Job Description – Individual and Major Gifts Regional Manager
Location – Atlantic Canada
Reports to: Executive Director/CEO
Overview of Responsibilities: Committed to the philosophy of Habitat for Humanity, the Individual and Major Gifts Regional Manager holds primary responsibility for the planning and execution of all activities associate with the Atlantic Canada Affiliates individual and major gifts strategies. This involves establishing and leveraging relationships with long-term individual and high net-worth donors.
Key Responsibilities/Essential Functions: The major responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
- Developing and implementing multi-year strategies which support and advance the strategic direction of the Atlantic Habitat Affiliates. This includes acquisition, cultivating, engaging, soliciting, and stewarding current and potential donors.
- Assessing donors needs and interests and packaging Habitat’s work into products that effectively meets those needs and drives revenue.
- Developing and achieving financial and non-financial targets and meeting business objectives.
- Tracking and monitoring results and taking corrective action as required.
Relationship Building and Engagement:
- Supporting, stewarding, and building relationships with individual and corporate donors to deepen their understanding of Habitat’s impact in Atlantic Canada and to link their current and potential philanthropic goals to that impact.
- Participating in Habitat’s and community events and striving to expand Habitat’s network within Atlantic Canada.
- Delivering and telling Habitat’s story in an effective manner that resonates with stakeholders and inspires them to take action.
- Maintaining superior knowledge of Habitat’s mission.
- Upholding and creating a positive image of Habitat through portraying enthusiasm, positivity, and charisma.
Planning and Innovation:
- Working in close collaboration with Habitat Canada and other affiliates to support and move forward innovate fundraising and development activities.
- Preparing a monthly report for distribution to the Atlantic Affiliates.
- Participates on internal committees as required
- Participates in the collective work of Habitat
- Undertaking special projects and performing other related duties as assigned
- University undergraduate degree or equivalent, with professional designation as a CFRE an asset.
- 5-7 years of progressive experience in fundraising/development, sales or consulting.
- Proven relationship-based fundraising experience including the cultivation, solicitation and closing of major gifts.
- Knowledge of individual giving trends and practices and a passion for philanthropy
- Creative and innovative thinker
- Superior communication skills including experience in developing and delivering presentations to both small and large groups
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively to achieve organizational and program objectives
- Highly developed analytical skills with ability to use expert level judgement for strategic thinking and problem solving
- Demonstrated ability to effectively forge, manage and maintain long-standing donor relationships
- Proven organizational abilities and the ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines under pressure
- Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and customer service skills including the ability to work respectfully and inclusively with a diverse employee population
- Experience with a donor relationship management database system
- A satisfactory and current criminal records check
- Valid driver’s license
- Access to a reliable vehicle
- Travel throughout Atlantic Canada required
Hours of work: Full time (40 hours per week) Some evening and weekend work may be required
Location: Successful candidate will have an office at the local affiliate within the province they reside (NB, NL, NS or PEI)
Salary: $70,000-$80,000 annually