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Resource Development Assistant
The Resource Development Assistant is responsible for maintaining our strong and long-established grant funder relationships, and identifying and securing new grant opportunities, event sponsorships, and donations from individuals to fund/support the programs and initiatives at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven and the New Haven HomeOwnership Center. Interested in learning more or applying to this job? Click the button below for more information!
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In a career with NHS of New Haven, you will work to help residents take charge of their neighborhoods.
Resource Development Assistant
About the job
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven (NHS) is a non-profit agency that positions neighborhoods to succeed by increasing homeownership; providing pre- and post-purchase homebuyer education and financial coaching; making homes beautiful, energy-efficient, and affordable; and helping residents take charge of their neighborhoods. We are a member of the national NeighborWorks® America Network.
The Resource Development Assistant is responsible for writing and submitting grant applications and identifying and securing new grant opportunities, event sponsorships, and donations from individuals to fund/support the programs and initiatives at Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven and the New Haven HomeOwnership Center. The ideal candidate will have excellent writing and interpersonal skills and be organized, assertive, outgoing, and professional.
The Resource Development Assistant will work closely with our Resource Development Manager and our Communications Team to help our organization reach our funding goals and develop strategies for donor engagement.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Identify, approach, and secure prospective and existing sponsors, and other strategic funding sources.
- Federal, state, municipal, foundation and corporate grant writing.
- Grant calendar and donor database management, including funds tracking, report collaboration with our Finance Department, and thank-you letters.
- Collaboration on event planning, annual campaigns, and social media announcements with our Communications Department.
QUALIFICATIONS and EXPERIENCE
- A bachelor’s degree (B.A.) in English, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, or a related field is required, plus two (2) or more years’ experience in grant writing and/or fundraising.
- Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
- Prior experience with Salesforce (desirable but not required)
- Familiarity with Instagram, Constant Contact, Mailchimp, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn
KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS
- Strategic and creative thinker with the ability to link the organization’s mission and program objectives with funders’ interests and priorities.
- Strong written communication and grant-writing skills.
- Energetic, professional, diplomatic, and mature manner with an ability to interact effectively with senior executives and positively contribute to camaraderie among colleagues.
- Highly organized with a proven ability to manage multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
- Ability to work independently and pivot to meet changing priorities.
- Passion for mission-driven work.
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, send your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to:
James A. Paley, Executive Director, Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven, Inc.
No calls please!
Neighborhood Housing Services of New Haven is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We strongly encourage people of color and members of the LGBTQ+ community to apply.
Community Lending Officer
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