Philanthropy Phone Representative (Planned Giving) – Virginia

Remote (Virginia)

Major Gifts- Remote (Virginia)

The Christian Broadcasting Network (CBN) is seeking a Philanthropy Phone Representative to develop relationships with existing partners for the purpose of cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding them for planned gifts to the ministry.

CBN has a longstanding community of invested partners and donors who power CBN’s capacity to advance The Gospel message. Our mission as a multifaceted nonprofit organization is to create Christian content and programs that ignite a salvation engine to carry hope to millions around the world.  If you are an inspired relationship builder with a connection to our mission, serving at CBN may be your next opportunity.

A proven track record of success will include the following:

  • Proven track record of cultivating relationships via telephone, using questioning techniques and other methods of communication with track record of improving revenues through relationship building
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills with ability to interact with donors and CBN staff in positive and professional manner
  • Strong working knowledge of fundraising principles and practices
  • Knowledge of basic aspects of estate planning, legacy issues, and taxes
  • Ability to learn the role of gift planning and its application to estate planning
  • Strong knowledge of Biblical principles and doctrine
  • Strong project and time management skills with ability to multi-task assignments
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with ability to speak persuasively and articulate CBN’s programs, mission, and purpose
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and donor database software
  • Excellent organizational skills with keen attention to detail
  • Discreet with the ability to demonstrate sound judgment and maintain confidentiality
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team
  • Flexible with ability to work well under pressure and consistently meet deadlines