About The Foundation Stone Institute (FSI)
The Foundation Stone Institute (FSI), an independent US based 501(c)3, seeks a Director to champion its growing portfolio in the US and Israel. Founded in 2016, FSI is the pathway that unites Israeli innovations with the Catholic Church's global relief infrastructure, sparking a new paradigm for mutual understanding and collaboration. Through immersive travel, ongoing education and partnership incubation, Israelis and Catholics work together to forge a new chapter in their relationship while using the power of innovation to achieve their shared vision of solving humanity's greatest challenges.
At the intersection of innovation and tikkun olam (repairing the world), FSI seeks to realize the potential of the Catholic-Israeli alliance, improving attitudes toward Israel while leveraging Israel's unprecedented innovation to help the Catholic Church better fulfill its mission to alleviate human suffering around the world.
We are seeking a charismatic leader who shares our ideals to join this growing organization and serve as the primary professional responsible for setting and driving the tone of FSI and associated activates in the United States and Israel. This person will be responsible for executing and further refining the organizational plan in place, nurturing and developing new relationships with an eye toward collaboration, working in partnership with the Board to grow resources, as well as management and coaching of a growing team of top professionals.
- Passionately lead the organization, developing and driving core strategies toward the achievement of organizational objectives;
-Establish relationships with key stakeholders, community partners and potential funders;
-Design and execute donor engagement strategy, expanding the base of annual supporters, securing major gift funding and continuously identifying new sources of revenue;
-Oversee process of recruitment for Israel delegations, developing engagement strategies starting with process of onboarding and subsequent follow up;
-Develop robust educational endeavor centered on a strong messaging apparatus coupled with in person engagement opportunities;
-Work in collaboration with the Board to develop the FSI Hub which will serve as a facilitator and matchmaker for Israeli innovations and Catholic humanitarian organizations;
-Ensure fiscal responsibility, stability, forecasting and accountability to control costs and increase revenue;
-Create process and enhance infrastructure for growth;
-Develop leadership for the organization;
-Grow and nurture the professional team.
The ideal candidate will be a strategic thinker who is highly motivated, entrepreneurial, poised and keen to play a leadership role. They will understand the pivotal role of resource development and possess a strong background in organizational development and growth. Additional qualifications include:
-Bachelor's degree; Master's preferred;
-Ability to inspire multiple audiences in varying settings;
-8-10 years of work experience in a relevant field;
-Capacity to work independently;
-Demonstrated fundraising experience;
-Knowledge of, and interest in areas of our work including inter-faith relations, Israel, Catholicism, humanitarian relief efforts and innovation;
-Dynamic writing and speaking skills;
-Ability to travel domestically as well as internationally.
Salary competitive based on experience. Limited benefits.
FSI unites the global reach of Catholic relief organizations with problem-solving Israeli innovations to cultivate new partnerships that advance the Church's humanitarian mission while bringing the best of Israeli ingenuity to address issues of global concern.
Through experiential travel, ongoing education and relationship building, Israelis and Catholics work together to better achieve their shared vision of repairing the world.
To apply please send a current resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
Director of Development, Texas Region | Director of Development, Northern California and Pacific Northwest Region
Austin, Texas | San Francisco Bay Area, California (other locations in the respective regions will be selectively considered)
Catholic Extension was founded in 1905 and established by Pope Pius X as a “papal society” in 1910 with a mission to build churches in America's most rural regions. More than 112 years later, Catholic Extension remains committed to strengthening and supporting the Catholic Church across the United States.
Catholic Extension seeks candidates for the following roles: Director of Development for the Texas Region; and Director of Development for the Northern California and Pacific Northwest Region. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Development, the Directors of Development will join a 25-person Development Department, which includes eight gift officers who focus on major and planned giving and are each responsible for a geographic region of the country. Ideally, the Director of Development for the Texas Region will be based in Catholic Extension’s regional office in Austin, Texas, and the Director of Development for the Northern California and Pacific Northwest Region will be based in a new regional office for Catholic Extension in the San Francisco Bay Area. However, Catholic Extension is interested in identifying the best candidates and will selectively consider other Texas or Northern California and Pacific Northwest locations for the bases of operations.
The Directors of Development will work in collaboration with the Assistant Vice President of Development and Vice President of Development, as well as with other colleagues in senior administration and in the Development Department, to advance Catholic Extension’s major gifts presence in Texas and in the Northern California and Pacific Northwest Region (generally envisioned as Carmel to Seattle), respectively. The Directors of Development must be collaborative members of the Development Department but must also exercise high levels of entrepreneurism and self-direction to help grow major gift activity within each region. The Directors of Development will work collaboratively with members of Catholic Extension’s Board of Governors, as well as with local, regional, and national Catholic institutions and other partners to leverage their respective networks and to devise new fundraising strategies and programs.
Required qualifications and experience: commitment to and passion for the mission of Catholic Extension; commitment to and understanding of the mission and teachings of the Roman Catholic Church; bachelor’s degree required, master’s degree and fundraising certification preferred; minimum of eight years of post-college work experience and at least six years of frontline major gifts fundraising experience, with proficiency working with gifts of five-figures and above (or equivalent combinations) from both defined and undefined constituencies, including cultivation through closing and stewardship; experience managing a fundraising territory for a mid to large-size nonprofit organization is preferred; demonstrated ability to think strategically about moving individuals across the spectrum of prospect development, culminating in significant solicitations appropriate to the donor as well as organizational priorities; for the Director of Development for the Texas Region, knowledge of the players, strategies, and trends in giving within the major philanthropic communities across Texas, and demonstrated fundraising success therein; for the Director of Development for the Northern California and Pacific Northwest Region, knowledge of the players, strategies, and trends in giving within the major philanthropic communities throughout Northern California and the Pacific Northwest, and a preference for demonstrated fundraising success therein; ability to extract and analyze data to make effective, efficient decisions about donor strategy and process; experience identifying, nurturing, and motivating volunteers, and an appreciation for their role in building an effective fundraising network; ability to travel up to 25 percent of the time.
Catholic Extension has retained Diversified Search to assist in this confidential search processes. Inquiries, nominations, and applications (current resumes and cover letters) should be directed electronically to:
Gerard F. Cattie, Jr.
Founder and Practice Leader – Development & Philanthropy
The Chrysler Building, 405 Lexington Avenue, 49th Floor, New York, NY 10174
email@example.com | 212.542.2587
The Director provides leadership, coordination, and administration of the Archdiocesan Center for Family Life Formation, which also encompasses direction of FOCCUS Inc., USA. The incumbent is responsible for promoting pastoral care of the family on related topics such as marriage preparation and enrichment, natural family planning, parenting, family ministry, formerly-married ministry, the aging process, illness, respect for the dying, end of life issues, and healing from loss, in context of the Archdiocesan Pastoral Vision: “One Church: encountering Jesus, equipping disciples, living mercy.” The incumbant will work collaborately with all other related archdiocesan offices, institutions, and parishes in promoting authentically Cahtolic family life. The goal is to form parish and Archiocesan leaders according to the Archdiocesan Pastoral Vison so that famiy life is strengthened in accod with the three Archdiocesan pastoral priorities. Requirements for consideration include: Bachlor’s Degree in Theology, Religious Studies, or related field; Master’s Degree preferred. Minimum 4 years’ or related experience in marriage and family ministries with program development experience required.
Online applications are being accepted through our website at https://careers.archomaha.org
Loyola High School Detroit, a Catholic school in the Jesuit tradition has opened a search for its next President who would assume the position July 1, 2019.
Loyola High School Detroit is an all-male school located in Detroit, Michigan. The school opened in 1993 as a joint venture between the Archdiocese of Detroit and the Society of Jesus with the intent to address the pressing need for urban male education in Detroit and its surrounding communities. With the strong involvement of parents and staff at every step of the way, it aims to produce graduates who are truly “men for others” and who demonstrate the level of academic, physical, social and spiritual growth envisioned in the school's mission. Loyola seeks to graduate young men who are prepared for the next stage of formal education—college, university, or a skilled trades program—and who will give back to the community as “men for others”.
Now entering its 26th year, Loyola has a proven track record of success, including 8 straight years of 100% college acceptance by our graduating class.
The President of Loyola High School Detroit will serve as the chief executive officer of the school. The President works with the Board of Directors to develop policies and has overall responsibility for the implementation of those policies, for the management of Loyola and for providing leadership to its educational mission and values consistent with the Roman Catholic faith and the Society of Jesus.
The President serves as the institutional spokesperson and embodies Loyola to its varied constituencies. The highest priority of the position is to successfully implement the school’s strategic plan through sound fiscal management and leading the Development program that achieves the plan’s goals and objectives. In doing so, the President must have the ability to establish and manage a performance-driven culture of accountability, sustaining the strong academic reputation and strengthening ongoing relationships within the community and the City of Detroit.
The candidate must be a practicing Catholic, with a strong commitment to implementing the Jesuit educational methodology and continuous immersion in the Jesuit tradition. Leadership experience, a background that includes budget management and proven track record of achievement in or transferable skills with respect to Development, Sales or other Business / Institutional Development is required along with a minimum of an undergraduate degree, although an advanced degree is preferred.
REPORTS TO: Managing Editor
DEPARTMENT::National Catholic Register
GENERAL SUMMARY: The Assistant News Editor is responsible for monitoring the news and generating story ideas, taking stories pitched by editors and writers, and once approved, assigning the stories to staff writers or freelancers as appropriate. Tracks the assignment to completion and serves as the editor responsible for getting the story to print/online in a timely manner.
Monitors national, international and Vatican news, receives story pitches, press releases and statements, and generates story ideas.
Collaborates with the editorial team to research and plan new articles.
Assigns articles to writers in consultation with the editorial team.
Coordinates with writers to successfully provide scope of articles, identify possible sources, establish word count and deadlines using the assignment sheet.
Tracks assignments from assignment date through to publication date, using proper workflow applications.
Acts as the primary news editor for stories he/she assigns and as secondary editor for other articles as requested.
Performs fact checks and implements Register, AP and CNS editorial style to articles.
Meets assigned deadlines and keeps within given budget.
Participates in daily and weekly editorial conference calls, providing insights into potential news coverage, story angles, and updating editors on assignments.
Assists in posting news stories to the web and social media, as assigned.
Synthesizes news articles from multiple pieces, or rewrites stories as directed.
Proofreads and checks articles for accuracy.
Performs other duties, as assigned.
Minimum 5-7 years of experience in editorial field.
Extensive knowledge of and faithful practice of Roman Catholic faith.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment by prioritizing deadlines and meeting the demands so written copy is always accurate and original.
Strong critical thinking, editing, writing and proofreading skills.
Experience with MS Office, InDesign, Content Management Systems or other publishing tools.
Familiarity with search engine optimization, Google analytics and social media platforms.
Demonstrated ability to be a team leader, build relationships and communicate effectively with internal staff, writers/bloggers so as to achieve the team goals, namely timely and accurate content.
Excellence in English grammar.
Strong collaboration skills and ability to meet and hold others accountable for deadlines.
Ability to find quick solutions to problems.
Flexibility on hours as necessary to meet deadlines.
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, English, or a related field of study