ABOUT THE POSITION
Founded in 2008, Hot Bread Kitchen has nearly 15 years of experience investing in New York City’s women and immigrant communities, using the vibrant food industry as a catalyst for economic mobility. Its mission is to create economic opportunity for immigrant women and women of color through job skills training, food entrepreneurship programs, and an ecosystem of support in New York City. Since its founding, HBK has grown into a hub of economic opportunity in New York City, generating over 100 million in regional economic impact.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Chief Development Officer will play a critical role in ensuring HBK achieves its mission to support members in their pursuit of economic mobility utilizing the food and adjacent industries. The CDO will be joining HBK as the organization undertakes a plan for significant growth, and will have the lead in connecting with, and shepherding, the funders and partners needed for the organization to execute on its expansion plan. The CDO will be a member of the 5-person Executive team. They will ensure that HBK reaches the organization’s $4 million annual revenue goal in FY22, with increasing revenue objectives over the next three years. The successful candidate will have a proven track record in building strategic relationships and raising philanthropic funds across all sources including individual major and principal gifts, institutional giving, government, events and campaigns. They will have experience developing and implementing comprehensive fundraising and storytelling strategies, a passion for managing teams, and a commitment to systematizing and leveraging data to support fundraising and external relationships.