United Way of Rock River Valley is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our children and their families. Join us to make an impact on our community.


Available Positions:

Marketing and Communication Coordinator

Purpose of the position:
To increase public awareness of and engagement with the work of United Way of Rock River Valley by coordinating marketing and communication specifically for the campaign team and by generally assisting to publicize the positive impact of United Way in the community.

Key responsibilities and specific duties

  • Work with the campaign team in developing print materials, leadership newsletter, stories, pictures, social media and website content that result in increased campaign revenue
  • Work with the impact team to create communication about United Way programming, outcome measurement for campaign marketing materials, social media, and blogposts
  • Assist in developing speaking points and corporate communications for campaign team
  • Assist in managing and coordinating United Way’s social media content

Possible additional responsibilities

  • Assist in management of website content and updates
  • Gather marketing/communication metrics (Google Analytics, media monitoring, etc.)
  • Support graphic design needs


  • Degree in marketing, public relations, communications or equivalent work-related experience
  • Project management experience
  • Background in fundraising desirable
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Strong story-telling, writing, and editing skills
  • Proven ability to take initiative and carry projects to completion with minimum supervision
  • Well organized, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, and able to work well with people across various departments, levels of the organization, and contribute as a team member
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work flexible hours


  • Represents United Way positively, professionally, courteously, and effectively
  • Assists or takes on new tasks to help United Way achieve its mission
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding personnel and organizational information

Send resumes to Linda Sandquist, Vice President of United Way of Rock River Valley, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Direct questions to Linda Sandquist at 815-987-4817.



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