Location: San Francisco, CA
Start Date: February 2013
Position Type: Full Time
Compensation: Competitive salary commensurate with deliverables
Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director will be responsible for overall development efforts for achieving budgetary and program goals in support of Architecture for Humanity’s humanitarian efforts.
• Create and implement annual development plan and strategy to include various fundraising, marketing programs and campaigns.
• Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential corporate and foundation sponsors and individual donors.
• Partner with Finance team to fulfill information requests and maintain accurate reporting and accounting of funds and sources.
• Work with Outreach Coordinator to engage chapter members and network at large to support and promote fundraising campaigns.
• Assist in the planning, coordination, organization, and implementation of fundraising and sponsorship of Architecture for Humanity’s general operations and specific programs.
• Handle various aspects of donor recognition and develop campaigns for the nurturing of donor relations specific to Architecture for Humanity’s programs.
• Initiate and follow-up on appropriate in-kind donations to support the work of pro bono design teams and subsidize construction costs.
• Aid in the research, coordination and submission of grant proposals.
• Assist in the research, identification, and contact of new donor prospects.
• Work with the Executive Director to review and pursue funding opportunities.
• Work closely with the Executive Director to set and achieve funding goals related to grants to support our efforts.
• Report funding commitments as received to ensure proper tracking and handling.
• Minimum of five years of fundraising or business development experience, preferably with exposure to international projects and programs.
• Proven track record of achieving revenue targets or quota exceeding $3M per year.
• Demonstrated ability to run successful campaigns.
• Experience in research, coordination and submission of grant proposals.
• Ability to work independently with discretion and a broad working knowledge of agency policies, practices, and programs.
• Technical skills include proficiency in M/S software.
• Professional /business skills required include handling of donor recognition and development campaigns, planning, client management, and communication. Must demonstrate dependability, trustworthiness, initiative, diplomacy, patience, assertiveness, team-orientation, and attention to detail. Must also be able to work under pressure of deadlines.
• Requires proficiency in reading, writing, and speaking English and excellent oral and written communication skills.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.