International Justice Mission

Campaign Manager, Church Mobilization

Program Management
Position Type
Jobs | Regular Full-Time

The Need

This position will oversee the development and implementation of fundraising opportunities through strategic mobilization and engagement of churches and church leaders to lead them into an engaging partnership with IJM resulting in financial giving, prayer, and advocacy for victims of violence.


Campaign Strategy Development

  • Implement effective strategies to cultivate new church partnerships at scale;
  • Identify creative and successful methods of engagement with churches;
  • Develop strategies for IJM to cultivate new relationships with and funding from churches to fuel the mission;
  • Investigate segmentation groups within our mass data-base and create strategies to engage these segments with the unique programs and opportunities within Church Mobilization;
  • Develop & execute strategies with unique segments utilizing mass marketing & supporting team to communicate with churches, via email, mailings, and phone calls; and
  • Lead our mass marketing campaigns as the program manager, including leading & developing briefs and utilizing in-house project management software.

 Creating Sustainable Partnerships

  • Ensure the accuracy of contact information for the Mass Church portfolio within the customer relationship management system;
  • Create & archive a series of best practices for follow-up/welcome with new Church Partners and with Field Office Churches (PFO);
  • Lead the Tier 1 Freedom Sunday recruitment strategy and execution; and
  • Invite churches to deepen engagement via participation in IJM campaigns, events, and funding opportunities.

 Coordination and Relationship Management

  • Partner with relevant managers to triage new church relationships that are cultivated in local regions, based on segmentation & events;
  • Determine and develop the most effective and scalable ongoing communication plans for churches to increase funding support for IJM;
  • Identify high-potential church partners within portfolio and proactively work to engage churches with Church Mobilization Directors; and
  • Proactively collaborate with Directors on regional events or opportunities that many churches can participate in. 


Required Skills and Experience

  • BA degree or any equivalent combination of education, experience and certification
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience with at least 2 years’ in campaign management, fundraising, sales or customer support
  • This position requires 5% or less travel;
  • Ability to manage a large number of projects and tasks simultaneously and to complete them with minimal oversight;
  • Proven track record of managing data and systems with a high level of detail and accuracy;
  • Demonstrated ability to utilize data analysis and reporting to develop strategy;
  • Experience managing data in an electronic Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system – experience in Salesforce preferred;
  • Proven ability to develop and innovate successful, goal-oriented strategies;
  • Experience working with church leaders and staff preferred; and
  • Excellent communication skills – winsome and professional in verbal and written communication.

Critical Qualities

  • Mature Christian faith according to the Apostle’s Creed;
  • Self-starter with a sustained positive demeanor;
  • Tenacious and creative problem solver;
  • Consummate team player, while also a driven entrepreneur; and
  • Exceptionally high level of integrity.

Your application for consideration should include a:

  • Resume/CV listing your education and employment history;
  • Cover letter describing how you feel suitable and aligned for the role at this time; and
  • Personal statement of faith. What is a statement of faith? A statement of faith should describe your Christian faith and how you see it as relevant to your involvement with IJM. The statement can either be incorporated into the cover letter or submitted as a separate document and should include, at a minimum, a description of your spiritual disciplines (prayer, study, involvement in church activities etc.) and your current fellowship or place of worship.


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