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Title: Mission Advancement Coordinator 

Reports to: Executive Director of the Office of Mission Advancement  

Location: San Antonio, Texas                                                                                                 

Hours: Full-time         

Benefits: Full medical and dental                                             

General Purpose: To further the spiritual and religious mission of the Salesian Sisters by providing office coordination and administrative support for the Department of Mission Advancement.  Assist the Executive Director in creating and implementing a strategic development program that includes donor relations, communications and marketing, grant research, event planning, and personnel management.

Education: Relevant Bachelor’s degree preferred

Essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Communications and administration of the Department of Mission Advancement:
  • Draft, proofread, edit, and send correspondence, proposals, gift acknowledgment letters, and reports on behalf of the Office of Mission Advancement
  • Coordinate production and distribution of marketing materials – printed and electronic (newsletters, brochures, flyers, magazine, etc.)
  • Assist with web page and social media coordination and content development
  • Oversee the processing of donations received 
  • Entering data and donor-relations activities (gifts received, correspondence, visits, donor-recognition, etc.) in the donor database; build and run various reports as needed
  • Assist Executive Director in creating, coordinating, and expanding all fundraising endeavors which include but are not limited to: ongoing, annual, and one-time programs, sponsorships, in-kind donations, special events, planned giving, and cultivating benefactors
  • Assists the Grant Writer with research, gathering required documents, and developing schedules
  • Document DMA accomplishments and record minutes from department meetings
  • Serve as primary phone and email contact for the Office of Mission Advancement
  • Assist in managing interns and volunteers
  • Coordinate office supplies and place departmental needs
  • Share the mission of the Salesian Sisters and the joy of the Catholic faith with benefactors, vendors, staff, and volunteers 

Minimum Requirements:

Experience in an administrative and/or communications position or other background demonstrating the application of the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to establish and maintain positive professional relationships
  • Outstanding customer service skills and ability to be personable, respectful, and joyful
  • Excellent computer skills, specifically in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; Adobe InDesign, and donor management software
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy, the ability to prioritize and organize multiple projects, meet deadlines, and problem-solve
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Capacity to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
  • Communicates well, takes initiative, and is resourceful
  • Nonprofit, faith-based organizational experience preferred
  • Ability to travel within the province when needed
  • Ability to enthusiastically articulate and promote the Salesian Sisters mission and philosophies related to stewardship and development

Download complete job description 

* Note: Please only apply if you are fully vaccinated

To apply: email resume and cover letter to directordma@salesiansisterswest.org


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