atholic Charities is one of the largest, most comprehensive
human services agencies in Northern California, reaching more than
32,000 individuals a year in San Francisco, San Mateo, and Marin
counties. We tackle some of the most pressing challenges in our
community – homelessness, generational poverty, inequality, aging
in isolation, HIV-AIDS, and immigration to name a few – with
determination, expertise, and collaborative problem-solving with
those we serve. As an integral part of our communities, we work to
keep our neighborhoods diverse, productive, safe, and healthy
through our more than 30 programs, comprehensive services, and
social justice advocacy. We bolster our neighbors – single mothers,
adults and families experiencing homelessness, adults with
disabilities, seniors, children and youth, people living with
HIV/AIDS, and immigrants – when they need help, solutions, and
hope. We are compassionate caregivers, ardent advocates, and
champions of those in need. If you are eager to have a substantive
impact on the lives of others and the health of our community,
apply here. Join us as we change lives.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
JOB SUMMARY: The Annual Fund Officer is responsible to develop and
implement a comprehensive, metrics-driven annual giving plan, drive
long-term donor cultivation and stewardship, and grow revenue from
various constituencies. The Annual Fund Officer will collaborate
closely with the Chief Philanthropy Officer, development
colleagues, volunteers and parishes to coordinate a comprehensive
fundraising plan each year providing short-term and long-term
vision to this essential development function.
- Create, execute and evaluate the plan for annual giving that
reaches all constituencies
- Develop mailings, outreach, through paper mail, electronic
mail, SMS, parish appeals, social media, and other methods of mass
- Develop an achievable stewardship plan for all Catholic
- Improve outreach and giving from communities of color in the
- Working with our Corporate/Foundation Director, develop a cause
marketing fundraising strategy.
- Coordinate communications strategy around fundraising campaigns
to educate and cultivate a culture of philanthropy in support of
- Meet regularly with the Chief Philanthropy Officer.
- Work in tandem with Database Coordinator on donor recognition
- Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to
assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or
ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required.
- 5 years of successful fundraising experience, preferably in
secondary education in annual giving, development, advancement
services, or related field.
- Minimum 3 years project management experience and supervisory
experience. Volunteer management experience is preferred but not
Knowledge, Skills &
- Total resonance with the mission, vision, and values of
Catholic Charities including a demonstrated commitment to
diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- A self-starter and team player with a sense of urgency who is
driven to learn and continually identify and determine ways to
improve their fundraising implementation and professional skills
and source and solve problems and challenges that arise.
- Develop and present recommendations for the modernization of
internal systems and updated best practices.
- Demonstrate complete integrity and inspire trust in order to
effectively establish and maintain cooperative working
relationships within a diverse, multicultural environment and
promote and contribute to an inclusive and respectful
- Strong interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with a
wide-ranging audience, including leadership, parents, volunteers,
alumnae, faculty/staff, and external
- Proficient in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge
- Track record of donor relations and donor acquisition
- History of meeting or exceeding budget income
- Demonstrates the necessary attitudes, knowledge and skills to
deliver culturally competent services and work effectively in
Council on Accreditation (COA) roles
- Is responsible for accurate and timely data entry that
aids Performance and Quality Improvement (PQI) reporting and case
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may
be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- Frequent bending, standing, stooping, kneeling, reaching,
twisting, and walking.
- Frequent lifting, pushing and pulling.
- Frequent repetitive motions: Making substantial movements
(motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
- Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds
of force constantly to move objects.
- The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform
an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures;
transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; and extensive
- Driving is required for this position.
If driving a car is required for the position, incumbent must have
a valid California driver's license and be able to provide proof of
DMV record and personal insurance (if
The work environment characteristics described here are
representative of those an employee encounters while performing the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations
may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
- The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate in accordance with a typical office environment
- Occasionally exposed to perfume or scents in personal care
products used by employees and visitors
DISCLAIMER: The above statements are
intended to describe the general nature and level of work being
performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not
to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All
personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal
responsibilities from time to time, as needed.