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Teen Mania Ministries

Tyler, Texas, United States

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Business/Administration - Combo Positions - Communications - Fundraising - Media/Technology - Missions/Int. - Other - Outreach - Para-church Ministries
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Teen Mania Ministries
Job Description:

General Description:


This position exists to promote and grow donor relations of Teen Mania Ministries, as well as, provide executive oversight and management of Development Operations and Marketing initiatives.  Including creating opportunities for growth through crafting effective Foundation and Grant partnerships. 


Key Duties & Responsibilities:

  •  Direct operational administration of the Development Department
  •  Analyze Donor Management systems and oversee Donor CRM (Salesforce)
  •  Oversite of all Donor Development event operations, operational systems
  • Generate  strategic Foundation and Grant funding  opportunities for the ministry
  • Create and Preserve Donor relations including Foundation and Grant relations
  •   Chief Editor of all Teen Mania Development communications copywriting, including website, direct mail, major donor mail, and e communications and marketing pieces
  • Strategic development and implementation of Lapsed Donor strategy
  •  Oversee and management of E Strategy and social media giving for the Teen Mania Brand
  •  Manage and execute strategic objectives for Development Department
  •  Monitor and oversee and keep Teen Mania in good standing with web presence as it pertains to Development Department: ie. Charity Navigator, Ministry Watch, ect. 
  •  Evaluate Planned Giving resources and manage administration of Planned Giving strategy for Major Donors
  •  Evaluate and steward operational finance decisions of Development purchases
  •  Teach, Coach and Develop the Staff and Interns under your sphere in the Development Department
  • Oversee Development Budget
  • Monitor & Oversee Gifts in Kind
  • Head up Parent Strategy
  • Host, Communicate, Facilitate quarterly Board Of Director Meetings: including correspondence, event planning and execution, creation of Board Manuals, keeping up to date all Board Members information via Teen Mania website, correspondence
Job Qualifications/ Requirements


  • Ambition
  • Communication
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Visionary


  • Managerial Experience
  • Able to create step-by-step plans to implement new processes and strategies and then able to direct a team to execute.
  • Good communications skills
  • Able to present new ideas and strategies
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Some experience or interest in event coordination and planning desired
  • Grant/Foundation Writing successful experience
  • Executive decision making skills
  • Marketing background
  • Administrative, Strategic Strengths Finders
  • Copywriting and Editing expertise
  • Multi-task orientation
  • Teacher
  • Servant Leader
  • Team Focused
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Teen Mania Ministries

Teen Mania Ministries is one of the largest Christian youth ministry organizations in the United States and is headquartered in Garden Valley, Texas. In 1984 Ron and Katie Luce were newly married and had a desire to inspire teenagers to live for God in a deep and authentic way, so they put together four youth events and called them Teen Mania Rallies. The next year they went on a 6 month mission trip around the world where they saw both physical and spiritual poverty and the need for the Gospel to be preached in unreached places and for God& More...