Resource Development-Corporate Relations Position Available

March 24, 2017  //  United Way

Title:            Resource Development Manager – Corporate Relations (full-time exempt position)
Reports to: Senior Director of Marketing and Resource Development

As a small team-based organization, United Way employees are expected to work in a flexible environment. Achieving the organization’s goals is the responsibility of every employee. To this point, employees must possess the ability to manage multiple tasks that impact various areas of the organization. In addition, all employees interface daily with donors and volunteers. It is critical that United Way employees demonstrate professionalism in all their activities, exemplary interpersonal skills and the highest ethical standards.


Under the guidance of the Senior Director of Marketing and Resource Development this position is responsible for planning and implementing all aspects of the annual campaign for private sector organizations for the United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County. This individual will work with other staff and volunteers to develop marketing and sales strategies for all aspects of this division, and will maintain yearlong contact with donors, volunteers, community leaders and others in this area.


  • Build and maintain relationships with volunteers, business leaders and company campaign leaders
  • Develop a work plan for the Private Sector campaign based on an analysis of the strengths and weaknesses of past campaigns, changes in community structure and economic factors that may affect the campaign; develop goals and timelines appropriate to the campaign
  • Directly manage the General Campaign Division
  • Manage identified campaigns in Private Sector division
  • Assist in recruiting, orienting and coordinating volunteers for the Campaign Cabinet and company campaign coordinators
  • Work with supervisor to strategically enhance the campaign efforts annually
  • Assist with managing database as a backup to the Database Specialist | Trend Analyst including but not limited to tracking the campaign progress, projections, reporting, structuring and updating bio information
  • Solicit in-kind contributions and sponsorships
  • Assist with special events
  • Assist with organizing the United Way annual golf tournament
  • Maintain manageable involvement with outside civic organizations
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Previous fundraising/sales management experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Database experience preferred
  • Proficient and knowledgeable of Microsoft Office applications; advanced experience using Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to take initiative, work independently (as well as in a team) and manage a wide variety of responsibilities; must be a self-starter
  • Excellent communication skills – both written and oral
  • Must be detail-oriented and have excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information
  • Current driver’s license



Position is open until filled. Please submit cover letter and resume to United Way of Lincoln and Lancaster County, 238 South 13th Street, Lincoln, NE 68508 or