Reporting to the Vice President of Resource Development, the Director of Corporate Partnerships will carry out the Habitat mission by managing all aspects of corporate funding in support of meeting the affiliate’s strategic and operational goals. Responsibilities will include developing, implementing and evaluating fund development strategies that will meaningfully engage and motivate donors to meet corporate sponsor development goals.
This is a Full Time Exempt position requiring flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed for meetings and projects. The Director of Corporate Partnerships will likely spend an average at least five days per week, Monday – Friday (40- hour work week with 8-hours days).
Plan, Manage, Implement and Evaluate All Aspects of the Corporate Sponsorship Program
Work collaboratively with the Resource Development team to meet annual goals for all aspects of Corporate Partnerships, including the Corporate Build Sponsorships, Events Sponsorships (including Special/Affinity Builds) and Corporate Grants
Continually develop and implement a comprehensive Corporate Sponsorship plan
Direct all corporate identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities as well as record moves management strategies in Raiser’s Edge
Identify where fellow staff as well as department leadership and development committee volunteers can further develop individuals in the company as engaged donors and assist in those efforts
Work with the Development Coordinator to produce reports evaluating corporate strategies and progress on a regular basis and to send Impact Statements and reports from that data to the corporate partners regularly
Project and manage corporate sponsor expenses
Support the Resource Development team as needed to maximize overall fundraising revenue and the mission of Habitat Wake
PROGRAM SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES
Corporate Build Sponsorship
Direct and manage all aspects of a corporate sponsorships for building Habitat homes
Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporate sponsors and their volunteers to build homes
Coordinate volunteer build dates and activities with the Volunteer, Faith Relations and Construction staff
Order all recognition materials and supplies needed for corporate builds
Submit grant application for corporate builds as needed and coordinate with the Grants Manager
In cooperation with the Communications Department, develop and produce materials for corporate build sponsor solicitation, stewardship and recognition
Oversee and manage all aspects of the corporate sponsor contacts and volunteer experience with Habitat
Corporate Funding for Events and Programs
Work closely with the Director of Annual Giving to identify, solicit and steward corporate sponsorship for events and special build events such as Women’s Build, CEO Build, 40 Under 40, etc. Also, originate and secure corporate matches for special build events.
Assist the Grants Manager in identifying, soliciting, and stewarding corporate grants for other Habitat programs
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Advanced knowledge of fund development theories, principles and procedures
Advanced written and oral communication skills
Experience cultivating, soliciting and closing corporate gifts particularly in the Triangle, if possible
Excellent computer skills and ability to use Excel, MS Word, MS Office 365, Google products, Volunteer Hub and Raiser’s Edge
Experience working with corporate executives and community leaders particularly in the Triangle, if possible
Ability to present the organization in a professional and engaging manner to diverse members of the community
Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with supervisor, colleagues and volunteers
Commitment to a high standard of ethics and to promote the donor bill of rights
Commitment to maintaining a high level of confidentiality with information acquired about Habitat Wake prospects, donors and volunteers
Employee will be responsible for managing the delegation of work to AmeriCorps, volunteers and/or interns to ensure that deadlines and quality control standards are met.
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, business or related field
4 - 6 years of related and directly relevant development experience in non-profit organizations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
Knowledge and experience in Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred
Experience providing community development from a Christian framework is highly desired;
Demonstrated experience in the engagement of volunteers in their work;
Passion and calling to empower families and revitalize communities; and
Exceptional communication skills and will have a calm and very pleasant demeanor when working with a wide variety of people.
Capital Development Services has been retained to help guide the search for Habitat. Applicants must provide a letter of interest, a resume, and a list of three professional references. For additional information please contact Jen Tozier at email@example.com
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
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