Development Director

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Development Director

Center for Christian Virtue

Center for Christian Virtue’s (CCV) Senior Director of Development is the lead fundraiser and relationship builder with the organization’s most significant donors and supporters. With a passion for CCV’s mission, and a high level of professionalism and energy, the Senior Director of Development partners with the Senior Director of Advancement to support the development of CCV’s fundraising plans and execute the plans in an accountable and trackable manner.

Key Responsibilities:
In partnership with the CCV team, implement and manage a comprehensive development strategy, including donor development, special events, direct mail, planned giving, and online giving opportunities.
Identify new “major donors” and foundations that would support the mission of CCV.
Create grant proposal for foundations.
Support the creation of a development strategic plan, including budget, staffing, and resource needs.
Conduct “Major Donor trips,” leading small groups of supporters on trips in exciting locations.
Sell table sponsorships to our annual CCV galas
Lead and manage the acquisition, growth, and maintenance of CCV supporters.
Develop creative ways for CCV donors to advance and grow the mission beyond financial contributions, primarily through plugging into CCV’s policy work, and three pillars: The Ohio Christian Education Network, The Church Ambassador Network, and the Christian Business Partnership.
Provide input into the fundraising process including direct mail, ideation, fact checking, segmentation, data collection, reporting, etc.
Acquire and grow personal relationships that lead to increased contributions, sharing the organization vision broadly and converting the response into financial support, as well as seeking out referrals or prospects through contributors and introducing prospects to the ministry.
Seek out and attend development training seminars as needed.
Provide weekly, monthly, quarterly, and yearly analysis and reports for management as requested.
Represent CCV at key events, including church and other grassroots events.

Job Qualifications & Requirements:
Education, Skills, and Experience:
Undergraduate degree required.
5+ years of development experience, preferably with a Christian nonprofit.
Ability to manage personal administrative tasks, including time-tracking, mileage and reimbursement submissions, and other office tasks as required.
Public policy or education experience preferred.
Strong research and writing skills.
Able to communicate orally, both effectively and persuasively.
Attentive to detail and well organized.
Strong time management skills, punctual, able to operate on a schedule, meet deadlines, and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Able to remain flexible with ever-changing priorities.
Thrive in and enjoy working in a multi-tasking, fast-paced work environment; able to get things done, highly efficient.
Self-starter, independent, motivated daily by a passion to see CCV’s work advance.
Able to be proactive and strive to close gaps in skill and knowledge.
Strong computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Able to master constituent relationship management database system.

Character and Spiritual
Mature Christian, currently attending or pursuing attendance in a local church.
Agreement with and adherence to CCV’s Statement of Faith and Code of Conduct.
Demonstrated commitment to CCV’s mission and position on Core Issues.
Ability to work discreetly with confidential information.
Trustworthy and responsible.
Tactful and diplomatic, with a focus on building consensus rather than emphasizing differences.
Maintain a high level of professionalism, with a focus on client/constituent relationships.
Exhibit strong leadership qualities.

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Job Type: Full Time

Hours: 8:00am - 4:30pm

Days of the week: Monday thru Friday

Pay Range: Salaried/Exempt

Benefits: PTO (Paid Time Off), 10 Paid Holidays; Health Insurance and Retirement Plan available

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