Work at Bethany International

Are you interested in becoming part of the Bethany team by working or volunteering with us? We have a variety of options for involvement.

Recruitment Specialist

Recruitment Specialist, Bloomington, MN                          

Full-time: 40 hours/week                           

In collaboration with the Director of Enrollment the Recruitment Specialist will delight God’s heart and extend His Kingdom by ensuring the vision, mission, and core values of Bethany International are fulfilled.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Calling prospective students and applicants.
  • Clearly articulating information and casting vision of the BGU program
  • Helping prospective students start and complete their applications
  • Actively coach and give input to other callers
  • Help with training and cross-training new students in multiple positions
  • Proactively assist students with starting their applications
  • Take ownership of daily expectations
  • Represent BGU at schools/conferences/events if the need arises

Successful candidates will have:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree (preferred)
  • Experience: 2+ years in a call center environment (preferred)
  • Competencies/Skills: Team player, able to lead college students, willingness to improve systems and processes
  • Physical abilities required to perform the job: Work long hours at a computer or stand for long hours during the Campus Preview event

Working Conditions: 

  • Office environment
  • Business casual dress required

Work Hours:

  • 8 hour work-day
  • 12:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Monday through Friday
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required for special events

Ministry Partners Officer

Ministry Partners Officer,

Bloomington, MN                        

Full-time: 40 hours/week                                     

In collaboration with the Randy Dirks, the Ministry Partners Officer will delight God’s heart and extend His Kingdom by ensuring the vision, mission, and core values of Bethany International are fulfilled.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Ability to achieve measurable, outcomes-based objectives to accomplish the above responsibilities effectively and efficiently with minimal direct supervision.  Emphasis is placed on individuals who have capacity to make annual gifts of at least $10,000.
  • Make 5-7 proposals/presentations per month
  • Secure 3-5 major gift closures per month
  • Engage with 2-3 community, business and church leaders each month to inform them about the overall ministry of Bethany International 
  • Cultivate, elevate, and service relationships with existing donors to increase funding levels;
  • Network with existing and prospective donors to meet new potential donors and convert those relationships into tangible financial support;
  • Implement donor appreciation programs to recognize, thank and educate current donors;
  • Build a relationship with donors to support, encourage, and pray for the ministry of Bethany International

Successful candidates will have:


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Prefer at least five years’ experience successfully raising significant funding from major donors and/or partner churches, or demonstrated success in a similar sales function or role


  • Strong track record in developing relationships with donors from various constituencies, including persons of influence and affluence;
  • Experience promoting fund development efforts for a wide area, including the tracking and reporting of progress towards goals;
  • Proven ability to develop and deliver compelling communications to a variety of audiences and individuals;
  • Experience in relating skillfully and sensitively to the evangelical church community and international organizations, including para-church organizations.

Personal character traits and qualities.

  • Mature, growing Christian faith;
  • Healthy, affirming relationships with family, spouse, neighbors and friends.
  • Passionate commitment to Bethany International’s mission and core values;
  • General understanding of the business community with talent for moving with ease in the board room as well as knowledge of and experience with church life and culture;
  • Articulate and personable; professional in demeanor and written and oral communication; makes a favorable first impression in terms of appropriate attire, appearance, bearing, and manner; comfortable in relating to a wide variety of people and personalities;
  • Self-starter; effective planner and implementer of programs and events;
  • Creative and energetic problem-solver; integrity;
  • Works well under stress and deadline pressures;
  • Ability to organize and administer a growing and large database of donors and contacts;
  • Sustained positive attitude.
  • Trustworthy and reliable with an exceptionally high level of honesty

Physical abilities required to perform the job:

  • Adequate health to travel and visit donors for at least 70% of the work week.

Working Conditions:

 The position will require visiting people in the Twin Cities plus domestic and international travel as required when building relationships with donors.  At least 70% of time is spent visiting donors and prospective donors.

Work Hours:

  • 8 hour work-day
  • 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Monday through Friday
  • Occasional evenings and weekends required for special events


All regularly employed, full-time employees on the regular payroll are eligible for the company’s employee insurance program and other benefits. The benefits under these programs are communicated to each associate at the commencement of full-time employment and are subject to change or discontinuance.

Bethany provides all benefit-eligible employees with the following benefits:

  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Life Insurance ($50,000 Policy)
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • Discounted cafeteria meals

Bethany offers several optional benefits to all benefit-eligible employees, including:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Disability Insurance

Apply For An Open Position

If you are interested in an opportunity, please apply online, including your resume and cover letter, outlining how you meet the specific requirements of the position.

While we sincerely appreciate all applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note that the selected candidate may be required to submit to a criminal records check and/or drug and alcohol screening.