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Catholic Charities Fort Worth

Fundraising Officer

Catholic Charities Fort Worth

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Job Summary

Be PROUD of what you do:

You’ll join a mission-driven team and agency dedicated to supporting our clients. We have been entrusted with a 112-year legacy of doing good and have set forth a bold goal of ending poverty in our community. Our services are uniquely positioned to address a myriad of key factors that keep families from reaching their bigger, brighter future. We have identified five different areas, or pathways, in which our programs create impact: financial resiliency, education credentials, emotional resiliency, resource stability, and employment. And we’re growing our team to make it all happen! Though we are guided by our Catholic Faith, you do not have to be Catholic to join our team or receive services.

Job Responsibilities

You’ll get to…

  • Cultivate & Engage Donors: You will be a go-to connector for the agency, using your natural relational skills to really get to know what makes someone tick, where their interests lie, and how best to organically create a path for their involvement at CCFW. You will be running social algorithms to create “aha moments” for the perfect donor opportunities – from outside of the box volunteer opportunities to the perfect project for an individual to invest in.
  • Learn & Implement a Proven Fundraising Model: You will be given the Benevon® fundraising model as a tool that has proven results. You’ll take what’s great and find ways to personalize it with your own spin to create success. We’ll give you a backbone of events and opportunities to pull from, and you’ll create connections and community around it. You’ll self-start to make things happen.
  • Raise Resources to End Poverty: This is where the rubber meets the road! Your commitment to attaining your target goals will drive you to the finish line. You understand that a “no” today means a possible “yes” in the future. You will put into action the plan you have charted out and find high reward ways to enrich donor’s lives, get critical funding needed to end poverty in our community, and do so in a way that you are confident will result in a YES. You will have your own goal to be accountable to, and you will not stop until you get there.

Qualifications

Are you the newest Major Gift Officer?

  • Project management experience
  • 2+ years of existing donor portfolio and/or relationships in the DFW community a plus!
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and English communication skills required.
  • Willingness to learn and follow proven Benevon® fundraising model required.
  • 2+ years of Donor cultivation and securing financial support; OR a combination of relevant education and experience required.
  • Must have reliable transportation, a current Texas driver’s license, and evidence of auto liability insurance.

Additional Information

Benefits

  • Full-Time position with a salary range of $55,000-$65,000- based on skills and experience.
  • Medical/Dental/Life insurance
  • 16 paid Holidays (including being closed Christmas Eve through New Year’s Day)
  • In addition, we also offer Vacation and Sick time.
  • 403(b) with employer match- up to 6%
  • Paid parental/critical illness leave
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Mentorship Program
  • Wellness Program
  • Financial Coaching

How to Apply

I’m in…next steps.

We want to know more about you! Send us your resume and cover letter through the “Get Involved” tab on our website: www.catholiccharitiesfortworth.org. Click on “Join Our Team!” to learn more about us. Select the job posting and click the “Apply now” button at the top right of the posting. Be sure to complete all fields, so we know who to contact!

Applicants must also complete a work traits survey via this link. Resumes received without being accompanied by a completed survey will not be considered. Due to the volume of responses, only qualified parties will be contacted. No phone calls, pleaseCatholic Charities Fort Worth is an equal-opportunity employer.

Please note: Both the application site and work traits survey site require creating a username and password. These are separate sites.

Details

  • Date Posted: March 28, 2023
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Social / Human Services
  • Start Date: 04/17/2023
  • Salary Range: 55,000-65,000
  • Working Hours: M-F, 8:00am-5:00pm, weekends and evenings as needed