FHT Partnership and Donor Manager

Company

The Pantry, by Feeding Hawaii Together, is the only e-commerce pantry in the country operating weekly, year-round, to provide fresh, diverse, nutritional food to the families of Hawaii. For over 20 years, we have been serving our Oahu community with a “grocery store style” experience so clients can choose the items they want, when they need it. This model gives our clients a voice regarding what they receive and helps to eliminate waste. The Pantry is focused on providing for the health and well-being of the whole family, and has recently expanded to providing key essentials like face masks, hand sanitizer, shampoo, toothbrushes/toothpaste, baby diapers, feminine hygiene products, pet food, and household cleaning supplies. By developing innovative ways to provide quality products for free, The Pantry has become one of Hawaii’s largest food and product distribution services addressing the urgent issue of food insecurity and providing for the well-being of families.

Role Summary/Purpose

The Partnership and Donor Manager is responsible developing partnerships with local organizations to build, develop, and maintain relationships for donations and mission. This position reports to the Executive Director.

Partnership and Donor Manager duties and responsibilities

  1. Work closely with Executive Director and Board to secure and steward partnerships in the community that lead to monetary or in-kind contributions to The Pantry by Feeding Hawaii Together.
    Research, develop, cultivate, engage, solicit and steward a portfolio of prospects, corporate, business partners and major donors.
  2. Proactively develops and implements strategies, outreach and donor calls to steward donors and partners.
  3. Develops and maintains partnerships with local agriculture to develop relationships to ensure in-kind donations of local
  4. Maintain relationships with donors and prospects, execution of stewardship plans, and coming up with new ways to thank and recognize donors
  5. Partners with Executive Director and board members and others in making solicitations as appropriate.
  6. Schedules calls/meetings and/or submits updates to donors as appropriate to maintain relationships with current and prospective corporate, major gift donors and other community partners.
  7. Works with Executive Director to implement small donor cultivation events.
  8. Performs all other duties as may be assigned by the Executive Director

Qualifications/Requirements

Minimum Qualifications for Education, Training and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Philanthropy, Business Management, Public Leadership, Business Management or related field is required.
  • Previous work experience in a non-profit organization is required.
  • Self-starter who is goal-driven in initiating donor and sponsorship visits and inquiries.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and success in donor cultivation and fundraising techniques.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse groups with a team approach and successful results.
  • Ability to be a strong team player, work independently and collaborate with others as appropriate.
  • Exhibit strong verbal, written, presentation, planning, time management and organizational skills. Ability to write, edit and proofread correspondence and presentation materials for accuracy and style.
  • Must be detail-orientated, with the ability to plan, prioritize, take initiative, resolve problems, meet deadlines and multi-task.
  • Demonstrated negotiation and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to make independent decisions
  • Must have high integrity and a strong work ethic
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and self-supporting as to computer and clerical needs.

Disclaimer

Feeding Hawaii Together is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employment “at will” organization. This job description does not imply or constitute an offer of employment. Feeding Hawaii Together is an equal opportunity employer.

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