Chicago Theological Seminary, a seminary affiliated with the United Church of Christ, serves God, Christ’s Church, multiple faith communities, and the larger world by educating persons theologically and cultivating the intellectual, pastoral, and spiritual capacities of lay and ordained religious leaders, scholars, and activists who contribute to the increase of justice and mercy.
Chicago Theological Seminary is seeking a permanent, full time Director of Annual Giving, Operations, & Stewardship. This position reports to the Vice President for Advancement and performs the following key job functions:
Education/Training: Bachelors’ degree or equivalent of training and experience.
Experience: 6+ years of development experience required, including specific annual giving experience. A high level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products is required, and proficiency in Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge donor database is strongly preferred. Fluency in website editing, mass email communications through Mail Chimp, and social media expertise is also required.
Commitments: Ability to embrace and articulate the institutional commitments found at: https://www.ctschicago.edu/commitments/
Time/Travel Requirement: Full time 35 hour per week position with generous paid time off and excellent benefit package. Some weekend and evening hours may be required and some remote work may be allowable. Travel generally not required, but travel opportunities for professional development or business opportunities could be available.
Skills and abilities: Must have a high level of attention to detail with a critical degree of accuracy and strong strategic analysis skills; good interpersonal and organizational skills; excellent writing, marketing, and communication skills and ability to think strategically and creatively; ability to prioritize work and perform multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines; good problem-solving;; ability to take responsibility, to work well with a team and independently and to manage others; ability to understand directions and complex policies and procedures; ability to deal with confidential data.
To Apply – Please submit a current résumé, cover letter, and the names and contact information of three references, to email@example.com.
Application materials are being reviewed. Search is open until position is filled.