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Director of Annual Giving

Episcopal Community Services of PA
Pennsylvania, United States
$78,000.00 - $85,000.00
Closing date
Mar 14, 2024

Join Episcopal Community Services (ECS) and help make significant changes in local communities that have far-reaching effects. At ECS, we're working towards addressing and challenging poverty at its core while ensuring the personal growth and fulfillment of ourselves and each other. Learn more about how you can join us in our mission.

Episcopal Community Services (ECS) empowers individuals and families to determine and follow their own paths. Our mission is to challenge and reduce intergenerational poverty. We envision a world where the path to prosperity is available to all.


 The Director of the ECS Annual Fund (Director of Annual Giving)  plays a crucial role in the Advancement Department to facilitate and manage a significant portion of the agency’s annual giving donors. This position supports the Chief Advancement Officer in promoting and advancing the agency’s prospect management work. This hybrid position allows telecommuting remote work with some structured office hours required.

 Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the agency’s annual budget by developing and managing cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship strategies for a significant population of annual giving donors, working with ECS management and board as appropriate. 
  • Supervise the Advancement Operations Team, consisting of the Database Manager and the Advancement Assistant, Database
  • Manage solicitation strategies across most individual giving levels, including the monthly giving circle;
  • Work with Chief Advancement Officer and Individual Giving Officer to continually review donor lists to solicit donors at the proper levels.
  • Develop selected initiatives targeting the next generation of donors and reaching beyond the Episcopal network.
  • Coordinate with members of the MARCOM department to develop strong and cohesive annual giving messages across all communications platforms.
  • Promote donor events to assigned prospects and be on hand for events 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s level degree in relevant discipline 
  • Minimum four (4) years’ experience of successful direct mailing fundraising in a non-profit environment with demonstrated ability to systematically cultivate, solicit, and steward a large number of prospective donors resulting in significant increased gifts. 
  • Demonstrated experience with email and social media forms of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Supervisory experience required 
  • Recent experience with functionality and management reports from Raiser’s Edge database view and Raiser’s Edge NXT.
  • Familiarity with advanced features of Microsoft Office suite of products
Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to interface professionally with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently, but collaboratively, in goal-oriented team environment 
  • Ability to work effectively with donor community within the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania as well as city and region.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, skilled at communications both orally and in writing.

Review the full details of this role in the attached job description. 

ECS provides a motivating work environment and encourages individual professional development. We provide a comprehensive salary and benefits package that includes: health, dental and vision insurance; short- and long-term disability; life insurance; tuition reimbursement; flexible spending accounts; training opportunities; transportation subsidies; 401(k) retirement plan; generous vacation allowance; 11 paid holidays; home purchase grants; and an employee assistance program.

 Monday - Friday with limited evenings and weekends; this hybrid position allows remote work with some structured office hours required.


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