World Vision is hiring a Senior Team WV Representative II
01 The Job As Senior Team WV Representative II, you will effectively collaborate within the Church and Ministry Partnership Teams to invite pastors and congregants into God’s transforming and renewing work of justice and mercy for the elimination of extreme poverty. Responsible to raise long-term donor value of $1.5M each year. Responsible to meet a goal of 550 new sponsorships per year (this goal may change on an annual basis). Establish, maintain and grow relationships with church pastors, denominations, national Christian leaders, and para church organizations to meet annual Team World Vision fundraising goals. Increase fundraising and partner/donor participation year-over-year by calling them to a life-changing commitment to serve the poor in the name of Christ.
You will also…
Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.
Keep Christ central in individual and corporate life. Actively participate in and contribute to the spiritual disciplines of the organization (Christian conduct, devotions, chapel, prayer, worship); incorporate WV Core Values into decisions within scope of role.
Responsible for raising minimum of $1,500,000 in total value each fiscal year through sponsorship acquisition and one-time-gift primarily through peer-to-peer fundraising. Establish at least 10 new church partnerships annually in assigned markets
Network through relationships with current pastors and pastor associations to develop new church partnerships.
Represent WVUS in high-level church network, association, denomination and agency meetings.
Conduct presentations with pastors, congregants, businesses/community groups and individuals regarding World Vision’s ministry, and inviting them to participate in Team WV sponsored sporting events and other church offerings.
Work collaboratively with department leaders in developing and implementing church and TWV growth strategies.
Develop, expand and sustain long-term relationships through on-going interaction with senior-level pastors, churches, church influencers and donors, while shaping interest in our transformational experiences and offerings and positioning World Vision as a desirable partner.
Plan and implement account management strategy to ensure existing church relationships are given the appropriate amount of attention each year.
Increase acquisition, retention, brand loyalty, and fundraising totals by conducting informational meetings, overseeing the execution of kick-off and race weekend events, participating in expos on behalf of Team WV and implementing marketing strategies in support of Team WV sporting events.
Take qualified church pastors, TWV P2P fundraisers, or other Christian influencers on vision trips to World Vision projects.
Engage with all appropriate WVUS staff members and leaders to set event strategy and ensure its effective implementation.
Oversee the execution of Team WV events and meetings, to include some or all of the following: oversight of event budget, theme, registration process, speaker/entertainment, transportation, venue, audio visual technology, food and beverage selection, etc.
As assigned, update information on website and on various social media outlets regarding upcoming events and press release needs in coordination with the TWV Engagement team.
Provide training to team captains and runners, ensuring team captains are equipped with all the resources they need to adequately motivate and train their team to achieve their goal of completing the race and raising funds for World Vision.
Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as a member of a team.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Maintain awareness of corporate goals, objectives, organizational announcements, and activities. Reference and follow organizational policies and procedures, seeking clarity as needed.
02 About World Vision USA When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to meet the greatest needs in the world today. We go to ends of the earth and into the margins. Where few go and the road is less traveled. Because Jesus is alive in the hardest places to be a child. We are dangerously soft-hearted. But just the right kind of dangerous. That’s because we’re a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. We empower people out of poverty. For real. For good. For nearly the last 70 years. Jesus’ love at the center. Always. We’re Christian and follow Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. Serving every child we can regardless of faith. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.
03 Let your work be your faith in action Every day, nearly 16,000 children under the age of 5 die from preventable causes. Our call to action is urgent. That’s why we’re looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind helping the world’s most vulnerable children. Every stroke of the keyboard, shift in strategy, and innovation in our marketing of fundraising initiatives can help influence whether someone chooses to help today or not. If not you, then who?
04 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you, so it’s important to us. Please share your salary expectations with us in the application process to get the conversation started. We also have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.
05 To Apply See the Apply box in the lower left corner.
06 You bring
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (eight years) work experience. In addition to education or educational equivalent, a minimum of 5 or more years of practical, specialized work experience in fundraising, ministry, partner management, marketing and/or sales.
07 Additional skills we’re interested in
Specific background in athletic fundraising preferred. Knowledge of, and previous work experience with, church and/or athletic communities preferred. Knowledge of, and previous work experience with, church and/or athletic communities may be required. Athletic fundraising work experience highly desirable.
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