Posted on 10/14/2022East-West - Plano, TX 75075

Support-raised per year Full Time

Company Description

The vision of East-West is to glorify God by multiplying followers of Jesus in the spiritually darkest areas of the world. The mission of East-West is to mobilize the Body of Christ to evangelize the lost and equip local believers to multiply disciples and churches among the unreached.

Our team members are passionate about Jesus, grace, bold action, and taking the gospel to the spiritually darkest places. We have one consuming passion—to make God known among every nation, every tribe, every tongue, and every people. We strive to uphold the highest standards of behavior, which include integrity, trustworthiness, theological alignment, a healthy work/life balance, care for others, a servant spirit, competency in difficult conversations, a desire to see results, and diligence, respect, and humility.

 

Position Description

The Fundraising Missionary Coach is responsible to equip and coach staff members with the tools needed to successfully grow in knowledge, vision, and skills to fully fund (fundraise) their ministry with East-West. The coach will utilize a biblical foundation (2 Cor. 8:1-5, Luke 9:1-6) that helps to equip new and existing support-raised staff members in best practices for MPD. As a Fundraising Missionary Coach, this position will listen well, ask helpful questions, and encourage staff members in their journey of ministry partner development (MPD) as well as provide pastoral care as staff journey through a sensitive season in their ministry. The coach will be knowledgeable in current strategies and viewpoints to best equip and coach staff in fundraising practices as well as complete any trainings and conferences necessary to fulfill position requirements and needs. This is a fully-support raised position.

A day in the life of the MPD Coach

  • Provide fundraising coaching to staff members to help them reach their fundraising goals
  • Meet regularly with assigned staff members to provide coaching in their fundraising journey
  • Prayerfully coach and counsel staff members to understand the calling God has for them through fundraising and their ministry
  • Minister to the hearts of missionaries as they move forward in their calling to ministry
  • Host fundraising trainings for new and existing staff members
  • Guide and equip staff members through biblical foundations, best practices, tools, and proven strategies to successfully set and meet fundraising goals
  • Complete the training necessary to be a certificated trainer
  • Participate in annual fundraising conferences to further develop MPD skills
  • Maintain MPD database
  • Track MPD information including fundraising goals, deadlines, and fundraising percentages for staff
  • Review and analyze submitted fundraising reports
  • Develop and maintain a network of personal support (personal support raising)
  • Lead, attend, and/or contribute to East-West sponsored spiritual formation activities and perform other duties as assigned

Requirements

Qualifications for the Fundraising Missionary Coach

  • Uphold a close and growing relationship with Jesus Christ, demonstrating a healthy, growing spiritual life
  • High commitment to, and practices, regular prayer, and time in the Word
  • Ability to travel at least once a year on a mission trip
  • Ability to travel to participate in MPD training, conferences, and meetings
  • Ability to raise personal support as well as develop and manage personal ministry budget
  • Experienced in raising personal and ministry support
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent phone skills
  • Ability to listen well
  • Experienced with one-on-one ministry
  • Experienced with providing pastoral care
  • Committed to timely communication and follow up with staff members
  • Administrative Skills

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