Director of Partner Generosity

Edmond, OK
YouVersion – YouVersion Development /
Full-Time/ Salary /
The YouVersion Director of Partner Generosity is primarily responsible for building and strengthening relationships with churches and ministries that financially support the mission of YouVersion. This role will also serve pastors, churches, and the internal ministry of YouVersion Donor Development. The YouVersion Director of Partner Generosity is responsible for collaborating with their team leader to cast vision, provide direction, and lead ministry efforts within their area of influence to outcomes that further Life.Church’s mission and reach people for Christ. 

YouVersion was created by the local church in 2007 and remains a ministry of Life.Church today. At Life.Church, our mission is to lead people to become fully devoted followers of Christ. Our team is committed to reaching people worldwide through innovative technology. And YouVersion is one of the ways we get to do that. Life.Church is a multi-site Christian church meeting in the United States and globally at Life.Church Online. 

We wholeheartedly believe a daily rhythm of seeking intimacy with God has the power to transform lives. That’s why YouVersion creates biblically-based experiences that encourage and challenge people to seek God. We hope everyone in our community is on an active journey to become who God made them to be, abiding in Him, and drawing closer every day. 

What You’ll Do

    • Develop and implement a strategic plan to steward churches and partners at all levels.
    • Ideate, research, and plan unique, creative ways to invite new partners to join YouVersion’s mission financially.
    • Create personalized proposals that invite partners to invest in the vision and adjust messaging based on each partner’s unique community, strengths, and vision.
    • Collaborate with other teams to continually refine and improve donor onboarding and engagement processes.
    • Support partnership initiatives through meetings, events, relationships, and moments of momentum.
    • Plan the strategy for showing ongoing gratitude to partners for their investment.
    • Keep partner churches well-informed about the impact of their generosity with stories, data, encouragement, results, and celebration.
    • Equip partner ministries to share their impact forward with their sphere of influence, providing talking points, stories, visual assets, milestones, and data to tell the story of their involvement.
    • Foster community, belonging, and alignment among the church partners.
    • Gather stories from partners and their communities of impact to share externally and internally with Life.Church and YouVersion.
    • Evaluate the impact of campaigns and initiatives to create and present data to leadership.
    • Equip partners with additional or customized information as needed.
    • Develop knowledge of the YouVersion vision and current features to share with partners and equip them to bring those features to their audience.
    • Serve with events or initiatives that support the entire team, including occasional travel and hosting of guests.

Skills Needed to Succeed

    • Fluent in the power of networking, collaboration, and relationship management.
    • Entrepreneurial, driven mindset that sees potential in every opportunity and does due-diligence to steward every relationship, meeting, event, and story.
    • Ability to self-motivate, make independent decisions, and solve problems with innovation.
    • Effective at multi-tasking and time management to meet strict deadlines while remaining flexible and open to change.
    • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to foster partnerships and inspire action.
    • Effective at process and organizational management to coordinate, structure, and provide vision to projects.
    • Strong leadership skills and understanding of developing and guiding others.
    • Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • 3 – 5 years of related work experience.

Benefits We Offer
- Paid parental leave, including maternity, paternity, and adoption leave.
- Generous employer-paid leave for the use of vacation, sick time, and other qualifying reasons. 
- Innovative and comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance that provides team members with useful resources and savings to navigate their holistic health. 
- Life insurance policy provided for all staff members at 2x annual salary at no cost. Additional life insurance coverage is available to purchase. 
- Short-Term and Long-Term disability is covered at 100% for full-time qualified staff members.
- Comprehensive wellness and mental health benefits allow staff to proactively invest in their physical and emotional health.
- Generous 401(k) retirement plan allowing a team member to have up to 12.5% (including employee contribution, employer match, and employer discretionary contribution) contributed into their account in their first year. It doesn’t stop there—the more years on staff, the greater the investment! 
-$160 annually in development dollars for team members to invest in their professional growth. 
- Casual dress and work environment.
- And much more!

Our Beliefs, Culture, and Commitment to Diversity
At Life.Church, every staff member, and intern is a minister and is expected to engage in the church's ministry fully. We consider ministry readiness and an individual’s capacity to represent Life.Church’s beliefs as a minister during the selection process for all staff and intern positions. An essential function within every position held by a staff member or intern at Life.Church is to uphold and represent the beliefs of Life.Church. Learn more about what we believe at Life.Church

While we unite around our mission, we know unity doesn’t mean uniformity. Our calling is too great, and our mission is too important not to be intentional about strengthening our team through diversity. We know that diverse perspectives in race, ethnicity, background, age, and gender are essential to reaching the world for Christ. To learn more about how we strengthen our team through diversity, visit our careers page

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