The Catholic Diocese of Arlington, Virginia seeks a fund-raising professional to execute and manage a comprehensive individual Annual Fund program while managing all functions related to all Development Program Services for Catholic Charities.
Annual Fund Overview
With a keen appreciation for the foundation of annual giving as the enabling component of successful major and gift planning programs, the manager is responsible for the management and growth of the institution’s direct mail donors at the $1,000 to $24,999 gift levels.
Development Services Overview
As Manager of Development Services and supervisor of a Donor Relations Specialist, the manager employs best practices in the supporting areas of gift processing, database management and donor relations as related to the full spectrum of donor and prospect management for Catholic Charities.
Determine Annual Fund goals (Contributions, Christmas Collection, Third-Party Giving) and build strategic and tactical plans for achieving these goals.
Focus on effective communication and solicitation activities.
Oversee and implement the Annual Fund program, development services and donor relations programs including direct mail program, Christmas Collection, additional parish-based campaigns, data entry, report writing and generation, gift processing, donor stewardship, and all additional aspects of the institution’s constituent relations software.
Formulate and execute a communications program supporting Annual Fund
Bachelor’s degree and 5 to 8 years non-profit fundraising and development operations experience required.
Strong managerial, leadership and supervisory skills.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment..
Excellent understanding of database management, gift processing and donor relations.
Demonstrated analytical and fund raising skills .
A strong personal commitment to the mission, goals, programs and services of the Catholic Church generally and of Catholic Charities specifically. Prefer a practicing Catholic, able to participate in the full sacramental life of the Church.
Licenses/Certifications: Must maintain a current driver’s license.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with Experience
One of the youngest and fastest growing Catholic dioceses in the United States, the Diocese of Arlington coordinates the activities of the parishes, schools, outreach programs and central administrative offices for the 21 counties in Northern Virginia.