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About Jeremy Reis

Jeremy Reis is the Vice President of Marketing at CRISTA Ministries, a family of five ministries headquartered in Seattle, Washington. Jeremy leads a team of marketing and fundraising professionals. Jeremy serves on the Advisory Council for Christian Leadership Alliance, an alliance of more than 6,000 mission-focused Christians who lead in today’s high-impact Christian nonprofit ministries, churches, educational institutions, and businesses. His aim is to help all nonprofits take advantage of technology solutions to improve donor experience and fundraising. Jeremy is the author of The Post-Pandemic Nonprofit, Magnetic Nonprofit, and Raise More Money with Email.

20 Interview Questions (and Sample Answers!) for a Nonprofit Marketing Manager

Nonprofit organizations rely on marketing to raise awareness and funds for their missions. As a Nonprofit Marketing Manager, it's essential to have the right skills and experience to create effective campaigns that resonate with donors and supporters. In this post, we'll provide 20 interview questions that can help you identify a candidate who has the expertise and passion to lead your nonprofit marketing efforts to success.

By |2023-03-27T14:05:37-04:00March 27th, 2023|Categories: Beginner, Fundraising, Marketing|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 20 Interview Questions (and Sample Answers!) for a Nonprofit Marketing Manager

Development Director Job Description

A Development Director plays a crucial role in the success of any nonprofit organization. As the driving force behind fundraising efforts, the Development Director is responsible for planning and implementing a comprehensive fundraising program, ensuring the financial sustainability of the organization and the success of its programs and services.

By |2023-03-24T08:47:36-04:00March 24th, 2023|Categories: Fundraising, Leadership|Tags: , |Comments Off on Development Director Job Description

How to Write an Email Promoting Planned Giving (with Examples!)

Email marketing is an important tool for nonprofits to engage with their supporters and encourage donations. In this post, we will provide practical tips and examples for crafting an effective email promoting planned giving, helping your organization to leave a lasting legacy.

By |2023-03-23T18:46:03-04:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Advanced, Major Gifts, Non-Cash Gifts|Tags: , |Comments Off on How to Write an Email Promoting Planned Giving (with Examples!)

10 Tips for Nonprofit Email Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

For nonprofits, email marketing is a powerful tool for creating awareness and increasing donations. However, with limited resources and tight budgets, it can be a challenge to create and execute a successful email campaign. In this article, we provide 10 tips to help nonprofits conduct effective email marketing on a shoestring budget, from personalization and social proof to email segmentation and A/B testing.

By |2023-03-23T18:10:26-04:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Email Marketing, Intermediate|Tags: , |Comments Off on 10 Tips for Nonprofit Email Marketing on a Shoestring Budget

10 Tips for Building Nonprofit Email Lists and Growing Your Donor Base

Email marketing is one of the most effective ways for nonprofit organizations to connect with their audience, promote their mission, and raise funds. Building a strong email list is essential for nonprofits looking to expand their reach and impact, but it can be challenging to know where to start.

By |2023-03-23T07:43:40-04:00March 23rd, 2023|Categories: Email Marketing|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 10 Tips for Building Nonprofit Email Lists and Growing Your Donor Base

25 “Wow” Moments for Donors

Discover 25 innovative ways to create unforgettable "wow" moments for your nonprofit's donors that deepen their connection and commitment to your cause. This article offers a variety of ideas to engage, inspire, and show appreciation to your supporters, ensuring they remain enthusiastic partners in your mission.

By |2023-03-21T19:39:20-04:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Donor Communication, Featured Donor Communication, Featured Intermediate, Intermediate|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on 25 “Wow” Moments for Donors

10 Tips for Nonprofit Email Marketing to Retain Donors and Encourage Recurring Gifts

As a nonprofit, retaining donors and encouraging recurring gifts is critical to achieving your goals and making a difference. Email marketing is a cost-effective and efficient way to communicate with your donors and keep them engaged with your organization. In this article, we'll share 10 tips to help you create effective nonprofit email marketing campaigns that retain donors and encourage recurring gifts.

By |2023-03-21T11:47:16-04:00March 21st, 2023|Categories: Donor Communication, Email Marketing, Featured Donor Communication, Fundraising|Tags: , |Comments Off on 10 Tips for Nonprofit Email Marketing to Retain Donors and Encourage Recurring Gifts

7 Tips to Building More Authentic Donor Relationships

If you want to build more authentic relationships with your nonprofit's donors, following these 7 tips can help! From being transparent and keeping it real, to showing appreciation and being yourself, these tips will set you on the path towards success.

By |2023-03-20T08:43:50-04:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Beginner, Donor Relations, Major Gifts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 7 Tips to Building More Authentic Donor Relationships

50 Conversation Starters with Major Donors

Building lasting relationships with major donors is key to the success of any nonprofit organization, and meaningful conversations play a vital role in achieving that. Dive into our thoughtfully curated list of 50 conversation starters, designed to help you engage with and understand the passions and motivations of your most valued supporters, without asking for money outright.

By |2023-03-21T10:28:44-04:00March 20th, 2023|Categories: Major Gifts|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on 50 Conversation Starters with Major Donors

20 Interview Questions (and Sample Answers!) for a Planned Giving Representative

Hiring a Planned Giving Representative is essential to the success of any nonprofit organization, as they play a key role in cultivating relationships with donors and securing major gifts. To help you find the best candidate for the job, we have compiled a list of 20 interview questions, along with sample answers, that will give you a better understanding of their skills and expertise in the field.

By |2023-03-17T07:03:26-04:00March 17th, 2023|Categories: Donor Relations|Tags: , |Comments Off on 20 Interview Questions (and Sample Answers!) for a Planned Giving Representative
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