Discover new major sources of revenue for Father Lopez Catholic High School to increase net revenue. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gift donors; develop fundraising strategies, support budget projects, goals, and strategic planning.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Support the philosophy of Catholic education and advocate, encourage, counsel and witness in keeping with the beliefs and practices of the Catholic faith and teachings.
Identify and cultivate relationships with major donors and sponsors
Act as spokesperson with current and prospective donors. Work to maintain and increase the level of funding received from donors
Maintain relationships with key stakeholders in the Catholic community
Develop and maintain relationships with foundations, corporations, and other partners
Design, implement and manage activities including annual giving, endowment, and capital campaigns
Manage all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations
Develop and grow a comprehensive planned-giving program
Facilitate matching gifts
Review all fund-raising activities that would have a significant impact on the FLHS major fund-raising campaigns and present findings to the President
Oversee Alumni Database / Software and updating of donor records and process donor receipts
Develop appropriate relationships with all constituents
Maintain a high level and professional community profile with parents, students, businesses, alumni, parishes, schools, faculty, and staff
Ability to successfully make public presentations individually or as a team member
Ability to attend all Board of Director meetings, night events and fundraisers.
Participate in in-service/professional development as determined by supervisor
Perform other duties as assigned
The Director of Advancement must possess a BS or BA in Business Administration or related field with a minimum of 3 years of full-time experience in development, with significant major gift experience and background in individual and corporate fundraising. Proven ability to work creatively and effectively with a wide variety of people and interest groups. Requires a demonstrated commitment and respect for the Catholic Church and for the tenants of Catholic Social teaching.
Ability to achieve results while respecting others; strong propensity towards collaboration and teamwork; and is flexible and adaptable.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Willing to accept and work within FLCHS philosophy and follow associated policies and procedures.
Manifest professional and personal ethics.
Ability to successfully make public presentations individually or as a team member.
Capable of articulating FLCHS programs to the community.
Ability to set and maintain appropriate boundaries with donors, FLCHS staff and faculty.
Represent FLCHS when speaking with funders and the general public.
Possess sensitivity to cultural differences present in the service population, staff and volunteers and have the ability to forge mutually respectful supportive working relationships.
Additional Salary Information: Based on Experience