RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITY:
Physical Demands/Working Environment
While performing the duties of this job, required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weight of 10 – 50 pounds
Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm, hand, and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read
Frequently required to sit, hear, talk and use repetitive motion of the hands/wrists
Work performed in and out of the office setting
Required to travel to parishes throughout the diocese
Occasional evening and/or weekend work is required
Bachelor’s degree and 5 to 8 years non-profit fundraising/development experience with emphasis in Annual Fund development via direct mail, web appeals, and forms of social media fundraising vehicles.
5 to 8 years experience in managing constituency database, gift processing and donor relations functions
Strong managerial, leadership and supervisory skills necessary.
Demonstrated analytical and fund raising skills with the ability to recognize opportunities, identify critical, high pay-off activities and prioritize them to attain goals.
Demonstrated organizational and communication skills as well as ability to work with and motivate other development professionals and volunteers. Excellent skill and understanding of computer and constituent software required.
Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Willingness and ability to travel in diocese and to work nights and weekends, as required.
Ability to work cooperatively to achieve common goals; support cooperation, collaboration and the sharing of information while providing the best quality product available and continuously upgrade standards to maintain quality, in all areas of responsibility.
Openness to new ideas and their implementation. Ability to react and adapt to changing situations appropriately.
Ability to listen carefully to and understand customers’ needs, both internally and externally, and proactively respond to those needs in a consistent and timely manner.
Must possess a strong personal commitment to the mission, goals, programs and services of the Catholic Church generally and of Catholic Charities specifically. Prefer a fully-initiated and practicing Catholic, able to participate in the full sacramental life of the Church.
Licenses/Certifications: Must maintain a current driver’s license.