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Bible League International

Senior Director of Major Gift Fundraising

Bible League International
Crete, Illinois, United States

Date Posted: 12/07/2009
Categories: Fundraising - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Bible League has provided Bibles for more than 70 years to people in need around the world. Bible League partners with local churches worldwide, training and equipping Christians to use the Bible to make disciples and establish new churches.

We are currently seeking a Senior Director of Major Gift Fundraising in our international headquarters office located in the south Chicago suburb of Crete, IL. This individual gives leadership to all Regional Major Gift Fundraising activities including Major Gift Fundraisers, Planned Giving, Foundations and Volunteer efforts and will be responsible for developing and executing strategic plans in order to expand and broaden the major donor base of Bible League International. The Senior Director will develop strategies to identify placement and territories of Major Gift Fundraisers along with continual evaluation of the regional structure, effective reporting mechanisms, a training program and a minimum of 10% growth per year in revenue. This individual will also take a leadership role in donor identification and research of potential and current donors and will promote a consistent program of constituency development.

Qualifications include being a Christian, having a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and also agree with Bible League International’s Statement of Faith. Candidates should have experience in all major areas of fundraising including 5 years of experience in successful major gift fundraising with demonstrated track record of cultivation, solicitation, and closing of significant major gifts. Candidates will also possess a high level of organizational leadership along with demonstrated ability to lead a professional staff of fundraisers. Candidates must be a goal-oriented team player with the ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented environment juggling multiple tasks along with strong communication skills and public speaking ability.

Contact Information
Please submit resume to or fax to (708)367-8990. Visit for more information.