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Associate Campaign Manager (Fraser Valley) - United Way of the Lower Mainland

Sep 13, 2019
Abbotsford, British Columbia

United Way serves the needs of our local community, igniting the desire in everyone to improve this community we call home. We call this “local love.” When we show our local love, vulnerable people find support, isolated people find connection, and our communities will be great for everyone. Across Metro Vancouver and from the Sea to Sky corridor to the Fraser Valley, we help make our community better.

The Associate Campaign Manager is a fundraising professional. Under the direction and guidance of the Regional Director of the Fraser Valley, the incumbent is responsible for staffing one or more of the divisions and projects within the United Way annual campaign and will be based in the United Way Fraser Valley office. This position works with staff, volunteers and the community to carry out campaign strategies to meet United Way's resource development goals and organizational objectives.


Summary Of Duties And Responsibilities

  • Assists in developing and implementing the overall campaign plan
  • Builds, maintains, and manages relationships with accounts and key individuals; looking for ways to deepen the connection to United Way
  • Analyzes data, prepares and implements plans for account cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and accountability
  • Tracks and monitors account activities ensuring accurate information is maintained
  • Sets both financial and non-financial goals, prepares and implements campaign plans and strategies
  • Works closely with senior, key volunteers and community members to ensure engagement, motivation and preparation for meetings calls, events and special projects
  • Provides fundraising support to senior volunteers and workplace volunteers
  • Provides information, fund raising expertise and advice on planning and coordination of campaigns
  • Supervises Campaign Associates during the annual campaign season



  • Two year diploma in an applicable discipline
  • Two years direct charitable fund-raising experience, an equivalent level similar experience may be considered
  • Experience working with volunteers at various levels throughout the community preferred
  • Ability to apply knowledge of fund-raising practices and principles
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to exercise a high level of tact and discretion in both internal and external interactions.
  • Ability to motivate others
  • Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with internal and external constituents
  • Ability to coordinate and direct the work of volunteers
  • Proficiency in English grammar, spelling and punctuation
  • The incumbent must provide their own vehicle and possess a valid BC DL



For success at UWLM and in this role, certain demonstrable characteristics will be required:

  • A commitment to building healthy, caring and inclusive communities, internally and externally
  • Curiosity
  • A Can-Do attitude and willingness to creatively problem solve
  • Drive to succeed as an individual and as a team member
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and comfortably operate in it
  • Models and fosters behaviour that establishes an empowered, determined, and united culture


Interested candidates are invited to apply by sending a cover letter and resume via our website:  Please contact if you have any questions regarding our posting.  

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