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GraceWorks Ministries, Inc.

Business Partner Coordinator

GraceWorks Ministries, Inc.


Job Summary

The Business Partner Coordinator supports the GraceWorks Ministries’ goals, values, and philosophy by exhibiting the following behaviors: excellence, quality service, commitment, and accountability.  As a member of the GraceWorks Ministries’ team, the performance expectations include demonstrating the following accountabilities: communication, teamwork, and job knowledge. As a representative of GraceWorks ministry and our mission, the Business Partner Coordinator must honor in word, deed, and attitude behaviors that align with a Christian faith-based organization


GraceWorks Ministries Business Partner Coordinator manages and grows a portfolio of existing, prospect, and lapsed businesses. This post stewards business partners and potential partners through personalized and frequent communications and by inviting them to support the programs and events of GraceWorks, through sponsorship, volunteering, advocacy, and more. The Business Partner Coordinator will serve business partners by learning their personal motivations and philosophies for giving and helping and then engage them with GraceWorks in ways that fulfill their passions and business goals.

The Business Partner Coordinator is required to meet the annual fundraising, budget, in-kind donation, and volunteer engagement goals as set by the Director of Development for this portfolio. This post solicits an appropriate level of support from each business and tracks those activities and communications in the development database. They are also responsible for touchpoint steps within the stewardship pathway that include expressing gratitude and communicating the impact of the partnership of the constituent.

Job Responsibilities


  1. Serves as the leader in soliciting sponsorships from local businesses for fundraising events and appeals.
  2. Maintains annual acquisition, retention, and growth goals as set by the Director of Development
  3. Helps design and fulfill stewardship pathways for existing, prospect, and lapsed businesses. Track the progress of your moves management in the donor database.
  4. Helps meet fundraising event goals by engaging businesses to register for the Turkey Trot, purchase Dinner tables/tickets, and participate in the Manger and other GraceWorks events.   
  5. Works with Director of Development and Director of Marketing to create sponsorship menus for each event and custom sponsorship and engagement packages for business partners.
  6. Conducts cold calls and in-person site visits to new businesses to acquire new partnerships.
  7. Tracks sponsorship targets, pledges, and gifts for each event using the current database.
  8. Proactively create engagement activities, events, personal touchpoints (emails, calls, meetings) as well as generate ideas to communicate donor care and partnership impact to keep businesses informed and connected with GraceWorks.
  9. Maintains up-to-date records of each portfolio with donor contact information as well as donor giving, pledges, in-kind donations, and volunteerism in the current database to track stewardship pathways and to inform the Director of Development and Board Reports
  10. Hosts tours of GraceWorks with business leaders and corporate groups.  
  11. Attends local networking events to acquire new donors and deepen relationships with existing ones.
  12. Other tasks as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor’s degree with a transferable skill set such as communications, marketing, business, public relations, or another related field; two years experience in nonprofit fundraising, customer services, sales, community outreach, or other solicitation-related fields; proficiency with Microsoft Office and comfortable learning new donor databases.

OTHER SKILLS             

Belief in the mission of GraceWorks Ministries, strong interpersonal skills, public speaking, creative thinker, confidence to solicit, collaborative nature, self-starter, ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously, excellent time-management skills, a strong sense of initiative, ability to work with a team, and highly developed organizational, planning, oral and written communication skills.


The position is in an office setting that involves everyday risks or discomforts that require standard safety precautions. Occasional lifting is required.

Additional Information


  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance offered
  • Dental Insurance offered
  • 401K
  • Paid Time Off Employee Discounts

How to Apply

Email resume to 


  • Date Posted: June 23, 2021
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Community Development
  • Start Date: 07/01/2021
  • Salary Range: 38,000-45,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk; M-F, 8:00am - 4:30pm