May 15, 2024

Vice President for Development (Southeast Zone)

The Christian Church Foundation is seeking a full-time development officer to serve the Southeast Zone. The Zone includes the Florida, AL/NW Florida, Georgia, Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Capital Area Regions of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). This position will be based in the Southeast Zone.


  • Effectively communicate a passion for stewardship and the services of the Foundation through preaching, leading seminars, meeting with church leaders, and meeting with current and prospective donors.
  • Develop strong partnership relationships with the leaders of ministries in covenant with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
  • Actively participate as an officer and executive team member of the Foundation to improve services to donors and ministry partners, and to identify and enforce compliance with best practices.
  • Identify and cultivate new donor and partner relationships to maximize the benefit of the Foundation’s ministry for all those served.


  • Recognized ministerial standing in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ).
  • Five or more years of proven experience encouraging stewardship activities as a congregational pastor, congregational leader, or development officer.
  • Excellent presentation and teaching skills.
  • Proven one-on-one verbal and listening skills.
  • Ability to travel, with 40-60% overnight stays.
  • Strong customer service and follow-through skills, including an enthusiasm for building new and existing relationships.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook or competitive software.
  • Excellent organizational ability, time management, and critical thinking.

The Christian Church Foundation is the planned giving ministry of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Foundation employees receive a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including ongoing professional development, pension, and vacation.

Interested candidates should contact:

Attn.: Southeast Zone

Christian Church Foundation

P.O. Box 1007

Indianapolis, IN 46206-1007

[email protected]


Please include your salary requirement and compensation history with your résumé. The Christian Church Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.