The Director, Eastern Area will provide leadership to and coordination of the Eastern Area Center of United Way of Greater Cincinnati (UWGC). Responsibilities include providing staff support to volunteers and local decision-making body; lead the implementation of local impact strategies as aligned to the organizational priorities; implementation of local annual campaign and year-round engagement efforts. The qualified candidate will also manage the daily operations and represent UWGC in the Eastern Area community (includes Brown and Clermont Counties with total estimated population of 242,000).
- Oversee implementation of the Eastern Area campaign (just over $1 million) including providing staff leadership, managing small portfolio of large campaign accounts, implementing campaign strategies, cultivating local relationships with individual and corporate donors.
- Advance the community impact work of United Way by seeking partnerships with multiple sectors and aligning resources toward program and initiatives that reduce poverty in the Eastern Area community. Maintain relationships with funded agency partners and support capacity building and development of agency partners in conjunction with the UWGC Community Impact team. Provide staff leadership to the Action Council and other Eastern Area committees.
- Provide staff leadership to United Way led or supported local and regional initiatives. Develop ways to connect the impact of United Way to year-round engagement opportunities. Represent United Way on various local committees (business and non-profit) that assist in advancing our mission of reducing poverty. Provide local coordination with UWGC regional team for areas of marketing, government, agency and donor relations.
- Select, train and supervise support staff, conduct annual performance reviews as appropriate and manage operational budget. Participate in UWGC internal activities, all-team events and volunteer opportunities.
- A minimum of five years’ work experience in human service organizations, including United Way (or equivalent).
- Community problem-solving, agency and community relations, financial management, fundraising and supervisory experience preferred.
- High proficiency in oral and written communication and excellent interpersonal skills.
- Strong proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel, Outlook. Ability to lift up to 20 pounds. Occasional local travel to events within the regional area.