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International Christian Concern

Development & Communication Officer

International Christian Concern
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States

Date Posted: 09/30/2008
Categories: Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
International Christian Concern ( is a Washington DC area non profit (501 c 3) devoted to providing assistance, advocacy, and awareness for the worldwide persecuted Christian Church.

The Development & Communication Officer will be a key member of ICCs team working closely with the President in gaining greater awareness and funding for our work of supporting the persecuted Church.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

Development Officer
Development and implementation of overall and individualized donor cultivation and management strategies
Grants: report and letter of interest writing & assembly as well as Grants management
Manage and build ICCs monthly donor program.
Production of monthly reports on individual donor revenue vs. budget projections
Initiate, develop, and manage overseas trips for donors.

Communications Officer
Manage all Donor communications (ICC newsletter, web, email)
Manage Church Communication
Develop yearly pastors gathering
Maintain Charity Records/Relationships

Secondary Responsibility

Regional Manager for South Asia
Organize and lead fact-finding/mission trips to areas of the world experiencing persecution and reporting findings.
Initiate and manage projects to assist the persecuted Church (aid for the families of martyred and imprisoned leaders, underground pastor support, underground pastor training, etc)
Increase awareness of persecution in your region via press releases, media interviews, and the daily posting of news.
Work with Advocacy Dir. to disseminate information on international persecution to Senators and Congressional Reps., State Dept., and Whitehouse officials.

Strong verbal communication and excellent project management skills
Ability to meet submission deadlines and follow guidelines
Excellent writing and editing skills, including the ability to write persuasively
Interest in advocating ICCs mission, goals, and work
Superb attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Capacity to work both independently and collaboratively
Strong computer skills
A Bachelors degree or equivalent experience
Minimum three years experience with a positive track record in donor development.

Salary and Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience ranging from $35,000 to $50,000.
Benefits include health, dental, and generous leave time.
This is a full-time position in ICCs Silver Spring office.

ICC has a strong preference for people with a strong Christian witness and history.

To apply, go to

No phone calls, please. Qualifying applicants will be contacted.