Amazing Facts has employment and volunteer opportunities for those called by God to be a part of His end-time work of sharing the gospel and the three angels' messages with the world. Please check back regularly for new listings.
Although Amazing Facts is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate in its employment policies and practices on the basis of race, national origin, gender, color, age, marital status, disability, or any other basis prohibited by law, it is a religious association and a member of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The employment practices reflect religious preferences in harmony with the U.S. Constitution and controlling law, and therefore hires only Seventh-day Adventist Church members in good standing. All applicants must be cleared or approved to work in the United States.
Assist with the various components of Amazing Facts’ planned- and deferred-giving program. This includes working toward ensuring the success of the department, which exists to support the ministry’s evangelistic work by securing gifts made through bequests, gift annuities, charitable remainder trusts, lead trust, IRA gifts and gifts of real estate, stock and other non-cash gifts. Duties include identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of current donors and prospects who have an interest in supporting Amazing Facts ministries. The ideal candidate will have a clear understanding and deep appreciation of the mission, values, and organization of Amazing Facts and the Seventh-day Adventist Church.
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
- Agreement with Amazing Facts’ statement of faith and core values.
- Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a Bachelor’s degree program.
- Three years of increasingly successful experience in fundraising preferred. Preference may be shown to candidates with experience in deferred- or gift-planning and those with knowledge of gift-planning vehicles, marketing techniques and relevant financial and legal technical issues.
EXPECTATIONS & TASKS:
- Organizational Skills: Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to plan, coordinate, and implement multiple projects simultaneously under tight deadlines.
- Communication Skills: Exceptional communication skills, including presentation and negotiation skills. Demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
- Professionalism: Ability to work in a team environment, with professional demeanor, self-reliance and resourcefulness. Work well in a fast-paced environment; treat others with respect and consideration; accept responsibility for own actions. Ability to keep confidential information secure. Demonstrated tact and diplomacy in difficult or sensitive situations.
- Relationship Building: Ability to carry out effective prospect identification and assessment, engagement and cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans for gift prospects and existing donors.
- Computer Skills: Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, constituent relationship management and presentation software (i.e. MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint).
- Attention to Detail: Consistent attention to detail in composing, typing, proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
- Flexibility: Willingness to travel about 50 percent of the time throughout the United States and maintain a flexible work schedule. Manage competing demands and unexpected events.
- Customer Service Skills: Pastoral visitation ministry is helpful. Ability to prioritize internal and external interactions and respond appropriately. Strong interpersonal and telephone skills, and able to work well with senior citizens.
- Maintain a close, growing relationship with Jesus Christ.
- Identify, cultivate, solicit, and coordinate stewardship activities for planned/deferred-giving prospects.
- Prepare correspondence, reports, and proposals for planned/deferred-gift opportunities for prospective donors.
- Develop visitation plans and coordinate all travel arrangements for gift prospects and existing donors.
- Match prospects’ needs to donation opportunities by examining financial status/goals, interests and activities in order to determine appropriate cultivation and solicitation strategies.
- Providing adequate follow-up on donation opportunities with the goal of timely completing gifts.
- Maintain accurate and thorough records, contact reports and background data to preserve institutional memory and facilitate programmatic performance evaluation.
- Maintain strong professional relationships with peer representatives and institutions (development professionals, attorneys, financial planners, realtors, accountants, personal representatives, trustees and trust officers).
- Continue professional development/denominational certification by attending seminars and conferences, as well as keeping abreast of current tax laws as they pertain to charitable giving.
- Assist director with planned giving/deferred-giving marketing program, property management, and trust/estate administration, and all other duties that may be assigned
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