Gift Planning Officer, Catholic Foundation

Karen Heil • Wed, Aug 30 2017 at 4:17pm
Igivecatholic 2017
Catholic Foundation, Archdiocese of New Orleans

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The Catholic Foundation for the Archdiocese of New Orleans is seeking an experienced professional to serve as Gift Planning Officer.

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelors degree required; Master’s degree or Law degree desired.

  • Five+ yrs of directly related work exp. with a successful track record in planned giving, major gifts, estate planning and/or financial planning.
  • Mastery of Planned Giving concepts, including complex gift structuring methodology.
  • Knowledge of Major Gift Fundraising.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint; familiarity with RaisersEdge and PG Calc.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the Catholic Church. Ideally, view this work as “mission.”
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills – comfort and ease working with mature donors.
  • Ability to think creatively and strategically.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others inside and outside the organization.
  • Impeccable integrity and a positive, “can do” attitude.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective team player who demonstrates reliability, cooperates and pitches in to help, exhibits flexibility, and executes good judgment.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and heavy workload.

A more detailed job description may be found at:

Qualified candidates are encouraged to send resumes and cover letters to:

Applications accepted through September 30th