Director of Development
Plans, organizes, manages, and directs all fund raising for Loyola Jesuit Center.
Director of the Work
- 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.
- Works with Director and Development Committee to plan and implement the annual fund-raising program for Loyola Jesuit Center.
- Works with Director, Board of Trustees, and other research sources to identify donors and donor prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations.
- Conducts research on donor prospects including individuals, corporations, and foundations, designs and monitors profiling system of donor prospects, and supervises donor files in GiftWorks.
- 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.
- Follows up on all solicitations to ensure maximum success, including submission of proposals and telephone monitoring until a response is obtained.
- Designs and implements a thank-you system tailored to all giving levels.
- Designs and implements a stewardship program for all donors.
- Represent Loyola Jesuit Center at required meetings, activities, and public events.
- 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.
- Direct, manage or supervise the management of special events, specifically the June Garden Party and Fall Golf Outing.
- Prepares monthly reports for Director and Development Committee showing status of current solicitations and other development activities.
- In collaboration with Finance Director, prepare quarterly financial reports for Development Committee and Board of Trustees meetings.
- Works with Director, Development Committee members, and Board of Trustees members to solicit all donor prospects.
- Conducts prospect review session with small groups of Board members and other volunteers.
- Three to five years experience in non-profit fundraising.
- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
- Effective organizational skills.
- Ability to collaborate with volunteer leadership, staff, and donor committees.
- Proven success in implementing all facets of non profit development plans – annual appeals and events.
- Flexible schedule to attend weekend events, as necessary.
- Clear understanding of Loyola Case for Support and the most effective ways to communicate the needs of the organization.
- Understanding of institutional funding opportunities and strategies to secure support.
- Microsoft Office and fundraising database systems, particularly GiftWorks
$50,000-$55,000 FTE plus benefits
To apply, please send resume to Renee Owens at email@example.com