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Mission Increase Foundation

Giving Officer

Mission Increase Foundation
San Francisco, California, United States

Date Posted: 10/04/2007
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Position Overview
The Giving Officer works under the guidance of the regional Giving and Training Officer (RGTO) overseeing his or her region. The Giving Officer serves as the primary administrative contact between the local community and Mission Increase Foundation, and represents the foundation to the areas non-profit ministries and donors.

The position will oversee grantsmanship and the effective evaluation and training of local ministries, especially grantees, by Mission Increase Foundation teaching staff. This person will build strong relationships with area ministries and donors in order to maximize both remote and local training sessions with national office and teaching staff.

This person must be a mature follower of Jesus Christ, actively involved in an evangelical church. He or she must also be a student and personal practitioner of Transformational Giving, committed to growing under the tutelage of the Regional Giving and Training Officer to progressively shoulder more and more of the teaching and training functions resident in the local office.

The Giving Officer is responsible for oversight of a local Mission Increase Foundation office, including
(1) promoting and coordinating all ministry
(2) soliciting and reviewing grant applications
from area ministries;
(3) ensuring proper reporting of all granting and training
projects; and
(4) assisting in fund raising efforts on behalf of local and national offices.

It is expected that all applicants posses a knowledge of and passion for:
Nonprofit Leadership
Developing Ministries
Personal Generosity

Oversees the grant management process for the local office, under the guidance and assistance of the Regional Giving and Training Officer. Will evaluate grant requests and recommend grantees for funding.
Promotes, coordinates, and assists the RGTO with the training of local ministries, especially grantees. Will include one-on-one training, monthly grantee roundtables, monthly workshops, twice-annual seminars, and occasional special training sessions.
Handles computer functions such as scheduled and special reports, correspondence, grantee database management, and training registration.
Coordinates mailings, e-mailings, special projects, and visits by MIF teaching staff and/or national office staff.
Prepares PowerPoint presentations, videos, and other teaching tools.
Analyzes, measures and reports on grantee performance.
Secures and maintains office, budget, and supplies.
Supports the RGTO and the national office in identification and cultivation of potential donors and donors to the foundation.
Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Four year college degree preferred with 3 to 5 years experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.
Strong people skills.
Able to teach and train others.
Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Strong skills in the use of personal computers and related software applications, including Microsoft Office products.
Working knowledge of nonprofit management principles and practices, especially those related to fundraising.
Ability to analyze and solve problems.
Program planning and implementation skills.
Ability to gather data, compile information, and prepare reports.
Ability to analyze, develop, establish, and maintain efficient office work flow and administrative processes.
Organization and coordination skills.