Work to Impact Our Community

Sooner or later someone will ask where you work. Wouldn’t you like to be part of an organization that is recognized as one of the world’s pre-eminent nonprofits?

United Way employees are central to creating enduring change in our community. We enjoy a professional work environment with supportive co-workers, a strong benefits package, and the satisfaction of knowing that our work improves lives. United Way encourages work/life balance and volunteerism.

Employment Opportunties

Job Title: Corporate Engagement Executive
Department: Engagement
Reports To: Director, External Engagement
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Full Time
Salary Range: $60,000 to $65,000 annually

POSITION SUMMARY

Corporate Engagement Executive assists the Director of External Engagement in building, maintaining, and growing relationships with local corporate partners with the overall goal of increasing revenue for the organization. Corporate Engagement Executives are responsible for overseeing a large portfolio of companies within selected industries and assisting these companies throughout the year in achieving their community engagement goals in the areas of employee and corporate giving, volunteering, and community development.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Account Management: Responsible for engaging corporate accounts ranging from large revenue opportunities ($500K +), mid-range ($50K – $500K), and small revenue opportunities ($1K – $50K).
  • Relationship Management: Develop and manage relationships with business leaders, key stakeholders, and donors at corporate accounts.
  • Project Support for Donor Affinity Group: Assist with the operations and tasks of the Women United donor affinity group.
  • Account Analysis: Assist with data gathering, research, and analysis for goal setting and projections. Prepare weekly projection reports and other reports as assigned.
  • Project Support: Actively participate in/support campaign coordinator training, and management presentations.
  • Data Entry: Maintain accurate and timely progress notes on assigned accounts as well as related projects. Demonstrate use of account management tool (Andar) and other databases/resources as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Relationship Oriented
  • Brand Steward
  • Deep Community Expertise
  • Effective Fundraiser
  • Effective and Engaging Communication

QUALIFICATIONS

Experience:Three (3) years’ experience in a business/corporate environment or nonprofit fundraising position

Job Title: Data Analyst
Department: Community Impact
Reports To: Director, Community Impact
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Full Time
Salary Range: $60,000 to $65,000 annually

POSITION SUMMARY

United Way of San Diego County (UWSD) seeks an innovative and dynamic individual to serve as its Data Analyst. Reporting to the Director of Community Impact, the successful candidate will provide data alignment, analysis and synthesis for community impact projects. The Data Analyst will work independently and as part of cross-functional teams to build capacity in the areas of research, data collection/management, and evaluation. This person will support all aspects of the cradle-to-career education and economic mobility portfolio.

United Way of San Diego County (UWSD) is an organization that is fast-paced and has dedicated staff. UWSD leverages the use of data and our partners’ expertise to better understand root causes and put impactful solutions into action. Our work, in partnership with others, uses shared goals, innovation, and proven practices to resolve inequities and transform the lives of children, young adults, and families in the San Diego region.

Please apply if you are excited about our work, and:

  • Have credentials and/or significant experience in the areas of evaluation and data management, including design, collection, analysis, and reporting;
  • Are skilled at managing the collection of data for continuous improvement;
  • Have created and managed effective data systems;
  • Have outstanding data analysis and visualization skills;
  • Have an inquisitive mindset that helps you distill meaning from complex data;
  • Are passionate about equity and family self-sufficiency;
  • Have a demonstrated professional interest in education, college and career preparedness, and/or economic mobility;
  • Are excited to collaborate across a diverse set of community stakeholder groups;
  • Possess exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Are able to effectively manage multifaceted projects in multiple environments;
  • Like to work in a fast-paced, productive, and collaborative environment and are an innovative problem-solver;
  • Want to learn, grow and evolve your professional skills while making a difference in the lives of students and families in San Diego;
  • Are interested in turning pilots and projects into catalysts for systemic change.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support all data related work of the department, including developing data management systems and compiling data from internal and external sources
  • Collect, clean, analyze and interpret new data sets to answer emerging evaluation questions
  • Support analysis and interpretation of both quantitative and qualitative data to inform continuous improvement efforts
  • Develop and manage data quality assurance processes
  • Support department in data agreement compliance and ensure responsible data stewardship
  • Present and facilitate data topics in a variety of settings
  • Support performance measurement and evaluation activities, including the development and implementation of program evaluations, performance reports, dashboards and other projects
  • Conduct research, synthesize and organize information for organizational use
  • Support special projects and assignments that could include collaborating with other departments and/or supporting organization-wide data requests and needs
  • Other duties as assigned

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Consensus-building
  • Results-Driven
  • Deep Community Expertise
  • Cross-Functional Capability and Collaboration
  • Data collection and use

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in the fields of education, human development, behavioral health, public health, social work, community development, or an associated field with three to five years of relevant experience OR the equivalent of lived experience in related fields.
  • Knowledge of strategic planning processes, systems change, facilitative leadership, and collective impact approaches;
  • Proven commitment to social justice and racial equity;
  • Strong team orientation, relationship-building and negotiation skills, and ability to collaborate with diverse groups of people, have an inquisitive and questioning mindset;
  • Experience in a data-related role.
  • Excellent data organization, analysis, and reporting skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to research topics, assimilate data, and report on findings, verbally and in written form.
  • Proven ability to set priorities, work independently and take initiative, manage multiple projects, meet deadlines and achieve established outcomes;
  • Outcome-driven and familiarity with using data to inform programmatic decisions;
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated ability to make administrative/procedural decisions;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office package (Outlook/Word/PowerPoint);
  • Expertise in Excel; additional software experience preferred (Access databases, Tableau or Power BI, Alteryx).
  • Spanish as a second language a plus

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

  • Hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls
  • Frequent communication with leadership, staff and the public

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of incumbents.

WORK SCHEDULE

UWSD currently supports a hybrid work environment with a combination of remote and in-person work. The amount of time spent working in-person is currently limited, but is subject to change, and strictly adheres to COVID-19 guidelines put forth by the state, county, and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA). The typical schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, flexibility is required due to the nature of this work. Schedule may include evenings, weekends and holidays.

Job Title: Impact Manager
Department: Community Impact
Reports To: Sr. Impact Manager
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt/Full Time

POSITION SUMMARY

The Impact Manager will be responsible for implementing collaborative efforts in education/learning, college and career preparedness, and family stability/economic mobility. Using the principles of collective impact (as defined here: https://uwsd.org/Collective-Impact), the Impact Manager will set the agenda and facilitate partner meetings, ensure alignment on shared goals, implement project activities, manage effective communication, develop and maintain strong relationships with organizational partners and community members, leverage resources, utilize data for continuous improvement, and provide supervision for interns and volunteers.

United Way of San Diego County (UWSD) is an organization that is fast-paced and has dedicated staff. UWSD leverages the use of data and our partners’ expertise to better understand root causes and put impactful solutions into action. Our work, in partnership with others, uses shared goals, innovation, and proven practices to resolve inequities and transform the lives of children, young adults, and families in the San Diego region.

This position is a fit for you, if you:

  • Have experience facilitating meetings and group decision making processes both virtually and in-person;
  • Are passionate about equity and family self-sufficiency;
  • Are excited to work with a diverse set of community stakeholders; 
  • Enjoy developing trusting and productive relationships with partners (schools and community-based);
  • Possess exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written;
  • Are comfortable with collecting and using data for continuous improvement;
  • Have experience/interest in program development and implementation;
  • Have credentials and/or experience in the areas of education, human development, behavioral health, public health, social work, community development and/or family stability;
  • Have experience and/or knowledge of case management and social service delivery systems;
  • Like to work in a fast-paced, productive, and collaborative environment and are an innovative problem-solver; 
  • Want to learn, grow and evolve your professional skills while making a difference in the lives of students and families in San Diego; and
  • Are interested in turning pilots and projects into catalysts for systemic change.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF POSITION:

  • Facilitate the development of goals, action plans, deliverables and metrics related to program; prepare and submit monthly and quarterly reports;
  • Cultivate and maintain strong partnership to achieve programmatic outcomes;
  • Facilitate meetings and training opportunities both virtually and in-person, as appropriate;
  • Make connections with local service providers; build programmatic capacity to serve identified families;
  • Manage relationships between school/ after-school enrichment staff, non-profit partners, universities, County Health and Human Services Agency, County Office of Education, K-12 Districts, child care providers and others;
  • Provide consistent support to staff and partners;
  • Ensure consistent and effective communication between all involved partners;
  • Use principles of continuous improvement to improve and refine strategies including school district and programmatic data; must be able to use qualitative and quantitative data to inform programmatic adjustments;
  • Utilize local and national networks and best practice tools to directly support Collaborative Action Networks;
  • Attend community meetings throughout the County to represent United Way and learn about other efforts in the community; institutionalize methods of sharing community activity with others in the organization;
  • Serve as a liaison between UWSD volunteer engagement team and partners to plan and coordinate meaningful volunteer activities;
  • Partner with other UWSD departments as appropriate; and
  • Other duties as assigned.

Key Competencies

  • Project Development and Implementation
  • Results-Driven
  • Relationship Oriented
  • Collaborator
  • Deep Community Expertise
  • Adaptability and Change Management
  • Cross-Functional Capability and Collaboration

Qualifications and Requirements:  

  • Post-secondary credential in education, human development, behavioral health, public health, social work, community development, or related field – or equivalent experience;
  • Minimum 3 years in comparable position;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects, facilitate group process and decision-making;
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills, including public speaking and report writing;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage processes and projects on time and to achieve outcomes;
  • Demonstrated ability to create and execute presentations;
  • Demonstrated ability to research topics, assimilate data and report on findings, verbally and in written form.
  • Demonstrated critical thinking skills;
  • Experience/familiarity with the principles of collective impact and/or collaborative work;
  • Strong knowledge of education, health, family stability, social service and other youth-serving systems of care;
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise tact and good judgment;
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently, manage time effectively and follow-through;
  • Demonstrated ability to support, manage and coach others to achieve identified goals;
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office package (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint);
  • Valid California Driver’s License and acceptable driving record. Must provide and verify own automobile insurance; and
  • Candidate must be able to utilize own transportation for fieldwork (with expense reimbursement).
  • Dual-language proficiency in English and Spanish preferred.

Physical Demands: 

Physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential job functions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions of the job.

  • Moving about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls
  • Frequent communication with leadership, staff and the public
  • Weights of up to 30 pounds occasionally lifted (carrying devices provided)

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of incumbents.

Work Schedule

UWSD currently supports a hybrid work environment with a combination of remote and in-person work. The amount of time spent working in-person is currently limited, but is subject to change, and strictly adheres to COVID-19 guidelines put forth by the state, county, and the Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA). The typical schedule is 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. However, flexibility is required due to the nature of this work. Schedule may include evenings, weekends and holidays. 

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Employee Benefits

  • 23 Days PTO
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Comprehensive health, dental, vision and chiropractic benefits
  • 401K Retirement savings plan with company matching
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • 4 paid hours to volunteer per month

Hiring Process

Our Hiring Policy

United Way employment practices are implemented without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religious beliefs, age, disability, sexual orientation, citizenship status, military status or any other basis protected by federal, state or local fair employment practice laws.

How to Apply for a Position

Please upload your resume and cover letter here to apply. No phone calls, please.

When You Will Hear From Us

We are not always able to respond to inquiries regarding the status of an application. If you do not hear from us within three weeks, you should assume that we cannot offer you further employment at this time. However, we do keep your application on file for one year.

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