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HHI Looking for New Community Development Project Manager

Please respond to Mark Willis, Director, Hall Hunger Initiative, to submit a resume or with questions. mwillis1@udayton.edu


Long term contract position: Community Development Project Manager, Hall Hunger Initiative


REPORTS TO: HHI Director


PURPOSE: This position will lead HHI’s efforts to strengthen our non-profit partners promoting food security and access by providing direct guidance, support, and expertise. The emphasis will be on supporting small, under-staffed organizations. Working in conjunction with the HHI Director, the contractor will have the leadership role for communication, outreach, coordination and direct assistance with partner agencies. This is a new project presenting an exciting opportunity to create and lead a meaningful community project.


ABOUT YOU: If you are a self-starter, passionate about helping your community, a record of development success and a proven ability to navigate the challenges of working in deep collaboration with other community organizations, we invite you to consider this unique, challenging, opportunity.


Required Competencies:

Broad experience in grant research and writing as well as other aspects of development

Community Minded

Excellent Communication Skills

Team-Centered

Self-Directed

Culturally Astute

Technologically competency


KEY POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITEIS

• Work with key stakeholders, including funders and small non-profits, to better understand the needs and how HHI can support small organizations.

• Conduct grant research on national foundations, corporate and government funders not currently supporting groups in our community, including securing calls and meetings with top prospects, securing invitations to apply for grants, connecting with relevant local partners and assisting in drafting and submitting applications.

• Work to identify potential new individual donors and connect them with relevant partners

• Assist small non-profits in building organizational capacity, including strengthening board participation, development planning and marketing.

• Produce special and virtual events to recruit new supporters, strengthen relationships with existing donors and funders, and develop awareness while raising funds

• Developing fundraising materials and assets that can be used by all partner organizations

• Other activities as identified by partners via a listening tour that will be conducted by the new hire as their first order of business.

Required Qualifications:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in related discipline preferred but not required

EXPERIENCE: A minimum of 4 years of human service, nonprofit, public service, volunteer or business management experience with extensive development success required.


Note: This is a grant funded project for about three years with a possibility to continue beyond

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