Director of Development

Sacred Heart Church - Norfolk



Name of Facility: Sacred Heart Parish
204 S 5TH ST
Norfolk, NE

Submitted By

Name: Sacred Heart Parish / Norfolk Catholic School


Department: Advancement
Reports to: Pastor, Fr. Pat McLaughlin

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

The ideal candidate will be an outgoing relationship-builder that is responsible for leading and managing all aspects of a comprehensive advancement and fundraising program to support the mission of Sacred Heart Parish and Norfolk Catholic School. You will identify prospects, build relationships, manage communications and develop our internal and external partners as a growing team for advancement efforts.

Key responsibilities include:
- Develop and execute a plan for growth through annual fundraising
- Build relationships with constituents and maintain active prospect outreach
- Identify, solicit, and close mid-level and major gifts
- Actively promote our mission through communications and media

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Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Strong organizational skills
- Collaboration and coordination of colleagues
- Fluency in Microsoft Office suite or (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) or similar applications
- Excellent interpersonal, written, verbal communication and presentation skills
- Understanding of general principles of accounting, budgeting, and finance
- Discrete, confidentiality in conducting business is required

Education and Experience
- Dedication to the precepts and mission of the Catholic Church
- Bachelor's degree in Business or equivalent fundraising experience
- Experience or training in fundraising principles and practices including developing and closing proposals, relationship management, and charitable and planned giving vehicles

Application Instructions

Applications accepted through July 15th with flexible start dates for the 2020/2021 school year. For inquires contact Patsy at 402-371-2621 or visit (Contact Us - Job Opportunities) for a full job description. Qualified candidates can submit an application letter and resume to Sacred Heart Parish, 204 S. 5th Street Norfolk NE 68701