Family Life Communications: Advancement & Stewardship Officer

Published On February 16, 2017 » 317 Views»

Advancement & Stewardship Officer Mid-Michigan will make an impact for Christ in our world. The person in this position is responsible for portfolio management of approximately 100 donors and prospects and executes identification, research, analysis, development of stewardship strategies for cultivating relationships that result in raising funds to accomplish ministry strategic campaigns, events, and initiatives. Conducts networking and research to enlarge the pool of potential qualified prospects. Writes project related proposals and ministry updates to support stewardship and solicitation needs. Requires excellent administration and organizational skills, proficiencies in all Microsoft Office applications, and some travel within the region and ability to work some evenings and weekends. Represents the ministry well with integrity and develops professional relationships



  • Bachelor’s in Ministry, Fundraising, Communications or other related fields or equivalent education and experience
  • Five (5) years of fundraising, donor relations experience and development “best practices”


  • Solid relationship-building skills. integrity and track record of ability to develop and maintain relationships with individuals of diverse backgrounds and cultures; and to understand the needs and interests of donors in order to develop relationships
  • Proven critical thinking ability and discernment skills of donor/prospects’ needs for alignment with stewardship opportunities
  • Proven drive & ability to perform the “Ask”
  • Professional comportment and ability to effectively represent FLC with integrity; requires maturity, poise, professionalism, social skills, discernment, and professional appearance
  • Proven ability to plan, prioritize & perform multiple projects of complex work in a fast paced work environment where only general policies or procedures are available
  • Demonstrated high level organizational and event facilitation skills
  • Knowledge of benefits of planned giving as an integral part of charitable giving, personal assets and gift options
  • Demonstrated leadership and the ability to successfully manage multi-functional or diverse areas
  • Proven, focused, & self-motivated starter; able to work independently
  • Excellent communication & passionate presentation, writing & research skills
  • Excellent administration, reporting, research analytical, and time management skills


  • Passionate about the ministry’s strategic plan, mission, vision and values
  • A team player committed to developing and working within a collaborative environment and ensure the highest customer service orientation
  • Proactive in seeking help when complex or strategic direction is needed
  • Valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record

Our cutting-edge team provides a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package. Please visit our website at to view the complete job description. If you would like to use your gifts and talents to serve Christ, please send your cover letter and resume to:


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