Development Officer

  • CatholicVote
  • Remote
  • Jul 02, 2024
Full time Fundraising

Job Description

WHO WE ARE: CatholicVote is a lay movement of committed Catholics who are passionate about living out the truths proclaimed by Christ and His Church in the modern world. We are joined by many individuals of other faith traditions because the common good we seek is universal to all men and women of goodwill.

Our mission is to inspire every Catholic in America to live out the truths of our faith in public life. Our vision is to be the most recognized and respected voice for Catholicism in American public life and in so doing bring about a renewal of the culture of our land.

 

YOUR ROLE: CatholicVote is looking for a Development Officer to advance the mission of CatholicVote by securing new gifts and pledges and stewarding major donors. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Helping our donors grow in the virtue of generosity by cultivating and asking for major gifts and pledges

  • Scheduling in-person meetings with donor prospects and making direct asks for funding support

  • Deepening relationships with existing donors by sharing the incredible impact our organization is having on the culture of the Church and the world

  • Traveling throughout your region on a regular basis to see prospects and donors

  • Spending a high percentage of your time on the phone educating, cultivating, and stewarding prospects and donors

  • Tracking your activity in our customer relationship management (CRM) system

  • Working with the Development team to achieve fundraising goals

 

WHAT YOU NEED

  • Passion for furthering the mission and vision of CatholicVote

  • Proven success in a sales or sales-related role

  • A results-driven personality

  • Great people skills.  You make friends easily and keep them for a long time.

  • Persuasive speaking and writing skills

  • Organized. Prepared. Disciplined about following-up.

  • Comfortable with technology and a highly data-driven environment

 

PHYSICAL JOB CONDITIONS: Work may be performed seated for long periods of time with close PC and keyboard work. Normal office environment and noise levels. Average lift less than 10 lbs.

LOCATION: Remote applicants within the US will be considered. 

 

Our Mission is too important to limit your contributions. We are a team committed to a higher calling. As a CatholicVote employee, you will be expected to answer that calling by performing various duties that may be required in order to fulfill the mission we have set out to accomplish.

 

Please note: CatholicVote reserves the right to revise this job description at any time. This job description is not a contract for employment. Continued employment remains on an "at-will" basis.