Appointment of U.S. Donor Relations and Advancement Manager

Ref: 3567

World Renew

Grand Rapids, Michigan

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Role Managed by:

George Hourmouzios

Research Associate

t: +44 (0)20 7340 6246


Primary Practice Group: Global Non-Profit Practice

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with Experience (Inquire Within)

Closing Date: 02/11/2018

Formal Interview Date: w/c December 11th

World Renew | Appointment of Donor Relations and Advancement Manager- USA (3567)

Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan


World Renew has been fighting poverty and hunger for nearly 60 years. Successfully working at one thing for that long means we’re connected, experienced, willing to learn and to do what we say we will do.  

World Renew is committed to reducing global suffering and creating a world of  hope, resilience, and sustainable well-being for everyone who shares it.  A world that reflects Jesus’ message of  compassion and unconditional love no matter who they are and where they come from.


World Renew is compelled by God’s deep passion for justice and mercy, joining communities around the world to rebuild hope, reconcile lives, and restore creation. If you have a desire to live justice, love mercy, and serve Christ in your everyday life, then a position with World Renew may be the career direction you are searching for.

The Donor Relations and Advancement Manager-USA will cultivate and maintain relationships with donors to secure   necessary   funds;   provide   analysis   and   financial   reporting   of   major   and  mid-level   donor development; provide leadership and supervision to the team in the USA and manage donor administrative systems in the respective country.


• A bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in a related  field  such  as  business,   marketing,  or nonprofit management

• At  least  five  years  of  work  experience  in fundraising is required, with demonstrated ability in  the  area  of  major  donor  development, preferably with at least three years of  experience in team management/leadership

• Experience  or  exposure  to  international community  development  is  strongly  desirable and is a definite asset


Global firm Perrett Laver will conduct an executive search process in parallel with a public advertisement of  the  role.  Following  a  thorough  review  of  all  applications  by  World  Renew’s  search  committee,  the candidates then will be invited to interview with Perrett Laver.

A successful appointment will be made subject to compensation alignment and satisfactory references.

The  successful  candidate  will  be  expected  to  take  up  the  post  in  Grand  Rapids  as  soon  as  is reasonably possible.

To apply and for more details, visit quoting reference number 3567. The closing date for applications is 12 PM CDT on November 2, 2018.  Applicants are asked to provide suitable daytime/evening telephone number, email address, and Skype contact details.

Only fully completed applications will be accepted. To be considered this should include a:

• Resume/CV listing your qualifications, education, and employment history

• Cover letter describing how you feel suitable and aligned for the role at this time. Please also include your personal motivation for working with a Christian faith-based organization and how you feel about joining  in  and  potentially  leading  in  some  of  the  organization’s  spiritual  disciplines  (prayer,  chapel, devotions, etc.)

• Be prepared to share your desired salary range

For further information, or if you would like to speak to someone prior to applying with any questions, please feel free to contact Perrett Laver by sending an email to