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Announcement: PCA Retirement & Benefits is now Geneva Benefits Group! Learn more about our recent name change here.
Announcement: PCA Retirement & Benefits is now Geneva Benefits Group! Learn more about our recent name change here.

Donor Relations Manager

Immediate Position Opening

Donor Relations Manager is a full-time, exempt position located in Lawrenceville, GA. Geneva’s Donor Relations Manager is responsible for developing and implementing engagement and fundraising strategies to grow revenue for the Ministerial Relief Fund, the charitable arm of the Geneva Benefits Group. With direction and guidance from the Director of Philanthropic Giving and Marketing, the Donor Relations Manager plays an integral role in Geneva’s fundraising strategy as they deepen relationships with donors and prospects. They are primarily responsible for qualifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a caseload of approximately 400 donors and prospects, with an emphasis on mid-level and recurring donors ($499-$9,999 annually).  

Responsibilities 

  • With guidance from the Director of Philanthropic Giving, execute and expand our current development program by initiating long and short-term strategies to secure gifts from individuals and churches using established techniques of prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship 
  • Directly manage a portfolio of donors drawn from both existing donor base and new contacts 
  • Engage with church staff and congregations in participating in our Look After Christmas offering 
  • Coordinate stewardship strategies and responsibilities with colleagues and Senior staff to ensure regular touch points with key donors 
  • Coordinate and assist with cultivation/stewardship events  
  • Assist in developing and implementing recurring gift program  
  • Solicit sponsorships in support of fundraising events 
  • Enter and track donor communications, meetings and contact information in data base 
  • Use strong verbal and written communication skills to articulate the mission and needs of Ministerial Relief 
  • Create and present engaging presentations about Ministerial Relief to churches, presbyteries, and individuals 
  • Ensure donors are thanked and properly receipted within 48 hours of making a gift 
  • Create and deliver meaningful stewardship content and connections for donors 
  • Identify major donor prospects 

Qualifications 

Christian 

  • Strong devotion to Jesus Christ, holiness, and a passion to make him known  
  • A Christian whose life reflects mature spiritual growth as evidenced by the fruit of the Spirit and knowledge of the basics of the faith 
  • Active member of an evangelical church that affirms the tenants of historic Christianity (PCA church preferred but not required) 
  • In agreement with Geneva’s Statement of Faith and Ethics 

Personal 

  • Passion for the church and the ministry leaders who work in it 
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills 
  • Committed lifelong learner 
  • Strong collaborative skills in order to work well with other Geneva associates and other PCA committees and agencies  
  • Tenacity to persevere in a challenging business and ministry environments  
  • Willingness to travel up to 20% of time 
  • Highly organized and able to adapt to new technologies  
  • Able to follow process and systems 

Professional 

  • 4-year college degree  
  • At least 3 years of fundraising experience 
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of principles and best practices of donor relations and fundraising 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; demonstrates ability to actively listen and adapt communication style and channel to donor’s preference 
  • Familiar with Customer Relationship Management and Donation Platform systems  

 

Geneva Benefits Group serves those who serve others, providing practical support for the financial, physical, and mental wellbeing of people who work in full-time ministry.

Geneva offers preparedness and peace of mind with solutions tailored to the needs of ministry leaders and staff.