APRA Greater Houston


Job Board

We are happy to post any job opportunities that might be of interest to our members. Please send a job description as a Word document including contact instructions for applying to the job to aprahouston@gmail.com. Job postings will be removed after 90 days.

 
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Manager of Grants and Stewardship
DePelchin Children's Center
Posted:  11/27/17
Location: Houston Texas, United States
Position: Manager of Grants and Stewardship
Field: Fund Developmnet
Salary: Based on Experience
Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/DEP1000DCC/JobBoard
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Category: Fundraising
Employment Level: Full-time

Description:  

DePelchin Children’s Center believes that every child deserves to be safe and healthy.   An accredited foster care and adoption agency, DePelchin serves the most vulnerable children and families in Texas and works to break the cycles of abuse and neglect. 

DePelchin is seeking a motivated, innovative and organized fundraising professional to contribute to our organizaton’s overall fundraising capacity.  The Manager of Grants and Stewardship will be responsible for all aspects of researching, preparing, submitting and managing  grant proposals with the goal of securing funding for the agency from philanthropic foundations ( including family, individual and corporate foundations), and  grant-making public charities, such as community foundations.  Additionally, this position will manage a comprehensive major donor stewardship program that involves executives, advancement staff, board members and key volunteers.

Position Requirements:

·         Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three (3) years’ experience in private (corporate and foundation) grant writing.

·         Experience managing a corporate and foundation grant pipeline of $1 million or more annually.

·         Experience in the development and implementation of stewardship strategies that strengthen long-term relationships with major donors.

·         Knowledge of grant application process, scoring criteria and funding cycles

·         Knowledge of local, state, national and corporate foundations that support social/human services, mental health and/or child welfare organizations.

·         Proficiency in Word, Excel and CRM software required; Experience in Raiser’s Edge highly desired.

·         Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) credentials a plus.

DePelchin Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer. We value and promote diversity and are committed to selecting and employing the best and most qualified person available for each job opening.

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Director of Annual Giving and Special Events
DePelchin Children's Center
Posted:  11/27/17
Location: Houston Texas, United States
Position: Director of Annual Giving and Special Events
Field: Fund Development
Salary: Based on Experience
Website: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/DEP1000DCC/JobBoard
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Category: Fundraising
Employment Level: Full-time

Description:  

DePelchin Children’s Center believes that every child deserves to be safe and healthy.   An accredited foster care and adoption agency, DePelchin serves the most vulnerable children and families in Texas and works to break the cycles of abuse and neglect. 

This role reports directly to the Sr. Vice President of Advancement and works closely with senior leadership and the Advancement team to strategically plan and implement a comprehensive annual fund program with the goal of expanding the donor base and increasing revenue streams. The successful candidate will be a           high-performance driven leader with a proven track record in both annual fundraising and project/event management. 

Primary responsibilities will include, donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, management of committees, data analysis, special events and directly supervise the Manager of Volunteer Services.

 Job Requirements:

¨ Bachelor’s degree required; Advanced degree preferred.

¨ Minimum three (3) years of experience in a non-profit, fundraising environment.

¨ Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge a plus.

¨ Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

¨ Strong interpersonal skills.

¨ Previous supervisory experience highly desirable.

DePelchin Children’s Center is an equal opportunity employer. We value and promote diversity and are committed to selecting and employing the best and most qualified person available for each job opening.

 

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Donor Service Coordinator
St. Agnes Academy
Posted:  10/5/17
Location: Houston Texas, United States
Position: Donor Service Coordinator
Field: Advancement
FLSA:  Exempt Employee
Website: www.st-agnes.org
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Category: Fundraising
Employment Level: Full-time - twelve month, 8-5, M-F

For over 100 years, St. Agnes Academy has been a leader in Catholic college preparatory education for Houston’s young women. With powerful voices and bold ideas, Academy women craft each day with a holy sense of wonder and awe, grace and grit, ingenuity and integrity, bravery and vulnerability, insight and foresight, authentic self-knowledge and selfless commitment to others – artists of vivid, passionate, and purposeful lives. 

Description: 

The Donor Service Coordinator is primarily responsible for processing all philanthropic gifts and acknowledgments in a timely and accurate manner. The coordinator is also responsible for the management of the donor database (Raiser’s Edge) ensuring that data entered can be pulled in a consistent, accurate way. Additionally, the coordinator assists with direct mail and other list and reports as necessary.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

A.      Gift Processing

         Process gifts and pledges into Raiser’s Edge and ensure acknowledgment/receipt letters are to signers within 24-48 business hours

         Process/commit online transactions within 48 hours of the transaction

         Record all transaction in Raiser’s Edge for the prior month no later than the 10th of the next month (

         Maintain and process all matching gifts

         Manage monthly pledge reminders and recurring gifts

         Prepare donor lists for the Annual Report

         Deposit checks with the Business office within 24 hours of receipt

         Reconcile monthly with the Business Office

         Provide requested information for the annual audit

         Respond to requests from donors, volunteers, and staff in a professional and timely manner

         Manage and maintain gift processing procedures and update as needed

         Send a gift report for the prior day’s transactions to the advancement team by 10 am

         Send a weekly gift report to the Head of Advancement and Head of School

         Send month-end reports and YTD reports to the Business Office not later than the 10th of the next month

B.      Raiser’s Edge Database

         Manage the operation, maintenance, data input, data integrity and accuracy for Raiser’s Edge

         Maintain SAA database standards for records

         Import and enter new student and new grandparent information, connect relationships

         Maintain accurate constituent records in the database in a timely manner

         Troubleshoot issues with Raiser’s Edge

         Be a resource for others in the use of Raiser’s Edge

         Coordinate coding of appeals and solicitations in database

         Assist with wealth screening process, coordinated by the Advancement Associate

         Collaborate with Registrar concerning Raiser’s Edge problems and procedures

         Serve as back-up for Director of Alumnae Relations to download sign-ups and profile updates

         Oversee entry of student activities on their education tab, managed by School Receptionist

C.      Stewardship Activities

         Manage acknolwedgement letter process and ensure letters get to proper signers

         Prepare mailing list, invitation, and manage RSVPs for Messiah

         Prepare mailing lists for Veritas Magazine

         Complies lists for the Annual Report

D.      Memorials

         Oversees honoraria/memorial records in Raiser’s Edge, generate mailing of honoraria/memorial cards and create lists for Veritas Magazine and All Saints Day Liturgy, managed by School Receptionist

         Oversees researching obituaries for the school, managed by School Receptionist

E.       Paver Program

         Coordinate the Legacy Paver Program (when/if gifts come in)

F.       Advancement Department Postage

         Purchase stamps for department’s personalized notes

G.     Other

         Be prepared to serve as the first point of contact with the Advancement Office, greeting visitors and donors both face-to-face and by phone

         Serve as back-up for the Advancement Associate

         Attend select after-hours events and meetings

         Other duties as assigned by the Head of Advancement

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

The Donor Services Coordinator will be a fundraising professional who knows and understands the nature and purpose of an educational institution. The coordinator should possess:

·         Commitment to embracing the mission and aspirations of St. Agnes Academy

·         Clear understanding and sincere appreciation of the mission, values, organization and traditions of Catholic and independent schools

 ·        Extensive experience and proficiency using Microsoft Office products and donor software, preferably Raiser’s Edge

 ·        Strong attention to detail and accuracy

·       Demonstrated ability to handle complex tasks, formulate plans, and successfully carry out objectives

·         Excellent written and oral communication skills

·         Ability to listen attentively and provide solutions

·         Strong organizational, time management, and project management skills

·         Ability to work with minimal supervision and direction

·         Proven track record of working effectively with others and supporting organizational goals

·         Commitment to providing timely responses to requests for information, service, and assistance

·         Demonstrated positive, energetic, and productive attitude

·         Ability to prioritize and accommodate competing requests for data and reports according to established priorities 

·         Ability to meet stringent deadlines in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment

·         Perform functions with a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality

·         A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year institution preferred

·     Experience with auction software preferred

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional/education/office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit at desk area, communicate via phone/face to face, manually input data into a computer, walk to different office areas, reach with hands and arms, and minimal lifting, fly, drive a car, public speaking and attending events.

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to:
Bridget Hennessey
Head of Advancement
Bridget.hennessey@st-agnes.org

St. Agnes Academy is an equal opportunity employer. We may not be able to respond to every applicant regarding the status of his or her application. Candidates whose qualifications most closely meet our requirements will be contacted. A background check satisfactory to the school is required.

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