HomeFirst Services of Santa Clara County offers a range of services to homeless and at-risk Veterans in our community, ranging from emergency shelter services, transitional housing, rapid-rehousing programs, and permanent supportive housing.
The Events and Strategy Officer will be responsible for leading fundraising activities, including but not limited to special event revenue and crating strategies targeted at increasing donations for entry to mid-level donors.
The position reports to the Chief Development Officer, and is a vital member of the development team, including a development associate, corporate and major gifts officer and four community engagement/volunteer coordinating staff.
The Events and Strategy Officer serves as a passionate, enthusiastic and visible spokesperson for the organization, and has a collaborative spirit.
The development team raises $2,000,000 annually, contributing to the larger part of a $40,000,000 agency.
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Education and Experience BA/BS degree, or equivalent experience. CFRE preferred.
AFP membership (paid by HomeFirst) Demonstrated success in raising at least $300,000 in special event revenue, securing sponsorships and donor engagement.
Knowledge of and commitment to fundraising principles, best practices, and ethics Exemplary oral, written communication, interpersonal skills.
Experience working in/with social service nonprofit organizations.
Knowledge of Santa Clara County donors and funders preferred.
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