- Bachelor’s degree or 10 years+ paid experience in the non-profit/human service sector;
- CFRE Designation Preferred;
- Demonstrated ability in securing gifts from individuals, corporations, foundations, and other private funding sources;
- Experience managing a portfolio of donors;
- Working knowledge of a variety of fund-raising strategies and methods;
- Strong planning skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities;
- Enthusiasm for the Habitat mission;
- Highly motivated to be of service to donors and families; proactive and energetic;
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Presentation skills to both large and small groups;
- Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals and constituencies in a diverse community;
- Skill in organizing resources, multi-tasking and establishing priorities;
- Ability to conduct research, gather data, analyze information, prepare reports and other materials;
- Skill in the use of software applications; including MS Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet Explorer and PowerPoint.
- Ability to learn and utilize donor database (New Org); Full?time, flexible hours.
- Some weekday evenings and weekends required
Strategic Agility – See ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulate visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
Interpersonal Savvy – Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down , inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; listens, builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; truly values people, can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully, is constantly and consistently one of the top personal performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and has the ability to motivate and inspire others for results.
Process Management – Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integrations; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
Perseverance – Pursues everything with energy, drive and a need to finish; seldom gives up before finishing; especially in the face of resistance or setbacks
Compensation and Benefits: Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience.
Certificates & Licensure: Must have a valid driver’s license and clean driving record with reliable transportation.
Pre-Requisite Requirements: Ability to pass a Criminal Background check, drug screening, and sexual offender check.
Language Ability: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business information. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, donors, volunteers and the general public. Ability to speak English fluently and possess English written skills - Bi-lingual not required, definitely a plus.
Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to lift, use hands, reach with hands/arms, listen and communicate. The employee must be capable to lift and/or move 30+ pounds on a necessary basis, occasionally required to stand and walk for long extended periods of time, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in an office environment. On occasion, an employee maybe susceptible to outside weather climate and conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Reassignment of Office or Duties: During the course and scope of employment your duties may change from time to time as demonstrated by your abilities. In addition, you may be reassigned to one of the other offices as the need arises, either on a temporary or permanent basis.