Job Description

Mission Engagement Associate - Direct Mail (Mission Engagement and Support (MES))
Louisville, KY, United States of America


The national offices of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), based in Louisville Kentucky, serve with mid-councils, congregations, worshipping communities, and partner organizations to carry forth the mission of Jesus Christ. Approximately 400 individuals, diverse in race, age, gender, sexual orientation, faith, skills, and more, come together as colleagues to work for a world where justice reigns, peace prevails, and God’s love extends to all people. This community comprises the staff of several national entities: the Office of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Investment and Loan Corporation, the Presbyterian Mission Agency, the Presbyterian Publishing Corporation, Presbyterian Women, and the Administrative Services Group.

Job Skills / Requirements

Roles and Responsibilities (list in order of priority):

  1. Report to and work closely with Project Manager for Giving Catalog and Individual Giving. 
  2. Gather and analyze data on individual giving in order to manage a comprehensive direct mail program for the Presbyterian Mission Agency.  
  3. Work closely and collaborate with Relationship Donor Operations (RDO) and Raisers Edge Administrator.  Provide reports as needed/requested for Special Offerings staff
  4. Act as bridge/connector between the three areas of MES:  RDO, Special Offerings and Mission Engagement Advisors (MEAs).
  5. Manage, implement a robust recurring donor program:  Pillars of the Church.
  6. Collaborate with Mission Communication Strategist (E. Odom) on communications, specifically on
    annual “look book” for individual donors. 

Essential Position Requirements:


Bachelor’s degree; advanced degree preferred.


3+ years in stewardship/funds development with non-profit or faith-based organizations is strongly preferred.

Required Skills

Proficiency in Raisers Edge or equivalent constituent data base. 

Previous fund-raising experience, preferably in donor relations.

Ability to navigate the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) polity, culture and traditions.

Ability to write and communicate clearly to engage colleagues in recommendations.

Helpful Skills

Knowledge of, or membership in, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) is strongly preferred.

Behavioral Competencies


Ability to work independently, under supervision and in a team based and goal-oriented environment.

Solid project management skills including problem solving, work prioritization and meeting deadlines.

Ability to build relationships with new constituencies.

Cultural competence.

A self-starter who understands corporate approval systems.

Additional Information / Benefits

We believe a balanced life, with time for work, leisure, and spiritual nurture, makes us healthier and more productive colleagues at the Presbyterian Center.

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) offers a competitive benefits package for eligible employees including Medical, Dental, Pension Plan, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Flexible Spending accounts, 403(b) Retirement Savings Plan, Vacation Days, Sick Days, and Paid Holidays.

Presbyterian Church (USA) is committed to being not only an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer as defined by the U.S. government,
but with the inclusion of gender identity and sexual orientation as well.

Candidates from Presbyterian communities in the global south and other historic Presbyterian Communities of Color,
preferably with theological training and fluency in languages other than English, are encouraged to apply.

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement

This job reports to the Project Manager, Giving Catalog

This is a Full-Time position 1st Shift.

Travel is required occasionally

Number of Openings for this position: 1