May 06, 2019

Direct Mail Strategist

  • Gospel for Asia
  • Gospel for Asia, Saint Thomas Way, Wills Point, TX, USA
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Job Description

Go to  https://www.gfa.org/joinstaff/ click on the "Apply Now" button to fill out an initial application and to attach your resume and cover letter.

Gospel for Asia is seeking an experienced Direct Mail Strategist with a heart for transforming the lives of the impoverished and hurting through Jesus Christ. As a Direct Mail Strategist with GFA, at our headquarters outside Dallas, Texas, you will collaborate with leaders to optimize GFA’s direct mail. This is an opportunity to let God put your talents to use in a Christ-focused ministry with an enormous eternal impact.

Essential Functions:

  • Optimizes return on investment for GFA’s direct mail, especially for fundraising by:
    • Analyzing return on investment.
    • Creating and presenting reports, analyses and strategies for improving direct mail to Development leaders.
    • Working with Development leaders and team members to improve direct mail, including coordinating meetings, decision-making processes and the implementation of strategy decisions.
    • Planning, evaluating and recording direct mail testing.
    • Reviewing/Facilitating direct mail pieces throughout the production process, especially when new strategies are being implemented and when direct mail pieces are varied for specific audiences.
  • Manages GFA’s direct mail list segmentation; strategizes and implements list segmentation improvements; and executes selections for each mailing.

Ability to:

  • Maintain a servant heart and attitude toward fellow staff
  • Create and analyze reports
  • Present reports, analyses and strategy suggestions
  • Be self-motivated to organize work and meet deadlines
  • Coordinate projects from start to finish, including multiple projects at the same time
  • Problem solve
  • Be flexible, adaptable and take direction
  • Collaborate with others
  • Work confidentially and with discretion

Knowledge:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word and especially Excel. Some experience with PowerPivot is beneficial but not required.
  • Ability to analyze project costs and return on investment
  • Understanding and experience using Teamwork Projects or other project management software
  • Excellence in leadership, communication, project management, organization, problem solving and time management
  • Understanding of marketing and fundraising, especially for the Western Christian audience
  • Strong consistency and attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills using diplomacy, tact, patience and courtesy
  • Proficiency in English writing and grammar

Other Qualifications:

  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ
  • Education: BA/BS or equivalent work experience
  • Experience: 1+ years in direct mail, or 2+ years working in marketing and/or fundraising with a willingness to learn direct mail

 


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