The Archdiocese of Chicago is the third largest diocese in the United States and serves more than 2.2 million Catholics in The Archdiocese, pastored by Cardinal Blase J. Cupich, has more than 15,000 employees across its ministries, including Catholic Charities, the region’s largest nonprofit social service agency. The Archdiocese also has one of the country’s largest seminaries. The Archdiocese’s elementary and secondary schools comprise one of the largest U.S. private school systems.
The Planned Giving Director reports to the Senior Director of Development and is expected to work independently and as a member of the Development team. They are responsible for cultivating relationships with prospects and existing donors that are willing to make deferred financial gifts to benefit the mission of the Archdiocese of Chicago. They will have regular contact with pastors and their staff, donors and their representatives, high-level trustees and volunteers, staff and members of the community.
The Planned Giving Director is expected to develop and maintain a current knowledge and understanding of Archdiocese of Chicago programs, and the tax and legal issues surrounding charitable giving. They are also expected to remain flexible to the needs of the department and the available schedules of prospective donor, to consistently treat everyone with dignity and respect, to work collaboratively to accomplish goals, to be honest and to take responsibility for his/her actions.
The Archdiocese of Chicago is in the midst of exciting changes as we renew our local Church. With a variety of opportunities to contribute your professional talents and experience, we invite you to consider any of our current openings at archchicago.org/careers. We offer competitive salary and benefit packages, as well as opportunities for professional and personal growth and development.
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