Position Summary: The Annual Giving Supervisor (aka International Development Supervisor) is responsible for the identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of Cross Catholic Outreach’s leadership annual donors, i.e. donors giving between $1,000-$5,000 annually. The supervisor will lead a team responsible for raising funds for Cross Catholic Outreach’s signature fundraising campaigns, broadening the base of support, and strengthening the major donor pipeline.
Experience Requirements: 8+ years’ experience in non-profit development; Experience in donor centric communication desired.
A sound working knowledge of fundraising, operational and financial principles;
Experience in marketing and strategic fundraising message development;
Proven ability to oversee budget development and systematic monthly/quarterly and annual reviews to ensure profitability;
Excellent oral and written communication skills, in English, as well as superior interpersonal, organizational and motivational skills;
Familiarity with donor/customer database management and online fundraising tools is required. Strong technical skills and proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, is strongly desired.
Under the direction of the Director and Manager, align donor desires and campaign offerings with key company goals;
Serve as the Department’s liaison for the program development and analysis for assigned annual fundraising campaigns for assigned donor groups;
In collaboration with Cross’ marketing department, conduct routine testing of the effectiveness of campaign materials and messaging, survey donors’ responses to campaign solicitations, and test segmented mailings;
Develop a donor uplift process to strengthen the major donor pipeline with a goal of moving up donors in giving and engagement in close collaboration with the Development Manager and Director;
Develop and implement lapsed donor solicitation strategy for assigned donor groups;
Enhance donor stewardship programs, specifically the new donor welcome process, for assigned donor groups;
Increase the number of donors contributing monthly to Cross Catholic Outreach and collaborate with marketing to ensure these donors are cultivated and stewarded well and uplifted to major donors or planned giving;
Lead, manage, support and evaluate International Development Associates, each managing portfolios of 1300+ donors. Utilize this team to welcome new donors, visit donors, thank donors, follow-up on campaign solicitations and other key initiatives related to the department’s goals;
Spearhead weekly coaching to team members and monitoring of sales skills, calling goals and donor cultivation and stewardship responsibilities of team ;
Pay key role in managing and forecasting the revenue budget for the assigned donor groups;
Responsible to adhere to the annual benchmarks for assigned donor groups and team members;
Provide reports to the director for submission to the Cross Catholic Board on a quarterly basis regarding department activities and financial accountability;
Contribute to short and long-term organizational and fundraising planning and strategy as a member of the management team;
Uphold established department protocols;
Perform other duties and tasks as assigned.
Please submit resume by email to HR@CrossCatholic.org and include the title of the position in the subject line. Please be sure to include a cover letter detailing your spiritual background.
Experience Requirements: 8+ years experience in non-profit development; Experience in donor centric communication desired.
About Cross Catholic Outreach
Cross Catholic Outreach's priority is to help "the poorest of the poor." Our efforts reach those suffering extreme poverty in countries throughout the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, and Latin America.Projects include relief for earthquake, flood and tsunami victims, care and education for orphans and other vulnerable children, housing for the homeless, medicines and health care for the indigent, food for families suffering extreme malnutrition, and clean water for communities that have none, as well as micro-enterprise programs and other long-term development efforts to break the cycle of poverty.In every case, our method of outreach is the same: Cross Catholic locates needy Catholic-based ministries serving the poor and distributes material aid through their existing programs. In this way, we can supply meaningful help where it is needed most. In all our work we remain dedicated in our service to the Lord as good stewards of His resources in every challenge we seek to overcome.