St. Catherine of Siena Academy is an all girls’ Catholic High School in Wixom, Michigan. Our Mission is to transform the culture by inspiring young women to discover and develop their feminine genius- their unique identity and gifts as women created in the image of God.
About the Position
The Advancement Director is responsible for leading St. Catherine of Siena Academy Advancement Program and manages the development and implementation of the advancement strategic plan. This position reports directly to the President.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
Design, implement, and manage all advancement activities including annual giving, capital campaigns, endowment programs, and special projects
Manage all strategies and activities for donor cultivation, major gift solicitation, and corporate relations.
Maintain contact with and develop grant proposals for foundation and corporations
Develop and implement fundraising programs within the annual fund
Works with the President to develop strategies to meet fundraising goals
Manage/Use prospect research tools and donor database to build donor relationships
Manage donor records, files, and gift processing
Coordinate development research activities
Design and oversee production of all promotional materials for the advancement team.
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s Degree preferred)
Experience in advancement – annual fund, donor cultivation, capital campaign, and grant writing
Working knowledge of standard concepts, practices, and procedures related to institutional advancement, donor cultivation, and fundraising
Knowledge and respect for the Catholic faith and a demonstrated commitment to Catholic education
Knowledge of Microsoft Office products required
Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal skills. Ability to easily change writing styles to fit the audience and voice of the piece.
Creative, self-starter attitude and the ability to work collaboratively
Commitment to the highest standard of customer service and professionalism
Donor and volunteer service mentality
Organized and inspiring team leader
About St. Catherine of Siena Academy
St. Catherine of Siena Academy is an all girls’ Catholic High School in Wixom, Michigan founded in 2010. The rigorous college preparatory curriculum incorporates teachings of the Church, asking students to balance Truth and reason. Staff must have an understanding of the unique dignity and vocation of women as taught by St. John Paul II. Staff must also have a desire for curriculum development and cross-curricular collaboration. In our educational and spiritual opportunities, our students gain confidence in their feminine genius to meet the challenges of the world as a daughter of God.
St. Catherine of Siena Academy is a four year secondary program of pre-college studies and is accredited through MNSAA/MANS.