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Development Officer – Major Gifts
Magis Americas

Job Description

Magis Americas is seeking an experienced professional to join its team as Development Officer – Major Gifts, reporting to the Executive Director. The Development Officer – Major Gifts will work to raise private funds to support the work of the organization. This includes, but is not limited to, qualifying donors, building a donor pipeline, creating and implementing cultivation strategies for new and existing major gift candidates, soliciting annual and major gifts, and thoughtfully stewarding donors. At least 80% of the portfolio managed by this position will be in support of our local partner, Universidad Centroamericana-Managua in Nicaragua.

General Responsibilities 

  • Manage cultivation and stewardship efforts for all major gift candidates and donors.
  • Research, design and implement new donor cultivation and recognition strategies.
  • Manage all aspects of donor relationships including receiving and handling donor inquiries, organizing visits, direct mail and online solicitations and other mailings to major gift donors, etc.
  • Develop and maintain a thorough and accurate understanding of Magis Americas programs and funding priorities in order to effectively connect donors and prospects to Magis Americas priorities and content.
  • Provide and/or review written materials, including briefings, solicitations, and acknowledgements in a quality consistent with Magis Americas standards.
  • Utilize and update the Salesforce database by recording activities, contacts, and strategies on an on-going basis. 
  • Coordinate gift processing, including management of gift acceptance, sending acknowledgement letters and appropriate online communications.
  • Manage special fundraising events and support outreach events as needed. 
  • Support other development initiatives taken on by Magis Americas as needed.

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum of three years of Development experience. Prior experience with individual giving, annual giving and/or online giving preferred.
  • Significant experience with organizations in Central America and knowledge of the region, particularly Nicaragua. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, analytical and organizational skills. 
  • The ability to develop and cultivate positive relationships with colleagues, donors and prospective donors.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and independently, as well as in a team-environment
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Google Drive and CRM software. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Development experience with Latinx diaspora communities a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Society of Jesus a plus.

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Finance Officer
Magis Americas

Job Description

Job Description

Magis Americas is seeking an experienced professional to join its team as Finance Officer (FO), reporting to the Executive Director. The FO will contribute to the financial and operational management of the organization. This includes responsibility for regular/recurring financial and operational functions, providing financial oversight for Global South projects and overseeing the administration and financial management of the organization’s budget. 

General Responsibilities 

Organizational Financial Administration:

  • Maintain financial records and accounting system (Quickbooks).
  • Review, prepare and process all transactions for Global South projects while ensuring compliance with internal financial procedures and grant regulations.
  • Process bill payments, international wires and ACH transfers.
  • Lead annual audit and preparation of organizational tax fillings (990).
  • Ensure compliance with organizational registrations and filings.
  • Shepherd the preparation and monitoring of the annual operating budget.
  • Assist with management of vendors, insurance and banking relationships.

Programmatic and Fundraising Financial Support:

  • Support Projects Team in the development and monitoring of project budgets.
  • Ensure compliance with grant regulations and reporting requirements.
  • Assist with managing subgrant portfolios by:
  • Drafting subgrant agreements
  • Monitoring subgrantee progress reporting and payment schedules.
  • Support financial components of the Development Team’s fundraising efforts.
  • Support other administrative initiatives taken on by Magis Americas as needed. 

Qualifications 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field (e.g., finance, accounting, business administration, or other relevant field).
  • Three-five years experience in a finance role, with experience in accounting, bookkeeping and/or account reconciliation; preferably in a nonprofit organization.
  • Experience managing grant/project funding preferred.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures relating to accounting, financial controls and financial information systems.
  • Strong knowledge of U.S. tax laws and regulations.
  • Excellent writing, editing and oral presentation skills. 
  • Excellent interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills, as well as attention to detail. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and independently, as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to manage time effectively and manage multiple priorities. 
  • Excellent computer skills, including Quickbooks, Microsoft Office, Google Drive and CRM (Salesforce) software.
  • Familiarity with the Society of Jesus a plus.
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.

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Digital Communications Coordinator
Ignatian Solidarity Network

Job Description

The full-time Digital Communications Coordinator, under the direction of the Director of Communications, contributes to the mission of the Ignatian Solidarity Network through the creation and management of digital content that strengthens ISN’s digital storytelling, empowers a network of advocates, contributes to ISN’s annual fundraising goals, and promotes ISN’s portfolio of programs. This work will be done through the creation, curation, distribution, and tracking of dynamic video, audio, visual, and text content for ISN’s various communications platforms including but not limited to its website, social media, and other video/audio communications and content. 

General Responsibilities

Coordinate and/or assist with digital communications which: 

  • Strengthens and enhances ISN’s digital storytelling; 
  • Empowers and equips a network of advocates; 
  • Contributes to ISN’s annual fundraising goals; 
  • Promotes, enhances, and tells the story of ISN’s portfolio of digital and in-person programs and campaigns.

Tasks will include:

  • Conceptualize, storyboard, record, produce, and edit audio and video
  • Broadcast and record live and virtual events and associated production and photography
  • Photograph and record footage that successfully tells story of ISN’s impact
  • Social media management:
    • Create social media content 
    • Collaborate with communications director to coordinate production, curation, and scheduling of social media content

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Three or more years of non-profit fundraising and development or related experience;
    • B.A./B.S. in business, communications, social sciences, humanities or other related fields;
    • Significant appreciation for ISN mission grounded in Catholic Social Teaching and Ignatian spirituality;
    • Familiarity with the Catholic Church and the network of Ignatian/Jesuit institutions across the U.S. and internationally;
    • Professional writing and editing skills, including flexibility to write in different styles for various audiences;
    • Ability to travel overnight 15% of the year to attend conferences ( ie. Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice) and other networking events;
    • Effective written and oral communication skills;
    • Strong public speaking and presentation skills;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a multi-level context;
    • Ability to communicate and work with a wide range of constituencies;
    • Attention to detail, commitment to accuracy, and ability to produce high-quality work;
    • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to self-direct and prioritize among competing goals.

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Assistant Director of Development
Ignatian Solidarity Network

Job Description

The Assistant Director of Development is responsible for the coordination of yearly giving appeals, small to mid-level donor stewardship, fundraising event coordination, and the acquisition, solicitation, and management of Ignatian Solidarity Network (ISN)’s sponsorship for programs, events, and initiatives, including the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice.

General Responsibilities

Coordination of Yearly Giving Appeals

  • Coordinate the development of yearly giving themes, solicitation materials, and outreach for four annual giving campaigns: End of Year Appeal, Spring Appeal, St. Ignatius Appeal, and Giving Tuesday.

Small to Mid-level Donor Stewardship

  • Collect and manage donor information in the ISN database, including obtaining information about new constituents and building profile information for existing constituents;
  • Engage donors regularly throughout the year to express gratitude and appreciation as well as provide updates about future opportunities to support ISN;
  • Manage evaluation of ISN’s donor retention efforts and stewardship, including the utilization of assessments and attitudinal surveys.

Fundraising Event Coordination

  • Coordinate the planning and execution of ISN’s annual fundraising event, Ignite: A Celebration of Justice, in collaboration with the Director of Networking and Development.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Three or more years of non-profit fundraising and development or related experience;
    • B.A./B.S. in business, communications, social sciences, humanities or other related fields;
    • Significant appreciation for ISN mission grounded in Catholic Social Teaching and Ignatian spirituality;
    • Familiarity with the Catholic Church and the network of Ignatian/Jesuit institutions across the U.S. and internationally;
    • Professional writing and editing skills, including flexibility to write in different styles for various audiences;
    • Ability to travel overnight 15% of the year to attend conferences ( ie. Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice) and other networking events;
    • Effective written and oral communication skills;
    • Strong public speaking and presentation skills;
    • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a multi-level context;
    • Ability to communicate and work with a wide range of constituencies;
    • Attention to detail, commitment to accuracy, and ability to produce high-quality work;
    • Demonstrated project management skills with the ability to self-direct and prioritize among competing goals.

Apply here.

Development Officer – Individual Giving
Magis Americas

Job Description

Magis Americas is seeking an experienced professional to join its team as Development Officer – Individual Giving, reporting to the Executive Director. The Development Officer – Individual Giving will work to raise private funds to support the work of the organization. This includes responsibility for communication and stewardship of individual, monthly and annual donors, managing online fundraising activities and managing donor facing aspects of gift processing and acknowledgement. The position requires coordination of elements designed to enhance positive relations with all donors. At least 80% of the portfolio managed by this position will be in support of our local partner, Universidad Centroamericana-Managua in Nicaragua.

General Responsibilities

  • Manage cultivation and stewardship efforts for all individual donors, including online donors, monthly donors, annual donors, volunteers and event attendees.
  • Research, design and implement new donor cultivation and recognition strategies.
  • Work with the Executive Director to identify and cultivate major donor prospects.
  • Manage online giving tools (website, social media, etc.).
  • Manage all aspects of donor relationships including receiving and handling donor inquiries, organizing visits, direct mail and online solicitations and other mailings to individual donors, etc.
  • Coordinate gift processing, including management of gift acceptance, sending acknowledgement letters and appropriate online communications.
  • Maintain donation records in CRM software.
  • Manage special fundraising events and support outreach events as needed.
  • Support other development initiatives taken on by Magis Americas as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant field.
  • Minimum of three years of Development experience. Prior experience with individual giving, annual giving and/or online giving preferred.
  • Significant experience with organizations in Central America and knowledge of the region, particularly Nicaragua.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish).
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, written, analytical and organizational skills.
  • The ability to develop and cultivate positive relationships with colleagues, donors and prospective donors.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage time effectively and manage multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work proactively and independently, as well as in a team-environment
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office, Google Drive and CRM software. Experience with Salesforce a plus.
  • Development experience with Latinx diaspora communities a plus.
  • Familiarity with the Society of Jesus a plus.

Hours/Work Location

This is a full-time position (40 hours), which will be conducted remotely until June 30, 2021. Starting July 1, 2021 the position will be based at our office in Washington, D.C.

Apply here.

Chief Advancement Officer
Central and Southern Province

The Chief Advancement Officer role is an exciting opportunity to experience deep purpose and joy in leading the funding growth of Jesuit programs and ministries that will positively impact the lives of many individuals and families. The Chief Advancement Officer provides overall leadership and strategic direction for the province’s advancement programs.

job This position reports directly to the provincial of the Jesuits USA Central and Southern Province and works closely with a dedicated executive team of ministry leaders. The Chief Advancement Officer currently leads and manages a team of four talented advancement professionals.

This energetic leader focuses on developing and growing fundraising programs and initiatives within the province’s region, ensuring effective integration and collaboration. This individual is directly responsible for the organization’s most significant donors and works closely with Jesuit priests and brothers, volunteers, institutional leadership, civic organizations and other stakeholders on funding support and advancement activities. The Chief Advancement Officer, a mission-driven leader embodying the Jesuits’ core values, will be charged with maintaining and strengthening relationships with institutional donors and investors and securing new major donors and prospects.
To facilitate workplace flexibility and encourage travel, the Chief Advancement Officer may reside and work remotely near or within the 13-state province, ideally in a metropolitan city with a major airport.

Download the complete job description here.

Director of Advancement –  Ignatian Spirituality Project

ISP is seeking an accomplished, visionary fundraising expert. 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to tom@ispretreats.org. Find more information at https://ispretreats.org/join-our-team/

Development Associate –  Ignatian Spirituality Project

 Reporting to the Director of Advancement, this part-time position will assist with all fundraising and development. 

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to tom@ispretreats.org. Find more information at https://ispretreats.org/join-our-team/

President and CEO –  Loyola High School, Montreal

The president of Loyola High School provides spiritual and educational leadership of the school in the fulfillment of its mission as a Catholic, Jesuit, University preparatory school. As Director of the Apostolate, the president ensures the Jesuit character and Ignatian vision of the school, as articulated by the Society of Jesus.

As the Loyola community’s spiritual leader, the president promotes the integration of faith and culture within the school. The president is responsible for communicating the school’s mission and vision clearly and enthusiastically by delegating responsibility and authority to others and calling them to accountability through prudent strategic planning and decision making.

To apply, send a cover letter and curriculum vitae to the Office of the President, taddeod@loyola.ca. Find more information here. 

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