1+ months

Western Union Foundation Development Leader

Denver, CO 80204

Western Union Foundation Development Leader Denver, Colorado

Are you mission-oriented and capable of driving engagement and empathy for the causes that Western Union Foundation supports? Do you have the skill sets to develop and execute fundraising events to increase donor support? Are you interested in joining a globally diverse organization where our unique contributions are recognized and celebrated, allowing each of us to thrive? Then its time to join Western Union as a Western Union Foundation Development Leader.

Western Union powers your pursuit.

In this essential role, you will be responsible to develop and implement a comprehensive fundraising strategy for the Western Union Foundation.

Role Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver data and insights-driven activities to increase donor engagement and fundraising across our key donor groups.
  • Work closely with the Executive Director of the Foundation and the rest of the Foundation team and corporate partners.
  • Present to the Board of Directors for the Foundation and present in cross-functional leadership team meetings.
  • Develop a new strategic approach that will engage stakeholder groups (Vendors, Western Union Agent Networks, Customers) and increase fundraising year over year.
  • Sell and close donation commitments to directly secure funding.
  • Manage small teams of volunteers and/or external agency partners to execute on all strategies, campaigns, and events.

Role Requirements

  • Education or equivalent skills are required, with 10 years of experience working for either a non-profit or Foundation focused on developing and executing fundraising strategies.
  • Strong donor engagement skills and comfort with a hands-on approach to fund development.
  • Effective sales acumen and capable of strategically selecting prospects.
  • Expert communication (verbal and written), negotiations, and relationship-building skills.
  • Strong problem-solving, critical thinking, and time management skills.
  • Passion for supporting underserved populations, particularly people who have migrated.
  • Proficient in the use of PowerPoint, Excel, and Word

We make financial services accessible to humans everywhere. Join us for whats next.

The Western Union Foundation is a 501(c)3 whose mission focuses on creating economic opportunity for disadvantaged youth and people who migrate in search of stability and prosperity. The Foundation connects individuals to the global economy through strategic investments in nonprofits that provide scholarships for higher education, skill building for workforce readiness, and inclusion programs.

Just as we help our global customers prosper, we support our employees in achieving their professional aspirations. Youll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as receive a great compensation package. If youre ready to help drive the future of financial services, its time for Western Union. Learn more about our purpose and people at https://careers.westernunion.com/.


The salary range is $102,750.00 - $130,000.00 USD per year, total on-target compensation includes a base salary and short-term and long-term incentives that align with individual and company performance. Actual salaries will vary based on candidates qualifications, skills, and competencies.


You will also have access to short-term incentives, multiple health insurance options, accident and life insurance, and access to best-in-class development platforms, to name a few
(https://careers.westernunion.com/global-benefits/). Please see the location-specific benefits below and note that your Recruiter may share additional role-specific benefits during your interview process or in an offer of employment.

Your United States-specific benefits include:

  • Family First Program
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Medical, Dental, and Life Insurance
  • Tuition Assistance Program
  • Parental Leave

We are passionate about diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, following applicable laws.




  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2023-03-19 Expires: 2023-07-02

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