From the Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur

POSITION: Tri Province Director of Development

snddenamur_ipswich The Sisters of Notre Dame de Namur seek a dynamic Director of Development to lead the Tri-Province development program.  With an office in Stevenson, Maryland and constituents primarily from the mid-Atlantic region, the Director of Development will be responsible for a comprehensive development effort to raise funds to support the Sisters life and ministry.  Duties include providing overall guidance and direction to the program with a special emphasis on soliciting major gifts for the Sisters’ ministry programs and to support the Sisters in retirement.  The Director will have fiscal responsibility to determine, propose and maintain an annual budget, focus on major gift initiatives; track, cultivate and sustain planned giving donors; write and create direct mail including appeals and newsletters; research and write grant proposals.

The successful candidate will have experience in cultivating and soliciting major gifts, communications, direct mail and event planning.  Planned giving expertise is a plus.  Excellent writing skills and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge will be important to this position.  A minimum of 4 to 5 years of development experience is required.

Please send resumes and 3 references to:

Questions may be directed to:   Mary Ann Barnhorn, SNDdeN at or (513) 378-3955.

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