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Director of Advancement

Employer
Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc.
Location
Maryland, United States
Salary
$110,000.00 - $115,000.00
Closing date
Mar 22, 2024

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Position Type
Fundraising, Capital Campaigns
Fields
Philanthropic Advisors
Employment Type
Full Time

SUMMARY:

Reporting to and working on close collaboration with the Executive Director, the Director of Advancement will design and execute on a comprehensive develop strategy for Catholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC). The Director of Advancement will oversee and execute on donations, grants and other on-going fundraising efforts. The Director of Advancement will manage CLINIC’s advancement team. This position is a member of CLINIC’s Senior Leadership team and, as such, participates in planning and decision-making affecting the entire organization and shares responsibility for achieving the agency’s mission.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design development strategy for CLINIC work with the Senior Leadership Team to identify funds needed, preferred funding targets and approaches.
  • Conduct research, prospecting, and application to multiple donor sources, including major gifts and corporate prospects.
  • Build a robust donor base by developing and maintaining key long-term relationships with donors and prospects.
  • Train and mentor advancement staff and Senior Leadership Team on cultivating resources.
  • Communicate fundraising goals and progress to all staff, Board of Directors, and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Oversees grant proposals and reports to foundations. Regularly works with Senior Leadership and program staff to match funding interests of current and potential funders and donors.
  • Oversees resource development-related special events and campaigns.
  • Provides staff necessary direction, supervision, and support to ensure clarity in roles, responsibilities, expectations, and professional development.
  • Willing to understand, respect, and contribute to CLINIC’s vision, values, and beliefs.
  • Fulfills CLINIC’s expectations that all staff:
    1. Serve with integrity
    2. Develop innovative solutions
    3. Promote learning – for themselves, for their colleagues, and for our network
    4. Cultivate constructive relationships
    5. Model stewardship
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master's Degree, preferably in business or public administration, marketing, communications, or comparable field with significant coursework in fundraising
  • Ten (10) years of experience in resource development or fundraising for nonprofits, including five (5) years of experience managing relations with individual donors and foundations.
  • Proven success in development for a similarly situated non-profit organization, including success in fundraising from multiple donor channels.
  • Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising
  • Experience in planning, leading, and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to Senior Leadership and Board of Directors.
  • Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers across different levels of the organization and externally.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Catholic social teaching on immigration and the structure of the Catholic Church
  • Ability to travel for fundraising efforts
  • Fulfill CLINIC’s expectations that all staff:
    1. Serve with integrity
    2. Develop innovative solutions
    3. Promote learning – for themselves, for their colleagues, and for our network
    4. Cultivate constructive relationships
    5. Model stewardship

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Sedentary work. Work is performed in an office environment and requires the ability to operate standard office equipment and keyboards. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. This position requires periodic travel for trainings, site visits, special events and conferences.

Other

  • Demonstrate knowledge of and support the organizations mission, vision, value statements, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and code of ethical behavior.
  • Fulfill CLINIC’s expectations that all staff abide by the following Organization Behaviors:
    • Serve with integrity
    • Develop innovative solutions
    • Promote learning – for themselves, for their colleagues, and for our network
    • Cultivate constructive relationships
    • Model stewardship
    • Maintain a positive attitude
    • Exhibit leadership skills and initiative






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