May 02, 2022

Development Associate

  • Pontifical Faculty at the Dominican House of Studies
  • Washington D.C., DC, USA
Full time Business Development Fundraising Public Relations

Job Description

Inquiries and résumés can be sent to hiring@dhs.edu

The successful candidate will be a skilled communicator who assists in generating funds and promoting the school to support its mission. Interacting with donors and potential donors is an essential element of the role. This role will work with the school’s president, staff members, and advancement consultants as a team member and support person. An ability to analyze and report on data trends, as well as demonstrable skill with database programs like Salesforce is highly preferred. Creativity and flexibility are also highly valued.

Critical Skills Include:

  • Coordinating and planning fundraising events;

  • Performing prospect research and analysis;

  • Comfort in phone conversations as follow-ups with donors and prospective donors;

  • Coordinating volunteers at events;

  • Processing donations and managing the school’s database in Salesforce;

  • Familiarity and savvy with various social media platforms;

  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for the mission and values of the Dominican Order.

The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception at the Dominican House of Studies is an ecclesiastical faculty of the Holy See and an apostolate of the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph. In this position, the candidate will be called to represent the school and the Dominican friars in public. The candidate will be called to bear witness to the Catholic faith. A requirement of this position is that its holder be a practicing Catholic in good standing who assents to and professes the Catholic faith in its entirety as presented in the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

The role is a full-time position with a 40 hour per week expectation. Events will require working additional time. While collaboration is a key part of the job, demonstrated ability to work alone is essential. This is a salaried position with health benefits and a 403b contribution included. Salary is based on experience, skill level, and enthusiasm for the role.

Inquiries and résumés can be sent to hiring@dhs.edu


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