Philanthropy Engagement Program Manager

Location: Golden, CO preferred

Position Mission

As a member of the Philanthropy Engagement team within the Mission Development department, The Philanthropy Engagement Program Manager plays a critical role in the transformation of FOCUS benefactors. The main emphasis of this position is to support the team in stewarding caseloads of national benefactors (geographically assigned) and ongoing lists of Missionary Mission Partners. The Program Manager will do so through proactive and persistent communication, an attitude of service, availability, and prioritization of tasks in order to meet deadlines. Ultimately, we want all FOCUS Supporters to say, “No one cares for me and engages me in mission more than FOCUS does.” 

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage spreadsheets for Mission Partner Engagement Program, including uploading content, communication with missionaries, and ensuring that Officers have the information they need for outreach
  • Manage spreadsheets used for tracking key Philanthropy Engagement efforts and daily progress towards goal
  • Schedule and conduct interviews with campus missionaries to gather stories and prayer requests for MD Communications (May also assist in newsletter creation)
  • Monitor gifts that are received nationally and promptly assign calls to Officers, following up as needed to ensure calls are being made
  • Upload Officers’ actions from fundraising work into database
  • Assist Officers with administrative needs such as expense reports, ordering supplies, arranging travel for trips, etc.
  • Take notes at team meetings, distribution of action items and follow up to ensure completion
  • Communicate with FOCUS Share Program and distribute lists for Officers to call
  • Manage the DSC Wednesday Callers program through spreadsheets, communication with DSC staff, and uploading actions from Smartsheet into fundraising database
  • Assist overall department with Giving Days and other administrative needs that may arise 


  • 2+ years of administrative or fundraising experience preferred
  • Undergraduate degree preferred
  • Strong competency with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Experience with Smartsheets and fundraising databases a plus
  • Experience in customer service a plus 


As a FOCUS staff member, you and your family will have access to several benefits that are designed to help care for the whole person and make your career at FOCUS rewarding. You will receive:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental insurance
  • Ability to contribute to a Health Savings Account
  • Employer-provided life insurance
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Options to purchase additional life insurance for yourself, your spouse and your child(ren)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a discretionary employer-match for eligible staff
  • Option to purchase LifeLock Identity Protection
  • Integrity-based Paid Time Off
  • Paid parental leave
  • We observe many paid holidays recognized by fellow Americans and also some of the feast days of Holy Mother Church. In addition, we recognize the Sacred Christmas Respite by closing the office from December 24-January 1 each year.

Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold (full-time, part-time or temporary,) and your tenure with FOCUS. Specific benefits may change at FOCUS's discretion.