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Company Name:
United Way of Calgary and Area
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Calgary, Alberta
Fundraising and Volunteerism
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 10 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Team Manager, Philanthropic Investments & Stewardship


Team Manager, Philanthropic Investments & Stewardship



Ready for challenging work and doing local good?


At UWCA we work locally to make Calgary and area a resilient, strong, supportive place for everyone. We work to end poverty, help kids succeed, and build extraordinary communities.

The Team Manager, Philanthropic Investments & Stewardship provides leadership and guidance to direct reports, promoting a culture of integration and efficiency. The role oversees philanthropic plans for key donors, foundations and corporations and helps cultivate and renew strategic partnerships with Corporate Community Investment leaders.  Working in collaboration with Marketing, Media & Communications and Community Investment, the Team Manager, Philanthropic Investments & Stewardship ensures Campaign readiness strategies are in place, including compelling materials to promote United Way fundraising priorities and related training.


The Core Competency characteristics every member of United Way is expected to possess are: Adaptable & Resilient, Relationship-Oriented, Collaborative, Results-Driven, Values-Driven and Strategic Thinking.  

Key Accountabilities:


  • Provide leadership to direct reports   
  • Oversight of philanthropic and partnership plans (individual, corporations and foundations supporting Signature Initiatives and other targeted investments)
  • Campaign readiness strategies (Annual Investment Guide and related training)


What you bring to the role:


  • University Graduate in a related field or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience in fund raising or similar industry
  • Proven experience in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility would be considered an asset
  • Problem solving and strategic thinking with a love of helping people
  • Outstanding project management skills, ability to work cross functionally and outside the organization, and have a track record of achieving the results expected
  • Highly skilled in planning and organization, strategic planning and implementation, ability to lead through change
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to influence and coach with an innovative outlook and open to change
  • Highly effective interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills with exceptional speaking, presentation, and coaching skills
  • Team building skills (coaching, collaborating, facilitation, conflict resolution) and a desire to build and grow a high performing team
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple priorities while maintaining a strong sense of urgency to ensure every donor has a great experience with United Way



To apply:


Submit cover letter with salary expectations, and resume to:  [email protected] by 12pm- August 28, 2019

Subject line:  Team Manager, Philanthropic Investments & Stewardship


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We thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only those being considered will be contacted.