Vice President for Development – National Office, CO

This position serves as the chief communication, marketing, and fund-raising officer, focusing on the advancing mission of the C&MA through the Great Commission Fund, as well as other strategic projects vital to the ongoing ministry of the C&MA.

Posted on May 23, 2018

Employment National Office

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Position Type

  • Full-time
  • Onsite
  • Reports to the president
  • Serves as chief communication and fund-raising officer

Responsible for the accurate presentation of the message and mission of the organization.

The C&MA is seeking a vice president for Development. This is a full-time, exempt position located at the National Office in Colorado Springs. This position serves as chief communication and fund-raising officer, focusing on the advancing mission of the C&MA through the Great Commission Fund, as well as other strategic projects vital to the ongoing ministry of the C&MA. Responsible for the accurate presentation of the message and mission of the organization. This position supports the overall mission of the C&MA as described below.

Requirements:

Education

  • Four-year college degree required
  • Post graduate degree preferred

Experience/Skills/Abilities

  • 7+ years demonstrated leadership experience
  • Demonstrated in depth, firsthand knowledge of the C&MA
  • Proven capacity to inspire generosity and engage effectively with a diverse group of people and wide-ranging issues
  • Possesses cultural awareness and sensitivity with an ease at meeting new people and the capacity to engage a broad range of issues and relationships
  • Seasoned and capable professional with exceptional organizational and communication skills including public speaking and presentation skills
  • A proven team leader who gathers, inspires, and empowers well-suited team members engaged in creative processes
  • Proven character capable of self-management, initiative, and innovation

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for development of resources for the various audiences of the Alliance constituency; acts as a channel of interaction between Development and the president, and coordinates Development functions with other areas of ministry; creates and maintains an atmosphere of trust, respect, and success within Development and the C&MA
  • Responsible for Marketing of the C&MA engaging multiple audiences and segments, public relations, advertising and promotion as well as research and brand components
  • Provides primary leadership for Alliance fund-raising efforts (more than $60,000,000/year); maintains key relationships with specific donors and churches
  • Responsible for Alliance messaging through all channels of communication including the Web site, video, Alliance Life, social media, and annual campaigns
  • Responsible for the formulation of the annual and long-term strategic plans for each office in Development; develops annual operating budget for Development
  • Gives direct oversight to the assistant vice president for Development and the directors for Communications, Marketing, and Donor Engagement
  • Serves on the President’s Cabinet; prepares regular reports to the president; speaks into the president’s messaging, directs the president’s donor involvement, attends and contributes to all C&MA Board of Directors meetings; assists in planning, attends, and participates in General Council
  • Provides direct supervision and coaching for other team members within the office including assignment and oversight of duties, writing performance evaluations, approving timecards if applicable, and handling of other personnel matters
  • Represents the president, the C&MA, and the Board of Directors to outside organizations and conferences, business meetings, and working committees; serves as consultant, representative, advisor, and/or member as needed to other C&MA entities as appointed or elected
  • Acts as Officer in Charge in the absence of the president when assigned; oversees strategic planning on behalf of the president
  • This position requires domestic and international travel

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 National Office 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 C&MA 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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