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Director of Corporate Partnerships

The Opportunity | Habitat for Humanity of Wake County

The Position | Director of Corporate Partnerships

Reporting to the Vice President of Resource Development, the Director of Corporate Partnerships will carry out the Habitat mission by managing all aspects of corporate funding in support of meeting the affiliate’s strategic and operational goals. Responsibilities will include developing, implementing and evaluating fund development strategies that will meaningfully engage and motivate donors to meet corporate sponsor development goals.

This is a Full Time Exempt position requiring flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed for meetings and projects. The Director of Corporate Partnerships will likely spend an average at least five days per week, Monday – Friday (40- hour work week with 8-hours days).


Plan, Manage, Implement and Evaluate All Aspects of the Corporate Sponsorship Program

  • Work collaboratively with the Resource Development team to meet annual goals for all aspects of Corporate Partnerships, including the Corporate Build Sponsorships, Events Sponsorships (including Special/Affinity Builds) and Corporate Grants
  • Continually develop and implement a comprehensive Corporate Sponsorship plan
  • Direct all corporate identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship activities as well as record moves management strategies in Raiser’s Edge
  • Identify where fellow staff as well as department leadership and development committee volunteers can further develop individuals in the company as engaged donors and assist in those efforts
  • Work with the Development Coordinator to produce reports evaluating corporate strategies and progress on a regular basis and to send Impact Statements and reports from that data to the corporate partners regularly
  • Project and manage corporate sponsor expenses
  • Support the Resource Development team as needed to maximize overall fundraising revenue and the mission of Habitat Wake


Corporate Build Sponsorship

  • Direct and manage all aspects of a corporate sponsorships for building Habitat homes
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward corporate sponsors and their volunteers to build homes
  • Coordinate volunteer build dates and activities with the Volunteer, Faith Relations and Construction staff
  • Order all recognition materials and supplies needed for corporate builds
  • Submit grant application for corporate builds as needed and coordinate with the Grants Manager
  • In cooperation with the Communications Department, develop and produce materials for corporate build sponsor solicitation, stewardship and recognition
  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the corporate sponsor contacts and volunteer experience with Habitat

Corporate Funding for Events and Programs

  • Work closely with the Director of Annual Giving to identify, solicit and steward corporate sponsorship for events and special build events such as Women’s Build, CEO Build, 40 Under 40, etc. Also, originate and secure corporate matches for special build events.
  • Assist the Grants Manager in identifying, soliciting, and stewarding corporate grants for other Habitat programs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced knowledge of fund development theories, principles and procedures
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills
  • Experience cultivating, soliciting and closing corporate gifts particularly in the Triangle, if possible
  • Excellent computer skills and ability to use Excel, MS Word, MS Office 365, Google products, Volunteer Hub and Raiser’s Edge
  • Experience working with corporate executives and community leaders particularly in the Triangle, if possible
  • Ability to present the organization in a professional and engaging manner to diverse members of the community
  •  Ability to establish and maintain excellent working relationships with supervisor, colleagues and volunteers
  • Commitment to a high standard of ethics and to promote the donor bill of rights
  • Commitment to maintaining a high level of confidentiality with information acquired about Habitat Wake prospects, donors and volunteers


Employee will be responsible for managing the delegation of work to AmeriCorps, volunteers and/or interns to ensure that deadlines and quality control standards are met.


  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, business or related field
  • 4 - 6 years of related and directly relevant development experience in non-profit organizations; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. 
  • Knowledge and experience in Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred
  • CFRE preferred
  • Experience providing community development from a Christian framework is highly desired;
  • Demonstrated experience in the engagement of volunteers in their work;
  • Passion and calling to empower families and revitalize communities; and
  • Exceptional communication skills and will have a calm and very pleasant demeanor when working with a wide variety of people. 

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Habitat has retained Capital Development Services to assist with professional recruitment. Candidates should include a cover letter, a resume, and a list of three references.  All material will be confidential.  Additional inquiries may be directed to Jen Tozier at Capital Development Services, 336-747-0133 x 208.