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Director of Development and Engagement

Housing for New Hope

Durham, NC Salary: N/A

Develop and drive Housing for New Hope’ relationship-based annual development plan

in partnership with the Executive Director, board, and staff in support of budgeted annual

goals and long-term strategic goals.

• Provide leadership and supervision for the Resource Generation and Community

Engagement Team including the Marketing and Communications Specialist, Community

Engagement Coordinator, and interns.

• Evolve a case for support that aligns with the strategic plan and inspires individuals and

organizations to invest.

• Oversee the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donor constituent

groups including individuals, corporations, civic, foundation, and faith-based

organizations, utilizing staff and board for execution.

• Manage a personal portfolio of donors resulting in direct face to face solicitation.

• Ensure growth of foundation funding through researching, pursuing, and securing new

opportunities and deepening current partnerships.

• Manage the annual campaigns by developing strategy and executing the plan.

• Execute a formal stewardship plan to further engage donors and volunteers in the

mission and to show appreciation for their investments.

• Work with the team to conduct events designed to increase awareness, raise funds, and

offer an effective entry point to the organization as needed.

• Guide the strategy and execution of special giving opportunities such as capital

campaigns or planned giving.

• Share stories of impact to motivate volunteers, board members, donors, and partners in

ways that inspire support for the agency.

• Build the reputation and exposure of the organization through community outreach.

• Serve as an integral member of the agency’s Strategic Leadership Team, helping to

ensure strong staff relations and fulfilment of mission, vision, and core values.

• Develop and manage the departmental budgets for Resource Generation and

Community Engagement.

• Work closely with the Director of Finance & Administration and Executive Director to

ensure that revenue is allocated to specific programming areas and to determine where

additional funding is needed.

• Work closely with Director of Client Services and program leadership to identify

programmatic needs as it pertains to development and marketing.

• Provide staff leadership to the Board’s Resource Generation & Community Engagement


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