Development Director, Dégagé Ministries

Job Title:

Development Director

Organization:

Degage Ministries

About the Organization:

Dégagé Ministries offers help and hope to homeless and disadvantaged individuals in the Grand Rapids community. Our responsive programming is designed to address immediate and long-term needs, such as overnight respite for women in crisis, food, referral services and hygiene facilities. Dégagé’s goal is to assure that every man and woman we serve knows that he or she is not alone. Our mission is to reflect the love of Christ to all who come through our doors by building relationships and offering programs that foster dignity and respect.

 

Job Duties:

Dégagé Ministries is seeking a new Director of Development who will actively lead our fund development department. The Development Director, in close collaboration with Dégagé’s leadership team, is responsible for planning, organizing, directing and enhancing all of the organization’s fundraising efforts. These efforts include Dégagé’s annual fund, major gifts program, planned giving, and capital campaign. In this role, you will regularly interface with donors and prospective donors, as well as those individuals who rely on Dégagé for assistance.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Plan, organize and direct all of Dégagé’s fundraising efforts
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors to create and implement a development plan, encompassing Dégagé’s annual and long-term funding strategies
  • Meet regularly with current donors to secure and enhance contributions.
  • Identify potential donors and solicit monetary and in-kind gifts to advance the mission.
  • Implement and administer capital campaign in collaboration with the capital campaign consultants, and other major fundraising initiatives.
  • Make public appearances and accept speaking engagements on behalf of Dégagé’s ministry.
  • Work with the Development Assistant to ensure relevant donor information is captured.
  • Ensure meaningful reports and accurate delivery of data analytics.

Requirements:

  • Must embrace the mission of Dégagé Ministries
  • Bachelor’s degree with minimum five years of professional fundraising experience
  • Ability to empathize with, be sensitive to, and interact positively and appropriately with constituents from widely divergent socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Genuinely enjoy fostering professional relationships, developing contacts and evangelizing the mission of the organization
  • Goal-oriented with ability to motivate donors by passionately speaking to our mission, engaging constituents in the support and partnership of Dégagé
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to maintain confidential information
  • Strong computer skills (Salesforce experience preferred)
  • Ability to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary
  • Be motivated to engage in person with current and new donors (50 – 70%)

How to Apply:

If this sounds like a great fit for you, then apply here:

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Dégagé Ministries’ employment practices are based on job qualifications without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, marital status, height, weight, disability, or any other classifications protected by applicable law. We are committed to a diverse workforce. We value all employees’ talents and support an environment that is inclusive and respectful. We are strongly committed to this policy and believe in the concept and spirit of the law.

Executive Director, Pine Rest Foundation

Job Title:

Executive Director

Organization:

Pine Rest Foundation

Job Duties:

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is searching for an experienced fundraising leader to join our team as the Executive Director of the Pine Rest Foundation.  A key member of the Pine Rest Executive leadership team, the Executive Director of the Foundation leads, directs, and manages a comprehensive resource development program to advance the mission and goals of the organization and the Pine Rest Foundation.  Reporting to the CEO the executive leader in this role supports the work of Pine Rest by enhancing relationships with internal and external constituencies (including patients, donors, volunteers, staff, administrators, physicians/clinicians, and community leaders) to increase overall involvement and fundraising outcomes. Leadership of the Foundation includes responsibility for the planning and execution of annual, major, and planned giving programs, corporate and foundation relations, campaigns, donor stewardship, and overall Foundation operations, as well as Director level oversight for the Rustic Market Thrift Store which is owned and operated by Pine Rest.

How to Apply:

If you are ready to explore the next chapter in your career and take on this exciting leadership opportunity please visit our website at www.pinerest.org/careers to apply online.

A direct link to the job posting on Pine Rest’s website can be found here: https://www.appone.com/MainInfoReq.asp?R_ID=2022403

Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Managing Director – West Michigan, Ele’s Place

Job Title:

Managing Director – West Michigan

Organization:

Ele’s Place

About the Organization:

Ele’s Place is a healing center for grieving children and teens.  Four branch locations support grieving families throughout the Ann Arbor, Flint, Grand Rapids, Lansing areas and beyond

Job Duties:

Primary responsibilities for the Managing Director include:

  • Cultivate donor relationships with major gift prospects; solicit gifts and pledges from individuals, businesses and foundations; and steward relationships with major donors.
  • Build and maintain excellent personal and organizational reputations in the community. Serve as the primary spokesperson and ambassador for Ele’s Place in the West Michigan area.
  • Inspire and work effectively with Community Board members, engaging them in community networking, outreach and fundraising efforts.

Requirements:

  • At least three to five years’ experience in a nonprofit fundraising position, particularly major gift development.
  • Superior writing and public speaking skills.
  • Experience in a leadership role.
  • Experience working with and inspiring a Board of Directors and other community volunteers.

How to Apply:

Send cover letter & resume to:
Hilary Lopez
Executive Assistant
Ele’s Place
1145 W. Oakland Avenue
Lansing, MI 48915

Or email this information to:   hlopez@elesplace.org

Ele’s Place is an Equal Opportunity Employer

President/CEO, Community Foundation for Muskegon County

Job Title:

President/CEO

Organization:

Community Foundation for Muskegon County

About the Organization:

Established in 1966, the Community Foundation for Muskegon County (CFFMC), collaborates with donors, grantees, advisors and individuals to identify issues that are vital to the success of the community and region. By bringing people together around a common mission and creating links between resources and the community’s vision for the future, CFFMC helps to ensure that its communities remain strong.

For more information about the Community Foundation for Muskegon County, visit https://cffmc.org/

Job Duties:

The incoming President/CEO will inherit a strong, creative organization that is poised to enter a new era of activity and engagement with the community.  As part of the Community Foundation’s 2016 Strategic Plan, the Board of Trustees charted a bold course that is now guiding its community engagement, leadership and grantmaking priorities.  Reporting to the Board of Trustees, the President/CEO is responsible for the overall day-to-day leadership of the Foundations. Priorities of this position focus on delivering the highest quality donor services while safeguarding the financial sustainability of the organization through prudent business practices.

We seek a leader who demonstrates a strong ability to raise community awareness of and to clearly articulate the innovative message of vision and direction of the Community Foundation for Muskegon County.

Requirements:

The qualified candidate must demonstrate success in reaching out to the community, participating with people of diverse socioeconomic backgrounds and building rapport with those who have varying viewpoints and perceptions.  High integrity and sound judgment are essential to success in this role.  While a familiarity of the region and of Michigan is a plus, it is not a requirement.  However, the ability to quickly understand the resources of the region and assimilate into the culture is a necessity.

Career experience in a top leadership position in a community foundation is highly desirable.  However, an understanding of the community foundation’s organizational and financial model is expected. The ideal candidate will show a high level of participation in the life of the community in which he or she works by virtue of civic involvement, public service, volunteerism and club or social activities.  A Bachelor’s degree is required.

How to Apply:

All applications are being received exclusively by Kittleman & Associates, LLC. Submit a letter of introduction and a current resume at https://www.kittlemansearch.com/community-foundation-for-muskegon-county/

Development Professional, Haggai International

Job Title:

Development Professional

Organization:

Haggai International

About the Organization:

Haggai International (www.haggai-international.org) is a global leadership community that strives to end Gospel poverty by ensuring everyone has the opportunity to hear and respond to the Gospel. Founded by Dr. John Edmund Haggai in 1969, Haggai International represents an approach to world missions that is uniquely adapted to the geopolitics of the 21st century.

Job Duties:

This position is located in Grand Rapids and will cover the upper mid-west.

Play a key role in alleviating GOSPEL poverty

The need is for a seasoned Development professional who can effectively collaborate with senior leaders to identify prospective major financial partners with a giving range from $12,000-$1M/year and planned gifts from Haggai International’s donor database and other networks.

You can find the Opportunity Profile at www.jobfitmatters.com/haggai-dev. Note specific instructions for submitting material.

Salary tied to demonstrated experience and results.  Projected to be between $90K – $110K

Requirements:

If you are a Christ-follower who resonates with the Haggai mission of equiping and inspiring strategically positioned leaders to more effectively demonstrate and present the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to prepare others to do the same we would like to speak with you.

How to Apply:

Submit application materials to:

Tommy Thomas, JobfitMatters Executive Search
resumes@jobfitmatters.com
Phone: (615) 261-4623
In the subject line, please write “Haggai – Grand Rapids Development”