Watoto Child Care Ministry, Inc.

Sponsorship Director

Watoto Child Care Ministry, Inc.
Tampa, Florida, United States

Date Posted: 11/29/2017
Categories: Administrative - Church/Ministry - Customer Service - Management - Missions/Domestic - Missions/Int.
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


  • A follower of Jesus Christ, with a mature walk and consistent witness, maintaining a courteous and Christ-like attitude and outlook.
  • Strong communication skills to interact effectively with staff and public.
  • Experience with CRM databases is required.
  • Ability to manage inventory.
  • Ability to think analytically and strategically.
  • Strong computer skills; Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge (database software) is helpful but training is available.
  • Ability to travel occasionally.




The responsibilities will include but not necessarily limited to:

  • Be an advocate and ambassador for Watoto Child Care Ministries.  Influence and challenge people to become involved with the ministries of Watoto.
  • Manage all Sponsorship activities in the US.
  • Seek ways of generating more sponsors.
  • Seek ways of improving communication with our sponsors and increasing sponsor retention.
  • Manage annual Christmas update to sponsors.
  • Oversee all phone calls, emails and written correspondence with sponsors with empathy, sensitivity and appreciation.  Pray with sponsors as appropriate.
  • Maintain and reconcile accurate sponsor records in WISE and Raisers Edge databases.
  • Coordinate with US Office Manager regarding sponsorship internal processes and procedures to foster external effectiveness.
  • Keep a thorough and complete inventory of all child profiles that have been assigned to our office by the International Sponsorship Director.
  • Process profiles of children/mothers/programs in need of sponsorship.
  • Manage the follow-up process for sponsors who have missed gifts with sensitivity, attempting to retain them as committed sponsors.
  • Ensure that sponsorship materials and profile supply are available for tours, events, artists, and website or any venue where sponsorship is promoted.
  • Collaborate with other Watoto country office sponsorship departments regarding sponsorship matters and profile availability.
  • Generate sponsorship reports as requested by Executive Director and/or International Sponsorship Director.
  • Facilitate sponsorship at events and conferences.



Working conditions:


This position will be based out of our home office at 13617 N Florida Ave Tampa, FL.  This position may require work outside of regular office hours.

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