Contract Position, 60-80 hours per month
OMNIA equips religious leaders and people of faith to counter religious extremism and injustice in all its forms. Since its launch in 2017, this non-profit organization has trained religious and community leaders in Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and the United States to dismantle top-down traditions of exclusivity and superiority, and to build up pluralistic ways of expressing faith and practice.
Through OMNIA’s leadership team and key partners, trainees learn to build Interfaith Peacemaker Teams (IPTs) that include both their neighbors and key leaders in their communities. OMNIA’s solution to countering religion-based oppression, dominance and violence is contextual (i.e., learning from a bottom-up orientation and with people at the margins). Whereas many government agencies and NGOs do not know how or are reluctant to engage and work with religious communities, OMNIA is on the ground with a “winning hearts and minds” strategy encouraging collaborative and interfaith efforts for pluralistic solutions in today’s diverse and changing world.
The Stewardship Director is a key part of OMNIA’s resource development team which is focused on building fundraising capacity, systems, and a culture of philanthropy to support the organization’s success. The Stewardship Director is a leader and integral partner in OMNIA’s organizational planning and strategy. This position will be filled by a candidate who has a strong fundraising background and has demonstrated experience in building relationships and networks which will contribute to OMNIA’S fundraising success.
This position, reporting to the President of OMNIA, is a 6 month contract position (working approximately 60-80 hours per month). At the conclusion of the contracted period, a 360-evaluation will be conducted and an assessment of advancement from contractor to employee status will be determined.
Key Skills Required
Well trained in the best practices of major gift cultivation and solicitation
Familiar with the basics of how to use a donor management system
Possesses the acumen and the time to be the spokesperson for a growing nonprofit
Assertive and bold in their solicitations
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Acumen in donor prospecting
Personal, relational, cooperative, well-trusted, creative and polity
Passionate about the cause
Personal beliefs are well-aligned with the organization’s mission
Outstanding follow-up skills
Impressive, proven record of solicitation
Responsive work ethic
Can define and support an internal culture of philanthropy
Compelling grant writer
Basic skills with email, word processing and video conferencing
Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s preferred
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