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Vice President of Advancement

Company: Answers In Genesis Inc
Location: Petersburg
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Location Answers in Genesis - Petersburg, KY
Job Category Advancement
Position Type Full Time

The VP of Advancement holds the primary responsibility to provide vision and leadership of the ministry's comprehensive advancement goals and efforts in collaboration with the CEO and President and in alignment with the strategic plans/goals of the ministry. The position oversees the advancement team, including regional advancement officers, and is a part of the ministry's senior leadership team. This position will allow one to impact others through a service mindset centered on making an eternal difference. This position should display our Core Values of SERVE (Serve, Equip, Relate, Value, Engage) when interfacing with both internal and external customers to ensure that the message and mission of Answers in Genesis is portrayed in an effective and God-honoring fashion. This position provides opportunities for spiritual, personal, and professional development.

Responsibilities Promote the mission and standards of Answers in Genesis.
Create a SERVE culture environment in all work done.
Approach all tasks with a second-mile mindset.
Oversee and promote the spiritual, personal, and professional development of all team members being led.
Prioritize personal integrity in all interactions and assignments.
Develop and manage a comprehensive multi-year advancement strategic plan with milestones to achieve progress toward short-term and long-term fundraising goals to support annual giving, major capital campaigns, and other ministry initiatives in collaboration with the CEO and President.
Lead and motivate the Advancement team from concept to completion on fundraising goals ensuring accurate, high quality and consistent communication with donors.
Serve as a spokesperson for the ministry at a variety of donor events.
Develop, implement, and evaluate an annual donor communications calendar.
Oversee all general donor activities to include the following: general monthly direct mail solicitations, electronic communications, and lapse donor campaigns.
Oversee all aspects of the CEOs monthly letter to supporters to ensure that it is completed and delivered in a timely manner.
Lead and develop fundraising engagement through AiGs web sites, social media, and email communications.
Leveraging the significant attendance at the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum, evaluate, develop, and implement new and existing donor acquisition, engagement, and retention activities to grow, enhance and retain AiGs base of support.
Oversee onsite and regional in-person fundraising events with ministry donors.
Personally, participate in top-level fundraising activities, including identification and cultivation of major donor relationships.
Host donors and other VIP friends of the ministry at the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum.
Coordinate with AiGs in-house legal counsel on planned giving opportunities, the marketing thereof, and engagement of supporters with these opportunities directly through the regional advancement officers.
Provide oversight and evaluation of ongoing donor recognition. This includes the following: thank- you phone calls, prayer cards, general thank you letters and special recognition efforts.
Develop and distribute regular performance tracking and management reports to keep AiG leadership and other stakeholders informed and updated on advancement campaigns, activities, and progress against goals.
Identify resources needed for capital fundraising campaigns and assign individuals to execute work
Manage funding activities that interface with donors such as Ark/Creation Museum lifetime membership campaigns, bond issues, and other opportunities.
And all other duties and responsibilities as assigned by management.

Must agree with and be able to sign our Statement of Faith.
Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.
Regularly attends a local, Bible-believing church.
A consistent record of developing and managing successful advancement activities including: major gift campaigns, web and social media fundraising activities, planned giving, direct mail as well as cultivating diverse funding streams.
Extensive knowledge of advancement principles and understanding of ECFA fundraising standards.
Outstanding interpersonal skills and the proven ability to work with diverse groups including staff, community and Christian leaders/pastors, and donors.
Gifted in verbal and written communication with the ability to serve as a spokesperson for the ministry
Knowledge and previous use of donor software
Experience in building an endowment preferred
Excellent computer skills proficient in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, etc.).

Education & Experience
Bachelors degree.
10+ years of progressive advancement experience, or an equivalent combination of related experience and education.
10+ years of leadership/management experience with 5+ years leading the fundraising or advancement function desired.

Items Needed for Possible Employment
Completion of on-line application,
Salary Requirements
Salvation Testimony
Creation Belief Statement
Confirmation of your agreement with the AiG Statement of Faith
Completion of a Background Check and Pre-Employment Drug Screen



Keywords: Answers In Genesis Inc, Cincinnati , Vice President of Advancement, Executive , Petersburg, Ohio

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