May 18, 2020

Philanthropy Coordinator

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

Job Description

 Teach for Christ is a missionary organization dedicated to the revitalization of Catholic K-12 schools.  We recruit and train recent college graduates to serve as teachers, assistant teachers, academic coaches and administrative support in Catholic schools.  Our missionaries help raise academic achievement by increasing one-on-one student support and by alleviating the work load on classroom teachers.

Teach for Christ is looking for a team member who is a natural self-starter with a heart for Catholic missions who can invite benefactors into the mission field by cultivating and maintaining positive relationships through phone calls, in-person visits, emails and events.  The Philanthropy Coordinator will work closely with the staff and executive team to plan and manage donor-centric events and communications. 

The ideal candidate will have:

  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • experience in Catholic mission work
  • strong organizational skills
  • Bachelor's degree
  • proficiency in Google and Microsoft applications
  • experience in Salesforce or other CRM
  • 1+ years experience in fundraising and development

Primary responsibilities:

  • 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 updates to the Executive team
  • Follow up on all donation solicitation mailings with outbound calls to selected donors, as directed by the executive team
  • Provide support to the executive director for donor reports or special analysis as needed
  • Proactively participate in and support Teach for Christ fundraisers and promotional events

Position is part-time with the opportunity to become full-time.  Part-time pay is $17-$24/hour, depending on experience, with annual performance-based bonus.  Can work from home on occasion.  May require a few weekend and evening hours.

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