The Director of Development will have primary responsibility for managing and implementing the NACC's first professional development plan. The Director of Development will collaborate with
the Development Committee and will work closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors, Development Committee, and staff to support the mission of the NACC through cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities that will secure unrestricted contributions and program support. In collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director of Development will serve as a catalyst for cultivating a culture of philanthropy.
ESSENTIAL POSITION DUTIES
The Director of Development will be responsible for implementing a fundraising plan that includes:
• Development Committee - The Board of Directors has established a Development Committee to help implement the fundraising plan. Their primary role is to support the program and fundraising solicitations. The Director of Development will provide staff support to this Committee.
• Direct marketing appeal to members and donors - At present, there are approximately 2,000 prospects who are solicited twice a year through direct mail. We are in the process of establishing a CRM system, which will allow us to develop a branded annual giving campaign to include multi-channel outreach (i.e. adding social media, email outreach, etc.) in the program.
• Major Giving - The NACC has relationships with individuals, healthcare organizations, and foundations. In the first year, we anticipate that the Development Committee will work with 25-40 of these prospects. The Director of Development will organize and support their work and plan for growth. The Director of Development will establish his/her own manageable portfolio of appropriate prospects.
• Establishing infrastructure - In the first year, the Director of Development will work with staff and consultants to establish the infrastructure for the development program. This will include the CRM system, updates to the website and collaterals, recommended budget, policy, and processes for fundraising.
• Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
• 5-7 years of experience in fundraising, preferably annual giving
• CFRE preferred
• An understanding of the mission of the Catholic Church and comfortable working with
ordained and lay ministers.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with individuals and groups of diverse ethnic and
cultural backgrounds. Commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging.
• Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written.
• Good organizational ability; comfortable working in a remote environment
• Ability to travel nationally, as needed.
• Bilingual English/Spanish encouraged.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
The starting salary for this full-time, exempt position is $72,000, based on experience. The NACC offers a competitive compensation package that includes insurance (health, life, and disability), paid time off (vacation, sick, and personal days), and a 403(b)retirement plan. This is a remote position.
HOW TO APPLY - Submit cover letter and resume to: Erica Cohen Moore, NACC Executive Director
Email: ericacohenmo[email protected] [subject line: Director of Development Application]
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