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


  • 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


Bay Area Habitat for Humanity

1120 NASA Parkway, Suite 420

Houston, Texas 77058

(281) 337-3590