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Fund Development Specialist

The Fund Development Specialist will work under the direction of the Director of Stewardship and Development for the Diocese of Youngstown, with activities focused primarily on, but not exclusive to:

[1]        Assisting in planning and coordinating the Annual Diocesan Appeal for the diocese.

[2]        Assisting in the marketing and development of funds in the Diocese of Youngstown Foundation.

[3]        Serving as the coordinator for grants and donations, such as the Catholic Extension Society grants, and other sources of funding for projects throughout the diocese.

[4]        Assisting parishes and schools with direction in fundraising efforts as requested.

 

Qualifications for the position are as follows:

[1]        Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

[2]        Proficiency in computer skills, especially data software programming.

[3]        Ability to think strategically, analytically, and creatively.

[4]        Competent organizational and administrative skills.

[5]        Ability to work well as a team member.

[6]        A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a related field to the position.

[7]        Background clearance and Safe Environment training required.

Not required, but desired:

[1]        Previous experience in not-for-profit fundraising efforts.

[2]        Knowledge of Parish Soft or similar data program.

 

Application deadline:             September 23, 2022
Application Process:              Apply online to employment@youngstowndiocese.org.
Include a résumé and cover letter.

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Fund Development Specialist

The Fund Development Specialist will work under the direction of the Director of Stewardship and