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Director of Development

Posted: 9/21/2018

Hiring Location: Cristo Rey College Prep Dallas - Catholic School
Address: 1064 N. St. Augustine, Carrollton, TX 75007 (Map)

Job Type: Full Time
Hours: Monday-Friday (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Weekends/OT Required: Occasionally
Education Required: Masters Degree (Preferred)
Catholic Required: No
Bilingual Required: No

Job Description

The Opportunity

The Development Director will work with the Board of Directors, leaders from 144 of Dallas’ premiere companies and top community volunteers to ensure that Cristo Rey Dallas has the resources to serve its student. Specifically, the Development Director will manage all fundraising initiatives, including the annual operating campaign and the $15 million capital campaign. The Director of Development will also work with special projects in the arts and mental health to provide funding for those services to the students and on campus. She or he will be responsible for creating and implementing short and long term action plans to solicit major gifts and corporate giving. As leader of the development team, she or he will oversee significant donor relationships; identify, cultivate, and solicit major gifts; and fundraising events. Reporting to the President, the Development Director will work closely with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director of Corporate Work Study and high-level fundraising volunteers.

Key Responsibilities

Develop a diversified funding base to sustain Cristo Rey Dallas’ ongoing financial needs and cultivate critical relationships with Dallas donors.
• Implement a comprehensive, innovative fundraising plan that includes research, identification, solicitation, and cultivation for short and long term fundraising campaigns
• Serve as representative Cristo Rey Dallas to the Dallas funding community
• Cultivate existing and develop new funder relationships
• Execute innovative vision and oversee fundraising events
• Serve on the leadership team that reports directly to the President
• Promote Cristo Rey Dallas through in-person, phone, and email conversations and seek out potential corporate and financial donors
• Maintain relationships with current donors by keeping them informed about Cristo Rey Dallas
• Work closely with the Foundations Manager and Finance Team to complete reporting and compliance requirements as needed
• Work closely with the Director of Communications to ensure that stakeholders stay connected with the great students and fantastic work of the school
• Other duties as assigned by the President

Job Requirements

Skills & Qualifications

• Deep commitment to finding resources for a growing school and exceptional students
• Bachelor's Degree required; graduate degree preferred
• 5+ years of experience in fundraising, volunteer management and nonprofit event coordination, including significant success with major gifts, corporations, foundations and government sources
• Proven track record of meeting annual fundraising goals
• Knowledge of the local philanthropic community
• Innovative approach to communications and fundraising
• Strong record of engaging board members, and direct solicitation of major donors, including individuals, corporations, and foundations
• Experience working with non-profit or education organizations in a fiscal capacity
• Comprehensive experience in collaborating with a finance team to ensure long-term sustainability
• Must be detail-oriented, self-motivated and skilled in ambassadorship of organizations
• Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication and facilitation skills
• Personnel management experience
• Evening and weekend hours required on an event basis
• Proficiency in MS Office Suite, development databases and social media

Compensation and Benefits
Salary is based on years of experience, degree of education, and level of expertise. A competitive benefits package is also offered.

Hiring Contact

Name and Title: Marisol Calvillo HR Manager
Phone: 4698447956 ext 380

How to submit resume: Email

Additional Information

Job Description (PDF)