Careers

We are currently recruiting for:

Business Development Manager

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

Business Development Manager

Imagine your work could positively impact the lives of tens of thousands of people.  What if you were able to use your passion for building relationships to generate financial resources that allowed for the achievement of bold and ambitious community goals?  Goals such as 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.  Our community has asked us to lead a tall charge and we need the right person to join our team to help raise the resources necessary to make the vision a reality.   If you are someone that is fulfilled by building something new through achieving ambitious goals, then this position will be right in your wheelhouse.

United Way of Eastern Maine is hiring for the newly created position of Business Development Manager to oversee business development efforts that will advance the workplace giving program throughout UWEM’s five-county service area. The candidate will seek out opportunities to cultivate new employer relationships and strengthen existing relationships with employers in the region.

This outward facing, results-oriented role requires a high-energy and inspiring leader who is genuinely comfortable and effective in soliciting new campaigns and gifts. They must have the demonstrated ability to do so by building strong and sustainable relationships.

The successful candidate will demonstrate a focus on creativity, team work and problem-solving to support the creation and implementation of plans to successfully achieve UWEM’s mission.  They will place a high value on professionalism and accountability.

Our Business Development 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

The position will be structured as full time or part time to meet the needs of the right candidate. This position offers a competitive salary, a robust benefits package and incentives for meeting key metrics.  UWEM also offers an incredible office culture and supportive work environment. Find the full job description here. To apply send resume and cover letter to hr@unitedwayem.org.

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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.