Act as a role model of professionalism in a Catholic environment.
Support the philosophy, policies, and goals of the School, as well as the decisions made by the Board of Directors and Administrators.
Ensure the health, safety, and welfare of all students.
Hold in strict confidence all matters pertaining to the School.
Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the Parent/Student Handbook and Employee Handbook.
Attend faculty and administrative meetings as needed.
The Development Manager is responsible for supporting the Director of Advancement in all aspects of the development office, including activities related to annual fundraising, database management, special event coordination, and administrative duties.
Maintain the integrity of the database by ensuring biographical and gift information is accurate and up-to-date. Become in-house “expert” on Raiser’s Edge by proactively using all resources available (Blackbaud training, modules, list-serves, etc.) to gain expertise on the intricate workings of the database.
Serve as the school’s Raiser’s Edge liaison with the technology department, business office, outside consultants, and with Blackbaud and other related software vendors.
Utilize database to develop fundraising reports for internal and external use, track event registrants, and volunteers, and produce data files to create labels, letters, name tags, forms, and other requested materials.
Process, code, and acknowledge all gifts (checks, pledges, securities) in a timely and accurate fashion. Reconcile gift records daily. Work closely with the business office to ensure all gifts are reconciled with business office records.
Maintain donor records, update addresses, input actions, and provide leadership in turning over the database each summer.
Liaise with donors around transaction information (such as the sale of stock), and needed documentation.
Perform and manage confidential and sensitive issues related to donor relations, fundraising, and communications.
Lead parent committees on behalf of the advancement office.
Support the management of the donor pipeline: identification/research; cultivation; solicitation; stewardship as outlined in the Donor Stewardship Plan.
Perform assigned tasks associated with key community groups involved in fundraising objectives, including alumni, grandparents, and parent association.
Conduct research on prospects: corporate, foundation, individuals and others.
Oversees the coordination and planning of our annual gala, the Festival of Knights and partners with the Festival of Knights chair to work with vendors, attend all meetings, and manage the silent auction.
Receive and manage RSVPs to events; track event attendance in Raiser’s Edge.
Draft and generate gift acknowledgment letters, pledge reminders, and other correspondence as needed.
Assist in the coordination of direct mail (invitations, publications, etc.) and interface with the mail house on large mailings.
Organize VIP lunches, tours, and special visitor requests.
Coordinate the production of appeal letters, holiday cards, and other departmental mailings.
Assist with special events such as Alumni Reunion, Grandparents and Special Friends Day, and various donor cultivation and recognition events.
Under the direction of the Director of Advancement, coordinate cultivation events for parent volunteer groups, donor and segmented groups.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to maintain confidential and positive working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, parents, students, school and community organizations, vendors, and the general public.
Requires flexibility to work some evenings and weekends.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Work is performed primarily in a standard office setting and constant interruptions.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Hours: Twelve-month, exempt salaried employee, schedule C
Reports: Director of Advancement
This is a full-time non-exempt position. Full medical benefits and pension plan included. Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to our Director of Human Resources, Melissa Vergara at email@example.com.
Efficient, reliable team player with a positive outlook and a welcoming demeanor. The position requires the ability to interface professionally with donors and volunteers, and discretion with confidential or sensitive information.
Excellent organizational skills, strong attention to detail, interpersonal skills, good judgment, and the ability to manage several projects simultaneously in a fast-paced, goal-oriented environment.