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Trinity Habitat for Humanity Published: May 1, 2018
Fort Worth
Job Type


Trinity Habitat for Humanity

Job Description

May 15, 2018

Development Team Member

Sponsor Relations Manager


General Description:

Under the direction of the Senior Director, Development, the Sponsor Relations Manager is an agency Innovator. Broadly speaking he/she has responsibility for soliciting and securing sponsorships for the construction services of Trinity Habitat for Humanity from corporations in Tarrant County. As a key member of the development team, the Sponsor Relations Manager, is to be a liaison with sponsor groups, nurturing and building relationships prior to, during and following the build experience.

Innovators are independent and impactful decision makers. They constantly look for ways to improve their major program, challenge the system with new ideas and never settle for following a well-worn path!

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities…

He or she must:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field required
  • At least three years fundraising experience required in Tarrant County
  • Experience fundraising directly with corporations preferred
  • Exceptional writing and communication skills and experience including public speaking
  • Strong computer skills to include proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word and training in The Raiser’s Edge
  • Knowledge and acceptance of the mission of Habitat for Humanity
  • Ability to independently draft correspondence
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, clients, customers and the general public

Job Conditions…

Position is full-time (40 hours a week) and works Monday through Friday.  Office hours are flexible.  Evening, early morning and weekend work is required.  It is an exempt position.  Conditions and benefits are contained in the board approved Employee Handbook.


Trinity Habitat expects you to succeed in your actions and outcomes according to…

  1. Core Values
  1. Operations Manual
  1. Employee Handbook
  1. Job Description
  1. Strategic Plan
  1. Job Goals

General Responsibilities…

  1. Provide calm, confident, and positive leadership to the entire organization.
  2. Disseminate information readily to stake holders as appropriate.
  3. Submit accurate reports according to deadlines.
  4. When confronted with things with which you question, disagree, or have a concern, speak directly with those involved.
  5. Ensure that your area, office, and/or building is clean, organized, safe, and in compliance with all codes.
  6. Comply with grant requirements accordingly.
  7. Cross train with fellow staff to ensure a steady flow of business despite absences.
  8. Wholly manage a primary agency program.
  9. Routine, independent, subjective and significant decision-making is required.
  10. Deploy “Gung Ho and “Broken Windows” management principles and practices.
  11. Program budget creation and adherence.
  12. Monitor agency for operational checks/balances and integrity. Think in terms of fraud and theft prevention.
  13. Create and maintain relationships with Habitat for Humanity International and other Habitat affiliates.
  14. Independently represents the agency outside of the office/warehouse/store.
  15. Authority to deviate from Operations Manual without prior approval for special circumstances.

Specific Responsibilities:

  1. Identify, cultivate and solicit contributions totaling a minimum of $550,000 in cash contributions annually from corporations within Tarrant County.
  2. Invite groups, individuals and those in your personal and professional circles to HabiTours, the annual BUILDSTRONG Lunch and other Habitat events as necessary.
  3. Recruit Habitat Ambassadors to host HabiTours and serve as a table captain at the annual BUILDSTRONG Lunch.
  4. Assist in providing a well-coordinated build experience for corporate sponsors and volunteers.
  5. Manage a portfolio of 150-200 corporate prospects.
  6. Appropriately show appreciation to corporate partners through notes, calls, emails, build site visits, and official thank you stewardships.
  7. Work with the Trinity Habitat Volunteer Coordinator to respond to the concerns and requests of corporate donors and their volunteers.
  8. Research and actively solicit new corporate partners, including creative ideas for partnership.
  9. Be visible and present at build site for corporate sponsors as appropriate.
  10. Speak at community, corporate or other gatherings with the intent to inform and promote funding for Trinity Habitat.
  11. Provide development and support for special events, special donor recruitment, and direct mail projects.
  12. Ensure that the annual house building budget is met by soliciting “Build A Home” and “Preserve A Home” sponsors to build corporate build teams from various professional groups.
  13. Develop cultivation process that fosters good relations with all sponsors/prospects.
  14. Utilize donor database (The Raiser’s Edge) and maintain all sponsor and prospects records and activities.


  1. Professional appearance and demeanor.
  2. Pleasant speaking voice and articulation.
  3. Availability to work on Saturdays and evenings as necessary.
  4. Ability to type 40 words per minute.
  5. Valid Texas driver’s license and operational vehicle.
  6. Other duties as assigned.

Equal Opportunity:

The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, physical disability, mental disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. In addition, the Company complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the Company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


To apply, please send your resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Lydia.Traina@TrinityHabitat.org. No phone calls please. 


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