You will perform functions to cultivate relationships with a caseload of high-end donor individuals and groups to encourage financial support of Seed Company projects, guided by precedent and working within the limits of established policies.
Build long, strong, and lasting relationships with current and potential investors in a specified geographic area (see below); pursue profitable revenue opportunities and mutually beneficial results for the investor and SC. Investors defined as high capacity partners, whose passion and interest is Bible translation, includes individuals, families, and businesses
Steward the relationship with partners giving $10,000, or more, annually
Expand and strengthen advocates and ambassadors for Bible translation.
Execute consultative approach to relationship management in order to better understand God’s direction in the partners/prospects hearts i.e. personal ministry related goals, challenges and needs before presenting.
Meet and exceed Major Gift Officer goals; total revenue, new/lift revenue, number of proposals, ROI, moves management
Encourage current partners to open personal and professional spheres of influence and networks to Seed Company.
Demonstrate communication excellence in building trust, respect, regard and value, internally with staff and externally with investors.
Endeavor to reactivate lapsed partner relationships via intentional moves management
Network with individual and group donors to identify potential new partners.
Collaborate with Advancement team members to plan strategies and briefings
Currently living in one of the following areas: Houston, Dallas, California Bay area, Silicon Valley area, Chicago, Pacific Northwest area, or Florida
Strong faith in Jesus Christ as Savior; God honoring lifestyle;
Passion for the Word of God and provision of the Word for every people group;
Championing The Seed Company’s vision, mission, and values;
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Marketing or Public Relations; or equivalent work experience;
CCNL or CFRE certification is preferred
Requires five to seven years’ experience in major gifts fundraising and/or sales experience
Requires excellent communication skills i.e. active listening, empathic listening, and strategic listening;
Requires strong proficiency with establishing and cultivating a network of people and organizations with the capacity to provide substantial support consistent with organizational goals
Join a global mission to bring God's Word to the remaining languages of the world. Our goal is giving everyone access to the Bible in their own language - in this generation. We are constantly looking for new ways to invite others into the movement - crafting world-class events and experiences, partnering with global prayer movements, and inviting cities and communities to join this movement together.