May 11, 2024

Regional Representative

  • HOPE International
  • Hybrid (Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex; Fort Worth preferred, United States)
Full time Fund Raising Nonprofit

Job Description

The regional representative is responsible to serve as a regional extension and ambassador of HOPE International in his/her region. S/he will be responsible to increase, strengthen, and diversify HOPE’s funding sources there and will be expected to meet annual fundraising goals. This is an entrepreneurial position. To succeed, the candidate must be an internally-compelled self-starter who is willing and able to take initiative in establishing a long-term, vibrant and engaged constituency of HOPE supporters in his/her local region.

  • Location: Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex; Fort Worth preferred, United States

  • Level: Professional

  • Salary range: $50,000 - $60,000

  • Type: Full-time

  • Department: Development

  • Reports to: Director of Development

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promote and contribute to the fulfillment of HOPE International’s mission and vision
  • Region of responsibility will include Fort Worth, Waco, and Austin
  • Hold at least 30 face-to-face meetings or donor calls monthly and document them in HOPE’s database
  • Retain 85% of major donors and 65% of other relationships in the region
  • Grow giving by $250,000 within two years from new and inherited donors (this number may vary depending on region and number of inherited donors)
  • Manage up to 250 donor relationships in the region
  • Develop and cultivate base of at least 5 major donor relationships within two years (each giving over $10,000 annually)
  • Lead a vibrant local HOPE board in a primary city with 6+ members
  • Plan or coordinate local engagement events, including 1 event annually with at least 50 people in attendance
  • Facilitate meetings and introductions of high-impact supporters with HOPE’s senior leadership
  • Recruit staff, interns, and volunteers to work with HOPE domestically and abroad
  • Invest in and help develop partnerships in conjunction with HOPE’s giving product owners
  • Mobilize and accompany donors to visit HOPE programs abroad
  • Attend weekly development team meetings, staff meetings, and devotions via conference call
  • Attend two weeklong staff retreats annually

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Personal confession of faith in Jesus Christ and commitment to the mission and vision of HOPE International
  • Passionate commitment to HOPE’s mission of Christ-centered economic development
  • Demonstrated a lifestyle of Christ-like humility, compassion, and generosity with time, talents, and treasure
  • Passionate about sharing the mission of HOPE
  • Three plus years of fundraising, sales, or other relevant professional experience is strongly preferred
  • Established track record of taking initiative
  • Exhibits warmth and charm that immediately puts others at ease
  • Excellent ability to connect with people
  • Willing and able to travel; some overnight and international travel required
  • Excellent oral, written, and public communication skills
  • Willing and able to travel; some overnight and international travel required
  • Excellent oral, written, and public communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, including effective time management and willingness to perform administrative tasks
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
  • International experience and cross-cultural skills are helpful

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