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Development & Enrollment Director, Diocese of Richmond in Richmond, VA at The Archdiocese of Baltimore

Date Posted: 5/10/2018

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Job Description

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is seeking a full time Development & Enrollment Director for St. Joseph Catholic School in Petersburg, VA, who will be responsible for the overall planning, management, coordination, and evaluation of the enrollment management, development, communications and constituent/public relations programs of the school, along with activities that create a supportive climate for enrollment and fundraising. The Development & Enrollment Director reports to the Executive Director of the Catholic Community Foundation and works closely with the Principal of St. Joseph School.

The successful candidate will plan, manage, and implement the marketing, recruitment and retention of students. This includes open houses, school visits and tours, registration, and marketing materials. The Development & Enrollment Director will work closely with key volunteers, coordinating the external and internal marketing efforts and initiatives that attract and retain students in sufficient numbers to support the programs of the school. Development responsibilities are driven by the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of individual and business donors. This position will plan, collect data, make projections and report enrollment management data; strategically plan, manage, and implement all development initiatives including annual and major gifts and events; and manage a donor database, including gift entry and acknowledgement.

This position will be located at St. Joseph Catholic School in Petersburg for four days out of the work week, and one day at the Pastoral Center in Richmond.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Sara Board, Human Resources Coordinator, at

Job Requirements

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in related field strongly preferred, with 3 years minimum related experience in enrollment management, development, sales, marketing, communication, and/or volunteer management. Ability to appreciate and communicate a passion for Catholic elementary education. Demonstrated leadership and effectiveness in developing and accomplishing organizational goals. Must have the ability to build a team, effectively recruiting and managing volunteers. Superior communication skills are required, with an ability to conceptualize and execute strategic plans, along with the ability to interact confidently and effectively with school staff, students, donors, trustees, school administration, the media and alumni. Experience in a parochial school or not-for-profit environment preferred.

Interested candidates should send a cover letter, resume, and Diocesan Application to Sara Board, Human Resources Coordinator, at