Chief Advancement Officer, World Renew, Grand Rapids, Michigan

Job Title

Chief Advancement Officer


World Renew, Grand Rapids, Michigan

About the Position

DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment is excited to announce the search for the next Chief Advancement Officer (CAO) for World Renew, an agency of the Christian Reformed Church in North America and Canada. This high-profile position is located at the World Renew offices in thriving Grand Rapids, Michigan.

The person who fills this significant leadership position will have the opportunity to leave his/her mark and build a sustainable fundraising and marketing function that lives far into the future. The new CAO will be jumping into the planning and implementation of a comprehensive fundraising campaign aimed at increasing the general operating budget currently at $35+ million.

As such, the person who is hired in this position will be an integral part of a highly skilled, passionate and committed leadership team, all called and serving together. The CAO will lead a team of fundraising, communications, and marketing staff at World Renew’s headquarters in Grand Rapids and Burlington, Ontario, Canada. 

This position will be an exceptional opportunity for a veteran development professional seeking to create a culture of philanthropy, influence and shape a sustainable fundraising program, work directly with high capacity donors, shape the brand and marketing messaging, supervise staff, and have a voice regarding direct ministry impact in a faith-based nonprofit that seeks to bring whole gospel transformation to hurting people in the U.S. and globally.

Job Duties

For a detailed description of this position, please review the Opportunity Profile.

How to Apply

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