Senior Director, Business Development Digital Services - Canada

Alexandria, Virginia
Mar 01, 2019
Apr 01, 2019
Other, Sales
Full Time

As Senior Director, Business Development, you are part sales leader, part sales manager and part skilled relationship manager. You are a motivated performer and are comfortable engaging the C-suite level with large Fortune 500/ multi-national corporations. You understand internal platforms and processes to drive performance outcomes. This position will report directly to the Vice President.

In this role, you will focus on Digital Services and Philanthropy Cloud distribution. The role will partner with Local United Ways and large corporations to attain SPC goals. You are motivated by making a difference for all communities for helping corporate partners achieve better business outcomes and for hitting revenue targets. SaaS and/ or Platform Sales preferred. Self starter, curious, High Emotional Intelligence, motivated, Team Player, Self starter, Goal oriented.

This position will be based in Toronto and support the Canadian Market. Home office is United Way Worldwide in Alexandria, Virginia.



An individual must be able to perform each essential duty listed below at a satisfactory level:

  1. Drive Local United Way Salesforce Philanthropy Cloud sales performance.
  2. Close net new Platform partnerships.
  3. Train Local United Way Development personnel on Platform value proposition, sales strategy, selling platforms and tools to achieve goals.
  4. Engage with and support the Investor Relations and Corporate Sales teams to drive Platform sales performance and goal achievement.
  5. Be able to clearly articulate United Ways brand value, mission and vision and its unique positioning to solve some of the most critical challenges that impact the communities we serve.
  6. Assist in developing distribution strategy, market feedback and competitive analysis to continuously improve Go to Market approach.



Minimum requirements include a bachelor’s degree with at least eight to ten years of progressive experience in a similar role, and at least three to five years of experience in a leadership role. Requires masterful corporate relations, consultative sales experience and strategic philanthropy knowledge, skills and abilities. Platform and SaaS experience preferable. Ability to interact with all levels of staff. High emotional intelligence and optimistic demeanor. Self starter. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to successfully deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This job description describes the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. It should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all required duties, responsibilities and skills. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable disabled individuals to perform the essential functions of the job.



United Way Worldwide seeks diverse, qualified professionals who want to make a difference in the world. If you are passionate about your work and desire to help others achieve enhanced education, income, and health, United Way Worldwide is the place for you.

United Way Worldwide is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, and other legally protected characteristics. The EEO is the Law poster is available here: If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please e-mail or call 703-836-7100, ext. 324 and provide the nature of your request and your contact information.

We are a charter member of Employers of National Service and encourage AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni to apply.

United Way Worldwide is located in Old Town Alexandria, VA. We offer competitive salary and excellent benefits including: health, dental, life, short-term and long-term disability, employee assistance program, 403(b) plan, tuition assistance, paid time off, family sick leave, medical appointment leave, parental/adoption leave, dress for your day, free parking, onsite gym, monthly volunteering opportunities, and more.


Thank you for your interest in employment with United Way Worldwide. You will be contacted if your qualifications are a good match and you are selected for an interview.

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