Development Associate, mid-level and Monthly Gifts 

Job title:         Development Associate, Mid-Level and Monthly Gifts 
Job Type:       Part-Time (Up to 21 hours/week)
Location:        Remote (from Canada)
Travel:             Occasional travel required
             

OneBook is a small Canadian charity with a big heart and an even bigger vision: we want every person on earth to experience God’s Word in the language they understand best and be transformed forever. We believe this ministry happens best through locally led language development, Bible translation, mother-tongue literacy, and community development initiatives. Currently, OneBook is engaged in ongoing projects serving more than 35 language communities in seven countries across Africa and Asia. Since inception in 2009, our locally-led project teams have translated the New Testament (and one full Bible) in 50 minority languages. Our work is impacting more than 150 language communities and counting.

We are looking for someone with a heart for ministry to join our small but mighty team of Canadian staff who are committed to the mission of OneBook and passionate about this wonderful work. 
 

Position summary

The Development Associate – Mid-Level and Monthly Gifts encourages people across Canada to catch the OneBook vision and become regular OneBook supporters, soliciting gifts from individuals, businesses, and other organizations. Working independently and with colleagues, the Development Associate will be responsible for fundraising related to the new mid-level stewardship program and the relaunched monthly giving program, TeamOne. Through written correspondence, phone, zoom, and occasional in-person interactions, they will develop meaningful connections with existing and prospective donors, growing the OneBook family of supporters. They will document these interactions using OneBook’s CRM software.  

Responsibilities:


1.    Mid-Level Gifts (50%)

  • Create, retain and grow a portfolio of strategic mid-level supporters through telephone, email, letters, Zoom, and occasional personal meetings. 

  • Identify, cultivate, steward relationships to maximize donor engagement and grow both new and existing funding.

  • Develop and execute organizational strategies to acquire, build, and advance donor relationships at the mid-level tier.


2.   Monthly Giving (50%)

  • Identify, cultivate, and engage new monthly donors.

  • Steward existing monthly donors, keeping them engaged for long term support.

  • Work with colleagues to execute bi-monthly TeamOne Donor Events.

 

3.   Other Duties as assigned

  • Other responsibilities that would enhance OneBook overall performance as determined
    by the executive leadership team.

 

Accountability:
The Development Associate is accountable to the Development Lead 

Ideal Candidate Qualifications, Skills and Attributes: 

  • A heart for using your skills for the ministry of Bible translation, literacy, and community development - you want to be a part of bringing God’s Word to the people of the world in their own language. 

  • Demonstrated excellence in communications and relationship building.

  • Experience inspiring, developing and working with diverse groups of people.

  • Ability to communicate the vision and key messages of OneBook to the community.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Excellent presentation skills.

  • Highly motivated, efficient, and flexible individual; positive attitude, initiative, good judgment, ability to work independently with little supervision.

  • Committed to results.

  • A demonstrated ability to organize work, set priorities, and meet deadlines

  • Detail oriented with strong analytical and research skills.

  • Willing to travel as needed.

  • Must be able to sign the OneBook statement of faith and community covenant.

 

To Apply:  Please send your resume and cover letter, including salary expectations, to hr@onebook.ca.

 

We thank all interested applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please.