Resonate Global Mission

Donor Relationship Manager
Posted Date: 
Tuesday, June 23, 2020
Closing Date: 
Friday, July 24, 2020

Location: Burlington, Ontario


Employment: Full-time

Level: Management




Donor Relationship Manager



Develop relationships and implement a strategy with existing and potential donors that will increase financial support and resources, engage current constituents and cultivate potential donors in support of the ministry.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following

  1. Develop stewardship-focused relationships with a portfolio of individuals, churches, and foundations to engage support for the ministry.
  2. Develop and implement a donor strategy for assigned area, working with others as appropriate.
  3. Strengthen and expand the financial support, including major gifts, from assigned individuals, churches and foundations.
  4. Cultivate long-term relationships with donors so planned giving commitments to the agency increase annually.
  5. Represent the agency at churches, classis meetings, and other events, as needed.
  6. Significant travel within assigned regions for in-person visits, relationship building, donor appreciation and fundraising events.
  7. Maintain accurate records in appropriate database(s) (e.g. constituent interactions) which support the development of donor relationships.
  8. Assist with planning strategy, goals and fundraising targets.
  9. Track expenses and maintain regular expense reports, as requested.
  10. Assist with prospect research and/or proposal writing, as assigned.
  11. Work with colleagues to develop support networks in their assigned area, as requested.
  12. A commitment to maintaining best practices through ongoing professional development.
  13. All other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Supervisor Responsibilities


  1. Professing membership in a Christian Reformed congregation, or of a church in ecclesiastical fellowship with the CRCNA, and agreement with the doctrine of the church signified by signing a covenant statement.
  2. Demonstrated ability to encourage and inspire individuals to support ministry.
  3. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  4. Proven ability to be self-motivated, work independently with minimal direction and collaboratively within a team environment.
  5. Ability to establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with co-workers and external contacts.
  6. Proven ability to plan and organize tasks and responsibilities including multitasking, setting priorities and meeting deadlines.
  7. Proven ability to maintain confidentiality.
  8. Demonstrated proficiency in commonly used computer applications, internet research and constituent relationship management tools.


Education and/or Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree is  preferred,  in a related field such as business, marketing & communications or non profit management and/or equivalent work experience.
  2. Demonstrated experience and success in fundraising or business.


Language Skills
English proficiency.

Physical Demands
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Regular travel throughout the assigned region


Posting Closes: July 24, 2020 at 5pm. Interested parties are invited to submit their resume and cover letter at  RESONATE JOBS