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Director of Development & Marketing

Reports to:                       CEO

Job Classification:           Exempt

Schedule:                         Varies, flexible. Some weekends & evenings required.

Habitat for Humanity Las Vegas is a non-profit organization and affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International that builds homes, communities, and hope.


Working in collaboration with the CEO and other program managers this individual will be responsible for the planning, coordination, execution, and evaluation of all regional fundraising events, fundraising activities, and donor relations. Primary marketing responsibilities include the branding, marketing, planning, coordination of communication for outreach efforts, and the implementation of annual communications plans in coordination with staff in key areas, i.e. volunteer recruitment, ReStore donations, affordable home ownership, donor acknowledgement and events across all forms of media.


The Director of Development must be a strong advocate for HFHLV’s mission, and aggressively pursue the goals established by the Board.

  • Primary event and donor relation responsibilities include, but not limited to:

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

    • Plans, produces and oversees the implementation of the annual strategic fundraising activities in the Las Vegas area, including: major gifts (individual and corporate), annual Gala, special events, business partnerships, annual planned giving strategy, grants, sponsorships etc.

    • Execute all strategies and activities to advance donor acquisitions by at least 10% annually.

    • Identify key fund development trends and conduct research and identification of prospective corporate and individual donors.

    • Develop and implement donor cultivation and solicitation program.  

    • Initiate contacts, establish relationships and provide on-going follow-up with the Board of Directors, community organizations, businesses, clubs, civic groups and academic community.

    • Direct and support the fundraising efforts of the Board, volunteers and staff.

    • Develop and implement annual giving programs, including but not limited to: direct mail, matching gifts, monthly giving programs.  

    • Research grant funding opportunities to support annual operating fund and capital giving for home building needs.

    • Maintain annual calendar of grant activity and deadlines.

    • Develop and maintain a portfolio of approximately 40 middle and major donors, meeting with 20 prospects or donors per month.

    • Assist with the management and effective use of Habitat’s donor database relating to donors, donor recognition and fundraising activity.   

    • Seek out and schedule opportunities to make informal presentations to churches, business, civic organizations and other community groups.

    • Develop annual development strategy, budget and implementation plan.

    • Create, manage, reconcile and adhere to event budgets, records and deadlines.

    • Other duties as requested by the CEO.

  • Primary Regional Marketing Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

    • Collaborate with HFHI regarding branding/messaging and oversee local branding of materials communications, and outreach to internal and external communities, including donors, volunteers, and sponsors.

    • Build long-term media relationships as well as develop and maintain media contacts to

    • ensure positive and strong presence in the community.

    • Develop digital outreach program through social media messaging, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Constant Contact, YouTube/video and e-newsletter, producing monthly e-newsletter and e-blast.

    • Develops and uploads a minimum of 5 social media posts a week (minimum two must be Restore related).

    • Oversee designs and layout advertising, working with placement media with regard to

    • deadlines and advertisement specifications, as well as gaining appropriate partner approvals.

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) five years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in fundraising, not-for-profits and working with volunteers.

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

  • Experience in finance management, budgeting and reporting.

  • Strong public relations and interpersonal skills.

  • Working knowledge of database programs and all Microsoft Office programs; ability to use the internet and basic office equipment, Donor Perfect or another similar fundraising tool.

  • 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.

  • Acceptable driving record as determined by Habitat’s insurance company and policies.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Communicates effectively both verbally and written in a positive and professional manner.

  • Excellent writing skills with the ability to promote the organization’s story via many media outlets including social media. 

  • Exceptional customer service skills and relationship building skills.

  • Adapts to changes in the work environment.

  • Time management skills with the ability to prioritize and cope well under pressure.

  • Self-starter, ability to work with little supervision.

  • Maintains confidentiality.

  • Must pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.

  • Must wear required uniform and maintain personal appearance and hygiene by following the organization’s dress code requirements.

  • The physical demands and work environment described here are representative of that what will be required by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers.

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds on a regular basis.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate office noise, but may vary to client’s environment.

  • Regular attendance during regularly-scheduled business hours.


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will perform other reasonably related job duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or other management as required.

This organization reserves the right to revise or change job duties as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.  Employment at Habitat for Humanity may be terminated at will by the employee or Habitat for Humanity at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.

To apply for this position please email your resumé to 


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