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We currently have the following vacancy on our staff team:

Director, Planned Giving

Position Overview

Director, Planned Giving is Legacy Deo’s primary point of contact with present and prospective donors and communicates the blessing and benefits of current and deferred charitable giving. The principal focus is helping individuals provide for family members and charitable causes that support Gospel-focused mission and ministry. Responsibilities are to encourage and create planned gifts, estate plans, charitable trusts, and endowments, as well as to promote Legacy Deo’s custodial management of congregational and organizational funds.

Required Experience, Education, and Skills

  1. Committed and dedicated Christian, preferably active member of an LCMS congregation.
  2. Person of integrity and energy, able to initiate work independently and with a team.
  3. Bachelor’s degree and/or five years’ experience in sales, marketing, or ministry, preferably in development, fund raising, or planned giving.
  4. Proficiency with Google Suite and Microsoft Office (especially Excel, Word, and PowerPoint) highly preferred. A seasoned public speaker also highly preferred.
  5. CFRE, CFP, or related certification preferred, but not required.
  6. Understanding of or willingness to learn about The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod, its operations, and district/congregational structure.

Compensation

Compensation is based on qualifications and experience. Employee benefits include employer-paid Concordia Plan Services covering employee’s health, retirement, disability, paid holidays, and accrued vacation time.

Deadline

Send resume and statement of interest no later than October 31, 2019, to:

Dr. Gerald B. (Jerry) Kieschnick | Chief Executive Officer | Legacy Deo
GBJK@legacydeo.org

Posted: August 15, 2019

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4 weeks ago

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Pastor Schepmann welcomed and introduced Jerry Kieschnick at the 'Not too soon to plan your legacy' event at Gloria Dei, Houston on March 8th. ... See MoreSee Less

Pastor Schepmann welcomed and introduced Jerry Kieschnick at the Not too soon to plan your legacy event at Gloria Dei, Houston on March 8th.Image attachment

4 weeks ago

Legacy Deo

Gloria Dei had a wonderful turn-out for their 'Not too soon to plan your legacy' event on Sunday, March 8th. Jerry Kieschnick was happy to be able to attend and share information about how Legacy Deo can be of assistance.
www.gdlc.org/event/1760849-2020-03-08-not-too-soon-to-plan-your-legacy/
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Gloria Dei had a wonderful turn-out for their Not too soon to plan your legacy event on Sunday, March 8th. Jerry Kieschnick was happy to be able to attend and share information about how Legacy Deo can be of assistance. 
http://www.gdlc.org/event/1760849-2020-03-08-not-too-soon-to-plan-your-legacy/

2 months ago

Legacy Deo

Jerry Kieschnick preparing for his presentation at the Best Practices for Ministry conference in Phoenix. ... See MoreSee Less

Jerry Kieschnick preparing for his presentation at the Best Practices for Ministry conference in Phoenix.

2 months ago

Legacy Deo

Our February Lutheran Witness article is on Joyful Giving - An overview of information Jerry Kieschnick will speak about at the upcoming Texas District Leadership Gatherings.
txlcms.org/event/ministry-conversations-for-changing-times-2020-texas-district-leadership-gatheri...
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Our February Lutheran Witness article is on Joyful Giving - An overview of information Jerry Kieschnick will  speak about at the upcoming Texas District Leadership Gatherings.  
https://txlcms.org/event/ministry-conversations-for-changing-times-2020-texas-district-leadership-gatherings/?event_date=2020-02-29
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