Campaign Representative

We are looking for a philanthropic focused individual to support United Way workplace campaigns to raise funds. This contributes to addressing and reducing poverty within the Edmonton and area.

In this role you will inspire, coach, and support workplace representatives and volunteers in fundraising activities. (Primarily in the public sector including Government of Alberta and City of Edmonton). You will present United Way’s message to groups, coordinate and deliver fund raising materials, arrange speakers, participate in meetings and special events, monitor campaign activities, collect donations and pledges and provide recommendations to maximize results. You will also report on results and track activities in our customized database.

Qualifications include experience or education in the business, public services or human services sector. You are energetic, flexible, organized, open to public speaking and enjoy working with people. Basic Outlook, Excel, Word and PowerPoint skills are essential and experience working with a customized database is preferred. A valid driver’s license and vehicle are required as travel is involved in Edmonton and surrounding areas. The ability to lift up to 25 pounds is also necessary to transport campaign and related event materials throughout Edmonton.

This is a full time temporary position commencing on April 29, 2019 and ending December 20, 2019. Comprehensive training on United Way of the Alberta Capital Region, fundraising strategies and public speaking is provided.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to resumes@myunitedway.ca

This position will be open until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those being considered will be contacted.

Edmonton and area’s corporate and public sector have provided support to the annual United Way Campaign by providing funds to sponsor the employment Campaign Representatives.

United Way of the Alberta Capital Region is committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects our diverse community that we serve.  Our commitment to diversity and inclusion goes beyond promoting equity and we encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds and those who may need accommodation to apply.   By incorporating a variety of experiences and perspectives, we create opportunities for innovative solutions and maximize the impact of our work.