Director of Planned Giving - Archdiocese of Milwaukee

AFP SE WI Administrator
August 7, 2019

The Director of Planned Giving will implement and help design a Will Seminar program for the Archdiocese of Milwaukee. Primary duties will include making presentions in parishes around the Archdiocese.

Qualifications/Duties/Requirements:

There is no typical day. Every day brings new and different opportunities to serve.

  • Management: Assist the Director of Development, in his absence, in the management of the Development Office and its staff.
  • Grant Writing:
    • Supervise the overall grant process for the Archdiocese and write grants in most of instances.
    • Ensure that the offices receiving grants submit the proper reports to the granting organizations in a timely manner.
  • Budgeting:
    • Assist the director with drafting the Development Office budget and review the monthly report.
  • Planned Giving:
    • Establish a Will Seminar program where a minimum of four will seminars are offered in each of the 10 deaneries every year. At least half of these seminars would be conducted during the evening.
    • Legacy Societies: Work with parishes in starting or maintain their Legacy Societies.
    • Write/coordinate a quarterly email to planned giving prospects once a quarter.
    • Work with individual donors regarding their estate plans as identified through the Will Seminars, Legacy Society, or quarterly email blasts.

What you need

  • Strong interpersonal communication abilities including excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to organize and oversee multiple projects.
  • Working knowledge of Blackbaud’s Razors Edge is a plus.
  • A sincere commitment to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to travel to parishes as needed, including some evening and weekend hours.
  • Contagious enthusiasm and a “can do” approach to your work.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Salary/Benefits: competitive salary. Benefits available first of the month following 30 days of employment

How to Apply: send cover letter and resume to Susan Gorski, Director of Human Resources, via gorskis@archmil.org

Application Deadline: 9/6/2019

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