Diocese of Maryland

at Director for Development
Location Baltimore
Date Posted September 11, 2023
Category Maryland (Stuart Wright)
Job Type Full Time
Setting Urban
Compensation $100,000
Diocesan Compensation Info https://episcopalmaryland.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/6/2022/11/2022-01-compensation-as-amended.pdf
Health Benefits Full Family
Housing None
Is there a rectory? Yes
Equity Allowance No
Budget appropriate to large diocesan staff


Additional comments re: compensation, benefits and housing.

This position is open to lay and clergy applicants

Liturgical style and practice



The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland is seeking a qualified, vibrant and entrepreneurial fundraising professional who will serve in an integral role reporting to the Canon to the Ordinary for Administration and Mission.  Our ideal candidate will have extensive experience supporting, developing and implementing robust fundraising initiatives that will reflect, communicate, and reinforce the values and mission of the Episcopal Diocese of Maryland.


The Director of Development will be responsible for formulating comprehensive and innovative strategies that will deepen and sustain EDOM’s fundraising and development initiatives that support congregations, the Bishop’s Annual Ministries Appeal (BAMA), the Sutton Scholars High School Enrichment Program (SSHSEP), the Claggett Camp and Conference Center, affiliated agencies and ministry initiatives.  This position requires operating in an often fast-paced environment that supports ministry needs and requires the ability to successfully manage multiple priorities and projects.  We seek someone who has the ability to exercise good judgement in complex situations, who possesses excellent written and verbal communication skills, has an advanced skill level in donor relations, has exceptional organizational skills and above all, someone who has the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities is critical.


To apply, please digitally submit a resume, three professional references, responses to the essay questions provided below and two examples of your professional work, such as a grant proposal, promotional material created, donor acknowledgement letter, event design, or strategic plan.  Send all information to the Rev. Chris McCloud, Canon to the Ordinary for Administration and Mission at search@episcopalmaryland.org  Applications will be received until position is filled.  PLEASE:  NO PHONE CALLS.

Essay Questions:  Please reply to each in 500 words or less:


  1. Describe how you cultivate relationships in your professional life.
  2. Describe your familiarity and experience with The Episcopal Church and/or similar faith-based/mission oriented organization.


Contact Information

The Rev. Christine McCloud

Canon to the Ordinary

Diocese of Maryland