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Release Date: 04.30.2017 | Location: All Metro Atlanta | Organization: Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Career Opportunity: Atlanta Habitat for Humanity

Overview - Atlanta Habitat for Humanity (AHFH), a nonprofit affordable homeownership affiliate of Habitat for Humanity International, partners with families and neighborhood residents to build home and revitalize communities. Our service area includes city of Atlanta and the cities and neighborhoods of South Fulton.

Position Summary - The Director of Sponsorship supports the organization’s fundraising efforts as leader of the house sponsorship team. The Director of Sponsorship will provide dedicated leadership over all house sponsorship efforts and serves as a key fundraiser for the organization. This position directly manages the Sponsorship Manager and the Sponsorship Coordinator and reports to the Chief Development Officer.

Key Responsibilities
The Director of Sponsorship is directly responsible for:

  • Developing and implementing a visionary multi-year fundraising strategy for house sponsorships in coordination with the Chief Development Officer.
  • Leading all house sponsorship efforts, including managing team members, overseeing sponsorship budget, tracking progress and reporting to the board development committee.
  • Meeting or exceeding specific annual revenue goals for house sponsorship.
  • Identifying, cultivating and securing new house sponsors, and stewarding existing house sponsors in portfolio.
  • Assisting with public relations and marketing activities as they pertain to house sponsorship.

Position Information - The position is classified exempt full-time. Office hours are 8:30 am to 5 pm, some evening and weekend work is required A full benefits package is offered, including employer subsidized health insurance, paid time off (PTO), a retirement savings plan with employer matching and an employee gym. This position will require some amount of time traveling locally and candidates must have a reliable vehicle, a valid driver's license and a good driving record.

Qualified candidates must meet all of the following requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Preferred fields of study include non-profit management, communications, public relations, business or social work.
  • Master’s degree in business administration or non-profit management a plus.
  • Minimum of eight years of professional experience working for a non-profit organization required, with a proven track record of successful fundraising, including major corporate and individual gifts.
  • Minimum of four years of management experience, including leading a team required.
  • Experience in sales, advertising, public relations, and/or marketing a plus.
  • Experience with database management required; knowledge of fundraising software a plus.
  • Working knowledge of the Atlanta corporate philanthropic community preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to think strategically and creatively to reach fundraising goals.
  • Excellent computer skills with an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows and Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines with special attention to details.
  • Strong organization and time management skills.
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of staff members, volunteers and community leaders.
  • Exceptional customer service skills.

How to Apply - To apply for this job, please send a resume and cover letter to and put “Director of Sponsorship” in the subject line. Please no walk-ins, phone calls or faxes. Only candidates meeting all position requirements will be considered. More information about Atlanta Habitat for Humanity may be found on our website Applications will be accepted until Friday, May 26, 2017 or until the position is filled.

Atlanta Habitat is a Drug‐Free Workplace. This position is subject to a criminal background and credit check, periodic DMV checks for driving record and valid driver’s license, and drug and alcohol testing. We reserve the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of all checks and testing.

Equal Opportunity Employment Policy: Atlanta Habitat is dedicated to a policy of equal opportunity. We will give fair and equal treatment to all employees and applicants for employment. It is the policy of Atlanta Habitat to prohibit discrimination or harassment of any type and to afford equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, religion, sex, disability, familial status, pregnancy, national origin, marital status, age, sexual orientation, past or present military status, receipt of public assistance, or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy applies to all employment practices and personnel actions, including compensation, recruitment, training, working conditions and opportunities for advancement.

Contact Info

Contact Name: Apply

Company: Atlanta Habitat for Humanity