Strategic Relationships Manager

Mission to Children
Job Type
Para-church & Non-profit Roles
Temecula, CA
Salary Details
Based on experience
Contract Type
Closing Date
The Strategic Relationships Manager raises donations by offering partners a genuine and compelling vision of how each person's generosity can make a difference through Mission to Children.

Job Description

MinistryHub is honored to partner with Mission To Children in their search for a Strategic Relationships Manager. Please direct all applications through MinistryHub and any inquiries to


Do you have a heart to work at a charity that brings the gospel to children around the world? Are you a great communicator, relational, exceptionally trustworthy, and highly disciplined? If so, you may be a great fit to be Mission to Children’s Strategic Relationships Manager.


The Strategic Relationships Manager raises donations by offering partners a genuine and compelling vision of how each person's generosity can make a difference through Mission to Children. This is an exciting new role, offering challenge and discovery. It’s a role that has goals to meet, opportunities to learn, and ideas to be transformed into action. You will work with staff to imagine, create, and implement fundraising campaigns. This role reports to the President of the charity.



  • Office is located about 30 seconds off the 15 South, in the Business Park of Temecula
  • Hybrid work option
  • Percentage of health insurance can be covered by the charity
  • Generous PTO plan
  • 1-2 miles from 60+ restaurants according to
  • 2.5 miles from Costco
  • Pet-free office
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Learning lunches paid for by charity
  • Collaborative environment
  • There’s a walking loop outside our office when you need to think, pray, or just take a break.
  • Plenty of parking


Classification: Exempt

Salary: Based on experience

Benefits: Health insurance, vacation, sick time

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Office location: 43385 Business Park Drive, Ste. 100, Temecula, CA 92590-3692

Current number of employees: 4


Big Picture of What You’ll Do

  • Promote awareness of the charity's mission and work.
  • Coordinate fundraising campaigns to meet annual goals.
  • Thank donors, keep them in the loop, and encourage them spiritually.
  • Form strong relationships with individuals and groups who may be interested in giving.
  • Find and assess new fundraising opportunities.


A Sample of Your Contributions Over 365 Days

  • Strategize and work with staff, volunteers, and professionals to create, execute, and evaluate offline and online fundraising campaigns.
  • Contact an estimated 50 donors annually to nurture their partnership and encourage their hearts.
  • Develop a fundraising budget and monitor the results.
  • Speak occasionally to individuals and groups about Mission to Children’s work.
  • Plan and facilitate small fundraising events upon request.
  • Prepare fundraising reports for the Board of Directors, management, donors, and various external stakeholders.
  • Research and rank new fundraising opportunities that are actionable for the charity.
  • Lend a helping hand to your teammates when needed.


Your Character Qualities and Strengths

  • Communicator: Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Relational: Naturally enjoys connecting to others in a meaningful way.
  • Responsible: Determination to complete assignments with excellence and integrity.
  • Trustworthy: Can demonstrate a personal track record of building trust with others.
  • Humble: Seek to learn from others and give credit.
  • Adaptable: Positively redirects effort as changes and obstacles come up.
  • Futuristic: Enjoys presenting a vivid picture of the future.
  • Discipline: Excellent time management, prioritization, and attention to detail.


What We Expect of You

  • Work gracefully with others.
  • Be comfortable in a word-processing, data-driven environment.
  • Be able to find your way around our donor base, Aegis Premiere CRM.
  • Have a passion for making use of research such as donor trends or best fundraising practice.
  • Easily balance priorities while managing multiple projects.
  • Maintain an active and vibrant Christian faith that overflows with encouragement, empathy and spiritual wisdom.
  • Be able to sit for several hours in front of a monitor and occasionally lift packages that weigh up to 30 lbs.
  • Be able to travel domestically and in some situations, internationally.


What You Bring to the Table in Educational and Professional Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (communications, business, non-profit, or a related field preferable, but not required).
  • Five years of experience in fundraising, real estate, sales, banking, communications, marketing, client management, advocacy, or a related field that’s highly relational and comfortable managing financial conversations.

Organization Description

About Mission to Children


Our mission is to feed, evangelize, and disciple at-risk children around the world.

Mission to Children is an accredited member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability, Christian Alliance for Orphans, Kingdom Coalition 4 Kids, Missio Nexus, and Christian Leadership Alliance. We’re a non-profit client and 2021 grant recipient of Mission Increase Foundation, Inland Empire.

Mission to Children