Employment in and by the Church is substantially different from secular employment. Church employees must conduct themselves in a manner that is consistent with and supportive of the mission and purpose of the Church.
Their public behavior must not violate the faith, morals or laws of the Church or the policies of the diocese.
The Stewardship and Development Director works with closely with the Bishop, Chief Financial Officer, and Chief Operations Officer to develop priorities and objectives for fundraising and stewardship, as well as thorough and accurate financial reporting and budgeting.
The Stewardship and Development Director collaborates with the Office of Communications to ensure all stewardship and development collateral and messaging is consistent and compelling for our diverse audiences.
The Stewardship and Development Director will elevate existing fundraising and stewardship programs and develop new mechanisms and sources of support to realize the full philanthropic potential of the Diocese.
The Stewardship and Development Director leads the strategy and organization of policies and programs concerning all aspects of the fundraising and stewardship process including, but not limited to, Annual Diocesan Appeal, major gifts, planned giving, corporate matching, grants, and long-range development and stewardship planning.
The Stewardship and Development Director will have responsibility of supervising all staff. Additionally, the Stewardship and Development Director will be the liaison to the Catholic Foundation funding and grant-making program.
The Stewardship and Development Director will also carry their own major gift portfolio and will work closely with the Bishop for leadership level fundraising.
Essential Duties :
Advance degree or certification in Philanthropy, or related field preferred.