May 18, 2020

Development Officer

  • Teach for Christ
  • Hopkins, MN, USA
Full time Fundraising

Job Description

Teach for Christ has an immediate opening for an innovative self-starter who is passionate about their Catholic faith and Catholic mission.  The Development Officer must be an effective communicator who can invite benefactors into the mission field by sharing the stories and success of Teach for Christ and cultivating and maintaining personal relationships with them through phone calls and in-person visits.

Position Responsibilities

  • Manage current database of 300+ donors and prospects
  • Work with the Executive team to contribute to the growth of financial support for Teach for Christ by developing and implementing strategies to increase the number of contributors and contributions
  • Effectively and consistently reach out to benefactors via phone, email, and personal visits to advance their understanding and affinity for Teach for Christ
  • Make renewal solicitations, new solicitations, and additional gift requests
  • Consistently record all donor contributions and provide weekly updates to the Executive team
  • Proactively participate in and support Teach for Christ fundraisers and promotional events
  • Represent Teach for Christ at Catholic conferences or other related events

Key Qualifications

--Bachelor’s degree or equivalent

--Experience and interest in mastering the fundamentals of fundraising practice*

-- Commitment to and demonstrated skill in calling benefactors to secure meetings and solicit gifts

--Experience with fundraising or mission support work preferred

--Experience with Salesforce* preferred

*Training provided


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