Donor Engagement Manager

The Christian and Missionary Alliance (C&MA) is seeking an experienced Donor Engagement Manager.

Posted on February 12, 2019

Employment National Office

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Position Type

  • Full-time
  • Onsite in Colorado Springs

This is a full-time position located at the National Office in Colorado Springs. This position is under the direction of the Director for Donor Engagement and is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with ministry partners in geographical territories to fulfill the mission and to serve the ministries of the C&MA. In the performance of these duties, this position will support the overall mission of the C&MA as described below.

Requirements:

  • 5 – 7 years of experience in a similar position required
  • 3 – 5 years of experience in a related position with the C&MA preferred
  • Four-year college degree in a related field is required
  • Seasoned and capable professional with exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of donor engagement and major gift fund-raising best practices
  • Excellent interpersonal skills are essential to this role; ability to work with leadership across areas of ministry, major donors, and the diverse communities served by C&MA
  • Proactive, solution-oriented, highly collaborative, autonomous, with passion for the C&MA mission
  • Will involve travel

Responsibilities:

  • Serves in a vital role within the Donor Engagement team
  • Works closely with the director for Donor Engagement and other Donor Engagement team members, assisting in all efforts aimed at increasing donor relations and engagement to secure financial support for the C&MA and all C&MA ministries
  • Manages a portfolio of major donors (75 – 150)
  • Develops relationships with new probable donors and key area influencers seeking to grow the C&MA donor base
  • Based on annual strategies; sets appointments and makes contacts on a prioritized, predetermined basis with existing and potential donors for the purpose of building relationships and securing funds for the C&MA
  • Acknowledges donor gifts in a prompt manner and provides assigned donors and prospects with relevant information on C&MA projects and ministries; insures that all pertinent information regarding donors and potential donors is entered into the CMS/FMS database; submits activity reports on a monthly basis
  • Coordinates and oversees, when appropriate, various local events associated with major donors in assigned areas and assists Donor Engagement team on national donor events
  • Coordinates with other Donor Engagement team members in the preparation of the operational budget for the Donor Engagement team
  • Represents the C&MA with local and national faith-based fund-raising professionals; stays current on all matters relating to donor ministry and explores new ideas that will enhance donor communications and relations
  • Attends and works at biennial General Council; represents Donor Engagement Office when meeting with current and prospective donors and performs other duties as assigned

The C&MA is an evangelical denomination committed to planting churches both in the United States and internationally. The C&MA is committed to world missions, stressing the fullness of Christ in personal experience, building the Church, and preaching the gospel of Jesus Christ to the ends of the earth. The ultimate goal of all programs, functions, and activities undertaken by the C&MA is to further the foregoing purposes and to give spiritual and organizational support to all general members of the C&MA, so that they are free to preach the gospel, to plant churches, and to hasten the return of the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Because of the C&MA’s primary and exclusive Christian and religious purposes, the C&MA will employ only individuals who:

Profess a personal belief in Jesus Christ as personal Savior; and

Accept and live in accordance with the C&MA Statement of Faith; and

Are an active member in a local evangelical Christian church; and

Accept and abide by the Policy on Alcohol and Marijuana Use; and

Accept and abide by the Statement on Human Sexuality

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