Chapter Job Center

The AFP Indiana Chapter (AFP-IC) does have a job posting service.  For only $300, your position will be posted on the AFP-IC website for 30 days*, and a blast email will be sent to all members with job details and instructions on how to apply. 

*Note - extensions on postings are available

FORMAT - Job title, Organization name, Organization overview, primary responsibilities, desired qualifications, contact information.

For more information, or to post your position online, please contact Sara Nash at 317-824-0940 or afpic@nashams.com. 

Current Postings Shown Below - Date Added

Fundraising Specialist, ALS Association Indiana Chapter - February 26, 2021
Manager of Grants and Administration, Center for Leadership Development - February 4, 2021
Development Associate, Damar Services - January 28, 2021
Director of Development, Catholic Youth Organization - January 26, 2021
Chief Development Officer, Wheeler Mission - January 21, 2021
Major Gift Officer, Cross Catholic Outreach - January 8, 2021

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FUNDRAISING SPECIALIST

Organization:  ALS Association Indiana Chapter
Date Posted:  February 26, 2021

Position: Fundraising Specialist
Position Type: Salary/Exempt/Entry Level
Salary: low/mid $40K’s

The ALS Association Indiana Chapter (ALSA-IN) has an opportunity for a Fundraising Specialist serving state of Indiana territory. Headquarters office located in Indianapolis, IN.

Fundraising Specialist will be the go-to person and problem-solver for all participant and donor inquiries, providing customer service efforts for events and constituent centered programs, including technology support for fundraising platforms. He/She will also direct marketing and communication activities, create social media content, maintain chapter, and event websites, lead Peer to Peer (P2P) fundraising efforts.

Revenue generation of $350,000.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Monitors financial expenditures and progress against budgetary plan and takes appropriate measures to meet top line and bottom-line goals ensuring achieving revenue targets.
  • Participate in community fundraising opportunities/events through various business development techniques including prospecting, targeted follow-up, and new lead generation.
  • Comfortable with prospect identification, pipeline development, prospect research and relationship management throughout the donor lifecycle.
  • Efficiently responds to customer service inquiries, with an eye to promoting and encouraging fundraising-focused behaviors in support of the mission of The Association.
  • Walk to Defeat ALS – He/She is responsible for the creation and implementation of P2P fundraising including donor stewardship and relationship management, marketing of special event and strategic planning.
    • Manage and coach Team Captains towards establishing recruitment and monetary goals based on market potential and role in achieving goals.
    • Building relationships with Team Captains, through frequent face-to-face/virtual meetings according to the Walk to Defeat ALS timeline and business plan.
    • Conducting a minimum of 10 face-to-face/virtual meetings per week.
    • Recruit and manage volunteers to implement and successfully complete day of event logistics.
    • Update Walk to Defeat ALS website(s) and shareable content.
  • Facilitate the day-to-day operations / logistics of Walk to Defeat ALS, Community Fundraising Events, and ALS Today and Tomorrow Webinar Series.
  • Provide thorough, timely, and accurate data entry of relevant information.
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors for all Chapter programs and events.
  • Work in tandem with the Director of Development to identify potential corporate and mid/major gift constituents.
  • Perform administrative, event planning, marketing, social media, and other tasks related to P2P fundraising.
  • Complete projects in a timely manner utilizing pre-defined timelines agreed upon by the Development team.
  • Work collaboratively with Development Director and Executive Director
  • All other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s degree (Business or Non-Profit Management preferred) and/or 1+ years’ experience in sales, fundraising or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledge of community organization, sales, fundraising, and marketing principles, practices, techniques, and trends.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, including large and small group presentations, group facilitation, and training. Skill in written communications to include clear and concise narrative reports, evaluations and similar narrative pieces.
  • Knowledge of forming strategic partnerships with Fortune 1000 companies or similar type organizations.
  • Ability to travel up to 25% and overnight travel up to 5%.
  • Ability and willingness to work irregular hours including evenings and weekends to attend meetings beyond the framework of the normal working schedule Monday – Friday 9am-5pm.
  • Basic knowledge and skill with to use relevant tools (e.g., Salesforce, Classy, Blackbaud, Luminate, Microsoft Suite, etc.) word processing, email, presentations, and fundraising tracking.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 30 pounds with the expectation that items in excess would be broken down into smaller components or additional assistance is required before lifting and/or moving.
  • Attracting talented, committed employees means offering a competitive benefits package, ongoing national and local professional development and training, and a diverse and inclusive environment in which to work and grow.
Benefits
50% paid medical, dental, vision insurance (employee only), STD, Life Insurance, AD&D, and paid time off.

About ALS and The ALS Association Indiana Chapter

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) otherwise known as Lou Gehrig disease, is a 100% fatal progressive neurodegenerative disease that affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord. Motor neurons reach from the brain to the spinal cord and from the spinal cord to the muscles throughout the body. When the motor neurons die the patients lose their ability to speak, eat, move, and eventually breathe. Average life expectancy is two to five years.

The ALS Association Indiana Chapter was founded in 1997 by two families touched by ALS to serve the needs of Hoosiers and their families living with the disease. Our mission is to discover treatments and a cure for ALS, and to serve, advocate for, and empower people affected by ALS to live their lives to the fullest. The Chapter serves more than 500 patients and 2,500 caregivers across the state of Indiana.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to Tina Kaetzel, Executive Director tina@alsaindiana.org.

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MANAGER OF GRANTS AND ADMINISTRATION

Organization:  Center for Leadership Development
Date Posted:  February 4, 2021

Department:  Development
Reports to:  Director of Development
Travel Required:  Local
Type of position:  Full-time, Exempt
Hours:  40

GENERAL POSITION DESCRIPTION
As a member of the Development Team, the Manager of Grants and Administration coordinates, implements, and facilitates all stages of grant writing and coordination including data management, tracking deadlines and reporting deliverables.  This role regularly reports progress of grant goals to the Director of Development.  It is essential that the person in this role have excellent written communication, strong organizational skills, and comprehensive knowledge of the CLD organization, history, fundraising issues and fundraising resources.


ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinates grant research and submission processes ensuring the effective execution of all proposal and report submissions.
  • Leads the preparation of assigned grant proposals and reports.
  • Ensures effective coordination with CLD leadership on grant proposal and reporting submissions well before the deadline.
  • Identifies and solicits potential funders by monitoring public and private funding source notices and publications.
  • Maintains a comprehensive grants management tracking system in Donor Perfect to ensure the successful submission of all grant proposals and reports.
  • Develops forms, processes, procedures and measurement tools for the purpose of implementing grants.
  • Communicates to relevant staff all grant approvals received, including a copy of CLD's grant request, information from the funder regarding any reporting requirements and other pertinent information, if appropriate.
  • Aims to meet or exceed grant revenue goals.
  • Regularly collaborates with the Accountant to deliver grant budgets.
  • Coordinates the donor stewardship plan, including a quarterly CLD organizational electronic or print donor-focused newsletter.
  • Supports DonorPerfect database maintenance and focuses on data integrity and reporting.
  • Conducts monthly DonorPerfect audit of Development Assistant's data entry.
  • Supports the creation of donor-focused materials.
  • Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedure for grant management process. Follows Standard Operating Procedures and duties as assigned in Monday.com by Director of Development to include details of carrying out major development projects such as: the Minority Achiever's Dinner, CLD Golf Outing and College Prep Conference.
  • Functions as backup support in the gift acknowledgement process.
  • Complies with mandatory attendance at the following annual CLD events: Minority Achiever's Awards and Scholarship Gala, College Prep Conference and Indiana Black Expo.

WORK EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENT
  • Minimum of five years grant research, grant proposal writing and grant reporting.
  • Minimum of three years' experience in developing grants for education-related projects and activities.
  • Superior writing, editing, and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience working in deadline-driven environments.
  • Familiarity with Donor Perfect software, a highly configurable database platform.

ATTRIBUTES

  • Communicator. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-starter. Takes the initiative to not only identify a problem but work to solve it.
  • Team player. Works well independently, but recognizes value of working with teams.
  • Flexible. Must be willing to learn quickly and respond to changing environment.
  • Efficient. Able to multi-task, prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast paced, customer-oriented environment while being detailed and highly organized.
  • Passion. Must be excited about the CLD mission and the youth we serve.
  • Impeccable character.

EDUCATION and/or CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS

BA or BS degree in any field, preferable in communications or related field.

 

Please send cover letter and resume to Melanie Frazier, CFRE at mfrazier@cldinc.org



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DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE

Organization:  Damar Services
Date Posted:  January 28, 2021


Damar Services is Indiana's largest and only provider of the full continuum of care for 1,500 people of all ages with developmental, intellectual, and behavioral disabilities. Damar daily treats and cares for these individuals from around the state and from other states when there is no local alternative for their care. Damar’s 86-acre main campus includes therapeutic residential housing, treatment and counseling areas, recreational and educational buildings, an Independent Life Skills Training Center, and natural green spaces, as well as secure and monitored picnic areas, playgrounds, recreation fields, and sensory playgrounds as well as family suites for family time. 

The Development Associate for the Damar Foundation manages the donor database, provides administrative support to the Foundation staff, assists with the development and execution of events, and supports the stewardship of donors. 

Responsibilities:

  • Manages Raiser’s Edge database including updating donor records, processing donations, running thank you letters, compiling mailing lists, and generating reports.
  • Carries out administrative duties such as drafting and editing letters and documents, corresponding with constituents, assembling information packets, and maintaining donor files.
  • Assists with the development and execution of multiple annual events with the Foundation and the Damar Guild.
  • Supports the Foundation staff by communicating with donors, assisting with donor stewardship and relationship building.
  • Assists with the oversight of direct mail campaigns, annual appeals, quarterly newsletters, and the annual report to the community.
  • Responsible for Foundation Board of Directors and Advancement Committee correspondence and meeting preparations.
  • Produces mailings to donors and distinguished donor society programs.
  • Works closely with the Foundation Operations Director to ensure effective donor stewardship.
  • Maintains office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level, anticipates needed supplies, and placing orders.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance, troubleshooting malfunctions, calling for repairs, and maintaining equipment inventories.
  • Will adhere to all policies and procedures as defined in the Employee Handbook and Damar Operational Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Takes pride and ownership in Damar’s facilities and assigned work areas.
  • Attends mandatory staff meeting and other meetings as assigned.
  • Completes and updates mandatory training and other licensure related items in a timely manner.
  • Maintains documentation that is accurate and legible.

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications, or other advancement related field is a plus, but not required.
  • Experience in database management or an equivalent process is highly recommended.
  • Some experience in fundraising a plus.

 

To Apply: Development Associate Application

 

Please contact Emily Wilson at emilywi@damar.org with any questions.


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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Organization:  Catholic Youth Organization
Date Posted:  January 26, 2021



Mission Statement:
The Catholic Youth Organization, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, exists to deepen relationships with Jesus Christ and one another, to celebrate the God-given gifts of each individual and to enhance faith formation and personal development of youth by providing athletic, camping and enrichment opportunities.

The CYO is seeking a Director of Development. This individual is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all CYO fundraising efforts, including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

Candidates must embrace the mission of the Catholic Youth Organization with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in fundraising and a bachelor’s degree or higher. The Director of Development must have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising and planned giving with a focus on deferred gifts. Candidates should have strong interpersonal and writing skills along with organizational skills and ability to complete tasks and goals. Must oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities and the annual fund program.

To apply, please email your cover letter, resume and list of references in confidence to:

Bruce Scifres
Executive Director
Catholic Youth Organization
Archdiocese of Indianapolis
E-mail: bscifres@cyoarchindy.org

Application deadline is February 12, 2021.

POSITION SUMMARY:
The CYO Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all CYO fundraising efforts, including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Must embrace the mission of the Catholic Youth Organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
  • Have knowledge and experience in fundraising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.
  • Ability to motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
  • Must build external relationships & do personal donor visits/solicitations.
  • Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
  • Organizational skills and ability to complete tasks and goals.
  • Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, availability for community events, self-confidence, and good listening ability.
  • Minimum bachelor’s degree required.
  • 5 years minimum experience in professional fundraising.
JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Meet prospective donors and supporters on a continual basis to establish effective communication.
  • Grow a major gifts program including identification, cultivation and solicitation of major donors.
  • Oversee grant opportunities including research, proposal writing, and reporting requirements.
  • Build the planned giving program with a focus on deferred gifts.
  • Direct the annual fund program, including mailings and annual fundraising drives.
  • Direct capital campaigns and other major fundraising drives.
  • Coordinate fundraising special events.
  • Oversee prospect research.
  • Make public appearances to share information about CYO/CYO Camp with the community.
  • Oversee fundraising database and tracking systems.
  • Oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities.
  • Maintain gift recognition programs.
  • Always demonstrate professional conduct.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.
SALARY/BENEFITS:
Competitive/commensurate with experience and other qualifications.

APPLICATION: Email resume to Bruce Scifres (Executive Director): bscifres@cyoarchindy.org

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CHIEF DEVELOPMENT OFFICER

Organization:  Wheeler Mission
Date Posted:  January 21, 2021



Dear Applicant, 

Wheeler has been blessed with strong leadership from its very founding. It has been amazing to watch how God has led people into this ministry, or up in this ministry and developed them into leaders. It has been His drawing people into this ministry that has allowed it to continue its outreach to the poor, the needy, the addicted, and those who find themselves homeless. 

We now find ourselves in a state of transition. Those who have served in the Executive/Management group of this ministry have done so with honor, determination, dignity, and feeling a real call into this ministry. The Executive Team consists of people who understand ministry, finance, human resources, fund raising, special events and many other aspects which contributes to its success. 

We are seeking to fill the role of Chief Development Officer. This position is responsible for the total fundraising and public relations of the ministry. On our website, you will find a description of the outreaches at Wheeler Mission. This will get you familiar with the vital ministry that Wheeler has in Indianapolis and Bloomington. The Position Description below describes the role this person plays in the ministry. You can certainly read more about Wheeler at our website www.wheelermission.org, and here is a link to give you an “inside look” at what Wheeler Mission is all about!  https://youtu.be/UBpxqS-VxNc

If you are interested in submitting your resume to be considered as a candidate, I encourage you to do so. 

 

Sincerely,

Rick A. Alvis

President / CEO

 

 

Position Description

 

Position Summary:

The Chief Development Officer (CDO) is the senior leader of Development and reports to the President/CEO. The CDO is responsible for coordinating activities related to the analysis, planning, execution, control, and evaluation of fund raising, donor relations and services, marketing, public relations, and special events. Acts as advisor to the President/CEO and Executive Team on issues related to fundraising, donor relations, and public relations. The CDO accomplishes those tasks through the supervision of teams responsible for fund raising, marketing, special events, volunteers, communications, donor services, grants, major gifts, and planned gifts.

 

Wheeler Mission (WM) is a privately funded 501 (c) 3 non-profit, evangelical Christian ministry whose designated purpose is religious.  We are a Christ-centered ministry which is dedicated to sharing the Gospel and helping the homeless and impoverished.  Wheeler Mission considers every position one of ministry and a vital and valued part of our team. Therefore, it is essential that all employees of Wheeler Mission have a personal relationship with Jesus Christ and subscribe to our Mission, Vision, Statement of Faith, Core Values, and Qualifications for Employment upon hire and continuously while employed.  Employees are encouraged and expected to share the Gospel as opportunities arise.

 

Qualifications: 

To perform the essential functions of this position successfully, an individual must demonstrate the following competencies: 

  1. Possess a sincere love of Christ and maintain a Christian walk that is evident of that love. Individual must be willing to sign and adhere to the Wheeler Mission (WM) Statement of Faith.
  2. Possess an aptitude for management and Christian leadership.
  3. Interpersonal skills – maintains confidentiality, remains open to others’ ideas, exhibits a willingness to try new things; prioritizes work activities, uses time efficiently and develops realistic action plans.
  4. Adaptability – adapts well to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands and responds effectively to emergencies, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events. Must possess the ability to work effectively in a team environment with the Executive Team, employees, guests, and volunteers, and be equally effective working on individual projects with minimal direct supervision.
  5. Oral Communications – speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations, demonstrates the ability to speak professionally – must be able to interpret spoken communications. Must possess the ability to speak in public relations or educational settings to small or large groups, and conduct team meetings.
  6. Written Communications – must be able to read and interpret written information and communicate professionally in writing without spelling or grammatical errors.
  7. Dependability – consistently at work and on time, willing to work holidays and overtime when required, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve personal performance.

 

Essential Requirements:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions: 

  1. Manage existing and develop new fundraising initiatives, including designing and implementing strategies for generating increased revenue for programs and capital needs. Routinely meets one-on-one with major donors.
  2. Oversee creation of all written fundraising materials, including grant proposals, reports, appeal letters, special event invitations, etc. Develops professional partnerships and coalitions with outside vendors to advance Wheeler Mission’s annual fundraising activities through direct mail appeals, major donors, foundations, special events, capital gift campaigns, annual operating gifts, and other areas as directed by the President/CEO.
  3. Produce and publish mass communications marketing campaigns using WM website, Facebook, Twitter, and other appropriate social media sites consistent with Wheeler Mission’s faith-based ministry principles, goals, and objectives. Collaborates with Marketing Director to develop the advertising, marketing, and promotion plans.
  4. Cultivates and maintains a positive relationship with local Indianapolis and Bloomington media outlets. Develops positive press releases for rapid response to critical events in the daily news cycle. Ensures media strategy is consistent, timely, newsworthy, and reflects Wheeler Mission’s programs strategic vision.
  5. Responsible for developing and maintaining accurate information in the Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge donor data base. Provides direction and oversight to Donor Services documenting donations and personal information, maintaining confidentiality of the donor data base. Partners with the CFO and Accounting Department to enhance and maintain gift processing policies and procedures to ensure thorough and accurate record-keeping of cash and Gift-In-Kind donations.
  6. Responsible for supervising, motivating, training, and evaluating the communications, marketing, donor services, volunteer services, special projects, major gifts, grants, and special events personnel. Looks for opportunities to increase employee engagement.
  7. Collaborates with Human Resources (HR) to establish legal and effective personnel policies and programs including, hiring, employee orientation, training, performance evaluations, and terminations. Responsible for creating and sending personnel documents to HR for storage in permanent personnel files.
  8. Develops and manages the Development Department’s annual budget. Monitors departmental expenses, adhering to WM Internal Control policies/procedures. Continually looks for areas of potential savings. CDO is responsible for the Development and Gift-In-Kind Manuals and works to obtain compliance throughout the organization.
  9. CDO is responsible for planning and conducting Wheeler Mission special events, including, developing safety and security plans in cooperation with the Safety and Security Committee.

 

Work Environment:

Works primarily in development and public relations program areas and interacts with people at all levels of the organization and community, including donors, employees, program guests, volunteers, vendors, community organizations, and Central Indiana churches. Works primarily out of the downtown Administrative Offices, but frequently travels to Bloomington to oversee donor programs, volunteer operations, and special events. Meets weekly, and as-needed either in-person or electronically with Development Directors and staff personnel. This position is eligible to work from home or off-site.

 

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work primarily in an office environment. Physical demands are minimal. Special events generally occur outside in seasonal weather conditions.

 

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice at the discretion of the President/CEO. 

  1. Required to attend all Executive Team meetings, Leadership Meetings, and Staff Gatherings.
  2. Compiles periodic reports for the President/CEO and Board of Directors.
  3. Numerous speaking engagements at community churches, businesses, and civic organizations.
  4. Schedules multiple individual meetings each week with existing and potential major donors.
  5. Develop the annual department objectives, work plans, and schedule. This includes: developing and supervising all publications that represent the ministries of Wheeler Mission, coordinating and managing a planned giving program, implementing and directing major gift solicitation program to corporations and affluent individuals, writing foundation grants for annual operations, capital projects, and program expansion funding.
  6. The CDO will establish working relationships with local media and will be the primary “on camera” ambassador for WM. The CDO will write and submit press releases and media advisories at the direction of the President/CEO.
  7. Present a realistic annual budget for Development to the President/CEO. Budget request must include funding recommendations and Development goals and objectives during the budget period.
  8. Maintain some type of function in the ministering to individuals within the organization. This may include weekly devotions among the Development team, or occasionally speaking in all-staff gatherings.
  9. Organizes and guides capital campaigns including:
  10. CDO directs the coordination of capital campaigns in conjunction with the President/CEO and the capital campaign Chair. This includes identifying prospects, arranging meetings with prospects, and overseeing special events for the campaign.
  11. Develop profiles for prospective donors and current donors through research and leads provided from participants in the campaign.
  12. Encourage, motivate, and gives direction to board members and the President/CEO on cultivating potential donors.
  13. Prepare proposals for potential individual donors, foundations, churches, and corporations.
  14. Develop the necessary promotional materials for capital campaigns.

 

Required Education and Experience:

  1. Must possess a B.A. or B.S. degree from an accredited college or university.
  2. Must possess professional training in Business Administration, Non-Profit Administration, Communications, Public Relations, Journalism, English, or a closely related field of endeavor.
  3. Two (2) years of experience in working in a non-profit organization or Christian ministry.
  4. Five (5) years of experience working in an upper level supervisory or management role.
  5. Must have a sincere love for the Lord and a desire to see individuals come to a personal relationship with Christ and grow in Him.
  6. Must be in agreement with the philosophy and policies of the ministry and be able to view this as a team ministry with a servant's heart.
  7. Must possess high-level knowledge and experience in leadership, fund-raising/development, public speaking, and administration.

 

Preferred Education and Experience:

  1. Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Non-Profit Administration, Corporate Communications, Public Relations, Management, or Journalism.
  2. Five (5) years of experience working in a Development Department with annual revenues exceeding $10 million.
  3. Proven experience in planned giving, middle/major donor cultivation, or capital campaign fundraising.

 

Background Investigation and Drug Testing:

  1. After a “conditional offer of employment” is made, the individual must pass a background investigation which includes a consumer credit investigative report.
  2. Wheeler Mission has a mandatory drug testing policy for all new employees. The successful applicant must submit to and pass a drug and/or alcohol test. This drug and/or alcohol testing may occur any time after the applicant receives a conditional offer of employment. All employees must sign and adhere to WM Drugs and Alcohol policy and remain free from addiction to drugs or alcohol.

 

Statement of Conflict of Interest/Confidentiality

This position requires a Conflict of Interest Statement and a Confidentiality Statement.
 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

The CDO position directly supervises 6-10 Department Directors, with an overall staff of 25 to 30 employees.

 

Expected Hours of Work:

This is a full-time 40-hour per week position, with flexibility, generally working, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening, weekend, overtime, and work on holidays may be required as job duties demand. Must be willing to be available on-call.

 

Travel:

Frequent travel between Indianapolis and Bloomington is required. Travel is primarily local during the business day.

 

To Apply: CDO Job Posting




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MAJOR GIFT OFFICER

Organization:  Cross Catholic Outreach
Date Posted:  January 8, 2021

Department:  Major Donors

Report to:  International Development Manager

Educational or Certification Requirements:  Bachelor's degree

Experience Requirements:  Minimum 5 years of successful fundraising experience for a non-profit or equivalent experience in a related field with field sales or territory management.

Position Summary:
This regional major gift officer position, aka International Development Officer, is responsible for maintaining and increasing funding from major donors in their assigned region through effective identification, cultivation and solicitation. The focus of this position is to identify and deepen long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donor interests, passions and values. Position will be remote and working with donors in Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Require/Preferred:
  •  A sound working knowledge of fundraising principles.
  • Proven ability to work independently and effectively with donors and as part of a team.
  • Proven success in strategic planning and execution of major gifts campaigns.
  • Proven ability to effectively communicating Cross’ major donor projects and goals.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and resolve problems quickly.
  • Commitment to Christian-based fundraising.
  • Commitment to professional ethics in working with highly confidential, sensitive information.
  • Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to respond adeptly to rapidly changing priorities and ability to work well under pressure.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills.
  • Database management skills and proficiency with Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to travel internationally and domestically several times a year for meetings, donor visits and gatherings within assigned regions.
  • Ability to accompany donors on international vision/mission trips to visit Cross projects in developing countries.
Duties and Responsibilities

Relationship Management and Solicitation (65%) Act as primary relationship manager for individual donors to reach or exceed annual funding goals; play lead role in soliciting and closing major gifts; and meet or exceed the expected level of donor activity each week and month, i.e., number of calls, asks, personal correspondence, personal visits etc.

Cultivation and Stewardship (25%) Actively thank donors for support, welcome new donors to the organization and facilitate access to executive team and other departments.

Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation (10%) Uphold set process protocol for organization and department related to donor records and accurate documentation of all interactions with donors.

Salary range is from $56,000 to $70,000.  Benefits include medical, dental vision, 401K, PTO and FSA to name a few.  Interested candidates should submit a resume to hr@crosscatholic.org.



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