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United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut values people and recognizes the strength in their diversity. To that end, United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut seeks to ensure that its policies and practices which guide and direct its employment practices as well as recruitment of volunteers does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, sex, mental retardation, mental disability, learning disability, lawful sources of income, sexual orientation or physical disability, including but not limited to, blindness or deafness, or any other protected class not identified herein.

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is fully committed to assuring equal opportunity and equal consideration to all qualified applicants and employees in personnel matters including recruitment, hiring, training, promotions, salaries, and other compensation, as well to volunteers in recruitment and placement opportunities. If no job opportunities are listed below, please feel free to explore volunteer opportunities.

Application Information

Qualified applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter describing:
1) their qualifications and experiences
2) salary requirements, and
3) how they learned about the position to:

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut
Human Resources
30 Laurel Street
Hartford, CT 06106

Email: positions@unitedwayinc.org. No phone calls please.

United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is an equal opportunity employer M / F / D / V.

Current Openings with Job Descriptions

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For consideration please submit your resume with a cover letter:



Accounts Receivable Coordinator

We are searching for a Accounts Receivable Coordinator who’s mission-driven, team-oriented and has a ‘can-do’/solution outlook. The Accounts Receivable Coordinator would be excited by working in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities.

As the Accounts Receivable Coordinator, you will:

  • Prepare and process bank deposits and receivable checks.
  • Timely and accurate processing of payment application via banking lockbox.
  • Process receivable payments in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Record receivable activity in our customer relationship management (CRM) database Stratus LIVE.
  • Responsible for monthly billing to external constituents, collections research, credit card processing and researching funds received from campaign companies and/or other sources while updating our main database.
  • Assist with our Stratus LIVE hosted agency portal system, provide technical support and customer service to internal and external constituents.
  • Reconcile and maintain receivable logs.
  • Provide month end report of outstanding receivables
  • Coordinate and process monthly reminder statements for scheduled payments.
  • Research and resolve issues related to assigned accounts and communicate resolution with internal staff, donors, agencies and other United Ways to address problems.
  • Work in partnership with relationship management, to establish cohesive communications to external constituents.
  • Work in conjunction with campaign managers to establish correct handling of payments and processes them accordingly.
  • Work in partnership with the Finance team to adhere to audit controls and quality assurance.
  • Prepare payment receipt for donors as requested.
  • Protect organization’s value by keeping information confidential.
  • Assist with departmental processing during peak and/or vacation times.
  • Assist with front desk coverage as assigned monthly.
  • Perform other duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Associates degree in accounting preferred or equivalent business-related experience with accounts receivable applications.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft customer relationship management software (Stratus Live preferred).
  • Experience in advanced Microsoft excel formula and SQL applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities, and able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively and articulately in writing and orally.
  • Ability to keep his/her composure with the public and co-workers in everyday, stressful situations.
  • Strong customer focus in all tasks and activities, even while at times under pressure.
  • Ability to perform job with integrity, mission, vision and values consistent with United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.
  • Ability to relate well with people from diverse groups.
  • Driver’s license and valid transportation required.

Partnership Manager

We are searching for a Partnership Manager who is a leader in relationship management, fundraising, and enthusiastic about our mission to be part of our United Way team located in Hartford.

As the Partnership Manager you will be responsible for developing and implementing engagement and fundraising strategies to enhance and grow revenue with assigned workplace accounts and donors. This position is part of a team responsible for raising the resources needed to support United Way’s priorities for changing community conditions.

Job Description

  • Responsible for establishing and achieving annual fundraising goals for assigned accounts, including strategies to increase donor participation, leadership giving and financial support to the annual United Way Community Campaign.
  • Develops and implements year round engagement strategies with assigned workplace accounts to retain current and attract new donors in order to raise more revenue and increase donations directed to United Way’s Community Investment to support priority areas.
  • Sets reasonable, responsible and achievable goals for assigned workplace accounts.
  • Assists Director of Development in yearly department wide goal setting based on collaboration with Finance and United Way Leadership teams.
  • Strategically secures funds outside of annual workplace campaign, including corporate sponsorships, corporate grants, special events and employee engagement projects to community initiatives.
  • Works collaboratively with internal departments to meet annual revenue and engagement goals.
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of account data input within the organization’s CRM system, including timely and accurate processing of donations.
  • Maintains current understanding of community goals and initiatives, focus areas, successes and overall results to effectively communicate to donors and at community events
  • Attends internal and external meetings and community events as required.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required.
  • Minimum five years’ experience in fundraising or sales required with demonstrated success.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation required.
  • Relationship management experience required.
  • Strong leadership with an aptitude for resourcefulness required.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and take initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Experience with donor CRM systems, donation processing and grant writing are a plus.
  • Strong oral and written communications skills are required.

Director of Workplace Giving

We are searching for an entrepreneurial Director of Workplace Giving who is a leader in developing and executing strategies to increase revenue and resources under management to be part of our United Way team located in Hartford CT.

As the Director of Workplace Giving, you will be responsible for developing strategies to ensure year-round relationships and meet the philanthropic needs of workplace partners and employees in the workplace. With support from a team of staff and leadership volunteers, you will lead the strategies for the development and rollout of multiple eGiving platforms, raise revenue and increase dollars directed to support United Way’s priorities for changing conditions in our community.

What You’ll Do:

  • Develop strategies to ensure year-round relationships with workplace partners, employees in the workplace, raise revenue and increase dollars directed to Community Investment.
  • Develop strategies to enhance and grow eGiving and lead the charge on new Salesforce platform.
  • Work collaboratively with affinity group team (Tocqueville, Constitution Society and Philanthropy Fund); Emerging Leaders Society; and, Women United, to grow revenue and increase donor base.
  • Coach and supervise development team which includes providing opportunities for professional growth and development to achieve organizational goals and objectives; ensuring that staff understand and embrace United Way’s organizational values and brand value proposition; and fostering a positive team culture.
  • Manage selected strategic workplace relationships.
  • Develop annual fundraising goals and is responsible for accuracy of dollars raised as reported by Partnership Managers.
  • Assist with identification and recruitment of annual campaign chair and supports chair to ensure a successful annual fundraising campaign.
  • Support the campaign cabinet, which includes identification and recruitment of cabinet chair and members, strategic agenda and achievement of goals.
  • Support resource development strategies related to regional advisory boards.
  • Develop annual department work plan and corresponding financial spending plan; ensures alignment with organizational goals and priorities.
  • Coordinate with the finance department to report dollars produced from all sources to auditors, United Way Worldwide, and others as requested.
  • Ensure there is a system to maintain all statistical data (dollars, donors, lapsed and new donors) for workplace campaigns, leadership giving, affinity groups, and alternate revenue.
  • Ensure ongoing learning opportunities to ensure that staff is up-to-date on nonprofit, social, economic and political issues facing our community and how United Way’s community partnerships and investments are changing lives; and to ensure that staff understand the philanthropic needs and aspirations of employers, and United Way’s role in meeting those needs.
  • Ensure effective management as a member of the organization’s Expanded Leadership Team
  • Provide leadership for development department team meetings and cross-functional meetings as required.
  • Attend board of directors’ meetings and other internal/external meetings as required.
  • Represent United Way at community and business events as required including in and out of state.

About You:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business related field required.
  • Minimum five years fundraising or sales experience required.
  • Experience in workplace giving and/or corporate philanthropy preferred (United Way and/or corporate workplace giving campaigns)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite required, and Microsoft CRM preferred.
  • Entrepreneurial, strategic thinker and solution oriented.
  • Inspirational, can do spirit leadership.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and juggle multiple priorities, and able to react and adjust quickly to changing conditions.
  • Excellent communication skills; able to communicate effectively and articulately in writing and orally.
  • Ability to keep his/her composure with the public and co-workers in everyday, stressful situations.
  • Strong customer focus in all tasks and activities, even while at times under pressure.
  • Solid relationship management skills enhancing internal organizational relations, external community interactions, and in business development opportunities.
  • Ability to perform job with integrity and values consistent with United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut.
  • Ability to relate well with people from diverse groups.
  • Holds self and other team members accountable for achieving results.
  • Driver’s license and valid transportation required.