Full-Time, Exempt Position Reports to: Associate Director of Development
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco (HHGSF) partners with working families and the community to build affordable ownership homes in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula. As a critical part of the Fund Development team the Development Officer will steward and grow relationships with individual mid-level and major donors, grow the pipeline of qualified prospects, support key donor cultivation events, and help develop and manage the team's systems and procedures, including the expansion of a nascent moves management system. The Development Officer will play a key role in strategically designing, implementing and effectively executing key fundraising activities to support HHGSF's operating budget, programs, and growth.
The Development Officer must possess excellent organizational ability, a meticulous attention to detail, and superior verbal and written communication skills. The Development Officer will have a proven ability to maintain a professional manner through effective interpersonal skills within a fast-paced, collaborative team environment.
HABITAT GREATER SAN FRANCISCO VALUES
Successful Greater San Francisco Habitat team members share the following characteristics:
• The belief in a hand up, not a hand out.
• A "go above and beyond" attitude—nobody here works just for a paycheck.
• You thrive on constructive feedback and have a high level of integrity.
• You do what you say you will do.
• You are a creative problem solver that works across teams.
• You love results and hate excuses.
Donor Portfolio Management and Strategy:
• Design and implement strategies for highly personalized relationship management of assigned portfolio.
• Establish and meet annual goals for personal contact with donors and prospects, with a strong emphasis on face-to-face meeting, but also includes phone, email, and other unique donor touches.
• Develop highly personalized donor communications including proposals, stewardship reports, general program updates, etc.
• Work closely with the Fund Development staff and Committee to qualify high potential donors for further cultivation.
• Meet assigned annual revenue goals & continually seek additional sources of revenue for the organization.
• Develop and implement a recognition program that ensures all mid-level and major donors receive appropriate, consistent recognition.
• On occasion, write grant proposals for the funders within the assigned portfolio as well as grant reports as required.
• Work closely with fund development and communications staff to prepare for Capital Campaign launch.
• Qualify existing donors and identify prospects with growth potential and partner with Assoc. Director of Development and Sr. Director of Development & Communications on developing an active cultivation plan.
• Utilize wealth screening information, other research, and networks of existing donors and key connectors to identify prospective donors.
• Identify planned giving prospects to hand off to appropriate fund development staff for further cultivation.
• Working with the Event Coordinator and Assoc. Director of Development to create and adhere to an annual calendar of cultivation events.
• Establish and meet participation and follow up goals for each cultivation event.
• Track event related donor activity to share with Fund Development Staff and Board of Directors.
• Participate in fund development and organization wide events as appropriate.
Data and Information Management:
• Responsible for developing both long and short-range operational plans to strengthen, grow, and track the progress of the mid-level and major gifts program.
• Working with the Database Coordinator, maintain and expand upon action tracks and moves management within Raiser's Edge, to ensure donor moves and touches are tracked.
• Ensure these systems are thoroughly evaluated bi-annually with Assoc. Director of Development.
• Provide strategies, briefing materials, written proposals, and acknowledgements for the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Sr. Director of Development & Communications and/or Assoc. Director of Development.
• Partner with program, finance, and construction staff to develop written materials, supporting documents, and impact statements appropriate for dissemination to donors.
• Other duties as assigned.
RECOMMENDED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Commitment to serving hard working local families with low-incomes and advancing the critical call for affordable ownership housing in Marin, San Francisco and the Peninsula.
• Possess the ability to interact with a diverse and varied constituency, as well as the capacity to motivate and collaborate successfully with Board members, volunteers, and colleagues across functions.
• Demonstrated ability to work in constructive partnership with multi-faceted teams, exhibiting the maturity needed to collaborate with peers, managers, and volunteers.
• At least three-five years of fund development experience.
• Experience managing a funder portfolio that exceeds $750,000 annually.
• Experience managing a broad array of events from large-scale benefits to intimate major donor cultivation events.
• Exceptional written and interpersonal communication skills.
• Extremely detail-oriented and consistent in that orientation.
• Strong computer skills: Raiser's Edge, PowerPoint, Word, Excel & Outlook.
• Experience, competence, and confidence working independently and as part of a team.
• Intellectual curiosity and desire to consistently learn new things.
• General flexibility and ease of movement between multiple projects.
• Ability to sell a vision and to solicit support for its implementation.
• Strong organizational and planning skills and the ability to think strategically.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills that is effective with a broad diversity of audiences.
• Ability to work in a fast paced, open, team-oriented, casual office setting.
• Exhibit energy, dedication, and organization.
• Able to work nights and weekends as necessary.
• Able to drive to attend meetings in Marin, San Francisco, and the Peninsula.
• Bachelor's or equivalent required. Advanced degree and/or three years related work experience recommended.
• Not-for-profit housing development experience and knowledge preferred.
• Local knowledge of the Greater San Francisco philanthropic community a plus.
Salary is commensurate with experience. This full-time position offers health, dental and vision insurance, twenty paid days off, retirement and other benefits.
Learn more about Habitat Greater San Francisco and download a copy of the employment application at www.habitatgsf.org . This position is based in San Francisco.
To apply, email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org by October 7, 2013. Please include "Development Officer-Your Last Name" in the subject line. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. 1. Habitat Greater San Francisco Employment Application 2. Compelling cover letter with salary requirements 3. Current resume
Applications will be accepted through October 7, 2013 or until position is filled. Candidates will be contacted for interviews on a rolling basis. No phone calls please.
EOE: Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco is an equal opportunity employer. Habitat Greater San Francisco strives to reflect the diverse community it serves. Applicants who contribute to this diversity are strongly encouraged.
Habitat for Humanity Greater San Francisco receives federal funds through Self-Help Homeownership Opportunity Program (SHOP) and is required by federal law, to the greatest extent possible, to provide job training and employment opportunities to Section 3 residents.* *Section 3 residents are defined as public housing residents or low-income persons who live in metropolitan area or non-metropolitan counties where
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