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The Timothy Group

Michigan/Illinois/Indiana Region, Any State, United States

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The Timothy Group
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Serving Michigan, Illinois, & Indiana Area
For SAT-7® USA
April 2009

SAT-7 USA is seeking qualified and energetic professionals to cultivate relationships with major donors as
Area Development Officers. Successful candidates will have a proven track record of building relationships
with high net worth individuals, foundations, and influential churches, and converting those relationships into
tangible and increasing financial support. The Area Development Officer’s primary purpose is to research,
identify and build relationships with individuals, foundations and churches having significant financial giving
potential within a designated area to increase existing funding levels and to network with them to meet and
develop new potential donors. This is a permanent full-time position with a competitive salary and benefits.
The position will require up to 80% travel—primarily domestic travel throughout the local service area, but
also regular visits to SAT-7 USA headquarters, occasional visits to SAT-7’s international headquarters and
facilities in the Middle East, and some other domestic and international travel as required.

• A mature and growing Christian exhibiting a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
• Bachelor’s degree or higher in philanthropy, business, or another related field and/or a minimum of
three years’ experience successfully raising $1 million or more in annual funding from major donors.
• Experience promoting fund development efforts for a market area, including the tracking and
reporting of progress towards goals and a strong track record in developing relationships with
donors from various constituencies.
• Proven ability to develop and deliver compelling communications to a variety of audiences.
• Preferred location(s): Western / Southwestern Michigan, Chicagoland, Northern Indiana or
surrounding areas.

Interested candidates should send a brief letter of interest by e-mail to Mr. Derric Bakker, Vice President, The Timothy Group at bakker@timothygroup.com.

SAT-7® is a Christian satellite television network by and for the people of the Middle East and North Africa.
Broadcasting a variety of indigenously produced Christian programs on three channels in Arabic and Farsi,
the ministry reaches into the homes of millions of viewers weekly with attractive, inspiring, Bible-based
programs. SAT-7 USA is an independent corporation set up to provide resources in funding, prayer,
personnel, and technical services to accomplish the international ministry goals of SAT-7. For information
visit: http://www.sat7usa.org
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The Timothy Group

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