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Development Special Events Coordinator

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Houston, TX, USA

The Development Special Events Coordinator is primarily responsible for planning and executing special events to meet revenue, steward donors and volunteers, create awareness and other goals. The Development Coordinator also partners with the other members of the Development team in the execution of all aspects of the fundraising process, including donor cultivation and stewardship and volunteer engagement and management. The Development Coordinator supports HHFH’s mission, vision, and values by exhibiting the following behaviors: commitment to the community, social perceptiveness, collaboration, innovation, respect and accountability.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Plans, coordinates, organizes, manages and executes special events including, but not limited to the Annual Luncheon, Global Village, Volunteer and Donor Appreciation, Affinity Builds and other events to meet revenue, awareness and other goals
  • Ensures events are delivered on schedule and within budget and meet revenue objectives
  • Identifies and solicits prospects for in-kind donations for all events
  • Assists in the management of invoicing for special events
  • Collaborates with other staff on the development of marketing collateral, brochures and support materials for events and other matters as assigned
  • Assists in growing and stewarding HHFH’s donors and meeting HHFH fundraising and strategic plan goals as directed by the Development Director
  • Conducts research and analyzes data to support fundraising goals and results
  • Assists in implementation and fulfillment of individual donor benefits, gift recognition and correspondence
  • Maintains accurate and complete records of donor communications for events and as directed by the Development Director, including proper entry of such data/records into HHFH’s donor database
  • Prepares reports on events, activities and programs as requested by the Development Director
  • Works collaboratively with other Development and HHFH staff, donors and volunteers on development opportunities
  • Communicates HHFH’s story, mission and needs, orally and in writing and represent HHFH at donor, community and business events
  • Complete other duties and activities as assigned
Educational Background: 
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 1-2 years of development, event planning or equivalent experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel, desktop publishing donor management software) and proficiency with social media as a fundraising tool
  • The ability to work independently and on a team
  • The ability to adapt quickly to changing environments
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred
  • The ability to perform essential functions of job; reasonable accommodation available
  • The ability to perform in an office setting and outdoors (heat, humidity, rain, and cold

Organization Info

Habitat for Humanity International

Americus, GA, United States
Annual Budget : 
About Us

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: 
Sep 17 2019
Active Until: 
Oct 17 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Habitat for Humanity International