• British Columbia
  • Type: Full Time
  • Burnaby

Website United Way British Columbia

This is a temporary 18-month full time position and it is subject to an extension or early conclusion.


The Campaign Manager, Labour is a fundraising professional responsible for managing all labour fundraising partnerships and developing targeted relationships for engagement and fundraising for United Way BC. This includes working with the Provincial Director, workplace team, staff and volunteers to plan and carry out campaign strategies to meet United Way’s resource development goals and objectives.


Key Responsibilities: Fundraising

Assists in developing and implementing the overall campaign plan for all labour partnerships.
Works in conjunction with Campaign Managers with Unionized workplaces to maximize labour engagement and fundraising, setting joint / shared goals as they relate to workplace fundraising success
Analyzes data on labour partners and prepares and implements plans for cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and accountability
Actively develop acquisition strategies targeting union partnerships
Tracks and monitors activities and results for labour partners ensuring accurate, up-to-date information is maintained in the database; prepares ongoing evaluations
In conjunction with campaign volunteers, is responsible for all labour partnership in setting both financial and non-financial goals, preparing and implementing fundraising plans and strategies in accordance with Resource Development departmental objectives, plans and timetables

Key Responsibilities: Volunteer Support

Provides information, fund-raising expertise, and advice on planning and coordination of workplace campaigns in a labour setting to Labour Campaign Chairs, labour committees and canvassers to assist them in the management of their campaigns.
Assists with volunteer recruitment, orientation and evaluation

Key Responsibilities: Loaned Representatives

Supervises the Loaned Representatives on a day to day basis. This includes training and orientation to campaign, leadership and fund-raising guidance, problem identification and resolution as well as final evaluation


Participates as a member of the staff team in regular departmental and interdepartmental activities
Performs other duties related to the qualifications and requirements of the job
Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of the Loaned Representatives




Two (2) year diploma in an applicable discipline (eg. Fundraising, Marketing, Communications, and Sales)


Five (5) years of direct fundraising and/or equivalent level of sales/marketing/management experience
Experience working with or withing unionized environments
Experience as a United Way Loaned Representative is an asset
Supervisory experience and experience working with volunteers at various levels throughout the community are preferred


Ability to independently apply a broad knowledge of fundraising and sales practices and principles
Excellent analytical, organizational and time management skills
Good knowledge of and experience with unions and union relationships across BC
Ability to set and achieve financial goals
Demonstrated skills managing multiple projects and multi-tasking
Ability to motivate others, to coordinate and direct the work of others, to follow-up and ensure work plans are fully implemented and executed
Ability to exercise a high level of tact and discretion in both internal and external interactions
Ability to motivate and lead a team and work as a team member
Ability to create and maintain good working relationships with a variety of internal and external constituents
Strong presentation and training skills
Ability to work effectively under pressure, be responsive and meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail and demonstrated ability in accounting, analyzing and evaluating financial reports
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.  Additional languages are an asset
Familiarity with the Microsoft Office programs preferred



Require a drivers license and access to a vehicle
Some travel across BC may be required


For success at UWBC and in this role, certain demonstrable characteristics will be required:

A commitment to building healthy, caring and inclusive communities, internally and externally
Embodying the organization’s core values to be collaborative, compassionate, strategic, responsive, accountable and inspiring
Ability to navigate ambiguity and comfortably operate in it
Drive to succeed as an individual and as a team member

At UWBC, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, programs, donors, and the communities we live and work in.  At UWBC, we encourage all applicants regardless of age, sex, gender identity, colour, religion, sexual orientation, or any other basis to apply. 
Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that women, people of colour and indigenous people are less likely to apply to roles unless they meet every qualification. At UWBC, we are dedicated to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, so if you are excited about this role, but your experience and qualifications are not perfectly aligned, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this, or other roles. 

This is a bargaining unit role with CUPE 1760. This position is a pay grade 39 which is $88,502.29 annually.

Interested candidates are invited to apply by submitting a cover letter and resume to job competition C-2023-32.

To apply for this job email your details to LindaB@uwbc.ca