Careers

CURRENT CAREER OPPORTUNITIES AT UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL VIRGINIA

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Seeking a visionary marketing and communications professional that can bring United Way’s evolving brand to life and illustrate our mission and work; serve as the face of United Way in the media; and write in a way that excites, engages and motivates the community to take action.

Position:       Director of Marketing & Communications

Education:    Undergraduate degree in marketing, communications or related field strongly preferred.

Reports to:   Reports to the Executive Director

Skills: The Director of Marketing & Communications is an integral part of the overall operation of United Way of Central Virginia and is a critical driver of the organization’s brand strategy. The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:

  • Strong written and public speaking skills and the ability to effectively use communications to advance the organization’s brand strategy.
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of initiative.
  • Very strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Able to be resourceful and creative in an environment with limited resources.
  • A genuine desire to support the mission of the United Way of Central Virginia and to help those in need.
  • Familiarity with the Central Virginia market a plus, but not required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Communications:

  1. Manages the organization’s brand and ensures that it is expressed in all our communication channels including advertising, promotions, presentations, digital media and community relationships.
  2. Maintains positive relationships with regional media outlets to ensure favorable placement of messaging as needed.
  3. Serve as a spokesperson for United Way, including representing organization in the community at public events, media engagements, on boards and committees, as needed.

Marketing:

  1. Responsible for all aspects of organizational and campaign print materials.
  2. Develops and maintains written material for web site, social media, press releases, print ads, articles and other channels and creates marketing materials to support the organization’s strategies.
  3. Leads the development of videos for advertising and social media channels.

Special Events:

  1. Plans and manages all United Way events, including creating new events to further United Way’s community impact mission.
  2. Recruits volunteers to support events.
  3. Develops marketing materials and promotions for events.
  4. Manages the event budget and maintains monthly revenue reports.

This position assists with other areas of the organization as needed, at the request of the Executive Director.

Cutoff date:  February 28, 2019

Both Cover Letter and Resume Required.  If you choose to mail your documents to physical address listed below please note that the cutoff date is the deadline for mailed material to arrive IN OUR OFFICE—postmarking by that date is not sufficient.

 Attention: Bill Varner

                    uwadmin@unitedwaycv.org

                  United Way of Central Virginia

                   1010 Miller Park Square

                  Lynchburg, VA 24502          

 

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE & OPERATIONS

REPORTS TO:  President & Chief Executive Officer

PURPOSE:   Director of Finance and Operations is charged to provide leadership, direction, and management in the financial and administrative operations of United Way of Central Virginia, Inc.

DESIRED OUTCOMES:

  • Ensure integrity, transparency, and accountability in all operations.
  • Ensure the development of financial and accounting programs and procedures.
  • Safeguard United Way’s financial and non-financial resources.
  • Ensure establishment and maintenance of adequate systems of internal controls and adherence to financial policies.
  • Oversee personnel procedures and human resource function assuring fairness and compliance in all areas.
  • Provide facilities and equipment necessary to fulfill United Way of Central Virginia’s objectives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • In collaboration with the President and CEO, Treasurer, Board of Directors, and Executive Committee, formulates and implements annual financial strategies in support of United Way of Central Virginia’s operations and strategic plan.
  • Oversees, coordinates, and prepares United Way of Central Virginia operating budgets, financial forecasts, and interim financial statements.
  • Directs and maintains the daily operations of Accounting and IT functions and maintains the systems of internal accounting controls.
  • Maintains facilities and arranges for necessary repairs and improvements.
  • Monitors compliance with United Way of America’s membership requirements and suggests policy changes as necessary.
  • Provides staff support and leadership to the Audit Committee for preparation of annual audit by external auditor.
  • Manages Human Resource activities and ensures compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Maintains personnel records and policies.
  • Serves as Administrator for employee retirement plan for United Way of Central Virginia and its participating Partner Agencies. Monitors performance and compliance of retirement and advises President and Partner Agencies of appropriate products and agents.
  • Manages and directs United Way of Central Virginia cash flow and investment portfolio in conjunction with appropriate committees, board, and CEO.
  • Reviews agency financial statements and 990s as part of annual allocations process. Makes recommendations to Allocation Chair.
  • Assists in writing grant budgets and serves as fiscal agent for grants awarded to United Way of Central Virginia.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or related field.
  • CPA preferred
  • Minimum of two to five years experience in accounting/ financial management position. Not-for-profit experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of Financial Accounting Standards as promulgated by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and as relevant to not-for-profit organizations.
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proficient in computer/software applications for financial and accounting activities.

The statements contained in this position description are intended to describe the general routine and level of work for the position of Director of Finance and Operations. They are not intended to be all inclusive of responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All United Way of Central Virginia Employees will be expected to perform other duties as assigned.

This position assists with other areas of the organization as needed, at the request of the Executive Director.

 Cutoff date:  March 15, 2019

 Both Cover Letter and Resume Required.  If you choose to mail your documents to physical address listed below please note that the cutoff date is the deadline for mailed material to arrive IN OUR OFFICE—postmarking by that date is not sufficient.

 Attention: Hiring Manager

                    uwadmin@unitedwaycv.org

                  United Way of Central Virginia

                   1010 Miller Park Square

                  Lynchburg, VA 24502   

 

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