Serving Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties in Central Pennsylvania.

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Fundraising/Major Giving Manager

United Way of the Capital Region is looking for a mission-minded, persuasive communicator who wants to make an impact in the community we serve. The ideal candidate has sales-related experience and enjoys engaging people in conversations about helping others. The ability to build relationships with donors and stakeholders is key. 

This position supports the planning, coordination and implementation of leadership gifts and major gifts. It is responsible for the direct solicitation of gifts as well as the coordination of other staff and volunteers in fundraising efforts.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement the annual goals and work plans for Leadership and Major Gifts programs.
  • Track and report on progress of the leadership donors and major gifts programs throughout the year.
  • Manage effective system for tracking and cultivating donors and prospects and providing progress reports throughout the year.
  • Develop and maintain highly customized donor engagement plans and donor files.
  • Identify, research and qualify prospective donors
  • Manage relationships with donors and prospects
  • Work cross functionally with Marketing/Communications to produce materials and tools to communicate regularly with donors and supporters.

Position Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three to five years’ experience in nonprofit fundraising or sales-related experience
  • Demonstrated effective oral and written communication, public speaking, group training/facilitation, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to build relationships with donors and key community leaders.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license.

This is a full-time, exempt position with an annual starting salary of $40,000 - $42,000 and a generous employee benefit and retirement package. 

All interested applicants must submit a letter of interest and resume by November 22, 2019 for consideration. 

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Vice President, Finance and Support Services

United Way of the Capital Region is looking for a mission-minded, experienced leader in nonprofit financial management. The ideal candidate has high standards of quality and accuracy and enjoys working in a professional environment. The ability to coach and develop a team and bringing accountability to work is critical to success for this position.

Serving as a member of the senior management team, this individual will be directly responsible for managing processes and developing and implementing plans in financial stewardship, risk management, human resources, facility management and the information technology functions. This position supervises seven staff positions within these functional areas.

The mission of United Way of the Capital Region is to improve lives in Cumberland, Dauphin and Perry counties by identifying the most pressing community needs, finding solutions to those needs, and demonstrating how these solutions are making a difference. United Way helps individuals become self-sufficient through access to health care, basic needs services, school readiness and workforce development.

Position Qualifications:

  • 10+ years of financial management experience in complex organizations to include nonprofit fund accounting.
  • Extensive budgeting, financial forecasting, reporting and cash flow management experience.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
  • Knowledge and ability to interpret and apply human resources practices and employment laws.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or related field required; Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Certified Management Accountant (CMA) preferred.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution.
  • Skilled at effectively presenting information and ideas to executive teams, volunteers and board of directors.
  • Demonstrated leadership of staff, volunteers and team-oriented work.
  • Excellent written, verbal, analytical and conceptual skills required.
  • Strong follow-through and problem-solving skills required.
  • Prior United Way experience is desirable.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and insurance policy.

Physical Requirements: The physical demands described here must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Travel: Travel is minimal and would primarily be local during the business day.

Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

This is a full-time, exempt position with an annualized starting salary between $70,000 -$90,000 with a very generous benefits package.

To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Diversity and Equal Opportunity

United Way of the Capital Region is an equal opportunity employer committed to the principle of diversity with both our employees and volunteers. We therefore:

  • Value diversity in all aspects of United Way of the Capital Region activities and respect others without regard to race, color, religion, creed, age, sex, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, sexual orientation, or status as a qualified disabled or physically challenged individual. 
  • Support affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. 
  • Refuse to engage in or tolerate any other form of discrimination or harassment.

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