Role: Manager, Neighborhood Impact

About the United Way of the Greater Triangle:

With a bold vision to eradicate poverty and increase social mobility through the power of partnerships, United Way of the Greater Triangle (UWGT) is seeking a leader with outstanding relationship building, project management and communication skills to help us reach our strategic impact goals by growing our ability to engage and empower local community leaders and organizations. If you are high-performing, enthusiastic, optimistic, equity minded, and have a passion for using your skills to make a positive impact in your community, then we want you to apply.

Position Overview: 

Reporting to the Chief Program Officer, the Manager, Neighborhood Impact is responsible for setting vision and direction for our local community impact strategy. This person loves people and is an authentic relationship builder. The Manager, Neighborhood Impact is a dynamic storyteller while also capable of building out and executing on a technical plan for reimagined philanthropy that puts resources and decision-making power in the hands of local residents suffering the most. This person collects the right sets of data and can see the story that emerges, holds themselves to outstanding personal values and makes values-aligned decisions with ease. This role is new and the person filling it will have to have comfort with initial ambiguity and real strength in imagination.

The Manager, Neighborhood Impact works alongside the Community Impact team whose core responsibility is to steward the abundant time, talent and monetary resources of the Triangle towards impacts that eradicate poverty and increase social mobility.

Major responsibilities.

  • Set an inspiring vision for and direct the UWGT Neighborhood Impact approach.
  • Design, test, and execute on a funding process plan.
  • Analyze complex data sets, including technical and anecdotal data.
  • Build deep, lasting, trust-filled relationships with people and leaders within local neighborhoods.
  • Allocate funding according to the vision, budget and plan.
  • Conduct landscape analysis of local neighborhoods and communities.
  • Develop a tool that measures current structures of success in local communities and leverage that learning to create a funding structure that supports them.
  • Neighborhood by neighborhood relationship building centered on neighborhood needs and assets
  • Build a customizable structure for supporting neighborhood dreams

Required Competencies:

  • You’re passionate about the mission, vision and values of the United Way of the Greater Triangle. You understand what we’re up to and are an effective and passionate brand steward. You see your work as an extension and expression of our values.
  • You’re a visionary. You can dream up something that hasn’t existed before. Your imagination is bold and clear, you can help people see a future that hasn’t existed yet.
  • You love people and their stories. You believe every person has value and every person’s story is interesting. You build lasting relationships and are a person who people trust.
  • You’re an effective communicator. You know who you are and speak authentically. You make space to hear others from a variety of backgrounds, not just your own.
  • You’re a dynamite executor. You don’t just dream, you get the work done.  You can define a plan, execute on it and iterate it to make it better over time. You put plans in motion and monitor their progress.
  • You’re an analyst. You see datasets and know that they are telling a story. You have a system for collecting and analyzing data. You choose the just-right medium to share data’s story with different audiences, including internal and external partners.
  • You’re committed to diversity, equity and inclusivity. You examine and work to mitigate your own biases and support the growth and maintenance of an inclusive, anti-racist culture at United Way of the Greater Triangle.

Other Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office products

Salary range for this role: $65 – 80K with a competitive benefits package and the ability to work remotely through COVID-19.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusivity (DEI) Vision Statement:  We are committed to becoming a collaborative and inclusive organization that strives for equity and equal opportunity in all we do in order to be a catalyst for change in our community. We will work to create a welcoming environment for all; enable success for all; work constantly toward fairness, civility, and respect for all; and honor the rich mosaic of voices both within our United Way and in the Greater Triangle.If this sounds like you, please submit your resume and cover letter to