The Development Associate is responsible for performing various fundraising activities that will generate charitable contributions to support the mission of the organization. This person needs to be motivated and a team player with strong administrative skills. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Assist in planning, organizing, and executing St. Catherine development events, such as Benefit Gala, Golf Classic, Grandparent’s Mass, Alumnae Thanksgiving Dinner, etc.
Plan and administer fundraising raffles, including all State of Michigan Charitable Gaming Raffle requirements
Plan and organize the Student Fundraiser
Maintain development data entry tasks, such as gift processing, thank you letters, etc.
Maintain mailing lists for various events
Maintain development database
Develop and executive Alumnae Relations strategy
Bachelor’s Degree required
Minimum 3 years of experience in development/fundraising preferred
Experience managing events
Experience maintaining databases
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Knowledge of Microsoft Office software and ability to learn new software programs
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. This job will have varying work schedule with periodic long hours. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 25 pounds and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include: close vision and ability to adjust focus.
About St. Catherine of Siena Academy
St. Catherine of Siena Academy is an all girls’ Catholic High School in Wixom, Michigan. The Academy started in September of 2010 and now has a growing enrollment of over 200 young women. The rigorous college preparatory curriculum incorporates teachings of the Church, asking students to balance Truth and reason. Staff must have an understanding of the unique dignity and vocation of women as taught by St. John Paul II. Staff must also have a desire for curriculum development and cross-curricular collaboration. In our educational and spiritual opportunities, our students gain confidence in their feminine genius to meet the challenges of the world as a daughter of God.
St. Catherine of Siena Academy is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies and is accredited through MNSAA/MANS.