Website United Way of Prince Edward Island

Manager, Relationship & Development
Permanent Full-Time Position
Work Location: Hybrid
(Required in-office, in Charlottetown, two-three days per week)
Application Deadline: June 26th, 2024

United Way Prince Edward Island (PEI) works to ensure that everyone in PEI can participate in their communities and reach their fullest potential. We do so by putting donations to work where they get the greatest results. Our work focuses on four key areas that create opportunities for everyone in our communities to live a better life. These four areas include poverty, social inclusion, supporting kids and youth, and mental health and wellness.

The United Way staff in PEI work to create community excellence, growth, and impact. We work collaboratively to generate resources, engage and steward donors and volunteers, and to implement programs and partnerships to address critical issues in our community and to influence sustainable change.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Manager, Relationship & Development will develop, grow, and strengthen individual donor and corporate relationships. This individual will serve as primary coordinator for several fundraising campaigns in PEI workplaces and support overall business development and fundraising efforts at United Way PEI. In this role, you will:

  • Lead and manage corporate and public sector fundraising campaigns and build strong, mutually beneficial relationships with key partners, campaigns, and individuals, and provide exceptional support to ensure campaign success.
  • Create and action annual plans to secure year-round support and engagement with United Way.  
  • Create and lead the implementation of new fundraising initiatives to diversify revenue and build new business relationships.
  • Provide organizational leadership by managing department budgets, monitoring financial goals and expenses, providing leadership, support and motivation to the PEI team, and ensuring brand and communications align with the goals of fundraising.
  • Work cross-departmentally with United Way colleagues to provide appropriate support and value to partners, donors, and volunteers.

Our ideal candidate is a donor and relationship-focused individual who gets stuff done! They are energized by new opportunities and innovation and are excited by achieving fundraising results and generating impact in our community. They can think creatively, work independently, effectively manage and support people, and solve problems in an ever-changing environment.

Ideal experience, skills and competencies include at least three to five years of progressive fundraising, business development, professional sales, or relationship-focused work experience along with public speaking and group facilitation experience, and a keen attention to detail and extensive experience working with Microsoft Office applications. One to three years of supervisory experience is considered an asset.

United Way PEI is committed to a comprehensive compensation package including salary, pension contribution, health and dental benefits, generous vacation time, professional development and training, and flexible work hours and location. The salary range for this position starts at $61,625 per year.

United Way PEI deeply values equity and is committed to ensuring our staff community reflects the diversity of the wider community. We welcome applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized people, women, persons with disabilities, persons of varied sexual and gender identities, and others with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. United Way seeks to maintain its commitment to inclusion and equity and recognizes that increasing the diversity of our staff supports this objective.

During the recruitment process, applicants have the right to request an accommodation. Applicants invited to participate in an assessment process (such as an interview or testing) and who require accommodation should discuss their needs in advance of the assessment.  


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