Jan 07, 2020
Mission of Organization Ablaze is a ministry organization devoted to forming the young church. Our mission is to form youth ministers and develop youth ministries for parishes. We provide a 360 ̊approach to building disciples by serving youth, ministers, as well as parents. Current Position Information Job Title: Development Officer Supervisor: Director of Development Position Type: Part-Time or Full-Time Location: Bryan, TX Salary: $15-$18/hour Description We’re seeking an energetic and committed professional—with proven experience, specifically in fundraising or sales—who’s on a mission to change the world. Our Development Officer will meet with individuals to cultivate relationships and ask for gifts and pledges to support the life-changing work we do here at Ablaze Ministries. They will cultivate, solicit, and steward new donors while managing relationships with existing donors. Working in this position offers: Meaningful work - This is your opportunity to have a powerful impact on the lives of people of all ages Culture and community of servant leaders who have a constant willingness to do what it takes to get the job done Competitive salary: we will aggressively compensate the right person for this position Duties and Responsibilities Support our donors in accomplishing their philanthropic goals and ambitions by cultivating a relationship and asking for recurring and annual fund gifts to grow the mission of Ablaze Ministries Schedule face-to-face meetings with donor prospects and make direct, face-to-face asks for donations Ensure existing donors feel confident about their generosity by sharing the incredible impact their resources and initiatives are having on the lives of the teens we work with Keep up with activity utilizing Breeze and DonorElf Work alongside Development team to reach team fundraising goals Assist Director of Development with appeals, events, and other tasks as assigned Expectations and Requirements To Apply This is a role in a Catholic organization. Thus, being a practicing Catholic is required. Must be committed – Deeply passionate about the Mission of Ablaze Ministries and willing to act as a servant leader; able to demonstrate tenacity and willingness to go the distance to get something done Must be coachable – Let others share and seek to understand before trying to be understood; desire to become the-best-version-of-yourself even when it is uncomfortable and not expedient Must be aware – Earn and maintain trust and confidence from your team members and donor prospects; take initiative by bringing new ideas to the team Must exhibit culture advocacy – Someone who is passionate about improving and contributing to the culture they work in Must have an undergraduate degree and at least 1 year of relevant fundraising or sales experience and a proven ability to meet objectives Must be able to make and keep friends, establishing and maintaining good working relationships both inside and outside your organization Must have honed your persuasive speaking and writing skills Must be organized, prepared, detail-oriented, and will follow through on promises How To Apply Please submit a resume, cover letter, and three recommendations to email@example.com.
Ablaze Ministries Bryan, TX, USA Full time