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Company / Organization: St. Philip's School & Community Center
Position Title: Philanthropy - Individual Giving Manager
Job Location: Dallas,Texas
Salary Range: $50,000 - $60,000
Application Deadline: 7/15/2024
Contact Information and
Application Instructions:


All interested applicants must submit a resume and apply via the St. Philip's School & Community Center careers page at:


Minimum Qualifications:

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  • primary purpose:   The Philanthropy Officer – Individual Giving provides strategic guidance and support to help increase the fundraising and marketing effectiveness of St. Philips School & Community Center. This position is responsible for maximizing fundraising success and to execute and support a broad base of fundraising initiatives, specifically aimed at building a portfolio of entry-level and mid-level donors.  This position will have primary responsibility and work directly to secure revenue from individual donors from $5,000 and below within the Philanthropy Office. The position will serve to support all major efforts of the team in collaboration with the Chief Philanthropy Officer.

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duties and responsibilities:


  • Increase annual fund revenue through execution of direct mail and email campaigns, including list segmentation and messaging/content development. Work closely with the Communications team to create cohesive online and social media campaigns.
  • Retain and upgrade current donors through a well-defined moves management process. Draft written materials for outreach, donor proposals and other correspondence. Implement a sustainer strategy, subscription giving program and other donor circles. Focus on external constituencies and growing number of first-time donors to SPSCC.
  • Develop strategies to increase donor retention and upgrade possibilities.  Using key giving data to develop a strong cultivation and stewardship plan for all donors under $5,000 within the overall philanthropy strategic goals and work plan
  • Ensure the highest quality donor stewardship. Create and implement donor engagement strategies. Participate in meetings with individual donors and assist with timely follow-ups as needed.
  • Assist in the procurement of sponsors based on individual donor interests for various events or special projects
  • Collaborate with all team members to ensure pertinent information regarding potential donors is being cultivated for stewardship purposes, i.e. information added to donor profiles.
  • In collaboration with the Philanthropy Special Events Director, manage individual donor commitments to the Destiny Awards Luncheon .
  • Work with the Chief Philanthropy Officer and Philanthropy Special Events Director to develop a communication plan for all donors post events or major projects that engage individual donors and prospects.
  • Identify, engage and steward individual donors to move into major gift category (over $5,000 giving/year).
  • In collaboration with the Philanthropy Database Coordinator, manage and maintain individual donor pledges – including preparing and appropriately filing signed pledge agreements, invoices, and tracking multi-year gifts to ensure timely annual payments.
  • Assist Chief Philanthropy Officer and Philanthropy Campaign Director to secure major individual gifts above $5,000 using key data analytics regarding giving history, capacity and affinity, as appropriate or needed.


Minimum Education and Experience:

=       Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or a related field

=       Minimum of three (3) years of development experience in individual giving, annual fund campaigns, donor engagement plan development and execution.

=       Competency in Microsoft Office.


Other desired skills and qualifications:

  • Must possess exceptional strategic thinking abilities and strong professional decision-making skills. 
  • Demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication skills. Examples of these skills include, but not limited to, analytical, public presentation, and public speaking skills.
  • Certification as Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) preferred but not required.
  • Database management experience, experience with Raiser’s Edge strongly preferred.
  • Excellent proofreading skills.
  • High level of personal integrity.
  • Actively demonstrates St. Philip’s Employee Core Values (Servant Heart/Respectful/Trustworthy/Pursuing Excellence/Collaborative/Dedicated).
  • The ideal individual adapts to changes in the work environment, manages competing demands and can deal with change or unexpected events. 
  • Familiar with DFW area.

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St. Philip’s School and Community Center is an equal opportunity employer.

Other: It is the policy of St. Philip's School & Community Center to make employment decisions on the basis of qualifications for a specific job without discrimination, condonement or condemnation in regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, national or ethnic origin, age, veteran status, or the presence of a disability, except where such is a bona fide occupational qualification.
Date Posted: 6/12/2024