          No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provides support for all Resource Development logistics processes
  • Provide primary implementation for all aspects of Campaign Services for donors, including scheduling speakers, coordinating agency interactions and ensuring service quality
  • Provide meeting support including: schedule meetings, prepare and break down meeting space, manage attendance, prepare materials and develop minutes
  • Ensures data is updated and accurate in database
  • Prepare paper and electronic correspondence and other documents that are accurate, detailed, and timely
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, ensuring professionally and timely execution
  • Review and recommend improvements to processes associated with areas of responsibility
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals
  • Guide individuals to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma required. Associate’s degree or comparable experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in an administrative support role preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications. Experience working within Salesforce applications preferred

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Financial Community Outreach Manager

The United Way of Greater St. Louis is seeking a Financial Community Outreach Manager who will support a regional collaborative responsible for advancing strategies to promote economic prosperity.  The outreach manager will be responsible for working with volunteer leadership teams to create region-wide community education and banking access campaigns, develop programs and partnerships with diverse  audiences and keep abreast of relevant public policy issues related to economic and financial stability. This is a grant-funded position.

 

  • To perform successfully in this role, the ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and at least two years experience running a program or project involving community outreach, marketing and/or community education
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including social media
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and within teams, meet deadlines and manage projects effectively
  • Familiarity with asset building programming, personal finance education, credit counseling, banking products and services, Bank On and the Community Reinvestment Act
  • Computer proficiency in MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Strong background in community organizing, coalition management, or multi-sector collaboration.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Administrative Services Coordinator, Alexis de Tocqueville Society

The Major Gifts department is responsible for raising funds through individual donor engagement and donor societies, which are necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.  The Alexis de Tocqueville Society is open to any donor giving $10,000 or more to United Way of Greater St. Louis.

 

The Administrative Services Coordinator, Alexis de Tocqueville Society plays an essential role in the efforts of the Society through effective and efficient completion, as well as continuous improvement, of assigned tasks for administration, operations and support processes.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide administrative support for the Society and staff, including managing calendars, managing invoices and check requests, receive and appropriately route incoming calls and mail, and providing backup for other coordinators as needed
  • Provide administrative support for other donors groups and societies, as needed
  • Provide meeting support including: schedule meetings, prepare and break down meeting space, manage attendance, prepare materials and develop minutes
  • Ensures data is updated and accurate in database. Responsibilities include merging accounts, researching duplicates, pulling data and assisting in organizing accounts in required areas of responsibility
  • Prepare paper and electronic correspondence and other documents that are accurate, detailed, and timely. These could include recognition materials, annual reports, and playbooks
  • Creates, manages and updates standard operating procedures for areas of responsibility
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, ensuring professionally and timely execution
  • Provide event support including: preparation of event invitations, registrations links, materials, pulling data, attendance tracking, managing event registration, assisting with event implementation and post-event reconciliation
  • Manage processes tied to donor pledges
  • Review and recommend improvements to processes associated with areas of responsibility
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events
  • Provide departmental support through the ordering and management of supplies
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals
  • Cultivate and engage donors to deepen their UW relationship and giving through donor advised funds, major gifts and planned giving
  • Guide individuals to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma required. Associate degree or comparable experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in an administrative support role preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications. Experience working within Salesforce applications preferred

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Administrative Services Coordinator, Leadership Giving Societies

The Major Gifts department is responsible for raising funds through individual donor engagement and donor societies, which are necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.  The Leadership Societies are open to any donor giving $1,000 or more to United Way of Greater St. Louis.

 

The Administrative Services Coordinator, Leadership Giving plays an essential role in the efforts each Leadership Society through effective and efficient completion, as well as continuous improvement, of assigned tasks for administration, operations and support processes.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Provide administrative support for each of the Leadership Giving Societies and their staff, including managing calendars, managing invoices and check requests
  • Receive and appropriately route incoming calls and mail and providing backup for other coordinators as needed
  • Provide meeting support including schedule meetings, prepare and break down meeting space, manage attendance, prepare materials and develop minutes
  • Ensures data is updated and accurate in database to include merging accounts, researching duplicates, pulling data and assisting in organizing accounts in required areas of responsibility
  • Prepare paper and electronic correspondence and other documents that are accurate, detailed, and timely
  • Creates, manages and updates standard operating procedures for areas of responsibility.
  • Manage electronic and print mailings, ensuring professionally and timely execution
  • Provide event support including preparation of event invitations, registrations links, materials, pulling data, attendance tracking, managing event registration, assisting with event implementation and post-event reconciliation
  • Manage processes tied to donor pledges
  • Review and recommend improvements to processes associated with areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve philanthropic and community engagement goals
  • Cultivate and engage donors to deepen their UW relationship and giving through donor advised funds, major gifts and planned giving
  • Guide individuals to help them achieve their personal social responsibility goals

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • High school diploma required. Associate degree or comparable experience preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in an administrative support role preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications. Experience working within Salesforce applications preferred.

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Corporate Accounts Manager

The Resource Development Division is responsible for raising the funds necessary for United Way of Greater St. Louis to meet its mission of helping people live their best possible lives. All Resource Development team members are committed to providing high quality prospecting, cultivating, service delivery and stewardship of donors to make their giving easy, impactful and personally meaningful.

 

The Corporate Accounts Manager plays an essential role in the division’s efforts through the effective and efficient management of volunteers and implementation of year-round engagement processes for a portfolio of organization donors, with a strong focus on United Way Community Campaign. This position is tasked with providing quality services to a large portfolio of corporate accounts, managing campaign divisions, volunteers, and seasonal employees, as well as working to cultivate deeper, value-add relationships with corporate accounts as needed.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities:

 

Staff: No
Volunteers: Yes

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Participate in the identification, recruitment, orientation and training of all levels of volunteers.
  • Manage assigned volunteers and cabinets, assisting with goal setting and, in conjunction with the Data and Research Specialists, monitor reports for actual and projected progress to goal.
  • Review and finalize donor data, progress reports, and mailing lists, ensuring accuracy and comprehensiveness.
  • Implement year-round engagement and service delivery plan to deepen United Way’s relationship with assigned portfolio of donors.
  • Oversee, directly supervise, and guide teams of Campaign Representatives (part-time seasonal employees).
  • Establish positive relationships with related internal partners, corporate, charitable, civic, community and government organizations, providing accurate and quality customer service and information to external clients and stakeholders for all inquiries.
  • Attend all appropriate events, providing day-of and follow-up assistance as required.
  • Participate in annual action planning, including the development of donor segmentation, research and engagement planning to increase retention and annual giving and the development of processes to ensure collaboration, integration and alignment of Resource Generation teams and shared service partners across United Way.
  • Ensure consistent implementation, and recommend improvements, of up-to-date policies and processes for areas of responsibility.
  • Continually research and share opportunities, best practices, trends and benchmark data to inform United Way and its efforts to attract, retain and engage donors.
  • Actively participate in identified opportunities for professional growth, including supervisory and team meetings, trainings, and organization-wide events.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

All work contributes to the attainment of the following strategic plan initiatives:

  • Clearly articulate and communicate UW’s value proposition.
  • Partner with companies/organizations to achieve CSR, philanthropic and community engagement goals.
  • Increase the value and visibility of the Volunteer Center for corporate and community clients.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, sales, communications, or nonprofit management; or equivalent, in job-related areas is required
  • 1-2 years of experience in sales or fundraising is preferred
  • Specific knowledge of best practices in donor service delivery, engagement and retention
  • Experience working with corporations to meet their community and employee engagement needs
  • Demonstrated ability to gather, analyze and summarize data for use in planning, service delivery and continuous quality improvement efforts
  • Strong strategic, analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding and supportive of United Way and its philosophy, goals and role in the community
  • Team oriented with a commitment to fostering strong, productive, working relationships with all staff, volunteers, and the overall community
  • Ability to efficiently and accurately work under time and performance pressure
  • Projects and maintains a positive and professional attitude
  • Demonstrated commitment to meeting the both expressed and unmet needs of internal and external clients
  • Demonstrated decision-making ability based on excellent judgement applied within the context of operating policies and processes and organizational values
  • Hold self and others accountable for high quality, timely, and effective results
  • Comfort in a fast paced, rapidly shifting and evolving workplace
  • Work well independently and within teams as a member and/or leader
  • Innovative and open to exploring and implementing new ideas
  • Demonstrated understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusionary practices
  • High level of integrity with demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize tasks in a matrixed organization structure
  • Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to learn new technology applications

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Director of Digital Engagement, Marketing

The Director of Digital Engagement sets strategy and implements plans for United Way’s online communications and interactions. Through social media, email marketing, marketing automation, websites, online advertising and more, the Director of Digital Engagement creates year-round engagement opportunities with donors, volunteers, and community members. The Director of Digital Engagement is a key function of the Marketing and Communications Department and works across the organization to ensure a comprehensive approach to digital communications. The Director of Digital Engagement works closely with the Chief Marketing Officer and the Director of Communications on crisis management and communications. Additionally, the Director of Digital Engagement supervises the Digital Marketing Specialist – who is responsible for day-to-day digital functions, such as email marketing, website updates, social media, etc. – as well as the Content Specialist.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: Yes
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Set digital engagement strategy for United Way’s main audiences
  • Bring together strategic, creative, and technical skills to understand how digital capabilities can help us better tell the United Way story
  • Create comprehensive email marketing plan, including e-newsletters and marketing automation, for more than 100,000 people and across several audiences
  • Serve on national digital strategy team to provide insight on cross-market campaign strategy and employee engagement platform, and execute locally to meet local market needs
  • Plan and implement online advertising to meet specific audience goals
  • Maintain and drive continuous improvement of United Way’s web properties
  • Measure, track, and analyze digital engagement across platforms; adjust strategy per data
  • Daily monitor social media to engage audiences, including crisis communications
  • Create and maintain online giving avenues
  • Work across organization to manage and maintain email marketing database
  • Supervise Digital Marketing Specialist and Content Specialist
  • Work with corporate partners to help them find and utilize the right digital tools to address challenges and meet their goals, as needed
  • Contributes to the overall success of United Way by performing other essential duties as requested.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Develop engaging online products (content, sites, email campaigns, etc.) for key audiences
  • Revitalize social media marketing
  • Implement marketing automation to better engage audiences

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

The Director of Digital Engagement will be both analytical and strategic with the ability to implement plans. Skills include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field strongly preferred.
  • Deep understanding of online tools and engagement strategies
  • Superior communications skills, particularly in writing abilities
  • Superior understanding of donor segmentation, messaging, calls to action and branding
  • Above average ability to develop strategy while managing details
  • Strong project manager with ability to manage multiple projects, ideas, and goals
  • Ability to use and maintain email marketing and marketing automation systems
  • Ability to understand and write basic HTML code
  • Ability and preference to work with a team
  • Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines and communicate effectively in crisis situations

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Resident Engagement Specialist Community Based Crime Reduction (CBCR)

The Community Based Crime Reduction (CBCR) program brings together diverse partners including local law enforcement, researchers and residents to analyze crime drivers and pursue strategies that reduce crime, spur revitalization and build community-police collaboration.

 

The Resident Engagement Specialist will support the continuous involvement of residents in guiding the overall direction of the CBCR plan, participating in skill building opportunities, and supporting strategy implementation. The Resident Engagement Specialist will also support research and evaluation activities and assist with engaging other community stakeholders (i.e law enforcement, business owners, housing authority personnel). A diverse group of residents and organizational leaders are working collaboratively to facilitate CBCR within a 2-mile area in East St. Louis and Washington Park.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Gain working knowledge of United Way
  • Develop and maintain relationships with residents
  • Conduct door-to-door outreach to educate and engage residents in CBCR activities
  • Assist in coordinating and facilitating CBCR meetings and events
  • Assist in developing outreach strategies and materials
  • Track and provide monthly reports on resident engagement
  • Give presentations about CBCR to area churches, businesses and other groups
  • Attend community events and activities
  • Assist with data collection and entry
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills
  • General understanding of Social Media
  • Proficiency in the use of all Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to establish effective working relationships with team members and residents
  • Strong organizational (time management), analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task, manage and meet tight deadlines
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 1-3 years of community organizing experience
  • Resident of the community preferred
  • Must be able to work well independently and as a member of a team
  • Must have reliable transportation and the flexibility to work some evenings and weekends

 

Please submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Administrative Assistant, Illinois Division (part-time position)

By bringing people and organizations together to solve our region’s most pressing issues, United Way of Greater St Louis is making our community a better place to live, work, and thrive. It’s more than a day job.  It’s a mission.  Come work with us. We are currently seeking an Administrative Assistant in our Illinois office to provide high-level efficient and effective administrative functions. The Assistant is responsible for maintaining a professional and welcoming environment for volunteers and guests, as well as attending to the day-to-day administrative functions of the office. This position supports the fundraising activities of the Illinois Division by assisting staff, seasonal campaign representatives, employee campaign coordinators, and volunteer leadership. Some event planning and execution is involved.

 

General Responsibilities:

  • Greet and assist visitors and volunteers
  • Answer telephone; refer information and referral calls to 2-1-1; answer routine questions or forward to appropriate staff
  • Receive, review and distribute incoming mail
  • Manage Mailings, keep track of direct mail check contributions; send thank you letters
  • Maintain office supply inventory and campaign materials
  • Manage accounts payable
  • Coordinate preparation of board meeting notices, agendas, reports and meeting materials
  • Set up for board meetings, attend meetings and take minutes
  • Prepare for campaign, ensure that Campaign Representatives are prepared to call on accounts
  • Research and add new businesses to organizational database (Andar)
  • Maintain accurate information in database
  • Work closely with supervisor and volunteers planning and coordinating events, track attendance

 

Requirements: 

  • High school degree required. College work preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in non-profit agency or related field preferred
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office applications; Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Experience and knowledge in procedures and protocol for board of directors
  • Knowledge and familiarity with the political, social, and economic environment of the Illinois region is desirable
  • Perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines and manage projects effectively and efficiently
  • Possess advanced customer service standards, problem resolution ability, and a high level of interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter, demonstrate ability to work independently and within teams
  • Some analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, find solutions to various administrative problems and prioritize work

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

 

Campaign Representative (part-time position)

A Campaign Representative is an individual who is hired on a temporary basis by United Way of Greater St. Louis to assist in the implementation of the annual fund-raising campaign from August through November. This position is a temporary position from August 22 through November 8, 2019. Campaign Representatives will oversee 20-30 accounts and will report to a member of the Workplace Campaign team. This is a part-time position, and therefore requires about 20 hours of work per week.

 

Supervisory Accountabilities: 

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

General Responsibilities: 

  • Gain working knowledge of United Way and its funded programs.
  • Contact and work with Employee Campaign Coordinators (ECC) within local businesses to plan, organize, and conduct effective employee fundraising campaign This includes providing them with necessary materials and making public presentations to employee groups.
  • Provide an informational program within each organization for the purpose of educating employees about United Way, funded programs and services.
  • Maintain complete records on assigned accounts.
  • Evaluate and recommend changes for future campaigns on assigned accounts.
  • Attend scheduled meetings, trainings and campaign related functions.
  • Monitor progress and project anticipated results.
  • Conduct meetings with volunteers on a regular basis to assess progress.
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Must have pleasant telephone etiquette.
  • Must be able to work professionally under pressure.
  • Contribute to the overall success of the United Way by performing other essential duties and responsibilities as assigned.

 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Effectively assist assigned companies with all tasks associated with their campaigns.
  • Responsible for achieving goals established by staff and volunteers.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Computer proficiency in Windows environment; Computer literate: MS Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel – basic proficiency required; Must possess a valid driver’s license and automobile insurance.

 

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

 

Employment is contingent upon passing a screening for illegal drug use.

Practicum Student Opportunity: Women and Youth Outreach – Building Union Diversity (BUD) Program

The Women and Youth Outreach/Building Union Diversity program offers Communications and Media studies graduate students with a variety of challenging and enriching opportunities. United Way of Greater St. Louis views students as both learners and producers – meaning that the agency will support your growth and development as a student while holding you accountable to your assigned projects. The program constantly shapes and reshapes, altering the scope of projects. As such, this environment challenges students to be highly adaptive.

 

Students work with the VP to identify a project that will support our priorities and allow them to investigate more about collaborative efforts in the region. Students will have the opportunity to work closely with community stakeholders from all sectors to amplify and advance the work of existing collaborative efforts.  2019 priority outcomes are identifying and developing outreach partnerships, tools and strategies to recruit women and recent high school graduates to the Building Union Diversity Program.  The successful practicum student will use a variety of tools to conduct outreach, including social media.

 

Supervisory Accountability:

Staff: No
Volunteers: No

 

Specific projects will be articulated will likely involve:

  • Creating a list of key agencies (with contact information) to facilitate connections with target audiences of women and recent high school graduates.
  • Creating and/or enhancing outreach tools, including social media such as Facebook and Instagram ads, newsletter templates, flyers, presentations, and orientation/information session agendas.

 

Requirements include:

  • Social media experience and expertise.
  • Experience developing presentations and print materials.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Some familiarity with St. Louis area nonprofits and community organizations is helpful
  • Excellent project management and attention to detail

 

Submit resume and cover letter to careers@stl.unitedway.org.

"Working at United Way is like working with the family you love." –Wendy

Join Our Team

Our success is driven by our exceptional people. Working at United Way of Greater St. Louis means making a difference.
Our employees use their individual strengths to help solve some of our region’s toughest challenges. We are seeking committed professionals who want to better our community through their professional strengths.

“I work with a team that represents and appreciates different backgrounds. We are learning and advocating for diversity, equity and inclusion in our community and workplace." –Brittin

What We Stand For

United Way of Greater St. Louis prides itself on working to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the community. We are committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute.

United Way of Greater St. Louis values different backgrounds and perspectives, fostering teamwork and a collaborative environment, while maximizing the impact of donations entrusted to us.

“Joining United Way has been life changing. I have rediscovered who I am and what I thrive for every day, while having the opportunity to work within an organization and community that truly care.” –Pedro

BENEFITS

We offer competitive health, vision and dental plans to staff and their families, along with wellness initiatives and unlimited access to our healthcare provider professionals. New employees can earn up to 11 vacation days and 10 paid holidays within their first year of employment, including their birthday! We encourage staff to continue growing their skill sets and fuel their passions by attending seminars and conferences throughout the year.

Diversity and Inclusion

We're committed to the richness of diversity in all aspects of our organization and those with whom we partner and serve. Diversity, equity and inclusion are at the heart of what it means to help people live their best possible lives. We're committed to a positive and collaborative work environment where all employees are appreciated for who they are and what they contribute. We value different backgrounds and perspectives, foster teamwork and a collaborative environment, while maximizing the impact of donations entrusted to us. This environment is imperative to our ability to make a meaningful, measurable impact in the region.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY


It is the policy of the United Way of Greater St. Louis to recognize each person as an individual and to provide equal opportunity to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, ancestry, sexual orientation, color, sex, age, disability status, citizenship status, pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression, veteran status, national origin, or any other protected status.