Development Coordinator

Posted: 08/03/2022

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience in Special Event planning and execution

  • Experience working with volunteers

  • Outstanding communication skills; in particular, the ability to make compelling presentations to diverse groups and to prepare well-written proposals and public relations materials.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects.

  • Flexibility to adapt to a changing work environment.

Duties:

  • Work in collaboration with the Executive Director to identify ways to diversify Greater Nashua Habitat for Humanity’s funding base to increase unrestricted and restricted funds from all constituencies and launch appropriate systematic programs and initiatives. 

  • Act as a catalyst for fund-raising and cultivation of donors and volunteers through major and planned giving, annual giving, corporate and foundation relations, special events, membership and community relations in addition to prospect research and donor stewardship.  Coordinate all funds development activities including but not limited to:

    • Corporate Sponsorships - Work with staff, board and others as appropriate to help identify and recruit sponsors for house builds and special events.  

    • Corporate Relations - Work with the Executive Director and Board to strengthen relations with the corporate community in the GNHFH service area. Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to package funding and employee participation opportunities.

    • Public Relations - Work with the Executive Director to increase outreach efforts by identifying speaking and networking opportunities.  Work with the media specialist and other staff to develop outreach materials such as print and electronic newsletters, direct mail, press releases, brochures, social media and website updates.  Work with the staff to promote branding consistency through all channels.

    • Special Events - Work with the Executive Director, Staff, and Development Committee to implement 2-3 major fundraising events per year.

    • Volunteer Development - Assist in strengthening the volunteer development program, increasing awareness of Habitat in the broader community and growing the overall number of volunteers.  Work with the Volunteer Coordinator to strengthen the link between volunteerism and financial support.

  • Oversee database management using internal CRM and event based software.

  • Represent Habitat at public events and in other contexts as needed. Be a willing partner with other staff in all aspects of Habitat's mission.

Requirements:

  • Desire to work towards Habitat’s mission.

  • College degree required; prefer degree in communications-related field.

  • Four to Six years fundraising experience, ideally in a non-profit organization

  • Ability to take initiative and make effective recommendations to staff and Board.

Hours/Pay/Benefits:

  • Full-time exempt position.

  • Flexible schedule, but position will require some evenings and weekends.

  • Eligible for standard holidays, vacations and sick time.

    Please submit resume to christa.tsechrintzis@nashabitat.org

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