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Job Details

  • Job ID: 3235330
  • Application Deadline: Posted until Filled
  • Posted : February 24, 2020
  • Starting Date: Immediately

Job Description


Job Summary
The Development Officer works to meaningfully involve people in the Bishop McVinney School mission and vision for the future, especially the school’s Advisory Board, friends of the school, Reading Week participants, local businesses, community organizations, civic leaders, alumni (of Bishop McVinney School and Saint Michael School), faculty, staff, and parents. The successful candidate will raise funds and gifts for scholarships, tuition assistance, and extracurricular educational opportunities for students and families with need, and increase professional development and learning funds for teachers and staff to expand their instructional capacity to teach more effectively second language learners, students with broad cultural diversity, students with significant learning gaps, and students with learning differences.

Essential Job Functions
The Development Officer is responsible for major donor cultivation, planned giving, the school’s annual fund campaign, online giving challenges, signature fundraising events, communications and PR with the school’s website and social media, business and community partnerships and sponsorships, the school’s Sponsor-a-Student Program, and securing grants.

Job Requirements and Skills
Enthusiasm for serving a faith-filled, joyful, urban student population;
Previous experience in development or institutional advancement, constituent relations, public relations or direct marketing;
Excellent organizational capacity and demonstrated ability to be self-directed and self-motivated;
Superb verbal and written communication skills;
Demonstrated ability to work well with others including staff, families, students, donors, etc.;
Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience;
Comfort with basic software such as G Suite, Excel, MSWord, etc.
A Catholic in good standing with the Church.

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Mr. Lou Hebert:
Bishop McVinney School
155 Gordon Avenue
Providence, RI 02905
  • Position Type: Part-time
  • Positions Available: 1
  • Job Categories : Administrator > Director/Coordinator/Manager
    Administrator > Development / Marketing
    Administrator > Public Affairs / Relations
  • Job Requirements

    • Citizenship, residency or work visa required

    Contact Information

    • Louis Hebert
    • 155 GORDON AVE
    • Providence, Rhode Island 02905

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