A Loaned Executive (LE) is an individual who is appointed by his/her employer or is hired by the United Performing Arts Fund (UPAF) to assist with implementation of the annual Community Campaign in the area of Workplace Giving. The Loaned Executive’s primary responsibility is to assist the UPAF Development Directors with the management of 40 to 50 campaigns within businesses and organizations throughout Southeastern Wisconsin.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities – includes but not limited to:
- Gain a working knowledge of the United Performing Arts Fund, the annual campaign and community impact.
- Develop a positive working relationship with each assigned Employee Campaign Ambassador and assist each with planning, organizing and conducting effective campaigns at his/her workplace.
- With directive from UPAF Development Directors, provide necessary campaign materials, make presentations to employee groups and/or coordinate performers and speakers.
- Achieve success through consistent interactions with Employee Campaign Ambassadors, effective follow-up and timely collection of campaign envelopes.
- Maintain complete and accurate records of assigned accounts within UPAF’s internal database to be reviewed regularly with UPAF Development Directors.
- Provide a comprehensive evaluation of assigned accounts, including recommendations for future campaigns.
- Send appropriate thank-you letters.
Attendance and participation required:
- Formal training, February 1.
- Weekly Staff/LE meetings.
- UPAF Campaign Kick-Off, March 1, 2016.
- Workplace Giving meetings, presentations and related activities – February 8 through June 3, 2016.
- UPAF Ride for the Arts, June 5, 2016.
- UPAF Campaign Finale Celebration, June 14, 2016.
Personal Skills – A successful Loaned Executive must consistently demonstrate:
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with many types of people.
- Strong written and oral communication skills, including effective public speaking ability.
- Professional, customer-focused email communications and calendar skills.
- Ability to manage many projects at once, maintaining high efficiency and timeliness.
- A commitment to providing customer service excellence.
- A strong work ethic and innovative spirit.
- Initiative and ability to work independently and as a team member.
- Adaptability to a fast-paced environment with high demands.
- Ability to represent the United Performing Arts Fund in a professional manner.
Interactions—Internal and External:
- UPAF Staff, 2016 UPAF Campaign Co-Chairs and Volunteers.
- Company/Organization Executives, Employee Campaign Ambassadors and Employees
- A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle.
- 1-3 years professional experience or equivalent combination of higher education and internship experience.
- Must be able to lift and/or move campaign materials not exceeding 25 pounds.