Opening for development coordinator/communication and event specialist

The Catholic Foundation of Northwest Pennsylvania is seeking a full-time communication and event specialist to contribute to all aspects of donor relations for the Catholic Foundation and its constituents. Duties include print and digital communication initiatives, PR and promotion, event planning and donor engagement.

Required qualifications include:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-plus years of experience within donor relations and event planning spheres
  • Excellent creative writing and proofreading skills
  • Proficiency with a broad range of computer software principles, including Microsoft Office, donor database management and digital communication platforms
  • Ability to supervise projects and budgets and to lead and energize work groups
  • Knowledge of Catholic stewardship principles a plus.

Applications accepted through March 30, 2018. See link below for the full position profile and job application form. Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a signed and completed job application form in one of two ways:

  • Email all materials to (application form must be scanned, completed and signed)
  • Mail to: Catholic Foundation Search, 429 East Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA 16504.

Position profile
Application form

Full-time position for Executive Director of Faith Formation

The Diocese of Erie is seeking a creative and faith-driven leader to serve as the Executive Director of Faith Formation. The fruit of a collaborative diocesan planning process, this position has been identified as key to the renewal of parish life, religious education, youth ministry and family ministry. He/she will play a key role in the ongoing development of a collaborative vision for life-long faith formation in the Diocese of Erie. He/she will report to the Vicar for Education and supervise several full-time professional colleagues. 

The successful candidate will:

  • Demonstrate a strong commitment to evangelization and life-long faith formation
  • Be visionary and forward-looking
  • Relate well to lay, clergy and religious alike
  • Be willing to provide inspirational leadership through involvement in the day-to-day responsibilities of the office.  

Required qualifications include:

  • Master’s degree in religious education, theology or a related field
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an administrator in Catholic ministry, preferably in a diocesan context
  • Experience in teaching the faith and/or providing faith formation
  • Served on diocesan committees and/or participated in diocesan planning processes. 

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  See links for full position profile and job application form below.
Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume and a signed and completed job application form in one of two ways:

  • Email applications are preferred.  Send all materials to:  (Application form must be scanned, completed and signed.)
  • If necessary, mail to: Faith Formation Search, St. Mark Catholic Center, 429 East Grandview Blvd., Erie, PA  16504

Position profile
Application form

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