Company: Habitat for Humanity
Posted on: November 18, 2022
Habitat for Humanity of McLean County is seeking a candidate with
progressive managerial experience and proven marketing and
development success to plan, administer, implement, and evaluate
all marketing and fundraising activities for the affiliate.
Specific areas of responsibility include individual and business
donor campaigns, identifying and cultivating major gifts, writing
grant proposals, appeal letters, newsletters, and reports, event
planning and coordination, marketing, public relations, and general
administrative duties within the budgetary guidelines set by the
Board of Directors and under the direction of the Executive
This position requires a creative multi-skilled individual who
excels at written and oral communication, ability to manage
multiple projects and work collaboratively with good computer
skills and knowledge of database programs.
Coordinate and execute a successful, ongoing Development Plan to
sustain the affiliate as measured by the current budget
Work directly with the ED, Board Members, staff, and the
Development Committee to prepare the affiliate Development
Work with ED, Staff and Development Committee whose mission is to
guide the key fundraising efforts of the affiliate. Development
Director provides on-going support for the committee, including
recruiting and orienting volunteers for fundraising activities.
Develop and maintain donor relationships with individuals,
foundations, professional groups, large and small businesses, and
Churches in McLean County.
Execute planned fundraising events for the affiliate, working with
identified staff members and volunteers.
Collaborate with Office Manager/Development Assistant to monitor
fundraising efforts and results for each activity and ensure proper
financial controls are in place.
Serve as the Public Relations voice for the affiliate focusing on
the need for affordable housing in our community and communicating
the principles of the Habitat program. Create and/or acquire
marketing and other public education materials. Partner with ED on
media communications for the affiliate.
In collaboration with Staff and the ED identify grant opportunities
and develop and submit applications.
Manage communications (websites, social media, press releases and
other written communication pieces). Become proficient in the use
of Microsoft Publisher and Photoshop.
This is a full-time salaried position. Bachelor's degree with 2 or
more years of prior experience in fundraising roles required.
Salary is commensurate with experience. Benefits include health,
vision, and dental insurance, vacation, and sick days. Work week is
Monday - Friday and requires occasional evening and week-end work.
To apply, please send, via email, a cover letter, a resume, and
references to Applications will be accepted until end of day August
About Habitat for Humanity
, founded in 1976, is a global, Christian-based nonprofit
organization that grew out of an intentionally multi-racial
community in rural Georgia. Seeking to put God's love into action,
Habitat brings together people of all faiths and people of no faith
to build homes, communities and hope. Working alongside each other,
we help families and individuals build and improve places to call
home and achieve the strength, stability and self-reliance they
need to build better lives for themselves. Habitatseeks individuals
who have a willingness to affirm these principles and values.
Habitat for Humanity International is an equal opportunity employer
and seeks to employ and assign the best qualified personnel for all
our positions in a manner that does not unlawfully discriminate
against any person because of race, color, religion, gender,
marital status, age, national origin, physical or mental
disability, sexual orientation, veteran/reserve national guard
status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.
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