The Manager of Advancement Services provides administrative support for the Office of Advancement in the areas of office operations and database services: input of gifts and gift stewardship, general database updating and maintenance, prospect research and department bill processing.
This position requires a highly organized, self-starter who is able to work with ambiguity, and be a collegial and collaborative partner within the school community. Must demonstrate confidence and poise in interactions with donors and volunteers.
Provide strategic oversight and meaningful utilization of donor database software, Raisers Edge. Develop and drive efficient processes and procedures around the use of donor database software and provide training and education for staff as needed.
Manage databases for:
- Gift input and acknowledgement
- Maintain accurate constituent records
- Generate queries and reports as needed
- Facilitate communication/continued data migration
- Database management including: Annual Fund appeal, major gifts, capital campaign gifts and more.
In coordination with the Senior Vice President – Advancement, offer support to portfolio and prospect management systems and manage the tracking of strategic metrics, which serve as a dashboard of indicators for fundraising performance.
Conduct prospect research, including web research, prospect identification and analytics.
Assist with donor recognition and cultivation/stewardship activities and events.
Monitor the Advancement budget, reconcile expenses and receipts, and insure that expenses are applied to proper Advancement cost codes.
Oversee donor recognition practices including the production of the annual report.
Excellent writing and interpersonal skills
Must be computer proficient with knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
Great attention to detail
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree required
A minimum of 2 years experience with fundraising and development software (Raiser’s Edge, and prospect software such as Wealth Engine) required.
A background and fingerprint report will be conducted and submitted to State authorities as required by law for all personnel working within a school environment. Must be willing to undergo Catholic Diocese VIRTUS certification.
Please send an email of interest and a resume to Maggie Kelly, Senior VP, Director of Institutional Advancement at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notre Dame High School, a ministry of the Catholic Diocese of Trenton, is a dynamic, diverse Catholic community dedicated to educating young women and men to realize their full potential through a faith-filled environment, a challenging college-preparatory program, extensive co-curricular activities and a commitment to citizenship and service in the community.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Notre Dame High School affirms and supports equality of opportunity and treatment for all applicants for employment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, age, disability, national origin, religion or other classifications protected by law (i.e. atypical heredity cellular or blood trait status, marital status, etc.). However, the diocese reserves the right to favor qualified employees who are Catholic and to require that all employees comply with Catholic moral teachings.