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Camps Resource Officer

CRISTA Ministries. "Where faith meets vocation."

FULL TIME with benefits!

Want an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of thousands of youth across the Puget Sound? We are looking for a hard-working Camps Resource Officer who can build and grow a portfolio of local relationships. The Camps Resource Officer will use best practice to engage donors including leveraging camps leadership. A typical day could include connecting with camper parents, and donors through camps tours, trail rides, and even dirt bike racing.

CRISTA Camps has provided incredible camp experiences at its two unique locations on the Kitsap Peninsula for over 50 years. Island Lake in Poulsbo and Miracle Ranch in Port Orchard encourage a love for the outdoors, the thrill of adventure, the security of top-notch staff, and a life-changing connection to Jesus. CRISTA Camps strives to provide memorable camp experiences where people encounter Christ and servant leaders are developed, so that lives and communities are transformed.

Are you intrigued? Let us introduce you to the Donor Relations Team at CRISTA Ministries. They are a group of people who love Jesus and the work they do. They work together to overcome challenges and learn from one another regardless of their organizational titles. Here, innovation is valued so your ideas are heard.

GENERAL SUMMARY: Responsible for fundraising financial support for the benefit of CRISTA Ministries, in particular, CRISTA Camps (Miracle Ranch and Island Lake). Assess current and potential donors for interest and capacity to financially support the ministry of CRISTA Camps. Manage and cultivate a portfolio of mid-level and major donors. Plan and execute personal contact with donors and potential donors for solicitation of donation support which includes inviting and engaging adults and parents of campers attending CRISTA Camps, managing site-visits and Q & A opportunities. Solicit donations through direct asks, phone, email and mail with an expectation of meeting the annual mid-level and major donor fundraising goals.

-Build and manage a portfolio of mid-level donors with primary responsibility for all aspects of donorsí relationships with CRISTA Camps by reaching out in person and over the phone while cultivating donations. ($425+ donors)
-Develop a Ďmoves managementí program for mid-level donors and high-level prospects.
-Create and manage a portfolio of relationships to work towards and meet an annual fundraising goal.
-Make regular phone calls to new donors (average 10 calls per day) with the intention of meeting face-to-face. This often involves a first time conversation with a donor or a cold call to someone new.
-Engage donors locally. These visits could be announced or unannounced appointments at places of business, homes, and throughout the community.
-Contact a targeted number of donors in a given week and month, keeping track of all communication and actual live contacts made through Raiserís Edge.
-Use regular appeals, mid-level donor proposals and regular meetings to maximize donor giving.
-Share specifically about CRISTA Camps projects to small, medium and sometimes large groups of potential donors. (i.e. Parent Tours, Parents, Weekends, Rotary Clubs, Fundraising Events, etc.) Responsible for public speaking, marketing and branding. Give presentations in place of an organizational leader or executive when needed. This will also include some events planning collaboration.
-Participate in and support fundraising events for CRISTA Camps.
-Manage the annual fundraising club for CRISTA Camps. This includes promotion, cultivation, discovery, and invitations to join.
-Grow donor segments proactively by using new marketing materials and camps news that might be appropriate to donorís individual interests and donation commitments.
-Have a general understanding of all CRISTA Camps programs on a basic level as well as know the giving and funding opportunities to be able to communicate CRISTA Campís work to our donors.
-Work closely with other team members in Donor Relations and Marketing to ensure all donor contacts are coordinated and remain donor-centered.
-Update donor records for any changes in address, phone, e-mail or additional information learned about the donor into Raiserís Edge.
-Monitor camps mailing process and review appeals & other mailings.
-Make Regular visits to Island Lake and Miracle Ranch.
-Perform other related duties as assigned.
-Work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers and customers.

ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)

-Christian Commitment: A deep and abiding faith that is fully surrendered to the will of Jesus Christ, evidenced by a lifestyle that is consistent with biblical principles. Demonstrated commitment to spiritual growth and development that is exemplified in word and deed. Demonstrates the values of a CRISTA leader.
-Education : Associateís degree from an accredited Community college, college or university recognized by the United States Department of Education or equivalent. Relevant work experience may be substituted for education on a year-for-year basis.
-Experience : Two years or more experience in fundraising or sales.
-Software and Equipment Used:
Reasonable proficiency at Microsoft Office with emphasis on Outlook, Word and Excel.
Willingness and ability to learn Raiserís Edge.
Laptop computer will be provided.
-Other Considerations:
Ability to spend extended periods on feet, walking Camp sites, oftentimes on unstable ground.
Transportation to be able to travel to Miracle Ranch, Island Lake, CRISTA campus (Shoreline) and donorís.
Ability to work collaboratively with supervisor, coworkers and donors.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: (Any Equivalent Combination of Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Education and Experience)
-Experience: Camps experience as a camper or parent of a camper.
Software and Equipment Used: Experience with Blackbaudís Raiserís Edge software.

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



Updated: 1/6/2017 11:17:45 AM

Job Contact:
Wonda Emmert
(360) 697-1212

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Why work at CRISTA Camps & Conferences:

Come be a part of a close knit camp team working to love God by serving people. CRISTA Camps has a long and wonderful history of serving people in the Pacific NW.

12500 Camp Court NW
    Poulsbo, WA 98370-8136

(360) 697-1212

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