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|Company / Organization:||Jesuit College Prep|
|Position Title:||Director of Annual Giving|
|Application Deadline:||Not Specified|
|Contact Information and
|Please submit resume with cover letter to Natalie Devero at firstname.lastname@example.org
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas — Director of Annual Giving
Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas, a 75-year old institution, offers young men in grades 9-12 an excellent Catholic education in the classical Jesuit tradition with the purpose of forming a community of men of high moral principles and service to others. With over 1,100 students, 11,000 living alumni, 150 faculty and staff, and thousands of supporters and friends, Jesuit Dallas is a nationally recognized secondary educational institution.
The Director of Annual Giving at Jesuit Dallas is responsible for successfully managing all recurring annual fundraising appeals for Jesuit. Additionally, this individual will be charged with cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of donors and prospective donors in support of other development initiatives. Reporting to the vice president of advancement, the ideal candidate is self-motivated with a proven track record of successful relationship building and securing of philanthropic gifts.
Develop and oversee all annual fundraising efforts for the School and Foundation, including appeals to current families, alumni, parents of graduates, and other constituent groups
Manage a portfolio of approx. 100-125 annual gift prospects including alumni, parents, parents of grads, etc.
Solicit gifts directly, work with advancement staff, administration, faculty and key volunteers to implement successful solicitation strategies
Collaborate with members of the advancement staff on other activities such as events, gift recognition, reporting etc. that supports the School's advancement activity
Assist in major solicitation proposals which may include reports and related communication materials
Utilize available data to construct strategies for communication, solicitation, and stewardship within the school's various annual appeals
Develop and improve upon prospect moves management systems to better systematize donor related internal decision making processes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proven success building and maintaining trusted relationships with key stakeholders and the ability to interact with multiple constituencies
Successful involvement at a leadership or assistant level in comparable annual fundraising environment
Successful history in managing volunteers
Ability to communicate the philosophy and mission of the School as part of the cultivation process
Ability to handle multiple tasks in an exciting, fast-paced environment
Strong working knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser's Edge highly desirable
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree required with three or more years of experience in a fundraising space preferably in an educational
Work schedule: Monday – Friday (occasional nights/weekends)
Full-time position, 40+ hours per week
Compensation commensurate with education and experience and a full benefits package
Minimal travel may be required