Habitat Staff and Volunteers at Hart.JPG

Director of Resource Development and Communications

To apply for this position please email your resumé to 

careers@lasvegashabitat.org

Reports to:                       Executive Director

Position Location:           Sahara Administrative Offices

Job Classification:           Exempt/Salary

Job Type:                         Full-Time

Benefits:                           Medical, Dental, Vision & Life Insurance, Paid Time                                                                 Off, Simple IRA Savings Plan

Schedule:                        Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Some Evenings and                                                 Weekends

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas helps families build better lives through affordable housing. Our vision is to build a world where everyone has a decent place to live, which is the essence of the American dream. Together we build homes, settle families and grow a community of neighbors. We operate two ReStores in Southern Nevada. These retail stores accept donations and sell new and gently-used home improvement goods, furniture, home accessories, building materials, and appliances to the public at a fraction of the retail price. Revenue generated from our ReStores helps to fund our programs. Visit our website at: lasvegashabitat.org for more details.

Working in collaboration with the Executive Director, this individual will be responsible for the oversight, strategic planning, execution and evaluation of all fundraising events, fundraising activities, donor relations, volunteer engagement and communications for the organization. This position is responsible for developing and implementing engagements and fundraising strategies to enhance and grow revenue and current and prospective donors. Primary event responsibilities include the annual gala and other events that promote the public awareness of our mission. This person serves as a front-line employee who regularly interacts directly with donors and volunteers and represents Habitat for Humanity of Las Vegas in the community and works to ensure that they receive a positive safe and rewarding experience.

EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, AND SKILLS
  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • A minimum five years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in fundraising for not-for-profits and working with donors and volunteers.

  • A minimum of two years supervisory or leadership experience.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher) and Constant Contact.

  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Experience with various communication platforms including Website design, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.

  • Experience with donor databases (Razors Edge, Donor Perfect, or other).

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure without losing productivity or attention to detail.

  • Working knowledge of event planning, event management, public relations and marketing principles.

  • Ability to work well not only as part of a small, dynamic team, but also independently.

  • Demonstrates strong judgment skills and attention to detail while meeting targeted deadlines.

  • Assesses the urgency and importance of situations and takes appropriate action.

  • Ability to handle confidential matters, is discrete and maintains a very high level of professionalism.

  • Ability to use all office machines. (fax, copy, cameras, etc.)

  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving and time-management skills.

  • Professional telephone manner and interaction with individuals at all levels.

  • Must be flexible and adaptable.

  • Exhibit and abide by Habitat for Humanity’s values, policies and procedures including integrity, collaboration, adaptability, accountability, punctuality, superior customer service and delivering excellence.

  • A management philosophy that respects the intrinsic value of people and seeks to maximize their potential in the workplace.

  • Passion for the vision and mission of Habitat for Humanity.
     

REQUIREMENTS
  • Must possess a valid Nevada driver license, clean DMV record, reliable personal vehicle, and liability insurance.

  • Must pass background screening and drug test.
     

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS AND WORK CONDITIONS

  • Must be able to perform essential functions with or without accommodation.

  • Must be able to continuously (67%-100% of the workday) and repeatedly use fingering/fine dexterity, wrist motion, flex wrist, grasp/squeeze, handling/gross dexterity, reach at shoulder or below, hear, talk, and sit.

  • Must be able to frequently (34% - 66% of the workday) reach above shoulder, stoop, kneel, balance, bend, twist body, walk and stand.

  • Must be able to occasionally lift, carry push, or pull a minimum of 20lbs.

  • Occasionally (1-33% of the workday) required environmental conditions, dust, exposure to weather, extreme cold, extreme heat, and loud noises.

  • May be required to work evenings and weekends.
     

To apply, submit a completed job application found on our website or your resume to careers@lasvegashabitat.org

We’re an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,

veteran or disability status.

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