Campaign Associate
(Contract Position – 2016 MAY 02 to 2017 FEB 03)

United Way of Chatham-Kent is looking for a passionate, committed individual to join the 2016 Campaign Team.

Successful candidates will be responsible for planning, organizing, implementing and evaluating annual campaigns within specific geographic regions and sectors of Chatham-Kent including South Chatham-Kent (Blenheim, Ridgetown, Thamesville and Bothwell) AND North Chatham-Kent (Wallaceburg and Dresden).

This role may also include responsibilities within specific campaign divisions in Chatham and assisting with United Way-initiated special events such as the Campaign Kick-Off, Harvest Run and Campaign Touchdown.

Duties may also include training of fund-raising volunteers through the United Way Speakers’ Bureau and collaborating with members of the campaign team on specific strategies for donor engagement.

You want to …

  • raise funds to support United Way-funded agencies, programs and services
  • work with volunteers to support them in achieving campaign goals for 2016
  • be a part of a team by attending and providing input at various meetings and strategy sessions
  • work with data to identify trends and help refine campaign strategies
  • plan and implement community fundraising events

You are …

  • passionate about your community
  • dedicated to supporting the nonprofit sector throughout Chatham-Kent
  • skilled in both written and verbal communication and relationship management
  • comfortable speaking in public
  • an outgoing “people person”
  • an innovative thinker

We are looking for someone who has:

  • a High School Diploma (post-secondary education will be seen as a definite asset)
  • significant volunteer history
  • project management experience
  • strong computer and reporting skills
  • research and analytical skills
  • a valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle
  • a supportive family who understands the need for flexibility in work hours … and
  • a sense of humour!

This contract position will commence on or about 2016 MAY 02.  An hourly wage of $17.00 per hour plus 4% vacation pay will be paid for a 35-hour work week.  Your office will be located at “The 425” – United Way’s Centre for Community Innovation in Chatham.  Travel will be required throughout Chatham-Kent.

We thank all applicants but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone calls please.

Please submit a resume, together with a cover letter and two references, by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, 2016 APR 01 to:

Karen Kirkwood-Whyte
Chief Executive Officer
United Way of Chatham-Kent
P.O. Box 606
Chatham, ON   N7M 5K8