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Director of Advancement, Arab World Region
Orlando, Florida, United States
Date Posted: 09/28/2010
Job Type: Full-Time
DIRECTOR OF ADVANCEMENT,
ARAB WORLD REGION
For Pioneers U.S.
Pioneers is seeking a qualified and energetic professional for the position of Director of Advancement, Arab
World Region who will be responsible for designing and implementing a comprehensive fund development
program with particular attention to major gift fundraising. Reporting directly to the Pioneers U.S. Vice
President of Advancement, the Director manages a personal portfolio of major donors and oversees a team of
staff, outside partners, and volunteer leaders working to secure continually increasing gift income from
current and potential donors for the ministry and initiatives of the Arab World Region within Pioneers.
Successful candidates will have a proven track record of building relationships with high net worth
individuals and converting those relationships into tangible and increasing financial support. This is a fulltime
position with a competitive salary and benefits. The work will require up to 40% travel and therefore
should be centrally located in proximity to a major airport.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• 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.
• An exemplar personal testimony and relationship with Jesus Christ as demonstrated by being an
active member of an evangelical church and agreement with the Mission, Core Values, and
Statement of Faith of Pioneers.
With approximately 2,400 members serving on 191 teams in 92 countries, Pioneers mobilizes teams to glorify
God among unreached people groups by initiating church-planting movements in partnership with local
churches. The Arab World Region of Pioneers was expanded through the 2010 merger of Pioneers with Arab
World Ministries. Pioneers’ AWR personnel share their faith with Muslims in North Africa, the Middle East,
the Arabian Peninsula and major cities in Europe and North America, seeking to share the Gospel through
contact and friendship with Muslims. With its combination of cutting-edge media reinforced with the
personal touch of hundreds of multi-national workers in the field, Pioneers AWR has a unique ministry
model that has resulted in thousands of Muslims being introduced to the Gospel. For more information visit
Email submissions are preferred.
To submit a cover letter and resume, or for a full job description, contact our Executive Search Consultant:
Derric G. Bakker, President
Keystone Consulting Services LLC
Office: 828-667-5180 Mobile: 616-706-4900