Donor Engagement Manager
Milwaukee, WI 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Who are we?
Providing compassionate, quality social services since 1920, the culture at Catholic Charities is defined by our passion for our mission to "provide service to those in need, to advocate for justice and to call upon others to do the same."  We prioritize programs and services to meet the needs of people impacted by poverty, providing access and removing barriers to vital services for families and individuals living in communities across the ten counties of southeastern Wisconsin.

A career at Catholic Charities blends social service with professional advancement. Our staff is made up of a diverse group of human service professionals who are committed to serving people of all faiths and backgrounds. We are a proud recipient of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Top Workplaces award for 2016, 2017, 2018, 2020, and 2021.

What will I do as a Donor Engagement Manager?
In partnership with the Director of Advancement, Catholic Charities team members, leadership, and volunteers, you will impact fundraising to advance the mission of Catholic Charities. This position will employ best practices in donor relations and fundraising, from written communication, remote and in-person visits, to small or large group events. Additionally, this position will manage a portfolio of prospects from identification, cultivation, solicitation, to stewardship and renewal, working in collaboration with agency leadership and staff as appropriate.  As a Catholic Charities team member, you will be motivated by our mission to serve neighbors in need with dignity and respect and steward resources wisely.
Why should I apply?
This position offers an exciting opportunity to help donors fulfill their passions and interests through their giving to Catholic Charities.  An outgoing, warm, and compassionate individual will have the opportunity to employ best practices in the field along with their creative, strategic thinking and project management skills. This opportunity will be an integral team member working to advance the mission of Catholic Charities.

What are the requirements?
A Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, or a related field.  Three to five years successful experience in non-profit fundraising preferably in social services or for the needs of those living in poverty and diverse populations.

Frequent travel and occasional attendance at evening or weekend events is required.
Catholic Charities is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer regardless of race, color, religion, creed, sex, marital status, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, on-the-job injury, sexual orientation, political affiliation or belief. Employment decisions are made without consideration of these or any other factors that employers are prohibited by law from considering.

Catholic Charities also prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities and will reasonably accommodate applicants with a disability, upon request, and will also ensure reasonable accommodation for employees with a disability.


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
8:30am - 5:00pm
Salary and Benefits
Health, Dental, Vision, FSA, and 403(b) • Employer paid Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, and Long Term Disability • Generous PTO structure plus 11 Paid Holidays • Employee Assistant Program • Mileage and Cellphone Reimbursement • Business Casual Dress Everyday with Casual Fridays
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3 to 5 years
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