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Help Everyone in Roanoke Valley Thrive

Your donation helps more people thrive. Thank you for making our community stronger!


Stand up for Roanoke. When you work at United Way, you're working for more than a paycheck. You're working for a purpose, a vision. Our employees use their knowledge and skills to tackle our community's toughest challenges.

Current Openings

Director of Philanthropy

United Way of Roanoke Valley is seeking a highly motivated, outgoing, forward-thinking Director of Philanthropy for our Resource Development Team. This position will be instrumental in building relationships with individual philanthropic major gift donors. Candidates must possess excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, consultative selling and public speaking skills and be able to work in a team-oriented environment. Requirements include advanced knowledge of MS Office software, and the ability to navigate and manage databases. Bachelor’s Degree and 8 or more years of professional work experience with 5 or more years in fundraising, development, sales, communication and/or public relations experience required.

Professional Certification in Fundraising is ideal. Salary Range $70,000 – 75,000 starting based on experience. EOE

Please email resume and cover letter to: careers [at]

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Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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