Donor Relations Representative

Calgary – Western Canada

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association is well known for the powerful evangelism and outreach ministry of our founder, Billy Graham.  His mission is our mission: “Proclaiming the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ to all we can by every effective means available to us, and equipping others to do the same.”

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association of Canada (BGEAC) has an exciting opportunity for a highly relational Donor Relations Representative in the Calgary – Western Canada region. As a member of the development team, the Donor Relations Representative  reports to the Donor Engagement Manager and will be responsible for meeting financial goals in order to facilitate ministry objectives determined for BGEAC and raising awareness of our ministry work and how people can participate in the mission. As an integral member of the Donor Services department, this role will help BGEAC carry out its mission and objectives through participation in daily prayer ministry. The successful candidate will fulfill a full-time position either from the Calgary head office or a home-based office in Western Canada.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Provide oversight and management of the assigned segment of BGEAC ministry partners while cultivating and developing new donor relationships with individuals, corporations and foundations
  • Acquire and maintain organizational knowledge in order to comprehensively represent BGEAC’s programming and inspire current and prospective partners with ongoing ministry updates and appropriate appreciation
  • Advance partner relationships through personalized engagement plans that honour each individual donor through significant telephone interaction with our ministry partners
  • Minister to partners through connecting on a spiritual level, praying with and for them, sharing the Gospel and encouraging them in their walk with the Lord
  • Work closely with Regional Managers and other department members to jointly care for or seamlessly transfer partner relationships as necessary
  • Actively manage database information for all partners, documenting all contacts and reporting on activities and results
  • Travel occasionally to assist with regional partner events and strategic one-on-one meetings with partners

 

Qualifications:

  • Qualified applicants should be committed to Christian values and precepts and be in agreement with the BGEAC’s Statement of Faith
  • Post-secondary degree/diploma in a relevant field is preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proven self-starter with successful track record of developing relationships with high-capacity individuals
  • Proven ability to manage projects and work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic team environment
  • Highly motivated, personable and results orientated professional
  • Excellent telephone manner with strong social intelligence skills to engage donors of different demographics
  • Excellent attention to detail and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Exceptional listening, negotiating, problem solving, planning, priority setting, and organizational skills
  • Experience with fund development databases (e.g. Donor Studio) an asset
  • Knowledge of Planned Giving and Estate Planning an asset
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically as required

 

Contact Information:

To respond to this opportunity, please forward your resume together with a cover letter detailing your passion for Christian ministry employment to:

Attention:  Human Resources
20 Hopewell Way NE, Calgary, AB T3J 5H5
Email:
employment@bgea.ca

Application Deadline: Open until a suitable candidate is selected.