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Director of Development - Trinity Church

Company: Trinity Church - New Haven, CT
Date Posted: April 5, 2018

Director of Development
Trinity Church New Haven

Trinity Church seeks a dynamic Director of Development to lead its fund-raising efforts as the Church addresses its financial goals.  The Director of Development will help implement strategic fund-raising goals and will guide the Vestry, lay leaders, and clergy in a comprehensive and results-oriented program that includes coordinating and writing grant proposals.  As a member of the senior leadership team in the Parish, the Director of Development will report to the Rector.

Established in 1723, Trinity Church on the Green in New Haven, Connecticut is an historic and vibrant Episcopal church that welcomes people of all faiths or no faith to its programs and services.  With a commitment to social justice, Trinity has been able to respond, oftentimes at its front doors, to the ever-growing and changing needs of those in our City who are marginalized through poverty, homelessness, addiction and recovery. 


Ability to plan and implement a development program that enhances stewardship and major gifts while initiating a planned giving program.

Experience identifying and cultivating individual, corporate, and foundation support.

Ability to think creatively and strategically about ways to reach donors and to secure foundation gifts.

Understanding of the mission and activities of a faith-based organization/program.


The Director will work for 20 hours per week and will need some flexibility in setting exact hours to meet the needs of donors. 


$30,000 per year. 

To apply:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Please include Development Director in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Interviews will begin in mid-April 2018.