Lutheran Partners in Global Ministry is seeking a Development Director to passionately ensure that the organization has the funding necessary to fulfill its mission. Working with the executive director, staff and board of directors, the development director will help the organization communicate the impact of its work, both internationally and domestically, and effectively invite people and congregations to participate. Development and implementation of an annual fund strategy, congregational giving, major and mid-level donor cultivation and moves management are keys to success in this position.
Education: A four-year degree in a related field or equivalent experience in a similar discipline.
Experience: A minimum of five years in non-profit or congregational fundraising is required. Experience in a faith-based organization desirable. Excellent communications skills, with an informative or persuasive focus, is essential. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement a successful fundraising program without extensive staff support. Familiarity with communication, financial, and donor database (DonorQuest) software are desirable.
Physical, Mental or Other: This position requires the ability to take initiative and work independently as well as part of a team, the ability to prioritize work assignments, the ability to multi-task, and the willingness to perform general office tasks outside the boundaries of this job description when called upon.