Chapter Development Officer









Legatus, an international organization of Catholic business executives and their spouses who are committed to studying, living, and spreading the Catholic faith, is currently conducting a search for a Chapter Development Officer (CDO) to manage the process of establishing new chapters. The position is based in Atlanta, GA and requires travel Tuesday-Thursday most weeks.  Candidates must be practicing Catholics who are passionate about their faith, exhibit excellent communication and organizational skills, and work well in a detail-oriented, professional environment.

• Call on Catholic business executives to introduce them to the organization, invite them to membership and manage the application process
• Establish the organizational structure that a developing chapter requires to become a fully chartered Legatus chapter

The qualified candidate will have a bachelor’s degree, at least two years of sales experience – preferably in a service industry or in selling of memberships – as well as organizational development experience in fields such as general non-profit management, Christian (ideally Catholic) programming, parish or diocesan administration, ministerial outreach, alumni association management or donor relations.  Additionally, the ideal candidate will have experience with a regional or national member-driven organization with a background in member recruitment, volunteer training, public speaking, board guidance and utilizing a robust CRM system.

Key Competencies:
• Knowledge of and loyalty to the teachings of the Catholic Church
• Servant leader mentality
• High degree of professionalism, resourcefulness and integrity
• Ability to adapt to a wide variety of situations
• Positive, optimistic and willing attitude
• Excellent communication skills
• Forthright team player
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

Benefits and Incentives:
• Incentive plan for bonuses based on the growth within developing chapters
• Benefits plan includes a matching 401(k) and excellent medical, vision and dental coverage

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