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Samaritan's Purse

Development Communications Manager 1270

Samaritan's Purse
Boone, North Carolina, United States

Date Posted: 08/22/2012
Categories: Fundraising - Marketing/Public Relations
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
Boone, NC -Do you have a proven track record of researching market activity and targeting various media to address the needs of that market? We are seeking a committed individual to be a vital part of the development team of Donor Ministries (DM) to minister to the information and involvement desires of high-capacity donors. The manager will proactively lead in developing, implementing, and evaluating personalized communication strategies through which relationships with major donors are won, kept strong, and lifted to mutually beneficial partnership. This includes continual monitoring, thoughtful analysis, and accurate reporting of major donors’ interaction with the ministry. Critical to success will be close working relationships within DM and interdepartmentally, using communications tools and methods to reinforce the organization’s messages, and generating additional funding for Samaritan’s Purse (SP) ministries worldwide.

The Manager also will have primary responsibility for a specific portfolio of major donors as assigned. This will involve using creative, efficient, personalized communication methods in a strategy that engages donors with opportunities for significant and meaningful partnership.

The position reports to the Director of Development for SP Programs, located in Boone, NC.

Required: A personal devotion to Jesus Christ and a passion for global evangelism and discipleship. Marketing/communications background with at least 3 years’ experience. Bachelor's degree; at least 12 credit hours of college level biblical studies preferred. Experience with a wide variety of fundraising concepts.

Mission Statement:
Samaritan's Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan's Purse has helped meet needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God's love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Distinct Objectives:
The work of Samaritan’s Purse is marked by five distinct objectives, grounded in Scripture and biblical principles:
PROCLAIM THE GOSPEL - EXALT Christ and share the Gospel while working in His Name around the world
SERVE WITH EXCELLENCE - EXCEED the world’s standard while serving the purposes of God’s kingdom
RESPOND WITH COMPASSIONATE ACTION - EXPEDITE our response to needs as the Lord reveals opportunities to minister
DEMONSTRATE BIBLICAL INTEGRITY - EXHIBIT character and integrity personally, at home and work
WALK IN BOLD FAITH - EXPECT God to do the impossible-- “God Room”