The American Association of the Order of Malta seeks to hire a Director of Development & Membership Engagement. Reporting to the Executive Director, this individual will assume overall responsibility for the capital raising needs of the organization. Primary duties will entail developing and executing comprehensive strategies/programs to identify, cultivate, solicit, recognize, and steward all donors and prospects, including major and planned gift prospects from both corporations and foundations. The Director of Development also will be charged with the proper disbursement of capital assets to the Order of Malta Pilgrimage Foundation and the Malta Human Services Foundation, a provider of international disaster relief.
The desired candidate will possess at least ten (10) years of experience in fund raising for non-profit organizations, with a consistent track record of success in achieving capital campaign goals on time and within budgeted resources. He/She will be thoroughly versed in all phases of grant writing and possess proven abilities in the creation and execution of new fundraising programs.
The selected candidate will be highly intelligent; possess superb verbal and written communication skills; be a high-energy, results-oriented, and proactive individual; and be able to fully identify with, and effectively articulate the mission and charism of the Order.
Bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field of study required; master’s degree preferred. Proficiency in the use of MS Office applications required and donor perfect preferred, as is the ability to travel to visit existing donors; prospective sources of new funding; and quarterly management meetings in New York once pandemic conditions allow.
The successful candidate will receive a competitive base salary; incentive bonus compensation plan; and a generous program of employee benefits.
ABOUT THE ORDER
The Order of Malta is a lay religious order of the Roman Catholic Church. Founded in 1099, its express mission is to defend the Catholic faith and care for the sick and the poor. The American Association is made up of 1,800 members throughout the United States. For more information on the Order and its works, please visit www.orderofmaltaamerican.org.
Interested candidates should submit their resumes via email (including current compensation data) in confidence to: