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CRISTA Ministries

Direct Response Strategist

CRISTA Ministries
Seattle, Washington, United States

Date Posted: 07/31/2014
Categories: Church/Ministry - Marketing/Public Relations - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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CRISTA Ministries. "Where faith meets vocation."

Make a difference for the world’s poorest by using your marketing gifts at World Concern! Your assignment is at our headquarters in Seattle, but your impact will be felt worldwide. We are looking for a Direct Response Strategy Specialist to oversee and manage mailing projects and other collateral, while serving as a strategy specialist for our fundraising and outreach. World Concern partners to transform the lives of the poor and vulnerable, in the name of Christ. World Concern is part of CRISTA Ministries, a family of seven ministries, serving in areas including international relief & development, education, senior living, and media. While this role may tangentially touch the other ministries of CRISTA, the focus is on World Concern.

Position Summary:
The Direct Response Strategy Specialist will establish strategy for donor communication. This position will oversee donor acquisition campaigns, including radio acquisition. The Direct Response Strategy Specialist also has project management duties, and will oversee direct mail production, including mail list strategy and analyzing results to increase donor retention. This position will project manage marketing for mailing projects to include collateral creation and production. The Direct Response Strategy Specialist will develop and implement direct mail campaign strategy for increased direct mail results and increased giving.

World Concern: Witness the Transformation.

Qualifications for this position include the following:
1. Christian Commitment: Agree and support CRISTA’s Statement of Faith and demonstrate a living and mature Christ-centered life-style.
2. Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent.
Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year
3. Experience:
•Minimum 2 years project management
•Minimum 2 years mailing list management
•Experience with marketing strategy
4. Other Considerations:
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
•Goal and task oriented.
•Ability to work independently, yet a vital member of a team.
•Orderly in record keeping and managing.
•Ideally with experience at non-profits, ideally using Blackbaud / Raiser’s Edge.
5. Software and Equipment Used: Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite,
including Word, Excel and Outlook and an in depth knowledge of Donor
Relations database software.

If you are interested in this position, please click on the Job Description below to read about all the job duties and qualifications.