United Way of Central Indiana
  • Fundraising Division - Manager of Corporate Engagement
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Upper 50's
  • Salary
  • Full Time





Manager of Corporate Engagement

Team Vision  



Safeguarding our team members is an important part of how we ensure our continued work in the communities we serve. As a condition of employment, UWCI requires all new hires to be optimally vaccinated against COVID-19, including the COVID-19 booster, barring an approved exemption. All UWCI team members will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 19, 2021, barring an approved exception.

We partner to design, support and grow systems that accelerate financial stability and upward mobility for individuals and families living in or near poverty and striving for a brighter future. Our vision is that Central Indiana will be a community where children, individuals and families thrive; neighbors care for each other; and we are proud of all our residents' quality of life. 


We pursue this vision in all we do as we ask our community to give, advocate and volunteer. We believe that vision can only be achieved if pursued with shared values, and therefore place great emphasis on building a team that will pursue this vision together with ICARE. This is an exciting time to be part of United Way of Central Indiana's team as we embark on a new strategic framework that fosters innovation, builds community partnerships, and integrates across traditional functional areas.  



Position Summary 

United Way of Central Indiana recognizes that the key to success is a strong and cohesive team that works through shared values to achieve our mission. The Manager of Corporate Engagement will advance the mission of United Way of Central Indiana by developing, retaining and significantly growing thenumber of donors, corporate partners, and overall level of financial support and commitment to United Way of Central Indiana (UWCI).Efforts include maintaining and developing of relationships assigned, identify viable opportunities for involvement within UWCI and work closely with the account to plan, organize, and implement employee giving and engagement opportunities year-round. This position is responsible for maintaining and continuously developing relationshipswith key constituents at various levels within assigned corporate accounts within TEAM VISIO. The Manager of Corporate Engagement will identify viable opportunities for additional involvement with UWCI and strategically integrate other fundraising team members in these opportunitiesThey willidentify viable opportunities for involvement within UWCI and work closely with the account work closely with these constituents to plan, organize and implement employee giving, engagement opportunities year-round,and other United Way activities to ensure a successful, stronger and sustained United Way commitment. This position is also responsible for achieving annual fundraising goals and growth in engagement of donors and corporate efforts in their assigned portfolio within TEAM VISION 


Position Duties & Responsibilities 

The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.   

Fundraising & Engagement:Achieve corporate fundraising goal and maintain & grow corporate relationships 

  • Promote various year-round sponsorship and engagement activities to help increase donor awareness and overall involvement within UWCI. 

  • Manage year-round engagement activities with corporate partners and individual donors 

  •  In conjunction with internal partners, develop and implement strategies to grow the revenue generated from assigned corporate partner accounts.  

  • Manage and nurture assigned accounts to develop stronger UWCI relationships, commitment and employee giving support.  

  • Maintain consistent account contact and creatively explore and introduce additional UWCI opportunities, as appropriate (i.e., volunteerism, sponsorships, etc.).   

  • Leverage data to provide strategic, targeted account management and excellent customer service, leading to long-term strategic plans with aggressive goals.   

  • In coordination with TEAM VISIONIndividual Giving Manager, identify, cultivate and steward a portfolio of individual donors within assigned accounts.  Achieve donor call expectations (50 annually) and annual financial goals. 

  • Oversee assigned project completion 

  • Ensure appropriate information is tracked and updated within SCRMin a timely manner 

  • Internal Relationships: Workwith UWCI's Community Impact and Fundraising team to identify, develop and implement opportunities to communicate community impact work and UWCI goals to constituents.  Be knowledgeable about UWCI's work in Central Indiana and be an effective and compelling communicator of the same to advance engagement and brand value.   

  • Relationships: Develop and maintain regular contact with corporate account representatives and corporate account leadership within assigned portfolio.  Identify and communicate with appropriate UWCI team members regarding opportunities to leverage these relationships more broadly.   

  • Annual Goals: Achieve established goals for annual fundraising, engagement, and donor calls. Work with Senior Manager of Engagement for TEAM VISION to ensure goals reflect, align and contribute to the broader goals of the organization.   

  •  Flexibility:  UWCI is evolving with our changing external environment.  Flexibility is a key attribute for this position.  A willingness to take on additional duties to ensure the success of the team is essential.Performs special assignments and other work, on an as-needed basis.  
  • This role requires routine travel up to 50% of the time. 



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential job function satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the basic knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The individual in this role must display the highest level of integrity and confidentiality. United Way also values innovative thinking, and a successful candidate will be a self-starter who can work within the team to achieve goals and objectives.  The individual should have effective communication skills, attention to detail and organization, flexibility, adaptability and the ability to multi-task and be open-minded in a fast-paced environment. The individual will also maintain knowledge of trends in his/her area of responsibility and reviews literature to understand key issues. 


This individual reads and interprets documents such as operating instructions and procedure manuals.  Routinely writes detailed reports and correspondence and responds to questions and/or complaints.  Routinely speaks effectively before groups of customers, clients, and managers and/or employees of organization.   

This individual Routinely solves practical problems and deals with a variety of concrete variables in situations where standardization exists. Able to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. 

This individual makes day-to-day and/or daily decisions used to support strategic direction.  Decisions often require thought and are structured.  Decisions tend to be short term (one year or less) and usually moderate to high cost. 


Education and/or Experience 

Bachelor's degreerequired.Experience in fundraising, public administration, sales, marketing or business administration is preferred.Fundraising Executive Certification (CFRE) is preferred. 2-4 years of related experience is required.Knowledge of the central Indiana community and the human service sector is preferred.Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills, a strong reputation for integrity and professionalism, ability to resolve conflict constructively, ability to build strong relationships both inside and outside UWCI, ability to think strategically, commitment to fostering an inclusive environment consistent with UWCI's commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Must have the ability to prepareandexplain performance, manage a diverse group of donors and volunteers, manage projects and workload, and engage constructively with the other members of the UWCI team. 


*Work experience may substitute for education requirements on a case-by-case basis  


Core Competencies 

United Way of Central Indiana's team is evaluated on the following core competencies: 

  • Inclusion 

  • Courage 

  • Accountability 

  • Respect 

  • Excellence 

  • Job Knowledge 

  • Thriving in Change 




Position Leader:Engagement Senior Manager - Team Vision 
Position Leads:             No Direct Reports 

FLSA Status:                    Exempt, Full- Time 

Salary Range:               Mid 50's

Benefits:Complete Benefits Package Available 

Reviewed:October 2021 






Equal Opportunity Employer 

 Please apply at uwci.org/careers 



This position description does not constitute a contract of employment or a guarantee of any terms or conditions of employment.  UWCI employees are employed on an at-will basis. In addition, nothing in this position description restricts UWCI's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this position at any time.  



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