Fundraising, FT Employee
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America (Washington, DC)
Franciscan Monastery of the Holy Land in America
1400 Quincy Street, NE, Washington, DC 20017
General Qualifications: Qualified candidates are supportive of Catholic teachings and the mission of the Catholic Church and have (1) excellent verbal communication, written communication and interpersonal skills; (2) a friendly and professional speaking voice with strong phone etiquette skills; (3) a positive and energetic attitude; (4) a strong desire to meet goals and commitments; (5) organizational skills and great attention to detail; and (6) strong computer skills.
General Areas of Responsibility:
– Donor database management
– Event management
– Donor cultivation and stewardship
– Vendor contact and coordination
– Volunteer coordination
– General clerical
Under general directions and supervision, the Development Coordinator is responsible for independently conducting the day-to-day operational management and implementation of all activities pertaining to events and fundraising. S/he will ensure that personal conduct and representation at meetings and various community events is professional and aligns with the Monastery’s mission and code of conduct. Specific responsibilities include:
– Process incoming and prepare outgoing mail.
– Update donor database and run reports.
– Assist with daily gift entry and acknowledgment process.
– Draft customized acknowledgements for major gift donors.
– Maintain a system of records management, both electronic and paper for all donors and prospects.
– Work closely and coordinate the fundraising efforts and schedules of the friars, volunteers, consultants and others on the fundraising and communications teams.
– Manage event logistics and provide administrative support to event committees.
– Coordinate contact with outside event and fundraising vendors.
– Build and maintain a good relationship with donors.
– Coordinate volunteers.
– Provide administrative support with regard to letters, e-mails and newsletters.
– Provide general clerical support, including filing, copying, correspondence and errands.
– Research, contact and build relationships with potential funders and donors.
– Participate in staff meetings and other activities as required.
– Other duties as assigned.
Skills & Qualifications:
– Bachelor’s degree required along with 2 or more years of development experience or demonstrably equivalent experience.
– Ability to independently initiate projects and activities.
– Very organized and able to keep others organized.
– Good interpersonal skills.
– Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
– Excellent time-management skills with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
– Excellent written and verbal communication, as well as negotiation skills.
– Ability to maintain confidentiality.
– Knowledge of computers and Word, Excel and Power Point.
– Knowledge of developing a fundraising plan.
– Attentive to details.
– Dedication, motivation, drive, ambition, and commitment to the job at hand. (0)