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30 Jan 2020

Full-Time Director of Mission Advancment 32 hours/wk

 Maplewood, Minnesota, United States

Job Description

The Mission Advancement Manager is responsible for implementing grant writing, major gifts, special events, communications and planned giving on behalf of the Monastery. This is a 32 hour per week position.

  • Establish short and long-range goals for fundraising
  • Identify and approach foundations, corporations and agencies for funding support
  • In collaboration with the Finance Department, prepare and meet the department’s annual budgetResponsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding relationships with individual major donors
  • Coordinate the planning and marketing of special events
  • Supervise Mission Advancement Office volunteers and staff and manage daily operations
  • Create and distribute monthly e-newsletter and bi-annual “Passages” newsletter
  • Chairperson of Communications, Fundraising and Website Design Committees

Other responsibilities as assigned

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years of successful fundraising management and strategic planning experience.
  • Understanding of Catholic and Christian Tradition and Benedictine values, preferred
  • Demonstrated interpersonal, written and oral communications skills and writing experience
  • Experience with Microsoft suite of programs required and understanding of development database programs required
  • Leadership and consensus building abilities
  • Ability to drive and travel on occasion
  • Flexible work schedule with some evening and weekend events required
  • Supports the mission of the Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Paul’s Monastery in all areas of communication and public relations

Organizational Name: St Paul's Monastery

Organizational City: Maplewood

Position Contact Name: Sue Larson

Position Contact Title: HR Manager

Position Contact Email:

Position Contact Phone: 651-209- 9021

Deadline: February 7,2020

Benefits: Included

Experience: Required

Setting: Suburban

Number of Parish Households: 0-500

How to Apply

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Job Categories: Administration. Job Types: Full-Time.

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