Career Opportunities

 

Special Project Manager / Gift Officer

The Special Project Manager / Gift Officer will assist in raising funds for a Capital Campaign project for the Little Sisters of the Poor (LSP) Holy Family Home. This position will actively cultivate and solicit individuals in-person and by phone, as well as assist in executing all other fundraising strategies for the project. The Special Project Manager / Gift Officer will report to CFGP’s Senior Director, Partner Development for CFGP. They will work closely with the Chief Advancement Officer of CFGP, two other Special Project Managers, as well as the Campaign Planning Committee.

Responsibilities

  1. Develop project-related elements, such as drafts of correspondence, presentations, and project results
  2. Manage a prospect pool, new and existing donors, of approximately 100-150 individuals to cultivate and solicit gifts of $10,000 - $50,000
  3. Steward donors and help to identify additional major donor prospects
  4. Develop strategic points of engagement and effective solicitation strategies for all donor prospects
  5. Maintain complete and accurate records of contacts and on-going communications with current and potential donors in Raiser’s Edge
  6. Regularly review information in donor database to evaluate and maximize fundraising efforts
  7. Work with Campaign Team and Data Team on donor thank you process and pledge redemption
  8. Review and remain current in issues and trends in eldercare, the Catholic Church, CFGP, LSP, and philanthropy
  9. Assist with various related administrative responsibilities, such as performing research, tracking and analyzing information and data, preparing progress reports, creating and maintaining project schedules, and filing project documents

Required Education and Experience

Minimum Bachelor’s degree and 2+ years experience with a preference on demonstrated success in fund development or sales/marketing role.

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Strong client and donor focus
  • Superior organizational skills and abilities in effectively prioritizing and meeting deadlines
  • The ability to work effectively alone and as a member of a team
  • Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs – experience with a constituent management software is preferred
  • Must have spreadsheet, presentation and word-processing skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on donor relations
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication
  • Must be comfortable sharing an articulated belief in the mission of the Catholic Church, CFGP and the LSP
  • Access to a car and valid driver’s license

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed application to careers@theCFGP.org with the subject line "CFGP: Special Project Manager Application."

 

Accountant

The position will report directly to the CFO and is responsible for maintaining accurate books and records for the Foundation. This position will assist the CFO in preparing the Operating Budget and Quarterly Financial Statements.

Responsibilities

  • All transactions related to the General Ledger for the Foundation including the Donor & Client Investment Funds.
  • Complete monthly bank reconciliations for checking, savings, donations and payroll accounts.
  • Assist the CFO in preparation for the Quarterly Board of Trustees Investment Committee and Finance and Audit Committee Meetings.
  • Assist the Outside Independent Auditors with their annual review of financials and IRS informational filings.

Required Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3 to 5 years accounting experience.
  • Experience with Blackbaud’s Financial Edge NXT Not-for-Profit Accounting Package a plus.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (spreadsheet, presentation and word-processing skills)
  • Strong Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Team Player

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and a completed application to careers@thecfgp.org with the subject line "CFGP: Staff Accountant Application."

 

Project Coordinator

The Project Coordinator will report directly to the Director, Partner Development to assist in carrying out the Foundation’s development consulting projects. This position requires a broad range of skills in support of key objectives and goals relating to fundraising, development, and marketing.

The Project Coordinator will assist with projects from several different clients. Because of this, multi-tasking and prioritization are important to successfully carry out all tasks. Responsibilities will include organizing all project-related elements, such as drafts of correspondence, presentations, and project results. In addition, various administrative responsibilities are necessary, including performing research, tracking and analyzing information and data, preparing progress reports, creating and maintaining project schedules, and filing project documents. Project Coordinators will also serve as a liaison between various departments to ensure a timely exchange of information. Accuracy of such information is vital to this position.

Project Coordinators will be asked to attend meetings and events off-site. Compensation for mileage and tolls will be provided, but Project Coordinators are responsible for their own transportation to and from such meetings and events.

Required Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree and 2+ years work experience

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while maintaining accuracy of work
  • Superior organizational skills and abilities in effectively prioritizing and meeting deadlines
  • Demonstrated computer skills and proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite programs
  • Must have spreadsheet, presentation and word-processing skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with a focus on donor relations
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication
  • Access to a car and valid driver’s license

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and brief writing sample of their choosing. Complete applications should be sent to careers@thecfgp.org with the subject line "CFGP: Project Coordinator Application."