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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit,
Phoenix, AZ

“As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” – 1 Peter 4:10

Responding to the Holy Father’s call to minister to the young, serve the poor and create a culture through Spirit-filled evangelization, the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit have established a position to advance their mission to serve the Church.

The Director of Development will provide groundbreaking leadership to fulfill the Community’s mission while broadening the impact of their vision. The Director’s efforts will motivate lay and community leaders to advance the work of the Friars through the meaningful contribution of their gifts and talents.

This is an opportunity for the Director to build a strategic roadmap for the Friars’ fundraising initiatives by engaging donors and leaders throughout communities served by the organization. The Director is tasked with developing effective fundraising strategies that will foster accomplishment of the Friars’ mission.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership in conceiving and implementing a comprehensive development program including timeline and measurable outcomes.
  • Leadership and management of all fundraising initiatives.
  • Work with community leadership to identify and solicit major gift prospects for their mission work.
  • Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with donor and leadership prospects.
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with the leadership of the Diocese of Phoenix and surrounding communities.
  • Create and maintain all marketing initiatives, both print and electronic.
  • Work with lay volunteers to advance the mission of the Friars.
  • Establish and manage all development outlets including gift processing, prospect research, grant writing, and drafting of print communications, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) and 5-7 years of development experience
  • Measurable fundraising progress year over year
  • Entrepreneur with a faith-filled heart to serve the community
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills, along with written and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of fundraising & database platforms
  • Evening/weekend work occasionally required, as well as travel to cultivate donors
  • In full communion with the Roman Catholic Church; have an understanding of the practices, teachings and policies

Please send cover letter, with salary history and resume, to info@ruotoloassoc.com

 

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DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Grand Canyon University, Newman Center,
Phoenix, AZ

This unique opportunity to raise funds for a Newman Center at a non-denominational evangelical university exists because the Franciscan Friars of the Holy Spirit wish to advance their mission to serve the Church through college ministry. Created through a culture of Spirit-filled evangelization, the Friars have established this position for the energetic and dynamic Catholic whose understanding of stewardship will translate to a successful marketing and development campaign.

The Director of Development will enthusiastically fulfill the Friar’s mission and broaden the impact of their vision through this college ministry. The Director will nurture and foster a strong relationship with the college faithful and drive the efforts to motivate lay and community leaders in advancing the work of the Friars through the meaningful contribution of their gifts and talents.

Working collaboratively with the Friars, the Director will develop and build a strategic roadmap for marketing and fundraising initiatives, engaging donors and leaders throughout the Grand Canyon University alumni and student body community, and beyond.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Provide leadership in conceiving and implementing a comprehensive development program including timeline and measurable outcomes.
  • Management and leadership of all fundraising initiatives.
  • Work with community leadership to identify and solicit major gift prospects that will advance mission work.
  • Cultivate and maintain effective relationships with donor and leadership prospects.
  • Develop a collaborative relationship with the leadership of the Diocese of Phoenix, and surrounding communities.
  • Create and maintain all marketing initiatives, both print and electronic.
  • Work with lay volunteers to advance the mission of the Friars.
  • Manage and develop all development outlets; including gift processing, prospect research, grant writing, and drafting of print communications, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) and 5-7 years of development experience
  • Measurable fundraising progress year over year
  • Entrepreneurial spirit with a faith-filled heart to serve the community
  • Excellent organizational and managerial skills, along with written and oral communication skills
  • Knowledge of fundraising & database platforms
  • Evening/weekend work occasionally required as well as travel to cultivate donors
  • In full communion with the Roman Catholic Church; have an understanding of the practices, principles and policies.

Please send cover letter, with salary history and resume, to info@ruotoloassoc.com

 

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