Development Manager Job Description

Education Minimum: BA (required)

Justice & Mercy International is hiring! We’re looking for someone with a heart for the Gospel and the nations, and a knack for development and donor relations to join our team! The opening is for a Development Manager who will spearhead development efforts as JMI continues to grow. Based in Franklin, TN,  this is a new position in the organization, and the Manager will have the opportunity to build the development function.

Would you or someone you know make a great Development Manager for JMI? Check out the details to apply below!


  • BA (required), MA (a plus)
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in non-profit development
  • Demonstrated excellence in organizational, managerial, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of Etapestry or similar donor management system
  • Exceptional people and organizational skills
  • Team player with ability to initiate as well as implement plans
  • Timely in responding to calls and messages
  • Willingness and ability to adhere to JMI’s policies and procedures
  • Passion for taking the Gospel to the ends of the earth

Reports to: Executive Director
Status: Full Time
Position: Reporting to and in partnership with the Executive Director (ED), the Development Manager (DM) will spearhead development efforts as JMI continues to grow. A new position in the organization, the Manager will have the opportunity to build the development function.



  • Develop and execute JMI’s annual fundraising plan
  • Participate in existing JMI fundraising events (Gala, Skeet Shoot) and develop additional fundraising events as needed (spring event)
  • Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations
  • Manage the implementation of Etapestry and oversee staff responsible for data entry and gift processing
  • Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors & church partners in partnership with ED & FD
  • Creating and executing a strategy for a large sustained base of annual individual donors
  • Participate in all JMI special events
  • Developing and tracking proposals and reports for all foundation and corporate fundraising
  • Traveling to Kelly Minter events as assigned
  • Leading 1-2 mission trips for JMI per year
  • Help ED develop and implement an advisory board of influential people to help promote JMI
  • And other duties as assigned!

How To Apply:

Apply by emailing your resume and cover letter to JMI’s executive director, Mary Katharine at [email protected].


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