Damien Center
  • - Development
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Vision, Dental, Life Insurance, Short Term and Long Term disability, 403B-Retirement, Vacation Days

Basic Functions:
Develop and implement plans for raising the funds required to achieve The Damien Center's goals.
Full-Time Equivalent/37.5 Hours Weekly

Essential Responsibilities:

• Develop strategies to recruit prospective donors
• Oversee relationship management with existing donors and throughout the community
• Write/Review all development related communications
• Manage all major fundraising events and create new special events
• Achieve fundraising goals/outcomes established by President and CEO
• Plan and implement a capital campaign
• Supervise resource development department
• Guide President and CEO and Board of Directors on major donor acquisition
• Develop donor recognition programs and marketing strategies
• Assist Board of Directors in the development of an annual fundraising plan
• Prepare data-driven fundraising outcomes and reports
• Collaborate with Marketing and Volunteer Coordinator as needed
• Support and attend key Damien Center events
• Attend staff and department meetings
• Oversee management of donor database
• Oversee development and implementation of planned giving program
• Ability to work some evenings and weekends
• Attend Board of Directors meetings and help manage Development Committee


• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Comfort with public speaking
• Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience working with a donor software system, particularly Raiser's Edge or DonorPerfect
• Knowledge of trends in the fund development sector
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with people from diverse backgrounds
• Ability to manage fundraising events


• Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree preferred
• Fundraising certifications: Certificate Fundraising Executive (CFRE) or Advanced Certified Fundraising Executive (ACFRE), preferred


• Must have 7 years of development experience specializing in the following areas:
      o Fundraising
      o Individual and planned giving
      o Capital campaign planning and implementation
      o Special event planning
      o Major donor development

Physical Requirement:

• Ability to sit for extended periods of time
• Ability to work specific evenings and weekends as needed
• Ability to lift up to 50 pounds

Please Note the Following

• If a candidate is offered and accepts this position, s/he will be required to agree to a background check. Employment will be contingent upon the findings.
• If a candidate is offered and accepts this position, s/he will be required to sign confidentiality and data security agreements. All employees are required to sign agency confidentiality statements, pass HIPAA training, and agree to all policies and procedures.
• Employees are accountable for meeting performance standards of their departments. They participate in compliance audits and quality improvement plans.
• Responsible for maintaining confidentiality of all patient, clients, proprietary, and protected information.
• The Damien Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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