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Compassion International

Constituent Marketing/Development Director

Compassion International
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 10/03/2008
Categories: Sales
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Leads and directs the ministry function of Compassion that develops strategies for all mega, major and mid level donors. The incumbent also develops strategies to increase engagement among constituent in all customer segments and maximizes funding from foundations and Compassion's Combined Federal Campaign. Directs a team of 20 regional representatives, direct marketing professionals and support staff to carry out these strategies and effectively reach ministry defined revenue and planned giving goals at an acceptable return on investment.


Minimum of fifteen years experience in the field of non-profit major gift acquisition and knowledge of direct marketing industry.
Minimum of ten years of successful experience managing a sales/marketing team.


Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to screen, recruit, evaluate, inspire, and train staff.
Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
Strong knowledge of Biblical teaching, especially concerning poverty and Compassion-related themes.
Strong awareness and knowledge of Compassion programs. Will require regular visits to the field for exposure and training. Must be sensitive to cross-cultural issues.
Strategic planning skills, especially in the area of sponsor/donor development.
Team player. Servant leader. One who can gain the confidence of the highest executives within Compassion as well as external organizations.
Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to Compassion's ministry. Has a passion for sharing Compassion's ministry and deepening other's commitment to releasing children from povertyDental Insurance: Yes

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