Careers at ALARM

ALARM works to develop servant leaders in the African Church and community who reconcile and transform lives affected by conflict and injustice.We want you to join us as we passionately pursue this mission!


Current Open Positions

Director of Donor Relations

The Director of Donor Relations is responsible for managing and stewarding an assigned portfolio of approximately 120 major-gift individuals, 20 churches and 10 corporate donors. S/he will provide ongoing and proactive relationship management, strategic communications plans, gifts cultivation and solicitation activity for this group of donors. The Director of Donor Relations will also identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift prospects, with an emphasis on securing gifts of $5,000 and higher. S/he reports to the Vice President of Resource Development and works in close collaboration with the development team, the Vice President for Resource and Development (Africa Office), the President and board members in the tasks of cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation.

The Director of Donor Relations will also be expected to:

  1. Coordinate with the Vice President of Resource Development to create a major gifts budget and development plans for major individual donors, churches and corporations.

  2. Manage an effective and active identification, cultivation and solicitation process through the use of the Raiser’s Edge database, Target Analytics and the Wealth Overlay research tools.

  3. Develop portfolios of donors at different levels of giving for cultivation and solicitation by the President, board, volunteers and other staff members, and provide appropriate accountability to support their successful cultivation and solicitation.

  4. Write proposals to major donors to solicit funding.

  5. Play a lead role in executing small fundraising events and a support role in organizing larger fundraising or donor cultivation events.

  6. Partner with the Communications department to produce materials and tools to communicate regularly with major donors to retain and strengthen their existing giving. 


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