Position:  Director of Development

Overview:
The Director of Development will be responsible for developing and implementing a fundraising strategy that fits the goals and objectives of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation. This position will report to the President/CEO and will be responsible for ensuring that annual fundraising objectives are met for private donors and foundations.  This position will be based at St. Boniface’s offices in Newton, MA and will be supported by St. Boniface’s existing Development Coordinator.

St. Boniface Mission Statement:
The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation is committed to helping those in need when no one else can. We work side-by-side with the people of Haiti to break the cycle of poverty and alleviate suffering through health care, education and community development. We work with compassion, respect and love for the people and communities we serve.

Vision:
The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation will distinguish itself as a leader in redefining health care delivery, education and community development in Haiti. We will be recognized for our passion in providing quality care to the poorest of the poor in Haiti. We work toward the goal of building healthy, independent and self-sustaining communities.

Job Duties:

  • Oversees the process of setting fundraising objectives and work with the President/CEO, Board, and St. Boniface leadership team to design and implement a strategic plan to meet annual fundraising goals
  • Closely monitors implementation of strategic plan to ensure that the organization reaches all fundraising objectives in a timely manner
  • Works closely with President/CEO and other relevant stakeholders to ensure timely and appropriate follow-up with current and possible donors and donor organizations
  • Responsible for managing and coaching all development staff and volunteers
  • Oversees communications plan (annual report, website, social media, public relations, etc.) that informs donors of St. Boniface’s work
  • Responsible for organizing donor events for St. Boniface including the annual event, donor dinners, and other relevant fundraising activities as needed
  • Consistently researches and cultivates new donor opportunities for the organization
  • Responsible for the oversight and management of Donor Perfect, St. Boniface’s donor tracking system, including record keeping, gift processing and acknowledgements
  • Participates in potential donor trips to Haiti as needed
  • Manage reporting deadlines to donors and ensure contracted deadlines are met
  • Provides timely and comprehensive fundraising reports to the President/CEO and St. Boniface Board as necessary

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • At least five years of fundraising experience, preferably in the field of international development
  • Previous experience managing a donor database
  • Proven track record of fundraising at previous positions
  • Strong belief in the mission of the St. Boniface Haiti Foundation
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Very organized and has a high attention to detail
  • Strong people management experience with previous positions in the field of development
Please submit cover letter and resume to hr@sbhfhaiti.org

Position:  Grants Assistant

Reports to: Program Manager, St. Boniface Haiti Foundation (SBHF), Newton, MA, United States

Overview:
SBHF is a non-governmental organization headquartered in Massachusetts that supports and engages in the
provision of quality health care, education and community development in southern Haiti, where it has a field presence of almost 200 staff. The Grants Assistant will work under the supervision of the Program Manager out of the Newton, MA office. He/she will be responsible for assisting the program manager in producing prospect research, grant proposals and reports as well as in maintaining grant and foundation databases.

Job Duties:

  • Conduct desk research on potential foundation, government, and UN/multilateral donors using Foundation Directory Online, and other search engines
  • Develop a thorough understanding of SBHF activities and programs
  • Contribute to standard sections of proposals and reports through the gathering of updated program statistics, the collection of key legal/financial documents, formatting, and the preparation of annexes
  • Provide other assistance to the program manager in the drafting of grant proposals and applications
  • Regularly update, maintain, and organize the grant management table to plan for reporting and proposal deadlines and follow-up
  • Enter prospect and grant information into the Donor Perfect Online database, ensure accuracy of information, and generate reports
  • Under the direction of the Program Manager organize and file electronic and hard copies of all grant documents as required by the contracting agencies
  • Assist with other tasks to be determined

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred in the field of international development, humanitarian work, public health, international education, social sciences or business administration
  • 1 to 3 years of related work experience, preferably in the non-profit /international development sector
  • Previous grant writing/reporting experience desirable
  • Familiarity with Donor Perfect Online (or Raisers Edge) and Foundation Directory Online desirable
  • Language skills in French and/or Creole language would be an asset but is not required
  • Familiarity with the landscape of foundation grant-makers is preferred, but not required
  • Able to work in a team environment, handle multiple assignments and meet deadlines
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Willingness to work flexible hours as needed
  • Strong interest in international development and a commitment to improving living standards in Haiti in a sustainable and participatory manner

Please submit cover letter and resume to hr@sbhfhaiti.org

Thank you for your application.  Due to the high volume of applicants we will only contact those who have been selected for an interview.

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