The Catholic Youth Organization, a ministry of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, exists to deepen relationships with Jesus Christ and one another, to celebrate the God-given gifts of each individual and to enhance faith formation and personal development of youth by providing athletic, camping and enrichment opportunities.
The CYO is seeking a Director of Development. This individual is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all CYO fundraising efforts, including the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns. The Development Director works closely with the Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors.
Candidates must embrace the mission of the Catholic Youth Organization with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in fundraising and a bachelor’s degree or higher. The Director of Development must have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising and planned giving with a focus on deferred gifts. Candidates should have strong interpersonal and writing skills along with organizational skills and ability to complete tasks and goals. Must oversee creation of publications to support fundraising activities and the annual fund program.