Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky Development & Community Outreach Coordinator

Development & Community Outreach Coordinator

Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky

Cincinnati OH

Job Type: ,
Compensation: $40,000 -$45,000
Posted Date: 05/10/2023
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About Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky

Since 1991, Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky (HONK) has helped members of the Northern Kentucky community to realize the American dream of homeownership by providing affordable housing solutions to deserving families and individuals, allowing them to reconstruct their lives by building their futures on a solid foundation of faith, education, and support.

With the help of our numerous volunteers and corporate and community partners throughout the Northern Kentucky region, we continue to fulfill our mission to help low-income families and individuals reach the goal of stable homeownership through education and support programs.


Development & Community Outreach Coordinator

Job Description

Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky seeks an energetic professional with fundraising, networking, and marketing skills to help low-income households realize their dream of owning a home.

Lead fundraising and event planning, build strategic relationships within the community, and help grow the client, volunteer, and donor base to impact people’s lives.


Job Responsibilities

  • Develops a diversified annual fundraising plan in alignment with the agency’s strategic plan.
  • Creates and manages annual giving campaigns, event planning, and fundraising activities.
  • Supports and grows special events and collaborative opportunities.
  • Further develops HONK’s involvement in the vintage car collection.
  • Develops and directs a program for cultivating, soliciting, and stewardship of individual donors, businesses, and foundations.
  • Manages a timely and appropriate donor management and acknowledgment system.
  • Maintains accurate records and provides regular reports on goals in the fundraising plan.
  • Creates an annual outreach plan to grow and retain HONK’s client, volunteer, and donor base.
  • Maintains relationships with collaborative partners and cultivates new ones.
  • Participates in relevant councils, commissions, committees, and relevant community meetings.
  • Develops outreach materials (newsletters, brochures, flyers, electronic media, etc.) to convey HONK’s mission effectively.
  • Develops a consistent presentation outline.
  • Schedules outreach presentations and communicates with staff regarding coverage and responsibilities.
  • Cultivates HONK’s social media presence to attract clients, volunteers, and donors.
  • Assists in coordinating special events, including open houses, groundbreaking ceremonies, donor/partner/volunteer appreciation activities, presentation of new client welcome baskets/gifts, holiday baskets/gifts, etc.
  • Maintains accurate records and provides regular reports on goals in the outreach plan.
  • Assists the Executive Director with grant research and writing as needed.
  • Contributes to and coordinates efforts with HONK’s Development & Marketing Committee.
  • Assists with Candid Seal of Transparency, BBB accreditation, CHDO recertification, etc.
  • Performs additional tasks to assist HONK in its mission while exercising the highest moral and ethical practices as a representative of HONK and its faith-based foundation.



  • Bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Marketing, or other relevant field, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Excellent written communication and presentation skills.
  • High-level attention to detail and organization skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and work effectively with a diverse population.
  • Outgoing and engaging personality with the confidence to interact face-to-face with individual and corporate donors.
  • Ability to prepare and present oral and written reports on development and outreach activities, to track and assess progress and address program deficiencies as they occur.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including MS Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge and experience with social media platforms, email marketing, and website management.
  • Experience with non-profits, including maintaining donor management systems preferred.
  • Experience planning events preferred.
  • A valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, and proof of auto insurance are required.
  • Willingness to periodically flex schedule to support evening or weekend meetings and events as needed.


Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary:  $40,000 – $45,000 DOE
  • Benefits include Health Care, Paid Holidays, and Personal Time Off. Eligible for Retirement Plan after one year.


Application Process

Send a cover letter, resume, and three professional references for consideration to David Hastings at Housing Opportunities of Northern Kentucky (HONK), 502 Fry Street, Covington 41011, or via email to [email protected]


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