Project Manager, United Neighborhoods
Mile High United Way leverages relationships and invests resources to drive social change. We lead the community in achieving measurable results in the areas of School Readiness, Youth Success, and Adult Self Sufficiency. Our Vision is a community united to create better opportunities for all. Our Mission is uniting people, ideas, and resources to advance the common good.
Mile High United Way is seeking resumes from dynamic and results-driven candidates who want to directly and positively impact the community in the position of Project Manager, United Neighborhoods. This newly created position will be part of a team responsible for driving Mile High United Way’s United Neighborhoods work forward. United Neighborhoods is a collective impact initiative that brings together the resources and services necessary to respond to the most pressing community issues and address the root causes of poverty to build long-lasting community change. The Project Manager will report to the United Neighborhoods Senior Director and provides support in strategy development and implementation, as well as support in day-to-day administration, communications, and resource mobilization.
Responsible for identifying and developing comprehensive strategies that
address community needs.
Responsible for anticipating and addressing challenges in program
In partnership with Senior Director, provide support to partner organizations in
aligning their work to the Common Agenda (e.g., identifying opportunities for
program work to support specific goals);
In partnership with Senior Director, work with governance council and work
groups to ensure strategic alignment across efforts, goals, and outcomes, and
help resolve discrepancies in overall direction of the initiative.
In partnership with Senior Director, align UN activities across internal
Communicate the objectives of United Neighborhoods to the community and
potential partners, including sharing vision documents, work plans, and other
Facilitate ongoing communication between United Neighborhoods partners by
hosting regular in-person meetings and coordinating regular email updates to ensure alignment of activity
Establish a communication plan and schedule to update stakeholders including appropriate staff on the progress of the initiative.
Work with Senior Director and Resource Development team to identify
potential funding sources to support United Neighborhoods goals and
Track all United Neighborhoods funding, including allocated funds for partner organizations
Develop and maintain a list of community partners and upcoming community
Organize outreach against that list of community partners and upcoming
events, including following-up as needed;
Plan, manage logistics of, and attend community events and workgroup
meetings. This includes serving as a scribe at meetings and disseminating
Develop project progress reports and other documents related to United
Neighborhoods achievements, as requested
Advanced project management skills with experience defining project objectives, developing project plans, timelines, and identifying critical success factors
Demonstrated experience executing project management plans and reports on project performance
Experience understanding and analyzing data to create effective solutions.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
with staff, community members, and senior executives
Demonstrated experience connecting and communicating with different
Demonstrated experience working in an entrepreneurial environment and
adapting quickly to changes
Flexibility and the ability to work autonomously as well as take direction as
Experience producing status reports, communicating tactfully and candidly,
and using different platforms to reach diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to understand, communicate with, and effectively
interact with people across a variety of racial, ethnic, social, economic, and cultural backgrounds.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, be proficient in English and Spanish (preferred), and possess a minimum of three years of relevant work experience (e.g., project management, etc.)
TO APPLY SUBMIT RESUME/COVER LETTER TO: firstname.lastname@example.org with Project Manager, United Neighborhoods as the subject line. Additionally, please include where you saw the posting in your cover letter. For additional information on Mile High United Way, please visit www.unitedwaydenver.org.
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