We’re hiring a Development Director to assist our Leadership Team in obtaining resources to support the sisters in the living of their vocation in mission at every stage of life and to create and implement fundraising strategies for the Center at Mariandale as it works toward fiscal sustainability.

Primary duties and responsibilities include:

  • Formulate, define and interpret fund-raising goals and objectives geared to the mission of the Dominican Sisters of Hope and the Center at Mariandale
  • Devise external and internal communications consistent with the mission and core values of the Congregation and vision of the Center
  • Design and implement long and short-term fundraising strategies to strengthen donor relations through both in-person and written communications, express gratitude, and build sustainable relationships with current, lapsed and new donors
  • Establish a process to identify, cultivate, and secure major gifts
  • Research and identify foundation prospects, compose grant proposals and reports

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Five to seven years of supervisory and fundraising experience
  • Demonstrated track record with individual donors, including major donors
  • Familiarity with faith-based institutions, including the culture of Catholic women religious
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Event planning experience
  • Self-motivated with ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks
  • Proficiency in relationship management software
  • The ability to understand the passion for the mission and values of the Dominican Sisters of Hope

For more information and to apply, contact Careers@ophope.org.