Vice President, Legacy Gifts         

Website United Way of Central Alabama

In honor of their centennial year, United Way has launched the Forever United campaign with the goal to increase the endowment to $100,000,000. The Legacy Gift Officer will be responsible for cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding endowment gift prospects and donors.


  • Grow endowment gifts and commitments through the cultivation and personal solicitation of planned giving prospects.
  • Manage membership in The Legacy Society including stewardship of current members and soliciting new members.
  • Assist with and manage individual volunteers and volunteer committees.
  • Develop and cultivate relationships with professional advisors and estate attorneys.
  • Manage website content and help write and produce marketing materials for legacy gifts program.
  • Maintain data and generate reports from CRM for committee and board meetings.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Proven fundraising/sales work history
  • The ability to lead, work in a team setting, and work independently.
  • General and/or working knowledge of estate planning, tax laws, wills, insurance, trusts, etc.
  • Comfort in researching and analyzing large sets of data to identify planned giving prospects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication aptitude
  • Capable of handling numerous tasks at once while meeting deadlines
  • Genuine interest in the mission of United Way


College or associate degree required.



At least 2 years of experience in fundraising, sales, or related field required.

Valid driver’s license and reliable, insured transportation