Job posting: Director of Development (Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties)

Position Summary: is responsible for planning, coordinating, and executing Habitat’s individual donor program to help meet the organization’s fundraising goal and build the individual and group donor base.

Primary Responsibilities:   To secure funds for Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties by managing a group of assigned and acquired donors; assuring that as many as possible are retained as continuing donors to the organization and are upgraded in their giving and involvement.

  • The Director of Development will operate within the ‘moves management’ system which provides the structure for moving a donor from prospect to solicitation
  • Works cohesively with Community Outreach team to meet Strategic Plan
  • Supports the Vice President of Community Outreach in the Development Planning Process
  • Plans and executes a comprehensive annual giving program including prospecting, communications, solicitations, recognition and stewardship activities
  • Work to acquire new Habitat community partnerships and establish new donor relationships
  • Document all activity in donor software
  • Other duties as assigned

Necessary Personal/Professional Characteristics: 

  • Thrives on being results oriented
  • Offers creative solutions for all aspects of donor stewardship, cultivation and recognition
  • Demonstrates the ability to be persistent and authentic
  • Shows good judgment in interactions with all constituents
  • Possesses excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Builds and maintains excellent relationships
  • Possesses the ability work independently as well as in a team setting
  • Has a positive attitude, is proactive in promoting the Habitat mission, and is eager to excel in all undertakings

Position Requirements:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in financial development
  • Valid Florida driver’s license
  • Acceptable background check

If interested, please send resume to Vince Modarelli.

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