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Resource Development and Communications Director

The United Way of Greater Kingsport (UWGK) is part of United Way Worldwide, a global volunteer-led, nonprofit organization that seeks out and addresses the root causes of pressing social issues, is accountable for stewardship of resources, and is responsible for delivering both short-term and long-term results aimed at improving the lives of local community members.  Through the generosity of local donors, the UWGK raises over $3.5 million annually to drive community impact in the areas of education, income, and health.

This results-oriented non-profit is seeking a team member to work closely with the Executive Director and Campaign Chairperson, direct internal and external communications and implement all aspects and supporting elements of the annual campaign process of inform, ask and thank. Continually building and assessing brand effectiveness and trust. Is a relationship builder in our community and is consistently pursuing growth in workplace giving and individual donors. Oversees other resource development efforts using established UWW guidelines for giving including coordination with regional United Ways. Champions the organization's marketing management and communicatins effort using strategic communication and marketing management skills and tactical implementation. As time permits, works to encourage planned giving/endowment.

The Director of Resource Development should have a genuine interest in the non-profit sector, the ability to achieve successful results in annual campaigns, and the enthusiasm and initiative to collaborate effectively with the community as well as UWGK volunteers and staff.  Interested applicants must have a bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an applicable field. 

Interested applicants desiring to help the UWGK drive community change should send a cover letter and resume to by Monday, April 9th, 2018.  These documents may also be mailed to UWGK, Attention:  RESUMES, 301 Louis Street, Suite 201, Kingsport, TN  37660.  This information is also available via our website:

United Way of Greater Kingsport is an Equal Opportunity Employer