Stewardship & Development Director

St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Parish (Omaha) - Omaha



Name of Facility: St. Robert Bellarmine Parish
11802 Pacific St.
Omaha, Nebraska

Submitted By

Name: Patrick Flanery


Department: Stewardship & Development
Reports to: Pastor

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

• Works with parish staff, Pastor and volunteers to lead the stewardship and development activities to support the mission of St. Robert Bellarmine Parish.
• Assist with maintenance and support of the parish database, and software / programs that support stewardship and development efforts for the parish.
• Lead and manage donor cultivation, inviting support from individual donors, businesses, foundations, and other Parish constituencies, and overseeing the processing of those gifts.
• Serve as a key face and voice for St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, communicating the parish mission and vision.
• Implement and execute the annual stewardship renewal.
• Guide volunteers to implement signature parish fundraising and social events.
• Promotes Archdiocese Annual Appeal.
• Supports special appeals as needed.
• Market all giving channels that include planned giving opportunities, major gifts, recurring gifts and special event support.
• Works with parishioners as needed regarding matching gifts, planned giving, memorial opportunities, and endowments.
• Helps process and acknowledge contributions, pledges, offertory gifts, and other parishioner donations.
• Works with the Parish business office to communicate pledge and contribution information to parishioners.
• Develops and promotes programs and activities to recognize and thank donors.
• Plan and execute the annual “Joy of Giving” campaign.
• Work with support Parish Council, Foundation Board and Finance Committee as needed.
• Supervises the Graphic & Design and Marketing Specialist and Events Planning & Support Assistant.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal and communication skills.
• Ability to build and foster relationships with donors and volunteers.
• Experience recruiting, managing, motivating and recognizing volunteers.
• An understanding of the USCCB’s Pastoral Letter: Stewardship, A Disciples Response, with a willingness to promote for our parishioners stewardship as a way of life.
• Ability to organize time, set priorities and meet deadlines.
• Must be able to foster a culture of customer service and Christ-like behavior with emphasis on faith, hope, and charity.
• A self-starter with a strong sense of teamwork, collaboration, and the ability to work with diverse audiences and individuals.
• Discipline and accuracy to maintain donor records to enable effective communication with parishioners.
• Knowledge of basic office equipment and Microsoft Office products.
• Good Catholic in standing with values aligned with mission of St. Robert Bellarmine Church.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years’ experience as a professional in development or related field.

Application Instructions

E-mail resume with cover letter and references to For any questions, please call the parish office at (402)333-8989.