Regional Development Director – Remote

Saint Mary's College
March 17, 2023
Offerd Salary:$25,000
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Position Information

Position Regional Development Director – Remote

Job Category Administrator/Management Job Description

In this Regional Development Director role, you will build meaningful, long- term relationships between benefactors and Saint Mary's College within a designated region of the United States. Using your proven relationship skills, you will also work closely with academic leaders and Development colleagues to identify, cultivate, steward and secure leadership-level philanthropic gifts of $25,000 + to support the College's priorities.

Job Duties

  • Implement the College's fundraising strategy as it relates to identification, cultivation and solicitation of gifts of $25,000+ that joins together the philanthropic interests of donors with the priorities and needs of the College.
  • Manage a portfolio of approximately 150 high-level prospects including: setting and meeting individual annual giving and major gift objectives, implementing donor-centric philanthropic plans, and involving assigned prospects in the mission and strategic priorities at Saint Mary's College
  • Develop significant long-term relationships with current and future benefactors whose resources will be integral to implementation of the strategic priorities at Saint Mary's College.
  • Extensive travel up to 50% in designated regions to develop donor relationships across the country.
  • Promote the College's gift planning program.
  • Create and edit written materials for prospective donors, President and volunteers for high level engagement with key prospects.
  • Works in partnership with the Executive Director of Regional Development and Gift Planning
  • The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, and requirements.

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Five years of fundraising experience with demonstrated success in cultivating and soliciting significant gifts; or track record of closing complex agreements with C-Suite level of clients.
  • Demonstrated excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and prioritization skills; typically evidenced by experience with complex projects from concept to execution.
  • Excellent critical listening skills and relationship building skills.
  • Proven ability to set priorities and map direction on concurrent fronts.
  • Strong work ethic and proven experience in achieving goals in prior positions.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and experience using a Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) system to manage workflow.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Effective major gifts fundraiser experience preferably in higher education.
  • Basic understanding of relevant tax and estate law and planned giving mechanisms
  • Live within 3-4 hours driving distance of Saint Mary's College
  • EEO Statement

    Saint Mary's College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, in keeping with the College's mission, Saint Mary's is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity at all levels – students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

    Job Type Full-time FLSA Exempt

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S19282

    Desired Start Date Position End Date (if temporary) Department Website Scheduled Days of Week and Hours Monday - Friday; 8:00 am - 5:00 pm (Remote Available) Scheduled Hours per Week 40 hours Scheduled Months 12 Open Date 02/10/2023 Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant

    We are looking for a candidate that is excited about supporting the strategic goals of Saint Mary's to empower, enrich, and advance women in all stages of life through the power of philanthropy.

    As the only women's college in the State of Indiana and one of only thirty-one in the country, Saint Mary's uniquely delivers both the traditional academic programs found at a primarily undergraduate liberal arts college, and additional graduate studies and research opportunities usually found at much larger institutions. Saint Mary's College provides an educational experience intentionally designed to empower women to lead successfully in their professions, their communities, and their families. Each student is afforded the space, support, and attention to discover herself and her own avenue.

    Our mission in Development at Saint Mary's College is to build the partnerships that inspire exceptional generosity to Saint Mary's College and make this experience possible.

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    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Transcripts
  • Optional Documents

  • Letter of Recommendation
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Supplemental Questions

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  • Will you now or in the future require sponsorship or employment visa status (e.g., H-1B visa status)?
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