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|Company / Organization:||Jesuit College Prep|
|Position Title:||Director of Development|
|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 Development
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 Development at Jesuit Dallas is charged with daily oversight of the advancement department's development functions and reports directly to the vice president of advancement. Additionally, the Director of Development is responsible for cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of donors and prospective donors in support of Jesuit funding priorities and outlined initiatives. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated professional with a proven track record of successful relationship building, fundraising and strategic planning/execution.
Manage a wide range of development functions and personnel as directed by the vice president of advancement to include major gift campaigns, annual appeals, events, advancement services, planned giving, and alumni relations
Cultivate, solicit and steward a portfolio of 100-125 major gift prospects
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
Collaborate with other professionals throughout the school to develop strong working relationships between the advancement department and other departments in an effort to define and maximize desired outcomes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Proven success building and maintaining trusted relationships with key stakeholders and the ability to interact with multiple constituencies
Ability to support the philosophy and mission of the school
Demonstrated accomplishment in the acquisition of donor gifts and the ability to strategize, formulate and close gifts
Demonstrated successful experience in management of personnel and volunteers
Experience with major gift campaigns, annual giving drives and knowledge of planned giving
Ability to handle multiple tasks in an exciting, fast-paced environment
Working knowledge of Blackbaud Raiser's Edge is desirable
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred with five or more years of experience in a comparable fundraising environment.
Work schedule typically Monday – Friday with occasional nights & weekends
Full-time position, 40+ hours per week
Compensation commensurate with education and experience and a full benefits package
Some limited travel may be required