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Christ Church Cathedral is the cathedral of the Episcopal Diocese of Missouri. A presence in downtown St. Louis for 200 years, the Cathedral is a faith community engaged in an active social justice ministry.

Qualified candidate should possess the following attributes:
· A proven track record in securing new funding opportunities, comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.
· High level professional interpersonal and organization skills with the ability to implement systems and follow-up processes.
· Ability to effectively work under pressure and produce a quality work product within designated time frames.
· Excellent writing and computer skills (Microsoft Office, Access, PowerPoint and Excel) and database management skills.
· Experience in facilitating group meetings with congregations and church leaders in order to prepare grant proposals and applications, as well as funding development campaigns (note details below).

Primary responsibilities include preparation of proposals and grant applications, and performance of responsible professional and administrative work and following through with funding sources. Identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities in the following topic areas:
· Historic landmark buildings, including preventive building maintenance.
· Education/formation for children and adults of all ages.
· Faith-based programs promoting social justice, including housing, human and social services, and technology.

Work is to be conducted under the direction of the Cathedral Provost.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
· Generate proposals and supporting documents in response to solicitations.
· Generate revenue for Cathedral programs and services.
· Maintain funding calendar.
· Communicate with and write reports to funding sources.
· Identify funding opportunities and new program areas to match the Cathedral’s priorities.
· Train Provost, Development Committee members and designated Chapter and Ministry leaders in fundamental guidelines for grant writing and fund development.

Fund Development Campaign
1. Prepare agenda, attend, facilitate and provide post-season (written) for any meeting connected with the Campaign. Meeting length should not exceed more than 2 hours (begin and end on time).
2. Interface with Provost for any documentation, agenda reproduction and meeting space arrangements and meeting announcements.
3. Database meetings: Meet with Provost, Development Committee members, designated Ministry chairs and Chapter members to learn the current process at Christ Church Cathedral to set goals and priorities, current funding strategies and aligning this information with the annual stewardship campaign.
4. Individual meetings: Coaching, updates, strategizing mid-course corrections, plan adjustments or other topics for any reason. These meetings can be with the Ministry chairs, Provost, Development Committee members and designated Ministry chairs.
5. Facilitate a series of informational/training sessions with the Provost, Development Committee, Chapter, stewardship members and designated ministry chairs. Consultant will prepare a list of focus questions designed to learn more about the past present and future for Christ Church Cathedral.
6. Design and develop a detailed plan that includes donor stewardship/cultivation, income goals, metrics for overall campaign, appeal target recommendations, communication integration and message crafting, several donor cultivation approaches, a 12-month timeline and more. The plan should also include a process to identify individuals, private/public businesses and organizations with a high capacity for giving.
7. Design and facilitate a two-hour volunteer and staff session for plan rollout, prepare learning charts and flip chart pages.
8. Guide Provost and Development Committee members in grant writing and fund raising approaches and facilitate the development of a fundraising campaign that is focused on the Mission of the Cathedral and incorporates financial expectations of the emerging church and successive generations of members.
9. Assist the Provost, Development Committee members and designated Chapter and Ministry leaders in developing annual and bicentennial campaign strategies, as well as a legacy society program.
10. Lead church leadership and the congregation in a Mission-focused master plan that incorporates long range goals and a sustainability plan.

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and references.

Please note:

Applicants must submit cover letter, resume and a minimum of three professional references.

Minimum education required: Four-year college degree or two-year associate's degree with commensurate experience

• Location: St. Louis

• Post ID: 30276173 missouri is an interactive computer service that enables access by multiple users and should not be treated as the publisher or speaker of any information provided by another information content provider. © 2017