The Development Coordinator reports to and works closely with the Director of Formation & Ministry. Primary areas of responsibility include leading and managing the fund development program, cultivating relationships with donors, implementing development events, managing a donor database, and collaborating with the Director of Formation & Ministry to integrate donors into events.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for all matters related to the execution, management, and support of the fund development program.
- Identify, cultivate, solicit and close gifts. Maintain an active pool of prospective benefactors who can support the organization.
- Prepare annual plans for all fund development activities. Develop and maintain a three-year plan for the development program which is updated annually.
- Conduct face-to-face visits monthly with potential and current benefactors.
- Assist in scheduling, coordination and follow-up of face-to-face visits for the Chaplain, Director of Formation and Ministry, or other staff and volunteers as appropriate.
- Supervise the stewardship process, including prompt gift acknowledgement, for all benefactors.
- Prepare reports as appropriate and submit to the Director of Formation and Ministry.
- Plan and supervise direct mail, special event, and other solicitation activities as needed.
- Plan and supervise the production and distribution of newsletters, brochures and other marketing materials in support of the organization.
- Perform additional duties as assigned by the Director of Formation and Ministry to include special projects to assist in the overall fund-raising efforts.
- Coordinate events that would benefit both students and benefactors.
- Is a practicing and faithful Catholic in good standing, who loves the Church and sees development work at Catholic campus ministry centers as an essential ministry.
- Baccalaureate degree or higher.
- 3+ years of experience in managing a fund development program.
- Thorough knowledge of fundraising principles.
- Enthusiasm and excellent people skills.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to organize and prioritize tasks and to lead and motivate others, especially volunteers.
- Thoroughness in planning and implementing work, including goals, budget, timetables, and action steps to achieve objectives.
- Affinity with, and passion for, the overall mission of the organization.
To apply, send cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: Conrad Collins [email protected]