Corus International
  • External Relations and Engagement
  • Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Regular Full -Time
  • NorthAmerica

About Corus: Corus International is the parent of a family of world-class organizations working to deliver the holistic, lasting solutions needed to end extreme poverty once and for all. We are a global leader in international development, with 150 years of combined experience across our brands. Our nonprofit and for-profit subsidiaries include IMA World Health and its fundraising brand Corus World Health, Lutheran World Relief, CGA Technologies, Ground Up Investing, and Farmers Market Brands. Our more than 800 employees around the globe are experts in their fields and dedicated to helping the world's most vulnerable people break the cycle of poverty and lead healthy lives.

At Corus we believe that good only grows stronger and we reflect that belief in our workplace culture. We value every employee's specialized area of expertise and nurture professional growth. We promote an engaging and supportive work environment, where employees feel enabled and driven to innovate, learn and collaborate. And because our subsidiaries often function as partners, our employees have the opportunity to work across our enterprise family.

Corus is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion in our worldwide workplace, and we believe that social justice and respect for the human dignity of every person are fundamental to all we do as an organization.

Further details about the organization can be found at:

What you'll do:

As Senior Director, Fundraising Operations and Analytics, you will operate at the apex of strategy and operations for fundraising organizations within the Corus family, including Lutheran World Relief and Corus World Health. You will manage the development and optimization of donor journeys, establish and monitor KPIs, and analyze fundraising data to ensure our investments, systems, policies and procedures support aggressive and sustainable growth. The Senior Director reports to the Associate Vice President of External Relations and Engagement (ERE).

Your key responsibilities include:

  • Supervise the Donor Relations, Call Center, Database Administration, and Family Foundation and Corporate Partnership teams.
  • Develop, implement and steward the systems, policies and procedures that support Corus Internationals goals for aggressive fundraising growth.
  • Communicate results with Corus leadership and key stakeholders.
  • Lead the budgeting and annual planning processes, always centering the team on plans that deliver an inspired donor experience.
  • Build a team who will collaborate with multiple stakeholders in crafting donor experiences and journeys that deliver best in class donor retention and lifetime value.

Location: Baltimore, MD or Minneapolis/St. Paul or Remote

About The Ideal Candidate:

You are a seasoned fundraising leader with a track record of success. You care as much about details as the larger strategy, and you love to see a plan come together. You can synthesize complex systems to develop and deliver a seamless, top-notch donor experience. You find energy in leading a team of technical experts and are passionate about making a positive and lasting difference in the world.


The successful candidate for this position will have 10+ years of fundraising experience and 7+ years of experience in managing a team. A Bachelor's degree is required. A master's degree and/or Certifications relevant to the position are helpful. Proven success in an organization that has achieved aggressive fundraising growth is desired. A passion for engaging donors in solving global poverty is required.

Why You Should Apply:

This a great opportunity for the person who is seeking to leverage their technical and leadership skills in the quest to vanquish global poverty. In this role, you will have the opportunity to build a department, systems, processes and procedures that equip our team of fundraising experts in their efforts to recruit new donors, show them the love and invite them to make legacy gifts.

Corus offers competitive salaries, discretionary bonuses, 100% employer paid Vision insurance, lots of paid leave, generous retirement program, flexible work schedules and so much more!

Call to action: If you the work of Corus International inspires you and you have the technical and leadership skills to lead a talented team of fundraising professions, apply today!

Corus International prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by U.S. or International law.

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