Senior Planned Giving Specialist

Major Donors

Work remotely in this full time role!

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a highly-motivated and results-oriented Senior Planned Giving Specialist.  This dedicated fundraising professional will serve CBN Partners through donor-focused gift planning and effectively identify, cultivate and steward donor prospects. 

The ideal candidate for this role will have proficiency in the challenging and complex field of planned giving, professional integrity, spiritual maturity, and a reputation for excellence in the fields of planned giving, gift law, and finance. 

This position combines exceptional interpersonal skills, superior organizational ability and knowledge of human relations to create relationships that result in successful financial support for CBN’s mission.

Your proven track record of fundraising success will include the following:

  • 6+ years in meeting planned giving and development goals with knowledge of the latest planned giving techniques, strategies and best practices
  • Demonstrated application of charitable techniques that enhance basic and advanced estate planning along with due diligence in the review and administration of gift receipting, estate and legal documents
  • Understanding of tax laws that impact charitable giving, personal assets, and estates
  • Familiarity with the interplay of gift modeling and importance of executing a marketing gift proposal 
  • Ability to evaluate individual situations while finding creative charitable solutions for the donor in concert with meeting their personal planning objectives
  • Effectively communicate and respond to requests by donors while fostering relationships with their professional advisors realizing the most significant gifts involve collaboration with the donor, executors, trustees, attorneys, and financial advisors
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently and as a collaborative member of a planned giving and major donor representative team
  • Strong ability to speak persuasively and articulate an organization’s mission and purpose
  • Proficient in MS Office, CRM donor database software and Crescendo marketing software
  • Work from home office with ability to travel and work flexible, irregular hours
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. Advanced Degree or Certification preferred in Philanthropy, Financial Planning and/or Estate Planning