Director of Development


Plans, organizes, manages, and directs all fund raising for Loyola Jesuit Center.

Reports to

Director of the Work


  1. Works with Director of the Work, Board of Trustees, and Development Committee to establish an annual fund-raising goal based on needed revenue and realistic assessment of donor and donor prospect base.
  2. Works with Director and Development Committee to plan and implement the annual fund-raising program for Loyola Jesuit Center.
  3. Works with Director, Board of Trustees, and other research sources to identify donors and donor prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  4. Conducts research on donor prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations, designs and monitors profiling system of donor prospects, and supervises donor files in GiftWorks.
  5. Works with Development Committee and Director to develop a cultivation program for all donor prospects including individualized strategies for potential major donors among all constituencies.
  6. Follows up on all solicitations to ensure maximum success, including submission of proposals and telephone monitoring until a response is obtained.
  7. Designs and implements a thank-you system tailored to all giving levels.
  8. Designs and implements a stewardship program for all donors.
  9. Represent Loyola Jesuit Center at required meetings, activities, and public events.
  10. Works with Director and the Development Committee to project the annual fund-raising budget required to implement the annual fund-raising plan. Monitors budget, and requests amendment, as needed.
  11. Direct, manage or supervise the management of special events, specifically the June Garden Party and Fall Golf Outing.
  12. Prepares monthly reports for Director and Development Committee showing status of current solicitations and other development activities.
  13. In collaboration with Finance Director, prepare quarterly financial reports for Development Committee and Board of Trustees meetings.
  14. Works with Director, Development Committee members, and Board of Trustees members to solicit all donor prospects.
  15. Conducts prospect review session with small groups of Board members and other volunteers.


  1. Three to five years experience in non-profit fundraising.
  2. Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  3. Effective organizational skills.
  4. Ability to collaborate with volunteer leadership, staff, and donor committees.
  5. Proven success in implementing all facets of non profit development plans – annual appeals and events.
  6. Flexible schedule to attend weekend events, as necessary.
  7. Clear understanding of Loyola Case for Support and the most effective ways to communicate the needs of the organization.
  8. Understanding of institutional funding opportunities and strategies to secure support.
  9. Microsoft Office and fundraising database systems, particularly GiftWorks


$50,000-$55,000 FTE plus benefits

To apply, please send resume to Renee Owens at