St Louis Church, Pittsford - Pastoral Associate for Stewardship and Development Email

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Name of Organization: St Louis Church, Pittsford
Title of Position: Pastoral Associate for Stewardship and Development
Salary Range (low): $35,000
Salary Range (high): $50,000
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Description of Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for planning, implementing, directing and evaluating the overall Stewardship programs for the parish and its ministries.
  • Plan and coordinate the annual stewardship (Time, Talent, and Treasure) program and the Catholic Ministries Appeal
  • Cultivate donor relationships at all levels and work to raise the giving levels of all donors.
  • Reach out and re-engage with former and inactive parishioners.
  • Process parishioner electronic and regular contributions.
  • Work with parishioners to remember St. Louis as a part of their estate plan
  • Establish clear and measurable and attainable goals.
  • Coordinate marketing and communication efforts, including but not limited to newsletters, promotional activities, community relations, and other related stewardship efforts.
  • Coordinate and help supervise appropriate parish volunteers.
  • Direct acknowledgement and recognition activities for donors and volunteers.
  • Manage the school’s development activities.
  • Develop new stewardship programs to increase parishioner time, talent, and treasure sharing.
  • Assess and track parishioner involvement in ministries; monitor follow-up to ensure that leaders are contacting those parishioners who indicated that they were interested in becoming involved in their ministry.
  • Implement and strengthens a system for effective communication and cooperation between ministries.
  • Assure that databases are properly managed and current.
  • Lead third-source funding programs including grants, bequest, endowments, and local business support.
  • Regularly perform needs/trends analysis and make projections for future giving.
  • Preparation and analysis of reports as required.
  • Other duties as assigned by the Pastor or as the need arises.
  • Compliance with diocesan stewardship.

Organization's Financial Sources:
Foundation and Corporate Grants
Special Events
Earned Income (dues, tuition, etc.)

Vacation and Holiday Policy
Medical, Dental, Health Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan

Education: Essential: Bachelor’s degree in a related field or its equivalent in experience, with three or more years of experience in stewardship development. Desirable: Advanced degree in a related field.

Experience/Personal Qualifications: Essential: Three or more years of successful experience in stewardship, development, alumni relations, event planning and/or donor relations. At least one year in a supervisory role.


  • Demonstrated ability to guide, direct, motivate and manage others in a collaborative manner.
  • Understanding of Stewardship and its elements.
  • Be a practicing Catholic in good standing.
  • Must have knowledge of the teaching of the Catholic Church, a familiarity with its structures, functions and institutions.
  • Be able to demonstrate practicing stewardship as a way of life.
  • Have knowledge, ability, and skill to effectively utilize computer, various software and other office equipment as needed.
  • High level of independent thought and initiative as needed.
  • Work independently and be flexible in a changing environment.
  • Solid interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet all deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise extreme discretion.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to assume leadership and responsibility

Specific Requirements of Position: Annual Campaigns

Position Reports to: Rev. Mitchell Zygadlo, Pastor, St. Louis Church

Send Correspondence to:
Laurie Martin, Finance Director
St. Louis Church
64 S. Main Street
Pittsford, New York 14534
[email protected]

Include with Correspondence:
Cover Letter