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Who we are
Habitat for Humanity Texas (Habitat Texas) is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to helping the 74 Texas Habitat for Humanity affiliates through advocacy, technical assistance and training, resource development and disaster services. Habitat Texas is funded through affiliate dues, fees for service (such as grant-writing), conference/training registrations and grants.
What you’ll do
Habitat for Humanity Texas (Habitat Texas) is currently seeking a professional leader for the role of Resource Development Officer. Reporting to the ED, the Resource Development Officer serves as a senior leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Habitat Texas. In partnership with the ED, this position is responsible for all fundraising and development activities. The successful candidate will help deepen existing relationships and forge new relationships to build Habitat Texas’s visibility, impact and financial resources. The Resource Development Officer also will design and implement a comprehensive plan for developing key external alliances by cultivating individual and philanthropic support.
As a member of the Leadership Team and reporting to the ED, the Resource Development Officer will have the primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow the organizational budget through the solicitation of major gifts, sponsorships, federal, state and local grants and corporate and foundation support.
S/he will expand and diversify Habitat Texas’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members to secure funding for new initiatives. In addition, the Resource Development Officer will work closely with the board of directors. Hurricane Harvey will be a major focus for resource development over the next three years.
It is expected that the amount raised by Habitat Texas will increase in future years as the Resource Development Officer systematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity.
- Actively work with the ED to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants, etc.
- Participate in the planning and execution of the annual affiliate conference
- Ensure sponsorship and exhibitor revenue goals for the annual conference are met
- Oversee research funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position Habitat Texas ahead of major funding changes or trends
- Support the Texas affiliates in their fund development efforts through trainings, technical assistance and collaborative fundraising opportunities
- Support efforts to recover after disaster
- Support and partner with the ED and board members on all major fundraising initiatives
- Have primary responsibility for development and execution of all proposals; archive all proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach
- Have primary responsibility for grant compliance and reporting
- Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to board and executive director
- Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper relationships with donors
- Monitor and report regularly on the progress of the development program
- The position is full-time (40 Hours per week) working Monday through Friday, with some weekends or after hours work periodically during the year. The position is salaried; conditions and benefits are contained in the Employee Manual.
- High energy and a passion for Habitat Texas’s mission is essential
- Adheres to Habitat Texas Policy and Procedures
- Acts as a role model within and outside the organization
- Exhibits core values of the organization
- Mission Oriented: Supports Habitat’s mission and values and consider them as a framework for all professional decisions.
- People Oriented: Initiates the development of relationships with stakeholders in the Habitat family, housing agencies, (potential) donors, and volunteers to impact and strengthen the community. Communicates to engage and inspire people within and outside Habitat to create a fun, productive, uplifting work environment.
- Results Oriented: Dedicated to achieving the goals of the Resource Development Officer program to ensure the necessary people and material resources to sustain and fuel the delivery of the mission.
- Personal Development Oriented: Committed to ongoing professional development, striving to stay current with best practices in nonprofit governance and professional development.
Who you are
- Bachelor’s degree preferred
- 3-5 years of experience of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources)
- Tangible experience of expanding and cultivating existing donor relationships over time
- Excellent communications skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships
- Flexible and adaptable style, a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
- Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Habitat Texas
- Ability to construct, articulate, and execute annual strategic development plan
- Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
PERKS & BENEFITS
- Benefits package including:
- Vacation and sick leave
- Company paid health insurance
- Employee paid dental
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Please send cover letter, resume and list of professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org
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