Job Title: Communications and Grants Manager
Work for the most loved and trusted social services non-profit* and one of Indeed’s top five non-profit organizations. Join an exciting, fast-paced mission-driven office that is working to create a world where everyone has a decent place to live. Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity, the Habitat for Humanity International (HFHI) affiliate serving Somerset and Hunterdon counties, is seeking a tech-savvy, creative self-starter and team player with strong interpersonal and writing skills to manage marketing and donor communications, develop grant proposals and cultivate and steward individual donors. We pride ourselves on our flexible, collaborative, and rewarding work environment. The successful candidate will have:
• Excellent communication skills –
You’ll be responsible for communicating Habitat for Humanity’s brand and activities in press releases, newsletters, across all social media platforms, website, at local events, and more. You’ll write grants to support the Habitat program that builds brighter tomorrows for local families. If you love to write, edit and share your passion for what you do with others, this could be the job for you!
• A track record of successful fundraising –
You’ll apply fundraising best practices from your experience, HFHI resources, and the latest research in collaborating with teammates to develop strategies to attract and retain donors to deliver reliable results and meet fundraising targets.
• Ability to multitask & work well with volunteers –
We’re a family of passionate staff and volunteers. As such, we have a variety of initiatives launching all the time including at construction sites, the office, and the Habitat ReStore. You’ll keep multiple, concurrent projects on track and harness the synergy of our vast volunteer base to assist in achieving job goals and growing our impact.
• Strong networking skills –
As a key public face of Raritan Valley Habitat for Humanity, you’ll connect with local corporations, businesses, civic organizations, community leaders, press, lawmakers and more. You’ll present the professional, forward-facing image that will help the organization grow and build partnerships.
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Strong written & oral communication skills
• Experience in corporate or non-profit marketing/communications
• Proficient with social media platforms
• Previous fundraising and grant writing experience strongly preferred
Salary range – $40,000-50,000, commensurate with experience.
Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org
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