TITLE: Generosity Specialist
REPORTS TO: VP of Generosity
LOCATION: The Chalmers Center in Lookout Mountain, GA
PREPARED BY: Rob Porter
EFFECTIVE DATE: March 8, 2023
POSITION SUMMARY: The Chalmers Center equips local churches to address the
broken relationships at the root of material poverty, living out Jesus'
Kingdom today. The Generosity Specialist is vital to the success of the
Generosity Team, with support that ensures the team fulfills its mission,
vision, and goals. The position will broadly assist in aligning
administrative, operational, and stewardship tasks that help the team maintain
integrity to the team's biblically-based plans. The person in this position
will help to make sure the remainder of the team is utilizing their strengths
and fulfilling their own job descriptions.
Commit to praying and advocating for the poor and the church in light of
the mission of the Chalmers Center.
Conduct meeting management, including preparing agendas, printing
financial reports, taking notes, distributing and following up on action
items, and arranging catering.
Maintain Raiser's Edge and Salesforce database, such as entering donor and
prospect meeting recaps, personal information, and generating reports.
Manage personal and professional administrative tasks for the team,
including, but not limited to, booking appointments, research projects,
coordinating travel, ordering gifts, etc.
Engage in light project management to keep the team's focus on priorities.
Maintain tools for management to forecast revenue, manage expenses, and
other financial information to create a culture of best-in-class
stewardship of resources.
Assist Generosity team members with prospect identification, research, and
portfolio management, including individuals, foundations, and
Assist in the construction and sustaining of an annual fund for the
ministry to grow the base of support for Chalmers.
Oversee and coordinate internal and external communications to make sure
they are completed in a timely manner and that they communicate the
Generosity Team's vision for their partners.
Manage aspects of the year-round gift-related communications and
reporting, such as tax receipting, thank you notes, gift tracking,
stewardship reporting, etc.
Other responsibilities as assigned that help the Generosity Team to
fulfill its calling to biblical generosity, stewardship, and walking with
gift partners on a journey of generosity.
Walks deeply with the Lord Jesus and is committed to personal holiness, including being a student of the Word of God
Generous and gracious
Selfless and humble but assertive when need be
Curious, willing to learn
Commitment to the Vision & Mission of the Chalmers Center.
Adherence to the Chalmers Center statement of Christian belief.
Uses a humble listening approach when working with partners.
Thinks innovatively and is not fearful of mistakes or circumstances, yet learns from them.
Acts courageously to overcome obstacles and remains hopeful for people in poverty.
Enjoy working in a collaborative, cross-functional team environment.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information or situations.
Demonstrate initiative and organizational ability. Handles a broad variety of projects simultaneously. Can work with deadlines with minimal supervision (once learned).
Possess advanced oral and written communication skills and high attention to detail.
Demonstrated ability to produce professional work without grammatical, spelling, and punctuation errors.
Some experience with a CRM and various software packages with competence to learn new types.
Experience in a similar setting and field is preferred but not required.
The Chalmers Center at Covenant College
Contact Name & Contact Info
Lookout Mountain, GA, TN
Description of Organization
The Chalmers Center at Covenant College helps shape the way churches and
Christian nonprofits think about and respond to poverty.
We seek to equip Christians to address the broken relationships at the root of
material poverty through:
A biblical approach to poverty—Helping people in material poverty isn't
just about giving them stuff. It's about healing the brokenness at the
roots through Jesus' Christ reconciliation of all things to Himself (Col.
Resources for ministry—We offer field-tested tools to help churches and
ministry teams think differently about poverty—and do something about it.
Practical training—We equip churches and organizations to improve existing
ministry programs or launch new ones using our proven curriculum.
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