***This is a remote position available to candidates
residing in either of the two hiring regions: South-Midwest
(TX/OK/KS/MO) or Midwest (IL/IN/MI).***
Kids Alive International (KAI) is a Christian organization
serving vulnerable at-risk children in multiple countries across
We are seeking a new Regional Director of Development to execute
KAI's regional major gifts strategy, maximizing financial support
from new and existing major gift donors. This role identifies and
cultivates relationships with donors, soliciting gifts using
strategies individual to each donor and bringing KAI to life for
donors by planning and leading vision trips for them to see the
ministry’s impact in person. They also proactively show
appreciation to donors for their contributions.
The successful candidate has impeccable communication skills,
enabling them to articulate KAI’s mission, vision, goals, and core
values and accurately report KAI’s impact to garner donors’
As our Regional Director of Development, you
- Identify, cultivate and
solicit prospective donors for major gifts of $10,000+.
- Articulate the vision,
mission, goals, and core values of Kids Alive
- Maintain a portfolio of
75 individual and institutional donors.
- Develop individualized
strategies for portfolio members
- Accurately report the
impact of Kids Alive International programs to donors.
- Provide trend analysis
and progress reports to the executive team.
- Plan and lead vision
trips for major donors.
- Facilitate logistical
details for gatherings and events, coordinating with and directing
other staff and independently managing unexpected needs or issues
as they arise.
- Maintain comprehensive
and accurate donor records, policies, Standards of Practice, and
other documentation so that they are organized and accessible to
the appropriate internal parties.
A successful Regional Director of Development will also
- 10 years of experience
in nonprofit fundraising and donor relations
- Proficient with
Microsoft Office Suite, donor database systems, and other
- High self-motivation and
- Impeccable verbal and
written communication skills
- Ability to intuitively
anticipate team’s needs and plan an appropriate response
- High emotional
intelligence, cross-cultural communication skills, and
- Excellent time
management skills with a proven ability to juggle priorities and
- Excellent organizational
skills and attention to detail
- High level of personal
and professional integrity, including the ability to maintain
confidentiality regarding donor profiles and personal
- Willingness and ability
to travel locally, nationally, and internationally up to 40% of the
- Full vaccination against
COVID-19, or a willingness to get the vaccine
- Spanish and/or French
language proficiency preferred
At Kids Alive International, it is important to have a committed
personal Christian faith in Jesus Christ and a heart for serving
children and families. We seek candidates with alignment to the
Bible, Christian theology, faith, and practice, as well as our
organization’s mission, vision, and core values. Read more about
our core beliefs here: www.kidsalive.org/meet-kids-alive/about/what-we-believe/.
Kids Alive offers competitive pay and benefits including 403B
with employer contribution, great health and dental insurance from
day one, and an FSA. If you have the skills and experience
described here and are looking for a challenging but rewarding work
experience, we want to hear from you. Please click apply to
submit your cover letter and resume and fill out our online
For more information, please see our website: www.kidsalive.org/about.
Have questions? Reach out to Bill Dean, Mobilization