Join Habitat EBSV as a Corporate Development Officer

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Full Time



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2619 Broadway
United States


Be a part of the change! Join Habitat's mission as a Corporate Development Officer. The Corporate Development Officer is responsible for raising funds from the corporate sector by managing and stewarding a portfolio of signature corporate accounts, developing a pipeline of prospective supporters, generating opportunities for cause marketing and in-kind gifts, and engaging corporate leaders in Habitat’s mission and events.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain a Portfolio of Signature Corporate Partners

  • Manage a portfolio 10-25 $100K+ priority corporate partners
  • Sustain and grow current levels of support via a holistic, outcomes-driven approach that includes grassroots support through executive engagement
  • Manage speaking engagements and presentations with corporate partners and potential partners, including coordination with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley (HEBSV) leadership
  • Ensure timely and accurate acknowledgment and reporting to funders
  • Maintain and ensure accurate, up-to-date physical and electronic information on grants and sponsorships, and maintain accurate information in the development donor database

New Business Development – Pipeline Generation

  • Conduct prospect research on an ongoing basis to ensure an appropriate pool of corporate funders to help HEBSV achieve short and long-term fundraising goals
  • Leverage HEBSV staff and volunteer leadership to identify and connect with prospective corporate partners and corporate executives

Cause Marketing and Gifts in Kind

  • Cultivate companies and industry groups whose business objectives are aligned with our mission, and identify opportunities for them to support HEBSV through funding and/or products or services
  • Build relationships with companies who offer a variety of opportunities to support HEBSV, including in-kind donations, cause marketing opportunities, and other mission-matched activities

Engaging Corporate Leadership in mission and events

  • Identify and cultivate individuals within the corporate community whose influence can improve solicitation success for proposals
  • Identify and engage executive champions to support and maximize our partnerships
  • Engage leaders in Habitat events, i.e Executive Build, Womens Leadership Build, Cycle of Hope, Home Dedications, etc.
  • Identify and cultivate Governance Board and Foundation Board prospects
  • Coordinate event participation with portfolio accounts

Marketing and PR

  • Assist with design and production of marketing materials for corporate development
  • Coordinate PR benefits and recognition for corporate partners at all levels
  • Develop cause-related marketing and/or similar programs

General Activities

  • Support the development of the annual strategic plan objectives and provide input in the annual Corporate & Organizational Giving team plan
  • Develop an annual budget and monthly cash flow for income and expenses in areas of corporate sponsorship and in-kind gifts
  • Work in a team environment on department activities and initiatives with a positive attitude
  • Assist with outreach and speaking engagements and attend organizational events
  • Manage relationships proactively and with professionalism
  • Manage and protect organization’s resources

Note: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as needed

Time Commitment: 

Full-time, flexible hours. Some weekday evenings and weekends required.  

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 10+ years experience in corporate development or sales
  • Experience in affordable housing and/or construction industry preferred
  • Interest and experience in building corporate partner relationships, especially those from the ground up
  • Experience working with C- and Senior Level corporate executives
  • Experience with employee-driven activity, such as employee giving campaigns
  • Exceptional writing and speaking skills: ability to make dynamic group presentations and the ability to translate complex issues into clear, simple ideas to tell a story; strong command of the English language
  • Strong planning and organizational skills, including the ability to anticipate tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under strict deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Creative and strategic thinker
  • High-level computer literacy and internet skills; knowledge of donor management systems
  • Strong team player as a member of Development Department that also works well independently
  • Commitment to affordable housing and the mission of Habitat EBSV


Competitive pay, full benefits, generous leave time

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

No requirement

How To Apply

Interested candidates must submit both a cover letter and resume.