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Annual Fund Director- Job Opening

Job Title:

Annual Fund Director

Position Type:

Full-Time, Salaried


Fund Development; Reports to Executive Director

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree


2060 43rd St, Grand Rapids, MI

Skills Required:

Microsoft Office, Email, Internet

Date posted:


Skills Preferred:

Social Media, Raiser’s Edge

Applications Accepted:

Email or Mail

E-mail:         Subject Line: Annual Fund Director Position

Mail: Keys for Kids Ministries, PO Box 1001, Grand Rapids, MI  49508

General Summary

Work with executive director/president to achieve annual fund goals and objectives through current and new initiatives using print, mail, electronic and one-on-one methods common to an annual fund director.

Essential Functions include (but are not limited to):

  • Must be a follower of Jesus Christ, member of a local church, with a desire to see kids, teens, and families come to Christ and grow in their faith.
  • Will work collaboratively with the President/Executive Director to determine annual development fund objectives. Create and manage strategic and detailed plans that meet annual and long-term resource development objectives which will allow Keys for Kids to accomplish it’s mission.  
  • Recruit and renew development committee members and ensure they have appropriate tools, training and support to be effective and efficient in their work on the organization’s behalf.
  • Oversee the direct mail process and do the writing/editing of print materials (newsletter, appeals, etc.) to ensure best practices are being met or exceeded.
  • Provide strategy and implementation tools for the Peer to Peer fundraising platform.
  • Coordinate with the president/executive director for the completion of Annual Fund grants.  Track the submission of proposals/grants, monitor proposal deadlines, and provide oversight for proposal follow-up reports.
  • Oversee all aspects of the fundraising events.  Assist in creation of all goals and the annual review of how all events work into the overall development plan and strategy.
  • Cultivate new relationships and maintain existing partnerships. 


  • Previous proven successful experience within a fund development setting of a non-profit organization.
  • Proven ability to communicate, both written and verbally, through letters, email, phone calls, and one-on-one meetings.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully connect with individuals, businesses, and ministries across the country.
  • Ability to interact with all levels of constituents including board, donors, and community leaders.
  • Required skills: Microsoft Word and Excel (mail merge), email (mailchimp or constant contact), and wealth management software experience, and general internet functions, database management.
  • Some comfort with Social Media and Raiser’s Edge preferred.

Mission and vision statement:

Keys for Kids Ministries exists to ignite a passion for Christ in kids, teens, and families worldwide. Our desire it to give every child, teen, and family and opportunity to make a decision to follow Christ.


Keys for Kids Ministries
PO BOX 1001
Grand Rapids, MI 49501
(616) 647-4500
Toll-Free Order Line: (888) 224-2324
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