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At Aloha United Way, we are determined to build a better, more connected community for all. We work efficiently and collaboratively to develop effective solutions to our communities most pressing issues. We believe that each of us has the ability to create significant change in our community and that we have the ability to inspire others to do so as well. 

Our team is the heart and soul of our company and every experience that we provide to our donors, our partner agencies and our community.  Employees are empowered and encouraged to think creatively and outside of the box in all that we do to make a positive impact. We are a place that is continually evolving and where motivated, passionate and caring employee’s thrive.  Our culture embraces people’s diverse perspectives and creates a positive environment where everyone belongs.

If you’re seeking a work environment that values your passion, new perspectives and a desire to make a positive impact in our community, and looking for a place that encourages big thinkers and fresh ideas, then you’re someone we want.  Interested candidates should fill out the employment application and submit it along with your resume and a detailed cover letter to hr@auw.org. We offer excellent benefits to our staff which include:

  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Prescription drug & Flex Spending benefits
  • Group Life & Long-Term Care insurances
  • Short-term & Long-term disability benefits
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) Plans -vacation, sick & holidays
  • Civic Duty and Military Leaves
  • Parking or Bus Pass
  • Business Perks & Discounts
  • Tuition Discounts at accredited universities

“Aloha United Way's Mission is to bring resources, organizations, and people together to advance the health, education, and financial stability of every person in our community.  Core Values are the foundation by which we operate.  Employees at Aloha United Way have identified two sets of Values - Accountability/Transparency, Integrity, Respect, Trust & Compassion, and Excellence in Customer Service & Collaborative Solution-Seeking that reflect essential elements necessary for a productive, successful organization and work environment."

 

POSITION TITLE: Director, Marketing & Communications

Report to and work closely with the President & CEO to manage Aloha United Way’s (AUW) marketing and communications programs in alignment with the organization’s mission and vision. Create and implement organizational communications, ensuring a consistent brand experience. Plan and execute effective marketing and strategic communications initiatives and projects that build the United Way brand, strengthening relationships with key constituencies.

Function as an effective brand steward, providing peer-to-peer leadership, training, and support to help all staff deliver the ideal messaging at all times. Oversee digital marketing and communications strategy and tactics. Serve as the organization’s lead media contact, handling both short- and long-term PR activities.

Support United Way's commitment to excellent customer service by facilitating communication and relationship-building with community partners and key stakeholders (AUW staff, local organizations, businesses, and individuals).

Manage the Marketing Department budget and oversee the work of Marketing and Communications staff, agencies and vendors.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
Marketing and Communications Strategy Development and Implementation

  • Work closely with the CEO in developing and directing the implementation of long- and short-range plans for the purpose of meeting the organization’s marketing and communications goals
  • Develop an annual marketing and communications tactical plan, including public relations and online marketing. Conceptualize and execute a comprehensive, multi-faceted donor and stakeholder plan that supports the organization’s strategies and objectives, builds relationships with key audiences, and works to position AUW as the leader in community impact
  • Work closely with Fundraising and Community Impact staff to understand AUW’s “product” and positioning in order to present clear information and consistent messaging to the community (media, donors, volunteers, staff, etc.)
  • Develop and conduct ongoing research to support the planning and development of organization marketing strategy and tactics
  • Work with other internal departments to integrate marketing and communications strategies
  • Stay current with all available market research and advise the CEO on community issues, donor trends, and any other factors that may influence the effective positioning of the organization
  • Follow the progress of United Way Worldwide’s marketing strategy and new marketing and communications technologies, trends, and ideas

Media Relations

  • In partnership with the CEO, oversee the development and maintenance of a favorable public and media relations environment for AUW
  • Develop relationships with media and execute appropriate communications to reporters to include media interviews, photo opportunities, press conferences, and events
  • Strategically position AUW as a local thought leader on the topic of ALICE and Collective Impact
  • In partnership with the CEO, serve as a spokesperson for AUW in dealing with the general public, media, and other specific constituencies. (This includes potentially speaking on camera and participating in interviews.)

Communications

  • Provide talking points that are in alignment with and support the mission of AUW.
  • Participate in the development, facilitation, and presentation of media training, ensuring on-brand messaging
  • Develop and update the organization’s crisis communication plan, as needed
  • Coordinate Marketing and Communications team to develop and maintain an advertising program to promote achievement of AUW goals and objectives
  • Manage year-round donor communications, advertising, printing, and publications
  • Responsible for the direction of all marketing and communication materials, including negotiating time lines and obtaining stakeholder buy-in
  • Work with the staff and vendors to support video, Flash, graphic, and audio elements of marketing efforts
  • Develop and manage budget forecasts for the organization’s marketing and communication projects
  • Write and edit other internal and external publications and collateral as required
  • Review weekly and monthly marketing metric reports and use this data to evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s efforts and recommend changes to strategies and tactics

Serve as Subject Matter Expert on Digital Marketing and Communications

  • Work closely with the CEO to develop, recommend, implement, coordinate, and analyze strategies, plans, and digital communication activities designed to maximize awareness, drive website traffic and donations, and increase stakeholder engagement

Special Events/Projects

  • Apply marketing strategy to events which may include contract negotiations with suppliers, budget, communications, signage, catering, registration, and staff activities
  • Write and edit scripts as needed for events
  • Staff lead for the Spirit of Community and Campaign Kickoff events

OTHER DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintain collaborative working relationships with AUW staff and external customers
  • Serve on integrated staff teams assigned to cross-departmental branding projects
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Work Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Additional hours will be required on an as-needed basis.

COMPETENCIES:
Mission Focused
Collaborator
Brand Steward
Visionary
Team-Builder
Outward-Turning
Business Acumen
Network Oriented

Manage Relationships/Relationships-Oriented
Self-Management
Communication Skills
Utilize and Acquire Knowledge
Achieve Results/Results Driven
Demonstrates Social Responsibility and Stewardship

EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND PRIOR WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Communications preferred, plus minimum of 5 years related work experience in the marketing or communications field, or a comparable combination of education and relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory skills and experience
  • Working knowledge of the community, nonprofit sector, and local media markets
  • Established relationships with local media contacts a plus
  • Budget management experience required
  • Knowledge of strategic business planning helpful
  • Volunteer management and/or fundraising experience a plus

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE:

  • Working knowledge of print production and the technical aspects of digital marketing.
  • Understanding of Adobe Creative Suite and digital marketing tools a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Advanced writing and project management skills

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) Matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Referral Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 Hour Shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • On Call

Experience:

  • Supervisory: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Non profit: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Marketing: 5 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Location:

  • Honolulu, HI 96817 (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Company's website:

Work Remotely:

  • Temporarily due to COVID-19

POSITION TITLE: Community Impact Program Coordinator (Temporary hire)

COMPENSATION: Equivalent to $45,000.00 ($1,730.77 every two weeks)

 
PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under the direct supervision of the Program Manager, Director, and/or VP, Community Impact Program Coordinator will perform a wide range of administrative and project management duties in support of the Department.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
o Lead or assist with formulating, designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining program specific operating policies and procedures and tools necessary to ensure efficient streamlined workflows and processes. 
o Organize, prepare, attend, facilitate, and report on meetings as required. 
o Communicates program related information to supervisor, program team members, and partners. 
o Provides training and orientation for various constituencies. 
o Compiles program performance and financial documents from appropriate databases as required, applying analytical skills where pertinent.
o Organizes and maintains program related files and resources.
                
OTHER DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
o Archiving information and purging records as required and in accordance with the agency’s established document retention and destruction guidelines and practices.
o Backup for CFC and Volunteer Management processes.
o Assists in the formulation of operating policies and program guidance taking into consideration the needs and available services of the community. 
o Assists in managing Community Impact Volunteers. 
o Oversees the work flow of volunteers, self and co-workers as required by varying activities. 
o Establishes and maintains stakeholder and community relations. 
o Communicates information with volunteers, agencies, donors and colleagues. 
o Responsible for completing data entry, analysis and other projects as assigned.
o Supports a positive team environment through active participation in team-related activities. 
o Provides technical assistance including Google Suite software, Excel spreadsheet, PowerPoint presentation, website coordination, data processing as needed.
o Performs other duties as assigned.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:  Indoors in air-conditioned office. 
 
Equipment Use: Use of computers, printers and other standard office equipment.  Frequent use of an automated telephone system with phone messaging.  Occasional use of 10 key calculator, copy machine, FAX machine, file cabinets and hand truck.
 
Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Additional hours may be required on an as-needed basis.
 
MENTAL DEMANDS:   Continuous to frequent use of attention to detail, concentration, alertness, judgment, and discretion.  Understand program, agency, community outcomes information and its application in fund distribution.  Occasional coordination of the activities of coalition(s) working on assigned community impact initiatives requiring planning, judgment and other interpersonal skills. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Frequent to continuous sitting.  Able to reach, stoop, handle and lift 25 lbs when accessing materials from storage and transporting.  Frequent handling, fingering, inputting and retrieving information via computer and reports.  Must be able to visually check for completion and accuracy, and to retrieve and transmit information.
 
COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:   Continuous interaction with co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies and donors to clarify, initiate, disseminate, instruct, confirm, or recommend actions.  Occasional need to train volunteers on the use of the eCImpact system. Occasional creation of user guides for eCImpact functionality and providing verbal instruction and assistance to users as required.  
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Skills/Knowledge: Ability to operate with diverse organizations in a neutral, non-judgmental way. Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels of an organization. Experience with PC software to include the Microsoft office suite of applications and Google Suite software. Expert skills in EXCEL and Google Suite are desirable. Knowledge of the ANDAR, e-CImpact or similar browser-based grants management database systems desirable. Ability to work independently as well as the ability to actively contribute as a team member.     
 
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years responsible experience in a social agency or related human services; or five (5) years of administrative experience or any combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the major duties of this position. A basic understanding of nonprofit operations is preferred. Previous working experience in a team environment preferred.
 
Other Requirements:  Access to independent transportation may be required on occasion.  
 
 
 

POSITION TITLE: Community Impact Associate                                   

COMPENSATION: Equivalent to $45,000.00 ($1,730.77 every two weeks)
 
PRIMARY PURPOSE: Under the general direction of the Director of Community Impact (CI), associate is responsible for coordinating CI’s portion of the donor choice process, administering the e-CImpact grants management database system, and assisting in the implementation of Community Impact initiatives and investments.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
 
Is a member of the Community Impact Department.
o Assists in the formulation of operating policies and procedures for the Community Impact Department, including gathering, analyzing and presenting information on impact funding operations. Assists in the planning and organizing of the Department’s systems, processes, and programs. 
o Organizes, prepares, attends, facilitates, and reports on meetings as required. 
o Communicates information to volunteers, agencies, donors, and colleagues. 
o Provides training and orientation for various constituencies. 
o Compiles program performance and financial documents from appropriate databases as required, applying analytical skills where pertinent.
o Organizes and maintains the CI shared drive and partner agency page on the AUW website.
 
Assists with planning, organizing, coordinating and directing donor choice and impact funding programs using the e-CImpact data system to gather and report as needed.
o Works with the IT Associate in administering the e-CImpact database and communicates with the system developer to facilitate new uses and possible enhancements. 
o Coordinates the impact funding process to include the application, scoring, review, reporting and funding distribution using the e-CImpact system. This may include standard impact funding, Board-directed investments, and strategic investment funds. 
o Administers the annual Donor Choice eligibility application process; coordinates the publication of the Donor Choice Designation Number list; works with Finance, IT, and Fundraising and Major Gifts to provide special handling of donations as required; and processes Donor Choice write-ins. 
o Administers the annual gathering of agency program delivery statistics for publication on the AUW website. Administers the three year management survey of participating agencies. 
o Assists with training and coordination of Speakers Bureau program. 
o Assists in the formulation of operating policies and program guidance taking into consideration the needs and available services of the community. 
o Gathers, researches, and analyzes data pertinent to the Community Impact efforts. 
o Updates and maintains Community Impact Volunteer roster list on an ongoing basis. 
o Establishes and maintains stakeholder and community relations. 
o Communicates information with volunteers, agencies, donors and colleagues. 
o Oversees the work flow of volunteers, self and co-workers as required by varying activities.
                
OTHER DUTIES/FUNCTIONS:
Archiving information and purging records as required and in accordance with the agency’s established document retention and destruction practices.
Primary backup for CFC/Volunteer Management process.
Performs other duties as assigned.
 
WORKING CONDITIONS:  Indoors in air-conditioned office. 
 
Equipment Use: Use of computers, printers and other standard office equipment.  Frequent use of an automated telephone system with phone messaging.  Occasional use of 10 key calculator, copy machine, FAX machine, file cabinets and hand truck.
 
Work Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  Additional hours may be required on an as-needed basis.
 
MENTAL DEMANDS:   Continuous to frequent use of attention to detail, concentration, alertness, judgment, and discretion.  Understand program, agency, community outcomes information and its application in fund distribution.  Occasional coordination of the activities of coalition(s) working on assigned community impact initiatives requiring planning, judgment and other interpersonal skills. 
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:   Frequent to continuous sitting.  Able to reach, stoop, handle and lift 25 lbs when accessing materials from storage and transporting.  Frequent handling, fingering, inputting and retrieving information via computer and reports.  Must be able to visually check for completion and accuracy, and to retrieve and transmit information.
 
COMMUNICATION DEMANDS:   Continuous interaction with co-workers, volunteers, partner agencies and donors to clarify, initiate, disseminate, instruct, confirm, or recommend actions.  Occasional need to train volunteers on the use of the eCImpact system. Occasional creation of user guides for eCImpact functionality and providing verbal instruction and assistance to users as required.  
 
QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
 
Skills/Knowledge: Ability to operate with diverse organizations in a neutral, non-judgmental way. Comfortable interacting with stakeholders at all levels of an organization. Experience with PC software to include the Microsoft office suite of applications. Intermediate skills in EXCEL are desirable. Knowledge of the ANDAR, e-CImpact or similar browser-based grants management database systems desirable. Ability to work independently as well as the ability to actively contribute as a team member.     
 
Education/Experience: Graduation from an accredited college or university is preferred. A minimum of two (2) years responsible experience in a social agency or related human services; or five (5) years of administrative experience or any combination of education and experience which provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the major duties of this position. A basic understanding of nonprofit operations is preferred. Previous working experience in a team environment preferred.
 
Other Requirements:  Access to independent transportation may be required on occasion.