GENERAL PURPOSE OF POSITION:
Assist the Director of Philanthropy, the Development Strategist, OPTIC team and volunteers in carrying out the major gift program/planned giving program of the national setting of the United Church of Christ; holds primary responsibility for the solicitation of individual gifts of $10k or more for the UCC. This position will be charged to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward 75-100 prospects and donors, concentrating on one of the identified Regions of the UCC., partnering with other staff and conference offices and local churches as appropriate. This position will require both electronic and direct face-to-face solicitation and stewardship, with an expectation of travel.
The Generosity Officer will be responsible for Iowa (Tri-Conference), Kansas-Oklahoma Minnesota, Missouri Mid-South, Nebraska (Tri-Conference), Northern Plains, South Dakota (Tri-Conference), and will need to reside in the region.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or abilities required to perform successfully in this position.
This job description is not intended to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for the position and is subject to review and change at any time in accordance with the needs of the ministry. Since no job description can detail all duties and responsibilities that may be required from time to time in the performance of a position, duties and responsibilities that may be inherent in a position shall also be considered part of the position holder’s responsibility.
It is expected that the person who holds this position will conduct themselves in a manner consistent with the policies of the UCC and in a manner that will reflect positively on the organization. All staff are encouraged to nurture safety within the work performed on behalf of the UCC by being attentive to self-care, education, maintaining appropriate boundaries, and the importance of referring those in need to supportive and helpful resources.
This position is currently accepting applications.