Director of Annual and Planned Giving

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Our Mission: We are a Catholic High School in the Holy Cross Tradition. We celebrate our diversity, value each person and welcome one another with the hospitality of Christ.  As a family of learners, anchored in gospel values, we empower each other to grow spiritually, develop intellectually and reach out in service to others. Within an innovative and orderly learning environment, we are committed to challenging each student in both heart and mind to be a compassionate individual, a lifelong learner, and a responsible steward of God’s creation.

Position: Director of Annual and Planned Giving

Position Summary: The Director of Annual and Planned Giving is responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of the annual giving program which includes leading year-round solicitations and campaigns as well as signature events such as the annual Hoban Extravaganza. The Director will also lead the planned giving program, establishing goals and objectives, and nurturing relationships between Hoban and its constituencies for increased support for Archbishop Hoban High School. This is a full-time 12-month salary position reporting directly to the President and is a member of the school’s Executive Leadership Team.

Position Responsibilities:

· Cultivate and maintain relationships with prospective and current donors.

· Develop, plan, and lead fundraising campaigns and annual giving events that support the mission of the school.

· Act as a direct liaison to Archbishop Hoban alumni; assist in growing alumni connectedness to Hoban.

· Direct and manage planned giving efforts for planned giving pipeline movement, gift proposals, policy development, and goal setting. Serve as the planned giving advisor for all planned giving donors.

· Serve as planned giving fundraising liaison for Hoban and prepare written materials about the intricacies of financial, legal, and tax-related aspects of charitable gift planning in order to engage donors.

· Hold primary responsibility for gifts of estates, trusts, and various other financial venues that reflect financial planning and deferred giving opportunities. This position develops strategies and campaigns including the coordination and oversight of supporting initiatives in the areas of stewardship, donor relations, and donor communications.

· Assist in managing multiple Advancement events including the Extravaganza Gala and other annual fundraising activities.

· Enhance donor gift planning and giving by remaining current in areas of gift possibilities available and the current laws and regulations governing such gifts.

· Work collaboratively with the Director of Major Gifts and the Director of Strategic Initiatives to grow and expand the Advancement Department footprint.


· Bachelor’s degree required and proven success in annual giving and/or campaign experience.

· A deep commitment to Archbishop Hoban High School’s mission, values, and traditions.

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with a strong ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.

· Possess the highest level of integrity, donor confidentiality, and discretion with sensitive information.

· An understanding of current laws regarding the taxability of donations, familiarity with deferred giving strategies, and knowledge of a diverse array of financial instruments are essential.

· Skilled in Microsoft and Google applications, the ability to learn new databases, and the comfort with online fundraising and social media.

Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package to include; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, long-term disability, generous sick time, personal time and vacation time, 401k match and additional 401k school contribution, fitness center, and year-long spiritual engagement opportunities.

We invite qualified candidates to visit and complete our online application and submit a resume and a letter of interest. Posting will remain open until October 17, 2022.

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