OR, Portland - Annual Fund Manager
Habitat for Humanity International is a non-profit, ecumenical Christian housing ministry. The purpose and goal of Habitat for Humanity International is to eliminate poverty housing and homelessness from the world, and to make decent shelter a matter of conscience and action. Habitat invites people of all backgrounds, races and religions to build houses in partnership with families in need.
Habitat for Humanity has an Operational Headquarters in Americus, Georgia and an Administrative Headquarters in Atlanta, Georgia, and is a global, non-profit ministry where our employees build futures and lives.
Supervisor: Director of development
Status: Full-time / Exempt
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Benefits: Include health, dental and vision insurance, retirement and others
Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East creates successful homeownership by partnering hardworking families in need with the community to build healthy, affordable homes. Under the general direction of the director of development, the annual fund manager is primarily responsible for the organization’s event planning, as well as maintaining and increasing annual funding from individuals and corporations through effective identification, solicitation and cultivation.
Annual fund management
- Plan, structure and implement the annual fund programs to reach the ongoing funding needs of the organization. Responsible for the annual fund budget and cash flow projections.
- Acquire, renew and cultivate donor base to include direct mail program using both print and email methods, holiday giving program and monthly giving program.
- Grow annual fund programs through analyzing data and local fundraising trends.
- Work closely with communications department to maximize all bulk communications to donor base, including annual report, newsletters, direct mail, email, website, etc.
- Work with the volunteer and corperate programs manager to identify donors who work for companies that have strong matching gift and workplace campaign giving.
- Work closely with director of development to mine the database and identify annual donors who should be added to a portfolio.
- Staff lead/manager of all fundraising events to include spring breakfast (1,000 attendees raising approx. $250,000), fall auction (300 attendees raising approx. $175,000), and other organization wide fundraising events.
- Secure corporate support for event underwriting. Recognize supporters as appropriate and maintain ongoing relationships with sponsors.
- Coordinate all aspects of build events to include home dedications, wall raisings, CEO build, etc.
- Serve as the primary contact for third party fundraising events hosted by corporate and social organization partners.
- Provide development support, in a team environment, with other fundraising and department initiatives and activities.
- Work with volunteers, interns and committees as needed to meet annual fund goals.
Required skills and experience:
- Minimum of two years’ experience fundraising.
- Minimum of two years’ experience event planning.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively to achieve goals.
- Excellent organizational skills, detail-oriented and able to balance priorities.
- Strong word processing, spreadsheet and database experience.
- Ability to work some evenings and weekends.
- Bachelor’s degree in related field.
Preferred skills and experience:
- Proficient in Raiser’s Edge software.
- Experience preparing budgets.
Application packets must include:
- A complete resume, including dates of employment.
- A cover letter including answers to the following questions:
- How have the personal and professional experiences you have had in your life prepared you and directed you to apply for this position?
- How did you hear about this position?
To apply, submit the above information to firstname.lastname@example.org with “annual fund manager” in the subject by Monday, March 4, 2013 at 5:00pm.
Note: This job description is intended as a guideline only and does not limit in any way the duties or responsibilities of any employee. Nothing herein shall be construed as a contract of employment, expressed or implied. All employment is terminable at will, with or without cause. Habitat for Humanity Portland/Metro East is an equal opportunity employer.