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28 May, 2024

We’re Hiring! Partner and Development Lead

28 May, 2024

Job Title: Partner and Development Lead

Reports To: Chief Executive Officer
Status: Full-Time

Job Purpose: This position aims to coordinate the development of private, public, and social funding, partnerships, and alliances for the WeBuild Concord mission and affordable housing development.

About: WeBuild Concord is a premier agency that provides and inspires the development of attainable and permanently affordable housing options for all of Concord’s residents through building homes, partnerships, and opportunities. 

Functions and Percentage of Time Spent

Research, Identify, and Coordinate Partnership Opportunities (70%)

  • Aid the CEO in developing a partnership and development plan for private, public, and social funding.
  • Research and identify potential private foundations, corporations, or government resources to fund WeBuild Concord’s affordable housing developments and operations. Potential partners should have a philanthropic mission aligned with our mission and values.
  • Write grants or supervise grant writing processes and correspondence with the assistance of the CEO to potential funding or resource partners that align with WeBuild Concord’s principles and activities.
  • Aid in aligning resources with the overall WeBuild Concord strategic plan and budget.

Administrative Support and Compliance (15%)

  • Ensure the partner or funding entity’s compliance standards align with WeBuild Concord’s mission and capacity.
  • Track reporting requirements and provide reminders for compliance.
  • Provide a Partner and Development report to the CEO and Board of Directors.

Other and Advocacy (15%)

  • Identify potential collaborations with cross-sector partners that will lead to resource development for our area.
  • Identify advocacy initiatives for affordable housing that may attract more significant resource development.

Job Specifications and Qualifications:



    • A proven understanding and knowledge of development functions and principles
    • Existing knowledge of funding resources for affordable housing or related sectors
    • An understanding of general public and private funding criteria
    • Project management principles.


    • Operating a computer and applicable software applications
    • Reading and interpreting funding criteria
    • The ability to write and use data and other evidence in grant writing and communications
    • Proven marketing abilities and principles
    • Project management
    • Strong verbal communication and interpersonal skills.


    • Associate’s degree or diploma from a college, technical, or business school, with at least 3-5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to perform the job’s essential duties successfully.

Licensing and Certifications Required:

    • NA


  • Certified Fundraising Professional Executive (CFRE), but not required
  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field


Please forward an electronic cover letter and resume to with “Partner and Development Lead” in the subject line. If you have any questions, you may leave a message at 704.784.0039

Employment and Inclusion Statements
This job description intends to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities required for the position given this title. It shall not be construed as a declaration of any particular position’s duties and responsibilities. Employees may be requested to perform tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Fair Labor Standards Act (exempt/non-exempt) is designated by position. The employer actively supports the Americans with Disabilities Act and will consider reasonable accommodations.
Equal Opportunity Employer
WeBuild Concord’s policy ensures equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. WeBuild Concord prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.
Patrick Graham, PhD
Chief Executive Officer