Catholic Archbishop of Omaha: Development Officer (Full Time)

General Information
Location  3300 North 60th Street
Omaha, NE 68104
United States
Employee Type  Exempt
Job Category  Stewardship & Development
Industry  Development, Donor Relations, Fundraising
Contact Information
Email  humanresources@archomaha.org
Description

POSITION TITLE:

Stewardship and Development Officer, Newman Center

DEPARTMENT:

Stewardship and Development Office (SDO)

REPORTS TO:

Director, SDO

   

POSITION STATUS:

Exempt, Full-Time

HOURS PER WEEK:

40

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Stewardship and Development Office (SDO) advances the mission and vision of the Catholic Archdiocese of Omaha and its parishes, schools and ministries by implementing high quality and spiritually impactful programs that develop the leadership and resources to meet their priorities.  The Stewardship and Development Officer position will focus specifically on two areas: (1) implementing a plan that promotes and invites planned gifts to the Archdiocese of Omaha and its parishes, schools and ministries and (2) assist in short term in capital fundraising for the St. John Paul II Newman Center.

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Work with SDO Director and Estate Planning Committee to formalize and implement a plan that promotes and invites planned gifts to support the archdiocese and its apostolates.
    • Maintain a portfolio of current and prospective donors to cultivate, invite and steward their support
    • Implement the Estate Planning Program plan:
      • Expand the awareness and understanding of the impact a planned gift to the archdiocese can make through such vehicles as advertising and hosted events and workshops
      • Steward those who have named the archdiocese in their estate plans
      • Work with parishes to implement a comprehensive program to encourage planned giving in parishes and schools
  • Work with SDO Director, JPII Newman Center Director and Development Committee to create and implement strategies for a successful plan to raise $1.5 million in gifts and intentions by December 2017 for the final phase of construction of the JPII Newman Center, the Oratory. Strategies to include: personal visits, direct mail, information gatherings
  • Support other critical efforts in the Stewardship and Development Office: Omaha Archdiocesan Educational and Parish Foundations, Archbishop’s Committee for Development, Stewardship and Development Education and Networking Series, Archbishop’s Annual Appeal

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

Active member of a Catholic parish and commitment to the mission of the Catholic Church and Archdiocese of Omaha

Ability to work on a team and contribute to a positive and supportive work environment

Detail oriented and strong organizational skills

Ability to ask prospective donors for gifts to support the efforts of the archdiocese

Ability to lead staff and volunteers successfully

Strong understanding of the essential components of Development

Ability to develop relationships on behalf of the archdiocese

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Ability to implement marketing and communications strategies

Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, communication or other related field.

Minimum of five years of experience in nonprofit development work with an emphasis on annual fund programs.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS: PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

 

N/A

Less than 10%

11% to 49%

Greater than 50%

WORK ENVIRONMENT

N/A

Less than 10%

11% to 49%

Greater than 50%

Stand

 

x

 

 

Other: running

x

 

 

 

Walk

 

x

 

 

Quiet environment

 

 

 

Sit

 

 

 

x

Other: environmental noise

x

 

 

 

Talk or hear

 

 

x

 

 

Displays manual dexterity

 

 

x

 

Weight  Demands

Climb or balance

x

 

 

 

Up to 10 pounds

 

x

 

 

Stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl

x

 

 

 

Up to 20 pounds

x

 

 

 

Reach with hands and arms

 

x

 

 

Up to 40 pounds

x

 

 

 

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing

 

x

 

 

Up to 100 pounds

x

 

 

 

Visual:  looking at computer screen

 

 

 

x

More than 100 pounds

x

 

 

 

  • Routine office environment; ADA-accessible building.
  • Requires sitting for the majority of work duration; involves typing and other repetitive movement.

 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS

  •  N/A
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