Homes for HOPE Regional Representative

The regional representative is responsible to serve as a regional extension and ambassador of Homes for HOPE in his/her region. S/he will be responsible to increase, strengthen, and diversify HOPE’s funding sources throughout the building industry in the western US and will be expected to meet annual fundraising goals. This is an entrepreneurial position. To succeed, the candidate must be an internally-compelled self-starter who is willing and able to take initiative in establishing a long-term, vibrant and engaged constituency of HOPE supporters in his/her region.

Location: Lancaster PA, Durham NC, Charlotte NC, Nashville TN, Jacksonville, FL, and surrounding areas, United States

Level: Professional

Type: Full-time

Department: Homes for HOPE

Reports to: Executive Director

Have at least 200 externally-facing interactions (emails, calls, text messages, meetings, events) monthly and document them in HOPE’s database
Retain 85% of major donors and 65% of other relationships in the region
Grow giving by $2,000,000 within two years from new and inherited donors
Manage up to 250 donor relationships in the region
Develop and cultivate a base of at least 10 highly engaged stakeholders within two years
Participate in quarterly Homes for HOPE board meetings, and recruit one new board member within two years
Plan or coordinate Homes for HOPE project-related events with building industry partners across the western US
Facilitate meetings and introductions of high-impact supporters with HOPE’s senior leadership
Recruit staff, interns, and volunteers to work with HOPE domestically and abroad
Invest in and help develop partnerships in conjunction with HOPE’s giving product owners
Mobilize and accompany donors to visit HOPE programs abroad
Attend weekly development team meetings, staff meetings, prayer times, and devotions via conference call
Experience with Salesforce or comparable CRM a plus
Travel up to 50 nights per year
Personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the mission and vision of Homes for HOPE and HOPE International
Passionate commitment to HOPE’s mission of Christ-centered economic development
Demonstrated lifestyle of Christ-like humility, compassion and generosity with time, talents and treasure
Passionate about sharing the mission of HOPE
Three plus years of fundraising, sales or other relevant professional experience is strongly preferred
Building industry experience a plus
Established track record of taking initiative
Exhibits warmth and charm that immediately puts others at ease
Excellent ability to connect with people
Willing and able to travel; some overnight and international travel required
Excellent oral, written, and public communication skills
Strong organizational skills, including effective time management and willingness to perform administrative tasks
Bachelor’s degree in relevant field
International experience and cross-cultural skills are helpful
Social media experience and/or UXD experience a plus

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