Director of Development

ECFA is seeking a full-time Director of Development.  Duties include planning and implementing marketing strategies to promote the Agency’s fundraising efforts. Develops and executes annual special fundraising events. Expresses appreciation to major donors through regular telephone contact and personal visits. Manages Illinois website content and social media presence. Coordinates Agency volunteer program.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Executes annual special events, including the Stride for Life, Benefit Auction, Bowling Classic and Golf Scramble
  • Calls major donors and visits them on an annual basis
  • Thanks donors for their interest and financial support of the Agency
  • Submits log of contacts with donors on a monthly basis
  • Enters results of contacts in the donor database
  • Promotes awareness of ECFA Foundation opportunities
  • Manages and updates website content
  • Develops social media content and maintains a dynamic social media presence on behalf of ECFA
  • Provides support in planning and executing the annual Love In Action Dinner
  • Recruits, trains and supervises volunteers
  • Evaluates performance of volunteers and recognizes them for their contributions to the Agency

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • BA or BS degree from an accredited institution
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Two years of experience in event planning, public relations and/or marketing preferred
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Agrees with and signs ECFA’s Statement of Faith
  • Active involvement in an evangelical Christian congregation       

To apply, qualified candidates should send a cover letter and current resume to Ken Withrow, Executive Director at kenw@evancfa.org.