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Fund Development-Marketing Specialist

San Francisco, CA, USA
Full-time

Exciting Job Opportunity: Full-Time Fund Development and Brand Marketing Position

Are you passionate about making a difference? Do you have a knack for grant writing and brand marketing? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you!

We are a legacy non-profit organization based in San Francisco, dedicated to serving the homeless and marginalized communities. We seek a full-time, in-person Fund Development and Brand Marketing professional to join our dynamic team.

Position: Fund Development and Brand Marketing Specialist

Location: San Francisco, CA

Employment Type: Full-Time, In-Person

Salary: $75,000 - $80,00 per year

Areas of Responsibility: 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement innovative fundraising strategies.

  • Write and submit compelling grant proposals.

  • Manage and enhance our brand presence across various platforms.

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in grant writing and fund development.

  • Strong understanding of brand marketing strategies.

  • Passion for serving homeless and marginalized communities.

This is more than just a job. It's an opportunity to be part of a team that believes in the power of community and is committed to providing a better future for those who need it most.

Join us in making a lasting impact in the lives of the people we serve. Apply today!

About us:

Project Homeless Connect (PHC) strengthens and builds partnerships with city agencies, businesses, and other organizations to offer comprehensive services to individuals at risk of homelessness, those currently experiencing homelessness, or those transitioning to permanent housing. Our program model includes large-scale, single-day events and a daily service program that provides drop-in care, appointments, mobile services, and opportunities for partner services at the same location. We are a small, dedicated team that enjoys collaborating to positively impact the lives of the individuals we assist. Together, we are making a difference.

Job Description:

The Fund Development-Marketing Specialist will work closely with PHC’s leadership to create and maintain the organization’s long-term development plan. This role involves organizing fund development and brand recognition efforts, nurturing donor relationships, coordinating outreach, and executing grant writing and fund development activities. The Specialist will also be responsible for securing event sponsorships and expanding the network of individual and corporate donors. This position offers an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about ending homelessness in San Francisco.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

People

● Attend networking events as required to enhance brand visibility.

● Join ED in speaking engagements and corporate presentations.

● Contribute to fostering a positive workplace environment.

● Collaborator - Emphasizes team accountability, constructive feedback, and effective collaboration.

● Resilient and professional - Maintains composure during stressful situations, showcases adaptability, and easily navigates changes.

● Skilled decisionmaker: Systematically collects, analyzes, and evaluates data to make informed decisions while upholding commitments and responsibilities.

 

Fundraising Events

● Coordinate and Secure Community Day of Service (CDoS) Sponsorships

● Responsible for coordination and management of auctions for fundraising events

● Confirm that all Sponsorship Agreements are met, including but not limited to promotional agreements, social media posts, and newsletter/printing recognition.

● Co-planning and coordination of PHC’s fundraising events

● Manage event database, including ticket sales, auctions, and other registrations.

● Assist with event set-up, teardown, and other event-related logistics.

● Follow up post-fundraising events with significant contributors.

● Co-coordination of community fundraising events,

● Participate in research and pitches to vendors, venues, and presenters.

● Other items as needed with the Executive Director

 

PHC Brand

· Adhere to and enforce social media policies and procedures

· Respond to inquiries submitted through social media platforms.

· Update and create content for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

· Promote the PHC brand through graphic design.

· Create promotional materials and SWAG!

· Research and track potential marketing opportunities and create pitches on behalf of PHC.

Grants

● Lead grant research and opportunities

● Write small – mid-level grants.

● Track grant reports and impact results

● Submit grant reports.

● Maintain grant calendar.

● Create a Grant Skeleton to ease the grant application process.

 

Individual Donors

● Manage donor database, including recording of contributions, meetings between donors, and progress reports.

● Donor correspondence and thank you (including letters, calls, and emails) for online donations, grants, and corporate donations.

● Cultivate and maintain relationships with individual donors.

● In-Kind Donations

· Accept in-kind donations on behalf of the agency.

· Promote online-specific in-kind needs through social media, news, etc.

· Provide tax deduction letters and thank you correspondences to donors.

 

Administration

● Support the ED and the other PHC Managers through monthly and annual reporting.

● Execute Day-to-day routine fund development tasks.

● Salesforce Data Entry and Reports

● Prepare Monthly development updates and reports

● Create an annual agency development plan

● Effective communicator - Adept at written and verbal communication, ensuring clarity, impact, and effective stakeholder interaction.

● Exceptional organizational and time management skills - Combines impeccable punctuality, prioritizing and executing tasks efficiently.

Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills. Blends a persistent approach to issue resolution with the ability to build rapport, listen attentively, and maintain discretion in communication.

COMPETENCIES: (To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies):

Communication, Written: Delivers written communications that have clarity and impact, including emails.

Communication, Verbal: Effective listener; clearly and thoughtfully communicates with others in person and on the phone.

Reliability: Accountable; maintains focus; punctual; good attendance record; meets deadlines.

Time Management: Organizes and establishes priorities; gets the job done promptly.

Customer Service: Persists in resolving issues despite facing internal barriers; takes personal responsibility for customer service outcomes; responds promptly and effectively to requests for assistance and support, both internally and externally.

Computer Literacy: Skilled computer-based work tasks; uses technology to enhance job performance.

Teamwork: Accountable to the team; participates effectively in group- and teamwork; collaborates positively with other team members; gives and accepts constructive criticism.

Tolerance for Stress, Ambiguity, and Change: Maintains composure under pressure; handles complex problems and change with minimal supervision; demonstrates flexibility and versatility in achieving key goals and priorities.

Attention to Detail: Strives to eliminate errors, prioritizes accurate work, and seeks opportunities to improve performance.

Decision Making: Collects, organizes, and analyzes information before making decisions. Takes a thoughtful approach when considering options; may seek supervision and input from others.

Integrity and Ethics: Actively models the highest ethical standards; is honest and accountable; maintains confidentiality and appropriate boundaries; handles sensitive information and issues responsibly.

Additional Competencies:

Relationship Orientation: Establishes rapport quickly with others; listens attentively to others' perspectives; uses sound judgment when sharing information and maintaining confidentiality; appropriately expresses empathy.

Presentation Skills: Adapts presentation techniques to fit audience level and technical needs; develops and delivers communications that are clear and impactful; conveys confidence, presence, and professionalism; uses appropriate visual aids to illustrate key points and enhance learning.

Interpersonal Skills: Uses active listening and discussion skills to identify issues, ensure understanding, and facilitate problem-solving; works cooperatively with diverse groups; deals with others pleasantly and professionally; accurately assesses verbal and non-verbal cues.

Accountability: Makes and meets commitments; accepts responsibility for behavior and outcomes.

Follow-Through: Monitors the status of projects and tasks; thoroughly deals with project details; delivers a clear, accurate depiction of quality.

Cultural Sensitivity: Ability to work with a diverse population while withholding judgment. Willingly open to learning and understanding different perspectives.

Project Homeless Connect is an equal employment opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

Skills/Experience: 

MINIMUM EDUCATION QUALIFICATION

A bachelor’s degree in business, Communications, or a related field or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and training may substitute for education.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

· At least four years of professional work experience in fund development

· Flexible with adaptability in fast-moving, time-sensitive work environments

· Skilled multi-tasker with the ability to manage directives from multiple staff members

· Knowledgeable about social issues concerning homelessness and disenfranchised groups

· Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with visitors/callers and staff with patience, courtesy, and decorum

● Excellent written and verbal communication skills

● Organized, detail-oriented, and problem-solving skills.

● Track record of successful donor management and fundraising campaign management.

● Strong computer, online, and social media skills, especially with FB, IG, X, Canvas

● Preferred skills include grant writing, fundraising event planning, and individual donor cultivation.

● Familiarity with essential office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)

● This position requires the ability to sit for long periods. Must be able to lift approximately 35 pounds and require traveling to Project Homeless Connect event sites.

Compensation/Benefits: 

Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Medical Insurance, Retirement, Vision Insurance

Organization Info

Project Homeless Connect

Overview
Headquarters: 
San Francisco, CA, USA
Founded: 
2004
About Us
Mission: 

The Mission of Project Homeless Connect is to connect San Franciscans experiencing homelessness or at risk of experiencing homelessness with the care they need to move forward.

Programs: 

Everyday Connect, Community Day of Service, Core Senses, Volunteer

Why Work For Us?: 

Project Homeless Connect (PHC) strengthens and builds partnerships with city agencies, businesses, and other organizations to offer comprehensive services to individuals at risk of homelessness, those currently experiencing homelessness, or those transitioning to permanent housing. Our program model includes large-scale, single-day events and a daily service program that provides drop-in care, appointments, mobile services, and opportunities for partner services at the same location. We are a small, dedicated team that enjoys collaborating to impact the lives of the individuals we assist positively. Together, we are making a difference.

Project Homeless Connect is an equal employment opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants are encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, age, pregnancy, disability, work-related injury, covered veteran status, political ideology, genetic information, marital status, or any other factor that the law protects from employment discrimination.

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Listing Stats

Post Date: 
Jun 27 2024
Active Until: 
Jul 27 2024
Hiring Organization: 
Project Homeless Connect
industry: 
Nonprofit