Investment Director

Company: Homewise Inc

Location: Santa Fe, NM

Job Function: Fundraising


At Homewise, we believe everyone deserves a place to call home. As a nonprofit organization dedicated to financial empowerment and community development, we are committed to making homeownership accessible and sustainable for all. We are seeking a passionate and driven individual to join our team as an Investment Director.


Position Mission: The mission of the Investment Director is to secure both grant and debt capital necessary for Homewise to achieve its mission. This position requires working with individual investors and organizations in the philanthropic, corporate, and public sectors to establish relationships, submit proposals, and raise capital. This role requires the ability to raise funds from various sources: complex government funds, local and national philanthropy, and impact investors.

The Investment Director is responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

  • Develop, implement, lead, and track annual plans to secure revenue from public, private, and corporate sources.
  • Lead efforts to identify and pursue impact investment opportunities that align with the organization’s mission and financial objectives.
  • Manage impact investment transactions, including structuring deals, negotiating terms, and monitoring portfolio performance.
  • Seek out and develop new public and philanthropic funding partners that further the goals and mission of Homewise. For example, expand proposals and requests to municipalities to increase subsidies for Homewise borrowers and our development projects.
  • Cultivate and maintain strong relationships with investors, financial institutions, community partners, and other stakeholders to support fundraising and investment activities.
  • Publicly represent Homewise’s compelling mission to potential investors at convenings locally, regionally, and nationally.
  • Raise the national visibility of Homewise by working across teams to publish our work vigorously, speak at national panels, and pursue high-profile awards.
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Policy teams to tell the story of Homewise and its impact, developing messaging and materials that effectively communicate a call to action.
  • Expand the number of investors and size of investments in our impact investment funds.
  • Work closely with the Grant and Impact Investment Manager to ensure the grant application/proposal process meets the overall funding goals.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Chief External Affairs Officer and leadership team.



  • Communication skills. Ability to clearly present issues—both orally and in writing. Being a strong and compelling communicator is essential in this role.
  • Strategic thinking/visioning – Able to see and communicate the big picture inspiringly and determine opportunities and threats through a comprehensive analysis of current and future trends.
  • Leadership. Engages, motivates, and influences others to achieve company and individual growth.
  • Proactivity – Acts without being told what to do. Brings new ideas to the organization.
  • Listening skills. Actively listens to understand the viewpoints of others. Anticipates customer needs and offers innovative solutions.
  • Results Oriented. Prioritizes and aligns work of self and others with a results-oriented focus on achieving business goals and objectives.
  • Decision-making. Ability to generate innovative ideas and be an active decision-maker to solve problems and move projects ahead.
  • Collaboration. Builds relationships and rapport throughout the organization by inviting and participating in collaborative team building.
  • Flexibility and adaptability. Adjusts quickly to changing priorities and conditions. Copes effectively with complexity and change.
  • Multitasking and Prioritizing. Ability to juggle multiple projects and prioritize effectively to stay organized and meet stated deadlines.
  • Work independently. Ability to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • High standards. Expect personal performance to be nothing short of the best.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and a minimum of 3 years of related work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience and understanding of capital raising in the areas of financial stability, affordable housing, community development, and/or economic development.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the social impact resource development field.
  • Experience with green building and energy retrofit initiatives is a plus.
  • CFRE Certification preferred.

Work Schedule & Location

  • Either our Santa Fe or Albuquerque Office.
  • Ability to travel as needed.
  • Availability to work flexible hours, including evenings or weekends, as needed.

Physical Requirements.

To work in this fast-paced office environment, you do not need to have any specialized physical demands beyond occasionally lifting files or objects up to 20 pounds.

Compensation and Benefits

We offer the following benefits to employees who work part-time or more:

  • Comprehensive medical benefits, including dental and vision
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • Matched 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life and Disability benefits
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • A great work environment
  • Remote or hybrid work options for several roles

How to Apply

Please follow this link to submit your resume and cover letter.