Indiana Partnership Growth Specialist – KIDS HOPE USA


Kids Hope USA is excited to announce a new Partnership Growth Specialist role focused in Indiana. This role will propel our presence in the state forward as we provide strategic growth efforts through our Lilly Endowment Strengthening Youth Programming in Indiana award. The Kids Hope USA National Office is located in Zeeland, MI. This position (full time or reduced full time) is a remote position focused in Indiana. The Partnership Growth Specialist’s primary role is to connect and pair community-focused churches with their neighborhood elementary schools and form new Kids Hope USA mentoring programs in communities around the country. The Partnership Growth Specialist will serve on the Partnership Growth Team that works diligently to identify, inspire, and affiliate church and organizational partners to serve their community through Kids Hope USA mentoring. This work will directly help us achieve our goals of growing the Kids Hope USA presence into new schools, districts, and communities across the country.


-Serve as a member of the Kids Hope USA Strengthening Youth Programming in Indiana project team, and hold primary responsibility for new partnership growth in Indiana
-Represent Kids Hope USA at community gatherings, workshops, and conferences
-Steward church denomination & school district relationships to foster stronger partnerships
-Utilize all available resources to prospect, connect, nurture, and track prospective churches
with the result of affiliating them as KHUSA partners
-Pursue and make personal contact with new prospective church partners on a daily basis, building and nurturing relationships at the local and denominational level
-Present and share Kids Hope USA to prospective church and school partners through discovery meetings, presentations, and networking
-Work with the Partnership Growth Team to create an individual strategy for reaching out to new churches and schools.

-Work with the team to execute and enhance best practices for recruiting and affiliating

-Identify and create opportunities for new partnerships that will lead to growth and awareness of KHUSA nationwide

-Develop new and build existing relationships with community partners and church networks to expand the KHUSA network–

-Document and maintain communication history and relationship progress in Raiser’s Edge NXT on a timely basis and in accordance with Kids Hope USA’s policies

-Develop, measure, and achieve individual and team goals
-Live into our core values and work together to achieve our organizational goals


The mission of Kids Hope USA has never been more important and the opportunities for growth are abundant. Kids Hope USA has a well-earned reputation as an organization of superior quality, stewardship, leadership, and mission. If you are looking to join a highly functioning, committed team, don’t miss this opportunity. Apply today. You may be the team member we’re looking for to help us grow and expand our programs to serve more children today, tomorrow and in the years to come.

Specific qualifications include:

-Christ-follower and commitment to and passion for the mission of Kids Hope USA.
-Experienced professional and college graduate with a minimum of 12 months of sales, customer relationship experience, or equivalent
-A motivated self-starter with the ability and confidence to represent Kids Hope USA in a professional manner
-Naturally develops and nurtures relationships and see opportunities for connections
-Proven ability to communicate in a professional manner with excellent oral and written communication skills
• A strong customer-focused orientation with a demonstrated entrepreneurial and creative approach to different sales techniques, pipeline management including virtual
meeting and presentation skills
• The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodation
• Skilled at the use of Microsoft Office Applications (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook) and virtual meeting tools (Microsoft Teams, Zoom)
• Bilingual abilities are a plus

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