The Director of Individual Giving (DIG) will be responsible for developing and implementing donor-centric strategies to increase annual and multi-year revenue from individuals and family foundations, primarily through major gifts, events, and planned giving.
Reporting directly to the Vice Presidents, Resource Development, the DIG will be a key member of Habitat NYC and Westchester’s management team. They must be able to create strong working relationships with office staff as well as members of Habitat NYC and Westchester’s Regional and Local Boards of Directors and other leadership groups. With a focused understanding of Habitat NYC and Westchester’s vision and program needs, this role will help achieve the objective of aligning the affiliate’s fundraising efforts with its strategic direction. The position is responsible for developing and managing systems and processes related to all key parts of individual giving fundraising.
This affiliate serves the five boroughs of New York City and Westchester County, and solicitations are limited to these service areas. While this position reports to the Vice Presidents, Resource Development, they will also work closely with the CEO. This role is a management role and supervises the Individual Giving Manager.
The ideal candidate is a self-starter who is a strong internal and external collaborator and has the capacity and skills to help significantly expand the current high net-worth individual donor base, with a particular focus on our DEIJ (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Justice) initiative. While Habitat NYC and Westchester has an existing pool of donors, this position will also be responsible for prospecting, qualifying, cultivating, and closing gifts from new donors.
All newly hired employees of Habitat NYC and Westchester must have their final dose of an FDA-authorized or WHO-listed COVID-19 vaccine and provide proof of such to begin employment unless a reasonable accommodation on the following limited bases is granted. Habitat NYC and Westchester will consider accommodation requests from individuals who are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccination due to either an underlying medical condition or sincerely held religious beliefs on a case-by-case basis in accordance with our policies as well as federal, state, and local laws. Supporting documentation may be requested.
Habitat for Humanity NYC and Westchester County has embraced a hybrid work style, combining both in-person and work-from-home. This approach underscores our focus on building and maintaining cross-divisional strengths with team members across the organization as well as volunteers, community partners, homeowners, and others inside and outside the organization. Specific requirements are aligned with each job function should be fully discussed with the supervisor.
111 John St., 7th Floor, Suite 770, New York, NY 10038; and 55 S. Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591. Ability and willingness to travel – to donor meetings and build sites across NYC and Westchester County; and two ReStores (locations in Queens, NY and Yonkers, NY) from time to time and as required. Work week is Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm, evenings and weekends as required.
Compensation: $100,000 – $110,000
Careers at Habitat for Humanity New York City and Westchester County are challenging, rewarding, and fulfilling. If you are interested in bringing your passion for the mission of Habitat for Humanity to the organization, please apply by sending a resume and cover letter outlining your qualifications, interest, and experience to email@example.com.
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