Associate Gift Officer

Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis

| Minneapolis, MN |  October 8, 2018 |

Poverty for no one; Opportunity for Everyone.

Job Summary
Work under the guidance and supervision of the Senior Annual Fund Manager to: manage a portfolio of mid-level individual donors, steward donors to ensure Catholic Charities is responsive to donor’s needs, cultivate donors to deepen engagement with Catholic Charities, solicit donors to ensure retention of current donors and work to recapture lapsed donors, and create and implement strategies to manage donor relationships.

Essential Functions
1. Manage a portfolio of 400 mid-level donors who have made or have the capacity to make gifts of $500 or more.
2. Establish and maintain relationships with donors to deepen engagement with the organization and increase the size of their contributions.
3. Steward donors by completing regularly scheduled gift thank you calls, mailing stewardship pieces 3-4 times per fiscal year, and periodically sharing client stories.
4. Conduct discovery and cultivations calls to invite donors to meet with a gift officer, tour program sites, participate in volunteer and advocacy opportunities, and attend annual events.
5. Solicit donors 2-3 times per fiscal year to increase donor’s contributions and make a planned gift.
6. Network with top-tier donors to identify and acquire like-minded prospective donors.
7. Utilize Raiser’s Edge database to manage donor relationships and create and implement strategies for donor engagement.
8. Participate in portfolio review 2 times per fiscal year, working within the structure of Moves Management to determine if a donor should be managed through the Annual Fund or by a Major and Planned Giving Officer.

Minimum Qualifications/Technical Expertise
• Bachelor’s Degree or two years development experience with a non-profit organization preferred.
• Goal-oriented and committed to quantifiable measures of progress and success.
• Strong written and oral communications skills required with demonstrated ability to initiate and conduct personal and direct interactions and communications with individual prospects and donors.
• Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred.
• Ability to work with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and identify with the mission, goals, and objectives of Catholic Charities.
• Willingness to work occasional early mornings, nights and/or weekends for events and donor meetings.
• Valid driver’s license acceptable to the insurance company, proof of current auto insurance and ability to pass a mandatory background screening

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