Employment Opportunity

Strategic Gift Officer

DEPARTMENT: Advancement & Generosity
CLASSIFICATION: full-time
REPORTS TO: VP of Advancement & Generosity
EFFECTIVE: 10/01/2021
CLOSING DATE: 02/01/2022

Please submit résumé and letters of reference to Jamison Griffin and Jill Wilson.

Essential Functions & Basic Duties

This position will report directly to the VP of Advancement & Generosity and will build on current strategic relationships and engage new strategic donors with the organization. You'll be expected to establish genuine, trustworthy relationships and to engage high-level donors to contribute significantly to the organization's $40-million campaign. The focus of the right candidate will be fundraising for the campaign. These are some of the main responsibilities of this role:

  • Meet with strategic donors and prospects face to face on a consistent basis
  • Present the mission, vision, and progress of Thirdmill at events
  • Work with the A&G team to provide effective reporting and materials to partners
  • Consistently reach annual fundraising goals in relation to the campaign
  • Engage new prospects in the mission of the organization
  • Provide impact of giving reports to constituents
  • Creatively implement new strategies to engage donors
  • Work cooperatively with the VP of A&G and the President to reach annual goals

Qualifications & Education Requirements

  • Willingness to travel frequently as needs arise
  • Several years' experience and proven success in a previous gift officer role
  • Proven experience in networking and relationship building
  • Experience presenting organizational goals and inspiring participation
  • Excellent at building relationships and forming trust
  • Proven reliability in completing assignments in a timely manner
  • Individual must be a member in good standing of a local evangelical church and possess a strong Christian commitment

Preferred Skills & Experiences

  • Experience with estate planning and giving
  • Experience with Capital Campaigns
  • Professional Development from reputable & certified development officer training courses
  • Knowledge and experience with Blackbaud & NXT, Sales force, or comparable CRM.
  • Working knowledge of and/or partnership with Thirdmill
  • International travel in donor development
  • International mission work

Additional Notes

Third Millennium Ministries is an organization dedicated to the mission of equipping pastors and church leaders with solid biblical education for free. If you are passionate about this mission, are interested in the role, meet the qualifications, and want to work with an exciting and fast-paced team, this might be the job for you!

Learn more about Thirdmill.