For more than twenty years, Lynch Development Associates has been blessed with the opportunity to work with hundreds of Catholic institutions throughout the United States, helping them build a brighter future for their faith communities. We have had the opportunity to raise funds to build and renovate Churches, Parish Centers, and Schools. Our staff has been successful in conducting debt reduction campaigns to help struggling communities balance their budgets and continue to serve their people.

Our firm, having raised over 1.5 billion dollars, maintains a 98% success rate in meeting our goals. Well versed in our Catholic faith and personally committed to the Church, our staff understands the critical importance of a successful campaign endeavor, not just fiscally, but pastorally as well. Our customized programs, professional presentations and personal on-site consultation are what differentiate LDA from other firms in the industry.

If you are interested in becoming part of our team, please review the job postings below and submit your resume and cover.

Regional Vice President:

B.A or B.S.

  • 7+ years of Capital Campaign Consulting Experience
  • Proven track record of success conducting Capital Campaigns for Parishes, Schools, Healthcare and other non-profit institutions
  • Proven and confirmed success with Diocesan Based Capital Campaigns and Diocesan Appeals.
  • Strong Personnel Management Skills
  • Sales Experience
  • Open to regular travel

Compensation: Salary and Bonus commensurate with experience

References: 1-2 qualified Diocesan references
3 Parish, School or Institutional References
2 Personal References

Additional Documentation:

  • Cover Letter with Salary requirements
  • Present paystub from present employer
  • If not presently employed, most recent paystub from past employer.

Job Description: In addition to having the capacity to perfom the expected duties of a campaign director, the role of Vice President of Campaign Operations will include:

  • Oversee all Capital Campaign Operations including regularly meeting with, in person or via Skype, LDA clients and Campaign directors.
  • Manage, train, and evaluate The Campaign Director staff in their roles and responsibilities as well as recruiting new campaign directors.
  • Oversee the implementation and participate in all development vehicles and activates, including, but not limited to: Feasibility and Planning Phase, Major Gift Visits, Major Gift Effort, Reception Phase, Volunteer Phase, Direct Mail Appeal, Commitment Weekends, and Phoneathon.
  • Oversee the design and production (as well as writing, designing and editing when necessary) of all campaign and stewardship materials, including but not limited to: Case Statements, Feasibility Letters, Brochures, Follow Up Letters, Thank You Letters.
  • Schedule, manage, and oversee the appropriate on-site hours for the campaign directors.
  • Schedule regular report meetings with Campaign Directorsto discuss progress and develop ongoing strategies for success.
  • Prepare progress reports for the President regarding the success of the campaigns as well as the strategies for building support for the future.
  • Regularly Report to the President on the status and progress of the clients, campaigns, campaign directors' performance and recommend areas for improvement.
  • Schedule potential new hires and perform the first level of interview screening.
  • Collaborate with the President on the campaign assignments for the campaign directors.
  • Assist the campaign directors in setting and realizing campaign goals.
  • Ensure the viability of the company laptops, company printers, company projectors and other equipment vital and necessary for the campaign process.
  • Develop and monitor ongoing communications with current and potential clients.
  • Educate the campaign directors regarding the development process, the concept of sacrificial giving, and the company's goals and initiatives.
  • Assist the President in organizing agenda's for report meetings and training seminars.
  • Assist and conduct sales bids when required or if the opportunity is presented, as well as generate new sales leads.
  • Assist in the implementation of new initiatives and strategies focusing upon future growth for the company.
  • Create a team-centered approach with the President, campaign directors, office staff, pastors, business managers, clients, constituencies, and volunteers.
  • Utilize strong interpersonal skills, both internally and externally to effectively represent the company.
  • Continue to grow as a development professional through reading, workshops, and other learning opportunities.
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Executive Director:

B.A or B.S.

  • 4+ years of Capital Campaign Consulting Experience
  • Proven track record of success conducting Capital Campaigns for Parishes, Schools, Healthcare and other non-profit institutions.
  • Proven and confirmed success with Diocesan Based Capital Campaigns, Secondary School Campaigns, Higher Education Capital Campaigns and Diocesan Appeals required.
  • Strong Personnel Management Skills
  • Sales Experience
  • Open to regular travel

Compensation: Salary and Bonus commensurate with experience

References: 1 Diocesan reference
3 Parish, Secondary or Higher Education References
2 Personal References

Additional Documentation:

  • Cover Letter with Salary requirements
  • Present paystub from present employer
  • If not presently employed, most recent paystub from past employer.
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Senior Campaign Director:

B.A or B.S.

  • 2+ years of Capital Campaign Consulting Experience
  • Proven track record of success conducting Capital Campaigns for Parishes, Schools, Healthcare and other non-profit institutions
  • Proven and confirmed success with Diocesan Based Capital Campaigns and Diocesan Appeals preferred.
  • Strong Personnel Management Skills
  • Sales Experience
  • Open to regular travel

Compensation: Salary and Bonus commensurate with experience

References: 1 Diocesan reference
3 Parish, School or Institutional References
2 Personal References

Additional Documentation:

  • Cover Letter with Salary requirements
  • Present paystub from present employer
  • If not presently employed, most recent paystub from past employer.
Apply Now

Campaign Director:

The campaign director position provides an exciting full time opportunity to work with religious non-profit organizations in meeting their capital fundraising needs. The Campaign Director works directly with the church, school or diocese in order to meet the needs of the project. The director should be interested in working with diverse groups, meeting new people, and possess leadership skills.

***Strong bilingual skills in Spanish are a plus***.

  • Car and Mobile Phone Reimbursement
  • Travel Reimbursement
  • Healthcare Plan
  • Employer Contribution Retirement Plan

Qualifications

  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Public Speaking skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Leadership and Management
  • Bachelors Degree

Looking for entry level and experienced directors. Salary, bonus and benefits commensurate with experience.

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"If you are worried about launching a Capital Campaign to raise much needed funds for your Parish, stop worrying, and place your trust in Lynch Development Associates!"

Fr. John Ruffo
St. Catharine of Siena Parish
Seaside Park, NJ
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