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The Gideons International

Manager, Donor Programs

The Gideons International


Job Summary

The Donor Programs Manager serves the ministry by leading the logistics and execution of donor programs. This position ensures that high-quality, up-to-date, and effective resources are available for GideonCard Bible Program/Birthday for Jesus, Church Presentations, International Scripture and Administrative Funds (Faith Fund and Barnabas Fund), and Friends of Gideons. Resources include products, promotions, and training materials that equip members and staff to successfully accomplish program goals and objectives. Success for this position is found in recognizing needs and proactively developing or updating elements that make all contribution programs cohesive, intuitive, and effective.

Job Responsibilities

Gift Program Products

  • Manage the development and regularly refreshing of physical products that support GideonCard Bible Program/Birthday for Jesus, Church Presentations, International Scripture and Administrative Funds (Faith Fund and Barnabas Fund), and Friends of Gideons.
  • Organize the availability of gift program products on theConnection online store for purchase by members.
  • Maintain up-to-date digital program assets accessed through theConnection media resource portal and ensure that elements are easily accessible.
  • Manage giving-focused websites that provide engaging and effective donor experiences.
  • Collaborate with finance and supply chain staff on maintaining product inventory.
  • Evaluate cost and price of products and recommend adjustments as needed.

Gift Program Promotions

  • Manage promotions that drive the use of giving programs to camp members, camp leaders, state leaders, and field-facing staff through advertisements, online posts, feature stories, targeted e-mails, conferences, and conventions.

Gift Program Trainings

  • Update manuals with current, accurate, and helpful details for all gift programs.
  • Provide and update program overviews, FAQs, and other instructional materials available through theConnection.
  • Collaborate with education and training divisions on incorporating gift program trainings into established instructional methods (Camp Experience materials, video content, and State Convention presentations, etc.)

Gift Program Evaluation

  • Collaborate with Manager, Donor Appeals and Analysis on regular surveys of donors, leaders, and staff.
  • Evaluate data reports and gather user feedback on gift programs to be incorporated in future plans to grow effectiveness.
  • Provide gift program metrics that can be incorporated in reports to be shared with field-facing staff.

Staff Devotions

  • Participate in daily morning staff devotions. Serve by praying and reading Scripture in support of devotion leaders on a rotating basis.


Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

3-5 years of fundraising, sales, communications, business experience or equivalent work experience

PC experience, especially in Microsoft Office applications and donor development database

Successful completion of a drug and background screen


Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience in fundraising with a Protestant, evangelical ministry setting

Familiarity with The Gideons International camp activities

Additional Information


Medical, dental, vision, wellness program, 401K and more

Hybrid work model: Telework 2 days, in office 3 days

How to Apply

visit www.gideonsteam.org to apply online


  • Date Posted: October 24, 2022
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Religious
  • Start Date: 11/28/2022
  • Working Hours: M-F 7:30am - 4:30pm