Are you organized, curious and a creative thinker? Do you love data, spreadsheets, and mining for meaning behind what to some looks like just a bunch of numbers? Do you love to solve problems, researching for what you don’t know, and are a quick learner?
Are you are careful with details and enjoy working independently yet as an integral part of a cohesive team? Have you refined your skills successfully in previous work settings but are at a place in your life where you’d like to use your God-given talents to make a real difference for people experiencing a wide variety of life’s problems?
If this sounds like you, you might be the one we are looking for to be part of our team of Christian professionals out to change the world!
Become a key player on a small but mighty team of people who support the ministries of Lutheran Family Service and Perry Lutheran Homes through partner engagement at all levels, connecting them with opportunities to learn about and impact others in ways that make a life-changing difference.
This full-time position offers a great opportunity to advance your existing skills in the non-profit sector and provides a work environment that is stimulating, flexible, relaxed, rewarding, energetic and fun!
About the Work:
Work with the Director of Ministry Support to develop and implement plans to engage new partners, re-engage those whose support has lapsed, and create meaningful ministry engagement with all partners through multiple print and media channels.
Help establish and implement successful short and long-term fund development goals and strategies to support identified ministry needs.
Daily work involves processing and acknowledging all charitable gifts, managing the donor database software system, analyzing data which is essential to move partners forward in their support over time, pro-actively identifying and reporting trends, threats and opportunities, and work with the business office to ensure fundraising reports reconcile with General Ledger.
Occasional opportunity for grant research, writing and reporting.
Assist with planning and implementation of special fundraising events during the year, working with team to create event timelines and budgets, maintaining accurate and complete event records such as sponsorships, registration lists, and table assignments, timely follow-up with participants and report on progress and results, analyzing success of event and recommending changes needed for next year.
Mastery of Outlook, Word, Excel, Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign), database and donor data management software systems
Ability to organize, analyze, interpret, and report data in meaningful ways
Communicate proficiently and creatively through both spoken and written word
Ability to manage multiple projects at once, self-motivate, work independently, and implement time management strategies
Work best as part of a team
Desire to work in a Christian, faith-enriching setting
About the Benefits:
Health, dental and vision insurance
Paid vacation and holidays
Salary dependent upon experience
Life and faith-enriching work setting
Flexibility of schedule and work location
If this sounds like work you would love, send your résumé to: