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Fundraising Development Director

Company: Habitat For Humanity International
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

To develop, implement and evaluate funding strategies to bring support and resources to benefit the mission of Habitat Broward. You will work closely with the board and leadership team to identify, initiate, cultivate, and retain external relationships with individual donors, corporate entities, local foundations, civic organizations, faith communities, and not-for-profit representatives.
The Director of Charitable Giving is a full-time exempt position in the Development Department which reports directly to the Chief Program Officer. The Director of Charitable Giving is responsible for assisting with the planning and managing the annual department goals and budget, which includes achieving the annual fundraising goals.

Key Responsibilities:
* Working with Board, Development Committee and staff to develop and annual plan to achieve annual fundraising goals.
* Comprehensive plan may include Family Home Sponsorships, special events (Spirit, ReStore, CEO Build, Women Build, Apostle Build, luncheons and more), Giving Tuesday, Board campaign, direct mail, peer to peer fundraising, Habitat Young Professionals, third party events, public and private grants and planned gifts.
* Work with staff and volunteers to plan and assure the execution of fundraising activities.
* Manage own portfolio of top 50-100 donors.
* Assure stewardship of donors.
* Expand donor base.
* Assure online giving opportunities.
* Manage database to assure that needed constituent information is captured and entered accurately.
* Be fluent in database software and able to pull reports and lists for emails, invitations, etc.
* Develop a planned giving program with team to increase and build this resource.
* Assure proper recognition for donors at the various levels. Includes recognition on website, social media, print, signage and dedications.
* Execute direct mail and online campaigns.
* Execute grant writing including research, prospect cultivation and submission of high-quality proposals.
* Lead and manage outreach to donors and prospects (for self, CEO, Board and other staff and volunteers). Facilitate moves management to increase donors' investment.
* Work with volunteer committees to increase engagement through special events and other campaigns.
* Work with Marketing team to assure the production of needed collateral, displays, reports, etc.
* Oversee financial reports and track progress towards goals.

* Outstanding interpersonal skills including empathy, listening and communication skills.
* Outstanding organizational and planning skills.
* Ability to supervise multiple staff and multitask.
* Ability to lead and present persuasive cases.
* Ability to write and speak in clear, concise and compelling manner.
* Fluency in Microsoft Office Suite of programs. Ability to learn CRM program.

Please do not call the affiliate. To apply send resume and cover letter to Melonie Bully-Chambers


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.

Keywords: Habitat For Humanity International, Fort Lauderdale , Fundraising Development Director, Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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