This position is considered seasonal as part of a contract for services. Person hired will work variable part-time hours from May 2021 through March 2022.
This is the lead staff position responsible for managing the implementation of greater Dayton, Ohio’s Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) within Ohio CFC, Zone 028. This position requires the qualified candidate to be a self-starter who can multi-task in a fast-paced environment, work independently as well as with senior leaders, volunteers, and other members of the team. The Associate Director will work with Ohio’s Local Federal Coordinating Committee (LFCC), Dayton CFC’s District Governing Board (DGB), local Department of Defense (DOD) and federal senior leadership, Loaned Executives (LEs), campaign volunteers representing many ranks, grade level, and agencies throughout the community and CFC approved charity representatives to achieve campaign goals; be responsible for customer service, project management, stewardship and innovation.
Campaign Management Support
- Lead all campaign-related operations within Dayton District CFC, which covers these Ohio counties: Champaign, Clark, Darke, Fayette, Greene, Miami, Montgomery, Preble and Shelby.
- Must be available to work agreed-upon schedule and, after covid restrictions are lifted,
- do so from Dayton District CFC office at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (WPAFB).
- Develop relationships with Ohio’s LFCC, DGB, FEB (if applicable) and department and agency leadership.
- Support the DGB and LFCC in the identification, recruitment, training, and ongoing management of campaign workers including DGB and LFCC members, campaign managers, LE’s and keyworkers.
- Support the DGB in their CFC advocacy as well as keep them informed of pertinent national and local CFC details.
- Develop a campaign plan for Dayton District CFC to include strategies to increase participation and overall giving within the District. The plan should include social media, publicity, large scale campaign events, training sessions, recognition programs, leadership development, and ongoing communications.
- In collaboration with the Regional Director, customize training materials provided by the National Marketing OC to address local needs for all levels of volunteers including DGB and LFCC members, agency leaders, campaign managers and keyworkers.
- Execute LE, campaign manager and keyworker trainings to include on-site (covid conditions permitting) and virtual sessions, as outlined in the tasking order.
- Provide ongoing support for campaign managers, keyworkers and LE’s to include motivation, recognition, and ongoing strategy development.
- Respond to helpdesk inquiries as requested.
- Ensure departments and agencies receive campaign materials in timeline commensurate with needs and requirements.
- Monitor performance of LEs throughout campaign and provide, where requested by LE supervisors, written performance assessment at the end of the campaign.
- Provide staff support for the DGB to include developing and distributing meeting materials, attending meetings, providing updates throughout course of and after campaign closeout.
- Support campaign volunteers in planning agency events including arranging for charity speakers and planning charity fairs; track charity outreach and responses.
- Provide support for all campaign-related events including planning the event, promoting the event to the selected audience, selecting a venue, inviting charities, arranging for audio/visual equipment as needed, preparing speeches, and talking points and ensuring the venue is cleaned up following the event.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Review zone website and provide Regional Director and/or National Marketing OC
- with updates to local information.
- Represent CFC at campaign events; where permitted, take photos for posting to social media.
- Work with local media to increase visibility and promoting the campaign.
- Implement weekly motivational communication with campaign managers and keyworkers.
- Prepare campaign metrics and reports to track progress toward achieving campaign goals.
The DGB is comprised of mostly senior leaders from WPAFB, Dayton Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Social Security Administration, and Transportation Security Administration. The group is instrumental in ensuring resources are available throughout the campaign solicitation period and securing leadership support throughout the community.
Dayton’s CFC Associate Director coordinates arrangements and prepares for senior leader engagement meetings; coordinates DGB meetings (3/year); provides outreach and coordinates all marketing requests involving high-level military (4-star general, 3-star general, Installation Commander/Top 3). WPAFB DGB members are the conduit who assist the Associate Director with technical requirements.
WPAFB is the largest single-site employer in all of Ohio. Dayton District CFC has the support of WAPFB senior leaders to push the campaign hard beginning the first Wednesday in October and running through mid-November. After November, the campaign winds down although campaign managers and keyworkers are aware pledges can be made until OPM disables the pledge portal.
Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
- Customer service focus is essential.
- Strong interpersonal skills and an effective team player.
- Ability to multitask and prioritize; must be organized.
- Must have personal vehicle and be available to visit local DoD and federal agencies.
- MS Office suite experience.
- Well organized and detail oriented.
- Solid computer skills with the ability to learn new online platforms quickly.
- Able to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines with a focus on results.
- Ability to work effectively with people at all levels to achieve significant results.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Education and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
- A minimum of seven (7) years’ experience in nonprofit, federal service (military, civilian), project management, fundraising, sales, and/or training.
- Experience supervising volunteers a plus.
- Prior CFC experience a plus.
- Must be able to pass background checks requested by the Department of Defense, the Office of Personnel Management, and Global Impact.
Application period will close March 26, 2021 with a target hire date of May 1, 2021. Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Ohio Associate Director ” in the subject line. Only complete applications will be considered.
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