Director, Fund Development

Director, Fund Development, (Exempt), Reports to Associate General Secretary – World Service

The Director, Fund Development is responsible for developing, implementing, and directing a fully functioning comprehensive fund development program that identifies, cultivates, and solicits gifts from individual donors, churches, and foundations. Creates and grows a planned giving initiative, cultivating prospects over time. Manages the development of solicitation, recording of gifts, and reporting of charitable contributions. This position leads to the building of a substantial financial donor base.

Works with the General Secretary, Chief Financial Officer/Treasurer, Board of Directors, World Service Core Team, and staff to help identify the agency’s fundraising needs and to strategize and develop plans to meet those needs. Upholds the mission/vision of the Discipleship Ministries in all areas of accountability. This position will require up to 50 percent travel.


Work from home office - Anywhere.

Education / Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. Advanced degree preferred.

Mastery of fund development strategy including ability to provide significant training to executive level staff. Four to six years of experience in fund raising, preferably within a faith-based setting. Demonstrated successful track record of developing and executing broad fund development strategies in a complex organization.

How to Apply

To be considered for this opportunity please send a cover letter and resume to Human Resources via email at [email protected].

Discipleship Ministries is an Affirmative Action Employer. M/F/D/V EOE.

Application Deadline: November 30, 2023