Who We Are
We believe that every person on earth should have the opportunity to hear and respond to the gospel of Jesus. At Partner’s International, we accelerate the advancement of the gospel to the least reached by equipping indigenous leaders.
We experienced exciting growth in 2020 and have a unique opportunity in the West Coast area, for a Regional Director to meaningfully engage and build relationships with individuals, churches and foundations, emphasizing the impact that their financial partnership will have in reaching the billions who have yet to hear of the love of Christ.
Are you a relationship builder and a connector? Do you have a passion for sharing the gospel around the world? The successful candidate will be an inspirational networker and story-teller with a strong desire to build our base of support along the West Coast.
This position is based in the West Coast area and reports to the Vice President of Development.
Fully remote. Needs to be in PST time zone and near a major airport. San Francisco, CA area would be ideal, but not required.
Advocate on behalf of our International Ministries, presenting opportunities for increased levels of funding from individuals, churches and foundations
Work in close partnership with our field staff in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, continuously learning how to better communicate needs as well as report on results
Act as a spokesperson for Partners International on the West Coast, cultivating opportunities to speak on behalf of our work in a variety of settings
Serve as a liaison to the local church community, many of whom consist of bilingual English/Mandarin-speaking congregations in the Bay Area.
Coordinate with the Vice President of Development to discern opportunities to engage/involve Partners’ CEO, board and international staff in fundraising activities.
Cultivate a portfolio of 150 major & potential major donors, averaging a minimum of 15 face-to-face contacts per month and 6 general contacts per donor per year.
Directly solicit major gifts on behalf of Partners International, engaging in a cycle of awareness building, asking, affirming, reporting and motivating.
Coordinate local events and gatherings that both deepen and broaden the base of support in key areas.
Regularly cultivate individual donors to major donor status by identifying and building relationships with local partners possessing greater capacity.
Consistently reengage lapsed and engage new partners, determining goals and achievable outcomes based on area served.
This position requires a minimum of 30% overnight travel in addition to regular localized visits.
Ability and drive to capture all development activity in our “Virtuous” database, ensuring both accountability and excellent historical portfolio accuracy.
Aptitude to work within diverse cultures and across a variety of demographics.
Experience managing, tracking and reporting on the financial efforts and outcomes associated with an impact-focused organization.
High degree of personal drive and desire to excel.
Ability to communicate on behalf of a faith-based organization to those who share the same beliefs.
Occasional international travel to areas served by Partners International, may require the ability to lead a team of international travelers.
POSITION QUALIFICATIONS & CRITICAL QUALITIES
Love Jesus and a passion for the gospel.
Familiarity with the basic teachings of the Gospel.
Outstanding verbal and written communication skills.
Self-motived individual with the ability to learn/thrive in a remote setting.
Globally aware with a basic knowledge of and passion for the least reached.
Goal oriented, comfortable with accountability.
Creative problem solver with a high degree of relational discernment.
Exceptional level of personal integrity, honesty and discipline.
Education: Bachelor’s degree required
Experience: Prior fundraising experience highly preferred, will consider candidates with a background in sales or other relationally driven vocations.
Technical Skills: Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and database management platforms.
Language: Ability to communicate in both English and Mandarin a significant advantage, but not a requirement.
Medical, dental, HSA
Long term & short term disability and life insurance
10 paid holidays and 19 PTO (vacation and sick time) days