United Way of King County

Donor Relations Manager

United Way of King County is a recognized leader in solving the community’s toughest challenges. We value creative, self-motivated people who care deeply about creating community solutions. Come join our Development Team as a Donor Relations Manager.

This position is responsible for cultivating and growing relationships with current and prospective major gift donors and soliciting gifts of $10,000 or more.   This position works strategically with staff and high-level volunteers to orchestrate introductions to new donors to United Way and its work, and facilitate peer-to-peer asks.

Essential duties:

  • Develops, cultivates and maintains major gift ($10,000+) donor and volunteer relationships within the assigned portfolio. (Average portfolio size of donors and prospects = 125 - 150)
  • Develops fundraising goals for portfolio; builds strategies to meet those goals.
  • Meets monthly sales call and Ambassador call goals (12 and 4, respectively).
  • Builds relationships, support and recruits high-level volunteer ambassadors to engage others and solicit gifts on behalf of United Way in order to meet fundraising goals.
  • Works closely with United Way Individual Giving, Corporate and Grants staff to maximize relationships in workplaces in order to further cultivate major donors, prospects, and leads.
  • Captures significant relationship activities, financial projections and donor information in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.
  • Works closely with United Way Pledge Processing and Accounting staff to ensure accuracy of donor pledges, payments and designations to other agencies.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

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