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DEVELOPMENT DIRECTOR POSITION

JOB SUMMARY:

Blount Co. Habitat for Humanity (BCHFH) builds decent, safe and affordable housing throughout Blount County, TN. The Development Director provides overall management and coordination of fundraising efforts for BCHFH.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute an annual fundraising plan that includes support from foundations, the faith community, major donors, corporations, and individuals as well as events
  • Work closely with senior staff to set fundraising strategy consistent with our programmatic goals
  • Increase and diversify revenue streams to help build programmatic and organizational capacity
  • Identify opportunities and effectively execute strategies for enhancing relationships with the faith and philanthropic communities as well as potential corporate partners
  • Ensure development records are reconciled with accounting records, timely acknowledgements are sent, donor and prospect files are maintained and the database is maintained
  • Oversee all communications and marketing, including print, digital, press coverage and social media
  • All additional tasks as required and necessary

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 3+years professional experience in non-profit fundraising or development
  • Ability to work 40+ hours/week, including some weekends and evenings
  • Empathetic to Habitat for Humanity’s mission
  • Thorough understanding of all aspects of development and strategies and how they can be supported by diverse activities
  • Strong selling skills combined with good interpersonal skills to work successfully with individuals and groups at all levels
  • Comfortable with speaking engagements
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Creative thinking and implementation skills
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and as well as social media applications. Willingness and ability to learn our donor management software
  • Experience with grants is a plus

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent, in fundraising / non-profit management, marketing, communications, business or related area preferred)

SALARY / BENEFITS

  • Offering a competitive benefits package, including Simple IRA with company match, health insurance, and PTO
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Please submit resume and cover letter to employment@blounthabitat.org

BCHfH 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.