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Manager, Giving Societies

  • 11/21/2023 5:22 PM
    Message # 13282368


    The Manager, Giving Societies is responsible for the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors who contribute $10,000+ annually through personal engagement and programmatic elements, in partnership with multiple organizational teams. The Manager, Giving Societies will be donor-centered, data-driven, innovative, and results-oriented to meet fundraising goals and targets. 


    • Manage the programmatic acquisition, renewal, and stewardship of Tocqueville Society donors in partnership with the Associate Vice President, Development. (30%) 

    • Collaborate with the Corporate Engagement team to create and execute Tocqueville Society acquisition and renewal strategies across workplace campaigns, with a focus on top 10 Tocqueville Society corporate accounts.  (15%) 

    • Oversee key aspects of donor relations including, but not limited to accurate gift processing, timely and personalized acknowledgements and receipts, maintaining accurate donor contact information, and create all relevant reports. (20%) 

    • Execute annual events and communications plan in collaboration with the Marketing and Communications team including event logistics, programmatic materials and project management of direct mail program. (15%) 

    • Manage a portfolio of 30-40 individual Tocqueville Society members capable of moving to higher levels of giving.  (20%) 


    • Bachelor’s degree in related field and/or combination of equivalent employment and education experience. 

    • Preference for two to four years of fundraising experience, including the solicitation of $10,000+ gifts from individual donors. 

    • Excellent written and oral communication skills, reflecting a passion for the work of United Way. 

    • Possess a collaborative and entrepreneurial spirit, as well as the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage concurrent projects and day to day tasks effectively, with minimal supervision, in a fast-paced environment.  

    • Ability to cultivate, engage and maintain professional relationships with donors and volunteers, as exemplified by excellent follow-through skills, the ability to speak with finesse and to maintain confidentiality regarding personal philanthropic decisions. 

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office environment, with preference for database experience.  


    • Medical, Dental and Vision 

    • Life and AD&D Insurance 

    • Disability Leave 

    • Paid Parental Leave  

    • Paid Family Leave  

    • Employee Assistance Program 


    • 401k Plan  

    • Paid Time Off including Personal Time, Sick Time & Paid Holidays 


    TO APPLY: Candidates must officially apply through our website with a cover letter and resume along with two writing samples that best demonstrate their recent work. 


    The responsibilities listed above are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work required in the role. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required. The incumbent may asked to perform other duties as assigned. 

    We believe the term “diversity” incorporates all the characteristics that make us both alike and unique: our backgrounds, cultures, nationalities, lifestyles, identities, gender, points of view, approaches to solving problems, ways of working, and views of personal and career success. 

    It is the intent of United Way to follow both the letter and the spirit of local, state and federal laws governing Equal Opportunity Employment as those laws exist today and as they may change in the future.

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