Bay Area Houston Habitat for Humanity

Marketing & Development Coordinator

Marketing and Communications

  • Develops and posts all social content for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
  • Responds quickly and diplomatically to follower comments and questions
  • Builds a social media calendar to strategically plan and schedule content across all social media channels and ensures timely delivery of the content
  • Takes or gathers any necessary photos or video for social media
  • Maintains and updates affiliate website
  • Helps write and publish blog posts on website
  • Writes and distributes monthly email newsletters
  • Prepares collateral to promote the affiliate and its programs
  • Helps identify and market to community leaders, social organizations, clubs, city officials, and faith-based organizations within our geographic service area
  • Develops and implements a communications strategy for building, strengthening, and maintaining outreach relationships
  • Attends and effectively represents the affiliate at volunteer recruitment fairs, events, and public speaking engagements

Development Activities

  • Enters all donations and contact information for donors in donor database
  • Ensures that all donors receive written thank you letters within 48 hours of their contribution
  • Runs donor reports including monthly collections, top donor lists, frequent donor lists, and the like
  • Assists with direct mailings and year-end appeals

 

Volunteer Efforts

  • Responds to all individual and group volunteer inquiries
  • Interviews and places volunteers for specific needs
  • Acts as liaison to other organizations who are sending volunteers
  • Schedules volunteers to meet the needs of construction staff
  • Greets and helps orient sponsors and volunteers on the construction site
  • Ensures that volunteer liability waivers are signed and filed
  • Works with staff to handle any volunteer concerns or issues
  • Maintains volunteers records and inputs volunteer information into donor and communication databases including names, addresses, email addresses, number of hours worked, and the like
  • Develops a volunteer appreciation and retention program
  • Monitors volunteer satisfaction

 

Family Partners Coordination

  • Serves as contact point with home applicants, family partners, and homeowners
  • Works with board members to implement and schedule financial literacy and homeowner education classes
  • Maintains sweat equity and homeowner education tracking sheets
  • Communicates program requirements and expectations to home buyers
  • Keeps partner families abreast of upcoming classes, events, and sweat equity opportunities
  • Coordinates with construction staff regarding build schedule, homeowner options, move-in, or any other site management issues involving family partners
  • Plans and coordinates home dedication ceremonies

Special Events

  • Creates and manages special event solicitation plan and invitation efforts
  • Supports annual events through event promotion material (collateral, web, email)
  • Helps organize and execute special events including venue selection, preplanning, speakers, run of show/script, and onsite logistical details including banqueting, audiovisual equipment, decor, entertainment, auctions, and event volunteers
  • Acts as principal liaison to area venues and vendors for special events

General Office Duties

  • Acts as first point-of-contact, answers telephones as needed, and greets office visitors
  • Maintains supply of office supplies and equipment
  • Participates in planning and budgeting related to assigned areas of responsibility

Competencies

  • Commitment to Habitat for Humanity vision, mission, and principles
  • Proficiency in using social media platforms
  • Proficiency with WordPress website management
  • Familiarity with ConstantContact newsletters and bulk email capabilities
  • Familiarity with donor databases such as DonorPerfect
  • Experience in volunteer coordination with nonprofit organizations desirable
  • Exemplary MS Office skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work within brand guidelines
  • Working knowledge of basic graphic design skills
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team, adapt to flexible and extended hours, including occasional weekends and evenings
  • Deadline-driven and excellent time management skills
  • Always keeps a positive and welcoming attitude and professional appearance
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Consistent and punctual attendance

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Liberal Arts, Communications, Marketing, Business, or Nonprofit Management preferred
  • Minimum 1-3 years of school- or work-related experience in assigned areas of responsibility

Please send cover letter and resume by email to

Jan Simpson at jsimpson@bahfh.org

 

Bay Area Habitat for Humanity

1120 NASA Parkway, Suite 420

Houston, Texas 77058

(281) 337-3590