Understanding Persecution

Jobs at ICC

International Christian Concern (ICC) is a Washington, DC-area (501)(c)(3) nonprofit devoted to providing assistance, advocacy, and awareness for the worldwide persecuted Christian Church.

Our current job openings are:

Office & Database Assistant

Are you looking for a job you can believe in and that makes an impact? ICC is currently looking for an organized, detail-oriented individual for the role of Office & Database Assistant. ICC has a strong preference for candidates with a strong Christian witness and a passion to serve the persecuted church. This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities to include:
  • General Office Administration: Provide customer-facing care through phone calls, emails, letters and thank you notes. Maintain office and managers’ calendars, answer phone calls, perform filing and other general office tasks. Maintain and order office and kitchen supplies. Prepare and track correspondence and mailings. Prepare for meetings and guests. Maintain equipment inventory for audit.
  • Financial: Process and reconcile various financial deposits, batches, wire transfers and credit card statements. Prepare various weekly, monthly and quarterly income and expense reports.
  • Database: Oversee Donor Lifecyle Management through Kindful, our Customer Relations Management (CRM) database. Run queries, generate reports, update donor statistics, send thank you notes, maintain mailing lists and report errors. Provide support and analysis for moving leads to recurring donors.
  • Other: Special projects as assigned by the Operations Director
Experience and Skills
  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history.
  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with 1-3 years of demonstrated administrative experience
  • Working knowledge of Kindful and Emma is a plus
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • Analytical ability to construct CRM queries and analyze output
  • Warm personal and professional demeanor
  • Ability to type 60 wpm
Salary and Benefits
  • Salary is commensurate with experience.
  • ICC’s group hospitalization and dental benefits plan after three calendar months of employment
  • Vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedule
To Apply

Please do not call ICC. Send your cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to jobs@persecution.org.

Advocacy Associate

ICC is seeking an exceptionally talented and motivated public policy professional for the position of Advocacy Associate. The Advocacy Associate will report to ICC’s Advocacy Director to support the strategies and initiatives of the Advocacy Department. Working collaboratively with other members of the ICC team, the Advocacy Associate will assist the Advocacy Director to accomplish identified goals for the department and expand the advocacy efforts of ICC. This is a full-time exempt position in Silver Spring, MD.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Initiate and conduct advocacy tours on Capitol Hill
  • Initiate and organize press conferences, congressional hearings, and congressional staff briefings
  • Build and maintain key relationships with congressional offices, government agencies, and NGO’s.
  • Draft correspondence to foreign governments and the U.S. Congress
  • Write and edit press releases, op-eds, policy papers, and petitions
  • Work with congressional offices on assigned projects.
  • Write speeches, talking points and briefs for ICC President and Advocacy Director for public events
  • Fulfill tasks assigned by ICC’s Advocacy Director
Experience and Skills
  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a solid Christian witness and history
  • Required: Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree
  • Required: Background in advocacy, public policy, international relations or related field
  • Preferred: 1+ year of experience working as either personal, committee, or leadership staff on Capitol Hill
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • A team player, personable, values driven, flexible, well-spoken and a strong presenter
  • Demonstrated track record of managing multiple tasks and projects, meeting deadlines in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • U.S. resident with U.S. citizenship or work visa
Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive salary based on skills and experience.
  • ICC’s group hospitalization and dental benefits plan after the initial two calendar months of employment.
  • Generous vacation and holiday schedule.
To Apply

Please do not call ICC. Send your cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to jobs@persecution.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted.

Development Director

ICC is seeking a highly talented, exceptionally motivated, and seasoned fundraising professional for the position of Development Director (DD).

The Development Director works collaboratively with ICC’s president and board members to accomplish the identified goals of ICC. The DD oversees all fundraising and cultivation activities of the organization, and is responsible for providing all financial support through the execution of development programs as required by the fiscal need of the organization. Reporting to the president, the DD plans and executes all development efforts. The DD communicates the organization’s directives to the donor base in a manner which will both broaden and deepen their relationships. This is a full-time position.

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Develop and execute yearly and quarterly development goals adequate to provide required financial support.
  • Develop and deepen relationships with your portfolio of major donors and Churches through personal visits, calls, and emails.
  • Keep your major donor/church portfolio informed of events and ICC plans/successes in serving the persecuted.
  • Represent ICC on a regular basis in personal meetings, presentations, and calls to major donors, major donor prospects, churches, foundations, etc.
  • Raise giving from your portfolio of major donors and churches.
  • Oversee and build the monthly donor program.
  • Monitor ICC’s gift acknowledgment systems to ensure fast and personal acknowledgement of financial support (receipts, personal notes, thank you calls).
  • Work with your major donor/church portfolio to identify and develop new prospective major donors and donor churches.
Experience and Skills
  • We have a strong preference for an individual with a strong Christian witness and history.
  • 5+ years of professional development experience in a nonprofit organization as a donor rep or DD.
  • Bachelor’s degree required, Master’s degree preferred.
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time.
  • Tangible experience in dealing with foundations.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside of the organization.
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Customer focus.
  • A professional, resourceful style; the ability to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time.
  • U.S. resident with U.S. citizenship or work visa.
Salary and Benefits
  • Salaried position with bonuses for hitting revenue targets.
  • ICC’s group hospitalization and dental benefits plan after the initial three calendar months of employment.
  • Generous vacation, sick leave, and holiday schedule.
To Apply

Please do not call ICC. Send your cover letter, résumé, and contact information for three references to jobs@persecution.org. Qualified applicants will be contacted.