United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut (UWCNCT) is one of more than 1,100 autonomous United Ways in our nation and nearly 1,800 community-based United Ways in 45 countries and territories. We have the unique ability, vision, and resources to bring together diverse stakeholders to create positive change and achieve long-lasting results for children and families. It is a Metro 1A United Way with a population of approximately one million people in its service area.
For more information on UWCNCT, please visit https://unitedwayinc.org/
THE OPPORTUNITY: Chief Philanthropy Officer
UWCNCT is seeking a dynamic, mission-driven Chief Philanthropy Officer who will understand the community and foster relationships with a wide range of constituents. Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Philanthropy Officer will be part of the senior management team. The Chief Philanthropy Officer is a visionary leader of a highly successful dedicated team of development staff who will have responsibility for the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individuals, corporations, and foundations. This individual will manage the 100th Anniversary campaign and endeavor to position the organization as a community leader, convener, and positive change agent for long-term solutions to the community’s greatest needs. The Chief Philanthropy Officer will build a major gifts program by establishing strong relationships with donors who can generate major gifts, endowment gifts and deferred gifts. The organization will endeavor to position endowment as a critical strategic element of its community strategy. This position will be central to the UWCNCT’s mission "to engage and bring together people and resources committed to the well-being of children and families in our community."
Diversified Search Group, the executive search firm that specializes in mission-driven search, has been exclusively retained for this engagement. Peter Gillin, Managing Director, Diversified Search Group, and Kristina Dorne, Senior Search Associate, of Koya Partners have been exclusively retained for this search. To express interest in this role please submit your materials here. All inquiries and discussions will be considered strictly confidential.
Diversified Search Group is committed to providing reasonable accommodation to individuals living with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual living with a disability and need assistance expressing interest online, please email NonprofitSearchOps@divsearch.com. If you are selected for an interview, you will receive additional information regarding how to request an accommodation for the interview process.
The United Way of Central and Northeastern Connecticut is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from people of color, persons with disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ applicants.