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Resource Development Specialist

Gulfport, MS, USAGulfportMSUSA
Full-time

Habitat for Humanity of the Mississippi Gulf Coast is seeking a fundraising professional to cultivate and steward donor relationships on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. The position is primarily responsible for building a rapport and maintaining communication with current individual donors; soliciting gifts on behalf of Habitat Mississippi Gulf Coast; and managing a portfolio of donors and prospective donors. Under the supervision of the Director of Resource Development, the Resource Development Specialist will work with members of the Resource Development Department to develop fundraising goals and strategies. The position will assist with the execution of the annual development plan to support meeting the organization’s fundraising goals.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Identify potential donors and work with prospects to move them through the donor solicitation cycle from identification through stewardship.
  • Maintain communication with those in donor portfolio including providing project updates and donor recognition.
  • Identify opportunities to network with donors and prospects and engage members of Board of Directors and staff as necessary.
  • Collaborate with Resource Development team to determine annual fundraising goals.
  • Analyze individual donor potential based on constituent's giving history, RFM (recency, frequency and monetary) and LAI (linkage, ability and interest).
  • Leverage donor relationships for involvement in Habitat Mississippi Gulf Coast’s fundraising events.
  • Utilize the donor management system to record gifts and interactions and provide reports as necessary.
  • Assist in the preparation of annual appeal.
  • With guidance from the Director of Resource Development, create appropriate marketing materials and collateral to support donor relations and solicitations.
  • Provide support to Leadership Team and Board of Directors, as necessary.
Educational Background: 
Bachelor degree from an accredited institution preferably in Marketing, Public Relations or other related field
Skills/Experience: 
  • A minimum of 5 years proven track record in fundraising. Other related or relevant experiences (i.e. sales, marketing) may be considered to satisfy minimum.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency including advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word and Outlook).
  • Proficiency in use of CRM databases (Salesforce) a plus.
  • Self-motivated individual with an eagerness to work with a high performing team.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills, keen attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Ability and willingness to work non-standard hours (evenings and weekends) as needed.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation to meetings, events and various functions as required.
  • Standing, traversing, extended periods of sitting and willingness to travel.
  • Commitment to affordable housing and Habitat Mississippi Gulf Coast’s mission, vision and values.
  • Employment Status: Part Time or Full Time.
  • Pay: Compensation is dependent on experience.

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Overview
Headquarters: 
Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
$100-500M
Founded: 
1987
About Us
Mission: 

Habitat for Humanity believes that every man, woman and child should have a decent, safe and affordable place to live. We build and repair houses all over the world using volunteer labor and donations. Our partner families purchase these houses through no-profit, no-interest mortgage loans or innovative financing methods. As a nonprofit, ecumenical Christian ministry that builds with people in need regardless of race or religion, we welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Mar 15 2019
Active Until: 
Apr 15 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International
industry: 
Nonprofit