United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County is currently seeking candidates for our 2019 AdministrativeLoaned Executive (ALE) position. The ALE role is a temporary, full-time position from July 15, 2019 to December 11, 2019.
If you are motivated to join a purpose-driven team and learn how United Way helps to connect individuals and companies with local issues to make a positive collective social impact, we would love to hear from you. United Way is a recognized national brand and is the largest funder of health and human services outside of the federal government. Funds raised by United Way of Greater Milwaukee & WaukeshaCounty remain local and are invested in nearly 220 programs at over 110 local nonprofit program partners. We fight for the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our local community.
Each fall, large numbers of area companies hold a workplace giving campaign for United Way. During this busy time, Administrative Loaned Executives assist United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County with daily administrative tasks to help make the campaign a success! Concentrated into four months of time, it is a tremendous opportunity to get acquainted with local issues and those working to address them. What will you do?
You will receive specialized training.
You’ll learn all about ANDAR 360 – United Way’s donor database - and have a hand in data clean-up and maintenance projects.
You will work to create custom, pre-printed pledge cards for local companies’ workplace giving campaigns.
You will execute large mailings using mail merges in Word, printing letters and stuffing envelopes.
You will fulfill requests for company campaigns including additional materials, banners, tablecloths and incentives, including United Way branded items, donated tickets and more.
You will coordinate Thank You letter process for individuals who coordinate workplace giving campaigns.
You’ll be asked to attend and participate in weekly report meetings, ongoing training sessions, and Community Campaign Kickoff and the Closing Celebration.
What skills do you need?
Accountability! You need to be committed to making our community campaign successful and to helping your assigned companies do well. This is accomplished by your commitment to providing excellent customer service. You’ll also need be available to attend all related campaign meetings/functions.
Ability to work independently, but also a desire and ability to work as a team – willingness to learn new skills and share knowledge with others.
Ability to adapt and to work in a variety of work environments and cultures – from banking to manufacturing and everything in-between.
Ability to multi-task to manage multiple projects with effective time management, prioritizing and planning.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Intermediate Excel skills are necessary in order to create spreadsheets for tracking purposes.
Intermediate Word skills are required as you will be performing mail merges. Adaptability and willingness to learn other computer programs such as ANDAR and web-based reports is also a key component of this role.
Strong written and verbal skills are necessary to effective communication in all facets of our business.
Why should you apply?
The connections you will make. During your time as an ALE, you will be working other Loaned Executives United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County staff and learning about many businesses and non-profits in our community.
The fantastic learning opportunities that you’ll receive. This is a resume building experience - you’ll receive training and learn new skills.
ALE’s strengthen their knowledge of community issues and organizations that address those issues.
ALE’s also increase their confidence, executive presence and leadership abilities!
A valid driver’s license, reliable automobile and auto insurance coverage is preferred. Please note that mileage is reimbursed.
A commitment of 40 hours per week.
The ability to lift up to 50 pounds (to deliver campaign materials) and to walk, sit and stand for extended periods.
A high school diploma or equivalent.
1 years of relatable work experience (performing administrative tasks in an office environment) is preferred or an internship/community service equivalent.