United Way of the Mid-South

Where there's a you, there's a way!

DEPARTMENT: Resource Development

REPORTS TO: Manager, Annual Giving


EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Full-time (Seasonal)

WORK SCHEDULE: Campaign Season = 12 weeks (August 27-November 16)

Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., with occasional
weekend events and company meetings that could be as early as 5am or as late as 12am


Campaign Representatives (CRs) will work closely with the internal United Way of the Mid-South (UWMS) staff to assist Employee Campaign Managers (ECMs) to lead successful United Way campaigns. CRs will demonstrate leadership, fundraising, and teamwork skills to support UWMS’s commitment to excellent customer service with local organizations, businesses, and individuals.



  • Recognize the organization’s top priority is to create real social change that improves lives and changes community conditions
  • Connect to the mission to drive performance and motivation


  • Understand and motivate individuals and organizations
  • Actively listen to and facilitate diverse input and contribution


  • Effectively communicate
  • Value diversity and inclusion
  • Treat others with respect and dignity


  • Assist internal Resource Development Managers in achieving established fundraising goals
  • Support Employee Campaign Managers in executing employee campaigns
  • Provide organizational and administrative support, including providing appropriate materials, scheduling speakers and deliveries, and scheduling agency tours
  • Monitor campaigns during their duration to provide any assistance necessary
  • Speak and present on behalf of United Way of the Mid-South to communicate our vision and mission to increase the number of contributions
  • Write and deliver speeches that engage the audience, communicate our story in a compelling way, and influence potential donors to give
  • Follow through on all assigned accounts
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date records via an on-line system (Salesforce)
  • Complete a debrief session for each account and document feedback


  • Have a positive attitude and a customer service mindset
  • Have reliable transportation and be willing to travel around our 8-county region
  • Communicate effectively via phone, email, and face-to-face
  • Maintain a high-volume workload, organizing overlapping events
  • Execute work with a high attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy
  • Be flexible with scheduling and tasks assigned
  • Handle confidential material in a professional manner
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Be computer literate with experience in MS Office software, gmail, Google Calendar, and Google Docs


  • Valid driver’s license and a valid insurance policy on the vehicle which meets the requirements for the state of Tennessee
  • Smartphone with access to e-mail
  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Prior fundraising experience preferred


Please submit cover letter and resume to the attention of Mary Sexton by June 30, 2019.

To apply for this job email your details to careers@uwmidsouth.org