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Development Manager (Remote)

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Laudato Si' Movement
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Chicago, IL
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Published 26 days ago

About Laudato Si' Movement

Laudato Si' Movement (LSM) is an international network of Catholic people and 770+ member organizations, all working together to develop solutions to the climate crisis. We are led by the Holy Spirit, and we find joy and support in our faith and each other. We act at the forefront of faith-based efforts to protect the environment, and our work is very fast-paced, with multiple projects and priorities managed daily. We enjoy a collaborative working environment in which everyone is committed to tackling the climate crisis with courage and love. We believe, as Pope Francis said in Laudato Si’, that “truly, much can be done!”

Read here: 3 reasons to join LSM


About the position  

Reporting to and in partnership with the Development Director, the Development Manager supports the execution of LSM’s fundraising strategy, including but not limited to major gifts, grant solicitation, online giving, etc. The position supports the Development Team to raise the funds needed to cover LSM’s annual operating budget as well as expenses tied to LSM’s Special Projects. The position identifies new funding opportunities and funding streams, as needed. The position collaborates with other teams at LSM to obtain the necessary information for grant reports and solicitations. The position oversees the tracking of donor conversations, gifts, etc., as needed. 


Key Responsibilities 


  • Identify, cultivate, and solicit new funders (grantors and major individual donors) as well as identify new funding streams 
  • Serve as the lead for LSM’s developing digital fundraising strategy 
  • Solicit new and, as needed, renew existing funders for support 
  • Produce reports for many new and existing grants 
  • Collaborate with other LSM teams to obtain pertinent information for solicitations and reports 
  • Track Moves Management, gifts, and donor communication in Salesforce
  • Operates in accordance with fundraising ethics, best practices, and in accordance with IRS regulations and LSM’s gift acceptance policy

Skills and Characteristics:


  • Endorses and embodies LSM values and the Laudato Si’ paradigm in behavior and words; comfortable supporting and working in a faith-based environment. 
  • 3-5 years of grant writing experience
  • Proficient in English-speaking and writing
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent people-skills and capacity to establish and maintain relationships
  • Proven ability to work independently, as well as in close coordination with a remote team across multiple time zones
  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, Google Apps Suite, and Salesforce (if possible, but not required) with the ability to learn new applications and
  • Ability to handle sensitive information with a high degree of integrity

Salary: Competitive salary commensurate with experience


Hours: 40 hours per week


Location: Open to worldwide candidates with a preference for English-speaking countries.


Type: Full-time position


Work environment: This position will work remotely. 


To apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter (in English) explaining in nearly 400 words why you are interested in this position. 


Application Deadline: rolling until hired. 

About Laudato Si' Movement

Laudato Si' Movement (LSM) is an international network of Catholic people and 770+ member organizations, all working together to develop solutions to the climate crisis. We are led by the Holy Spirit, and we find joy and…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Level of Language Proficiency

Proficient in English-speaking and writing.

Proficient in English-speaking and writing.

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in the world
Associated Location
Chicago, Illinois, EE. UU.

How to Apply

To apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter (in English) explaining in nearly 400 words why you are interested in this position. 

To apply: Please send your CV and a cover letter (in English) explaining in nearly 400 words why you are interested in this position. 

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