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  • Full Time
  • St. Louis County
  • Salary: $90,000 - $95,000
  • Organization Type: Education

Saint Louis Abbey and Saint Louis Priory School

The Saint Louis Abbey and Saint Louis Priory School are seeking a self-driven and highly organized Director of Leadership and Planned Giving. The Director of Leadership and Planned Giving leads the strategy and execution of the major gifts program of the Saint Louis Abbey and Saint Louis Priory School. This position will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and ongoing stewardship of significant gifts to support the long-term sustainability of the Abbey and School. This position will focus primarily on significant gifts to endowments, testamentary gifts, and other planned gifts.

The ideal candidate will possess three to five years of successful leadership-level and planned gifts, or comparable experience. Skills and abilities needed for the role include exceptional written and oral communication skills, genuine and sincere interest in and ability to interact with a broad range of constituents, ability to problem solve, to create and implement prospect strategies, and to engage with school and community partners.

Minimum qualifications for the role include – a bachelor’s degree, ability to travel within the United States, including a valid driver’s license, and successful completion of pre-employment criminal background checks.

Founded in 1956 by the Benedictine monks of Saint Louis Abbey, Priory is an independent Catholic school for young men in grades 7 through 12. We provide a college preparatory and liberal arts education of the highest excellence using our unique Benedictine approach designed to develop young men in mind, body, and spirit through a rigorous balance of disciplines that challenge the whole person while cultivating a lifelong sense of community. All candidates should demonstrate a desire to be involved in the entire community and must support the Catholic mission of our school.

To apply for this position, you will need to email and include a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.

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