Careers

We are currently recruiting for one position:

Resource Development & Communications Manager

To apply send your cover letter and resume to hr@unitedwayem.org

Resource Development & Communications Manager

Imagine that your ability to tell a great story was able to move people from contemplation to action; that it could engage a diverse array of community members in the achievement of bold and ambitious goals. Suppose that your natural ability to make connections and build relationships could positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of people. Consider that your knack for event planning could allow you to create experiences and events that leave people feeling inspired, uplifted and cared. If this sounds good to you then United Way of Eastern Maine’s Resource Development & Communications Manager position may be a perfect fit.

Our community has asked us to lead a tall charge and we need the right person to join our team that can help raise the resources necessary to make this vision a reality. The Resource Development & Communications Manager will help to shape the way our community engages in moving 10,000 people out of poverty, eliminating deaths from substance use disorder and improving third grade reading scores by 10% by the year 2028.

The Resource Development & Communications Manager will have the ability to motivate and mobilize volunteers and donors to support the United Way of Eastern Maine’s mission and increase our investment in activities that support the three Opportunity 2028 Bold Goals, a ten-year community change initiative set by the community and led by United Way of Eastern Maine:
1. Meet basic needs and promote self-sufficiency for all
2. Prevent, treat, and support recovery from Substance Use Disorder
3. Ensure all children have quality early learning experiences

Our Resource Development & Communications Manager will craft and tailor communications that demonstrate the impact of UWEM’s work and design events that effectively engage our community. The position is largely focused on building relationships with corporations, individuals and volunteers that encourage highly successful workplace and individual giving through effective and efficient fundraising efforts throughout United Way of Eastern Maine’s (UWEM) five-county service area.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a focus on creativity, team work and problem-solving to support the creation and implementation of plans to help UWEM be successful in achieving its mission. They will place a high value on professionalism and accountability. As well as commitment to efficiency, innovation and continuous improvement.

This full time position offers a competitive salary and a robust benefits package, an incredible office culture and supportive work environment. Find the full job description here.

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About our Team

At United Way of Eastern Maine (UWEM) we imagine a community where no one struggles to meet their basic needs.  Where ALL people are fed, housed and stable. Everyone is safe.  Treatment and recovery is accessible to all; without stigma.  All parents/caregivers can enroll their children in high quality care settings.  Our youth are engaged and resilient.  Most importantly we are leading the charge toward this vision TOGETHER, as a community.   Are you in?

Our staff team is “all in” to further United Way of Eastern Maine’s mission and increase our investment in activities that support the three Opportunity 2028 Bold Goals, a ten-year community change initiative set by the community and led by United Way of Eastern Maine:

  1. Meet basic needs and promote self-sufficiency for all
  2. Prevent, treat, and support recovery from Substance Use Disorder
  3. Ensure all children have quality early learning experiences

To support the great work of our employees, we offer a competitive salary and a robust benefits package including health and dental insurance, a 403 (b) plan, life insurance, vacation and holiday pay and paid sick time off.

Additionally, United Way of Eastern Maine offers:

  • A true team atmosphere full of hard workers that know how to have fun
  • A culture of continuous improvement, innovation and creativity
  • Regular opportunities for professional development
  • Wellness benefit
  • Personal and floating holidays
  • Paid time to volunteer
  • A great team of top-notch professionals that share your passion for strengthening our community

Diversity and inclusion are vital to achieving our mission, living our values and advancing the common good. We seek to promote these core values as an employer and in the communities in which we work. UWEM fosters and promotes an inclusive environment that leverages the unique contributes of diverse individuals and organizations in all aspects of our work. We are dedicated to building a diverse staff with expertise and interest in serving our communities, and encourage persons of all types of diversity to apply.

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The United Way of Eastern Maine is an equal opportunity employer.