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Terri Mirabelli
Human Resources Coordinator

Posted 11/16/2022

Job Title:

Manager of Development and Systems - Diocese of Joliet, Crest Hill, IL


Full time


Diocese of Joliet
16555 Weber Road
Crest Hill, Il 60403


Job Title – Manager of Development and Systems Hours- Full-time, benefited Reports to- Chief Development Officer Location- Diocese of Joliet, 16555 Weber Road, Crest Hill, Il 60403 Start a Great Career with a Great Purpose! At the Blanchette Catholic Center, we serve, support, and collaborate with the clergy, religious, and lay leaders of our parishes, schools, and ministries to animate the mission of the Catholic Church through the Bishop’s vision of Catechesis, Evangelization, and Faith into Action. We are recognized as an employer of choice! PRIMARY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES • Creates, plans, and executes donor communications throughout appeal year to educate and promote the mission of the Catholic Ministries Annual Appeal, especially through electronic and print avenues • In collaboration with vendors, designs and submits campaign collateral material for approval ensuring effective CMAA branding and messaging for print, web content and social media • Oversees the CMAA Appeal two staff members to best meet campaign requirements. Identifies and solves issues related to input and management of donor gifts. Oversees the accuracy of the parish database interface OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Must support the mission, philosophy, objectives and policies of the Catholic Church and the Diocese of Joliet • Handle other duties as assigned WORKING CONDITIONS This is a full-time benefited non-exempt position. Normal work schedule Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm and 8:00 am - 1:00 pm Friday. Additional time as necessary. Flexibility of schedule and reliable transportation is required. PHYSICAL ABILITIES THAT ARE COMMONLY ASSOCIATED WITH THE PERFORMANCE OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THIS JOB {1} • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. • Physically able to perform the duties as assigned including the ability to lift to 20-30 pounds if needed. • Ability to stand, sit, or walk for extended periods of time. • Occasional evening and weekend work, flexibility to adjust to other department/business needs. If interested in this amazing opportunity, please send a cover letter and resume to the Human Resources Department at {1} This document is not intended to be a comprehensive list of work-related functions. All duties and work conditions listed are subject to change at the discretion of the Diocese of Joliet Management. The Diocese of Joliet will, in compliance with the Americans with Disability Act (ADA), accommodate essential job functions whenever feasible.


QUALIFICATIONS • Experience conducting annual appeal campaigns and success in fundraising from multiple donor channels • Capability for managing direct mail, digital and telemarketing campaigns • Ability to think strategically in all phases of the appeal, from planning to execution so that the Appeal can improve over time and keep pace with changes in donors and the local environment • Ability to handle multiple tasks under time sensitive deadlines • Bilingual in Spanish and English is a plus EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE • Bachelor’s Degree in Fundraising, Nonprofit Management, Marketing, Business, Public Relations, or related field • 5+ years of successful performance directing a comprehensive annual fund, or something comparable • 4+ years managing development staff and volunteers • Knowledge and proficiency in a relational database or a donor management system • Excellent Excel skills with extrapolating data • Practicing Catholic who supports the teachings of the church and who is dedicated to promoting the Church’s fundraising priorities

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