Open Positions

Director of Development

Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity has an exciting position available for the Director of Development.

The Director of Development will play a critical role in leading the organization’s philanthropic programs to address the most urgent issue facing our region, the high cost of housing. With community support to build homes, Habitat buyers are able to experience the stability and financial foundation that uniquely comes from purchasing and owning an affordable home. This position offers the right candidate an opportunity to build a career effectively and authentically translating Habitat’s work and mission to the supporters who fund that work.

Reporting to the CEO, this individual will lead our Capital Campaign and develop a solid and sustainable base of major gifts. The Director of Development is responsible for meeting the annual fundraising goals and for building long-term growth strategies across a diversified supporter base of individual donors, businesses, and foundations.

The ideal candidate will be skilled at running a Capital Campaign, bringing a wealth of experience running effective major gift and annual fund programs, possessing solid project management and data analysis skills to ensure the implementation of effective systems and processes, and guiding decision-making.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage our Capital Campaign, raising $4M by 2024.
  • Support solicitations and develop relationships with high level donors.
  • Work closely with CEO, Board of Directors, and Director of Grants Management on key fundraising initiatives and campaigns.
  • Creatively develop and lead signature fundraising events, including in-person and virtual options.
  • Robustly network with key stakeholders, partners, and community organizations, maintaining and developing relationships
  • Work collaboratively with partners to execute social media, marketing, and Capital Campaign.
  • Foster a culture of gratitude that ensures supporters at all levels of giving are cultivated and respected.
  • Direct the department’s annual budget forecasting and management.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Creative thinker with a strategic mindset and ability to see the big picture while implementing implement actionable plans in a timely manner.
  • Strong program management skills with an understanding of how to use data to build healthy and thriving donor pipelines across various fundraising programs.
  • Commitment to the ongoing work required to move Habitat for Humanity toward a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive organization.
  • Commitment to fostering a community-centric approach to storytelling and fundraising that respectfully translates Habitat’s impact while inspiring donors to engage as equal partners in the work.
  • Excellent public speaking and writing skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to bring structure to systems and processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of housing affordability issues.
  • Understanding of how to utilize an equity filter when creating fund development campaigns and communications.
  • Experienced with major gift work, capital campaigns, and budget forecasting.
  • Demonstrated lifelong learner, with a desire to seek out best practices in the evolving world of fund development.
  • Proven track record of developing and growing sources of revenue.
  • Proven success in working cross-departmentally and collaboratively with finance, program, and volunteer departments to achieve goals.

Work Environment and Physical Demands:

  • This employee will routinely use standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and printers.
  • This position requires local travel in the employee’s personal vehicle.

Schedule:
40 hours a week, variable, includes evenings and weekends dependent upon appointments and events; at times overtime will be necessary.

Benefits:

Compensation: Exempt. Salary range begins at $60,000, depending on experience. Quarterly bonus potential.

Health Reimbursement Account for Medical, 100% premium paid Dental, Disability and Life Insurance, Employer paid Retirement plan (up to 3% match of salary contributions), almost 9 weeks of paid time total accrual during the first three years (increases after that), plus 10 paid Holidays annually and a separate sick leave accrual.

General Anti-Discrimination Policy

Bend-Redmond Habitat for Humanity has an open-door policy: All who believe that everyone needs an affordable place to live are welcome to help with our work, regardless of race, religion, age, gender, political views. We welcome volunteers and supporters from all backgrounds, and we serve people in need of affordable housing regardless of race or religion. As a matter of policy, Habitat for Humanity International and its affiliated organizations do not proselytize. This means that Habitat will not offer assistance on the expressed or implied condition that people must either adhere to or convert to a particular faith, or listen and respond to messaging designed to induce conversion to a particular faith.