This position has lead, day-to-day responsibility for Jubilee’s development strategy and outreach. The person in this role cultivates and stewards individual and corporate donor relationships. He or she serves as an external face of Jubilee to corporate donors and select major individual donors, along with the VP of Institutional Advancement and the CEO. This position reports to the VP of Institutional Advancement.
Principal responsibilities include:
Work closely with VP of Institutional Advancement to develop a development plan and implement it. Ensure that plan meets financial goals, continually builds the pipeline of corporate and individual donors, and increases corporate and individual engagement.
Works with VP of Institutional Advancement to create and manage annual calendar and timelines and to keep staff aware of upcoming deadlines, work with them to gather data for funder reports on existing grants.
Works with VP of Institutional Advancement to develop relationships with external stakeholders, determine cultivation and stewardship actions and plans moves management
Support board in achieving its fundraising targets.
Identify, cultivate, and steward high-potential corporate and individual donors whose funding priorities are consistent with Jubilee Housing’s mission.
Develop and support stewardship and fundraising events designed to engage corporate and individual donors.
Serves as relationship manager for a portfolio of major individual donors.
Develop and implement a plan to communicate regularly for stewardship with corporate, foundation and individual donors and to maintain their ongoing engagement.
Represent Jubilee to a variety of external constituents in the corporate and foundation community.
Work closely with key program staff and IA team members to understand Jubilee’s programs and messaging and articulate those effectively to donors.
Stay current on policy and programmatic trends in housing, education, and reentry as well as on trends in development.
Draft letters, memos and e-mail communication for executive director and Board members when appropriate.
Assist grant writer in arranging site visits for funder representatives and assist senior staff with pre-visit preparation. Oversee all funder site visits.
Identifies and cultivates corporate and foundation targets whose funding priorities are consistent with Jubilee Housing’s mission.
Manages the development team, ensuring their activities are consistent with the fundraising strategy and helps the organization achieve its fundraising goals.
Other duties as assigned
This individual must be able to work well under pressure and have demonstrated attention to detail. Ideal candidate will have great organizational skills and excellent customer service and communication skills. Must have desire to and experience in cultivating corporate and individual donors.
Bachelor’s degree or higher.
More than three years of development experience, with demonstrated increases in responsibility, at a mid-sized nonprofit.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with a reputation for diplomacy and confidentiality.
Ability to interact successfully with people with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and skill sets—inside and outside of an organization.
Comfortable cultivating and stewarding individual and corporate donors.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Disciplined, initiative-taker who works with a sense of urgency and is capable of juggling priorities.
Strong computer skills, with experience in a cloud-based CRM platform a plus.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
About Jubilee Housing, Inc.
The mission of Jubilee Housing is building diverse, compassionate communities that create opportunities for everyone to thrive. Since 1973, Jubilee has worked to provide high quality affordable housing and holistic support to those experiencing persistent economic hardship in the Adams Morgan and Columbia Heights neighborhoods of Washington D.C. Jubilee operates ten properties totaling 299 units of affordable housing and offers robust programming for residents and community members pursuing life goals.
Jubilee Housing is an innovator in financing for affordable housing and a responsible steward of the investments it receives. Jubilee produces not simply affordable housing, but justice housing.
Justice housing is affordable to those with few financial assets, located in neighborhoods where resources such as good schools, grocery stores, and public transportation are readily accessible and near services that support residents as they pursue educational and career attainment.
Jubilee is seeking individuals who are excited about this concept and want to work with us to ensure Justice Housing becomes a reality for all Jubilee Residents who want to be a part of the Justice Housing Community