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Associate Director of Development, Faith & Justice Initiatives

SUMMARY OF POSITION
 

Reporting to, and in partnership with, the Director of Development, the Associate Director of Development will support the advancement efforts of Amirah, overseeing annual giving fundraising campaigns, managing Amirah’s faith-based partnership program, working with a small portfolio of individual donors, and taking a leading role in the implementation of Amirah’s development strategy.

You should apply if…

 

  • You believe in the dignity of all human lives, no matter the color of your skin, your faith, your gender, your sexuality, or anything else. Dignity is deserved because all human beings exist in the image of God.  

  • You are a skilled empathetic people manager who enjoys building strong and balanced teams to achieve collective goals, and fostering a collaborative growth culture

  • You’re excited about the challenge of building deeply intentional processes towards a more diverse, equitable and racially just community

 

DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION STATEMENT

We take the broadest possible view of diversity. 

We value the visible and invisible qualities that make you who you are.

We welcome that every person brings a unique perspective and experience to advance our mission and progress the work of healing in community, breaking the cycle of exploitation, and providing new communities where survivors can thrive in life.

We believe that each Amirah community member, donor, volunteer, advocate, and employee must have equal access to solving community problems.

We strive to include diversity, equity, and inclusion practices at the center of our daily work.

We commit to using these practices for our business and our communities.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work in collaboration with the Director of Development, the Executive Director, and the development team to develop and implement the annual fundraising plan for the organization.

  • Supervise one support staff member.

  • Execute engagement plan for church and faith communities as it pertains to the overall development strategy of Amirah.

  • Secure full partnership with new churches annually.

  • Implement partnership plan with communication and stewardship.

  • In conjunction with speaking staff, engage within church communities for speaking engagements, etc.

  • Manage a small portfolio of leadership and major gift individual donors as assigned.

  • Cultivate new relationships with donor prospects.

  • In collaboration with the development team, support the creation and implementation of a robust communications plan supporting Amirah’s advancement and advocacy efforts.

  • Lead the strategy and implementation for annual giving campaigns, including Move for Amirah, Amirah’s annual summer fundraising campaign, and Giving Tuesday.

  • Collaborate with the Director of Development in managing Amirah’s annual benefit concert.

  • Collaborate with the development team and program staff to advance volunteer engagement and support of Amirah’s advocacy initiatives.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of similar type of experience required.

  • Marketing, public relations, and/or fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures, preferably in a nonprofit environment.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Passionate about Amirah’s work; able to communicate and promote the philosophy, mission, and value of the organization both internally and externally. 

  • Must be a professing Christian who is committed to support and promote the Christian foundation of the organization and agree to Amirah’s Statement of Faith.

  • Possess a warm and nurturing spirit and humble in approach to relationships and teachable.

  • Creative problem solver, who can handle conflict in a mature, intentional, thoughtful way while actively pursuing reconciliation.

  • Work well in a multi-faceted, creatively chaotic environment.

  • Work well as a self-starter, but also collaborate as a vital part of the team atmosphere of Amirah.

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BENEFITS

Amirah provides the following benefits for this position:

  • Competitive salary package.

  • Four weeks paid vacation annually.

  • One mental health day per quarter – required to be taken each quarter.

  • Eligible for health insurance package, dental insurance, and 401K.

  • Accumulated sick time, up to forty (40) hours a year.

  • Paid holidays on all federal holidays, Patriot’s Day, Day after Thanksgiving, and Christmas Eve.

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