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Parish Campaign Director

Duties and Responsibilities
Campaign Planning and Early Campaign Activity:

  •  Format the parish roster to develop phase segmentation for the campaign;
  •  Develop a case for support with parish leadership and facilitate the design and production of campaign brochure and publicity materials;
  •  Incorporate local parish dynamics into the established campaign plan fundamentals for an effective campaign plan for the parish;
  •  Customize campaign materials for use in solicitations, volunteer recruitment and training, and pledge redemption;
  •  Develop a timeline of campaign solicitation and communication activities;
  •  Assist the pastor with recruiting a core group of lay leaders for each phase of the campaign; and
  •  Prepare the pastor and core leaders to solicit key members of the parish community.
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Duties during the Active Solicitation Portion of the Campaign:

  •  Guide parish leadership and volunteers in following the campaign plan;
  •  Meet weekly with pastor and campaign leadership;
  •  Provide direction in recruiting and training various volunteer committees;
  •  Provide personal visitation training to all volunteers;
  •  Coordinate the assignment of all families within the different phases of the program;
  •  Prepare and direct all campaign orientation, training and report meetings;
  •  Prepare all publicity for the campaign, including newsletters, announcements and training manuals and talking points;
  •  Provide consultation for the review of continuation and redemption phase of activity, specifically:
  •  Establish a post-campaign committee
  •  Provide specific written procedures for campaign follow-up and appropriate communications with donors;
  •  Provide a review/report on campaign progress on a weekly basis during the campaign.
  •  Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree.
 Minimum of three (3) years of experience preferred in the corporate or non-profit setting. Demonstrated communication skills: written, oral and listening.
• Strong planning and organizational skills, including ability to manage complex responsibilities.
• Excellent quantitative analytical skills and creativity in problem solving
• Highly self-motivated and willing to proactively take on leadership roles
• Exceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of clergy, staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donors
• Excellent technical computer skills in Microsoft Office with an advanced competency in Microsoft Excel and multiple types of databases such as Raiser’s Edge and ParishSOFT.

Must be a Catholic in good standing able to partake in the sacaramental life of the church.
• Ability to travel throughout the ten-county geographic area of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.
• Ability to direct evening meetings and periodically direct activities at parishes on select weekends.

Compensation

Type
Annual
Notes
exempt professional salary, benefits available first of the month following 30 days of employment.

Additional Information

Start Date
Location
Department
County
Milwaukee
Job Category
Central Office - Professional/Technical
Employment Type
Full Time
Notes
This professional level position will be hired for the life of the capital campaign roughly two -two and half years. They will be an employee of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, and will report to the Development Director, with a dotted line to the Campaign Executive Director. They will have an amazing opportunity to impact the many ministries and needs of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, as well as gain valuable skills in the field of philanthropy.

To Apply

Instructions
Send cover letter and resume to Susan Gorski, via gorskis@archmil.org
Contact Name
Susan Gorski
Address
Phone
Fax

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