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Director of Development

Sandy Cove Ministries is located on the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay in North East, MD. For over 70 years, Sandy Cove has been providing rest, retreat, and renewal through Christian camping and conference ministry.

The Mission – Why We Exist
The mission of Sandy Cove Ministries is to help people connect with God and each other in order to be transformed into the image of Christ through His Word, His creation, and community.

The Vision – What We Want to Become
To become a world-class ministry known for building healthy biblically-based families.

The Position
Sandy Cove Ministries is searching for a Director of Development experienced in the implementation and execution of an effective fundraising plan, with a focus on donor relations, major gifts, and planned giving. People skills, organizational and communication abilities must be truly remarkable. Excellent at vision-casting in a manner that inspires others to join with us while developing solid relationships.
The Director works toward assuring the growth and enhancement of our employees, helps to develop a culture and vision conducive to a high performing organization, and creates opportunities that provide support for specific projects and programs. The Director will manage and inspire a team of people responsible for the day to day functioning of the department.

This position reports to the President and is based in North East, MD.
Key Characteristics of the Ideal Director

Called – A strong sense of knowing who you are (i.e. gifts, talents, competencies) and how you are to spend your life. We fulfill our calling by being excellent at what God designed us to be and we diligently pursue it.

Servant Leader – Leaders at Sandy Cove Ministries are called to serve. We realize that effective leadership starts on the inside. We demonstrate we are willing to do what others are unwilling to do.

Commitment to Sandy Cove Ministries – An understanding of and a commitment to the special purpose, mission and beliefs of Sandy Cove Ministries with a compatible value system.

Engaging People Skills – Deep interest and care for people with an understanding of their primary interests, strengths, and motivations.

Insight and Strategy – A focused sense of strategy, (i.e., possessing the knowledge and sixth sense for how to implement our mutual goals.) The ability to set realistic objectives for the department and achieve them.

Self-Starter – Creates ideas and follow through without prodding. (Balanced with judgment and knowing when and how to ask for assistance and counsel.)

Character – Impeccable integrity that permeates to others.

Passion - Sandy Cove Ministries’ vision will be irresistible to the right person.

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Time:  Full-Time Year Round
Salary:  Paid
Category:  Development



Updated: 10/27/2016 3:42:11 PM

Job Contact:
Robert Carey

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Why work at Sandy Cove Ministries:

Impacting lives for Christ is at the core of Sandy Cove Ministries. We do this by helping people connect with God and each other, in order that they be transformed into the image of Christ, through His Word, His Creation, and His Community.

60 Sandy Cove Road
    North East, MD 21901-5436


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