Centennial Campaign Manager

Job title: Centennial Campaign Manager 

FLSA Status: Full Time, Exempt 

Classification: Professional 

Department: Development 

Reports to: Director of Development / Deputy Director of Development

Supervisory Responsibilities:  No

Summary: The Centennial Campaign Manager is a leading senior member of the Development Department with a focus on supporting the Department's efforts to achieve the Centennial Campaign $100 million goal successfully. The Campaign Manager is responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting donors for gifts at $25,000+ range. Reporting to the Director of Development and supporting the efforts of the Deputy Director of Development, the Centennial Campaign Manager will help ensure the successful implementation of the Centennial Campaign plan. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Review existing campaign plans and strategies and recommend appropriate adjustments that address challenges and take advantage of opportunities
  • Identify, cultivate, new major donor prospects, both individual and corporations
  • Solicit new donors and current donors, both individuals, corporations for gifts at $25,000+ levels
  • Collaborate with Centennial Campaign Committee members and other Board members, on donor cultivation events and provide timely and on-going stewardship of all prospects
  • As lead liaison with the Centennial Campaign Committee, prepare materials for the quarterly meeting, including financial reports and other relevant KPI data that measures performance against campaign goals
  • In association with members of the Centennial Campaign Committee, follow-up on recommendations made by committee members and report back to committee on next steps
  • Work with Deputy Director of Development to produce and distribute Annual Report and other fundraising reports and collateral material.
  • Additional responsibilities on an ad hoc or ongoing basis as assigned to successfully integrating the Centennial Campaign goals into Catholic Charities ongoing fundraising activities
  • Other duties assigned


Education and experience required: 

•    Bachelor's degree and at least four years' fundraising experience including proven success interacting and cultivating        new major donors as well as securing major gifts from current donors
•    Proven ability to create a climate of confidence and trust on the part of donors
•    Ability to track the progress of each major account using Raisers Edge and other database programs
•    Established track record of identifying, cultivating, soliciting, closing, and maintaining major gifts from individuals
•    Able to build strong professional relationships with donors and their advisors
•    Proven ability to work well with teams in complex situations and to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Skills, Licenses, and competencies required: 

•    Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office
•    Working knowledge of Raiser's Edge a plus
•    Superior communication skills
•    Well-honed interpersonal skills; ability to interact comfortably with individuals at all levels
•    High energy, enthusiasm, and a strong work ethic
•    A team-oriented, collaborative style
•    Excellent organizational, time-management, and follow-up skills
•    Able to participate in agency/community events, as necessary
•    A genuine interest in the Catholic Charities mission


Job Summary

Centennial Campaign Manager
Bachelor's Degree

How to Apply

Applicants must submit a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and qualifications, and state their position of interest and desired compensation. Submissions without this information will not be considered.

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