Do you have at least 3 years of fundraising and development experience?
Are you a self-motivated, results oriented manager?
Do you enjoy working collaboratively to create new strategies?
We are currently in search of a Development Manager for a National HealthOrganization. The position is based in Northern Chicagoland. This is a full-time, permanent position.
ORGANIZATION TYPE: National Health Organization
LOCATION: Northern Chicagoland
POSITION TITLE:Development Manager
Is This Your Dream Job?
The Development Manager is responsible for assisting the Executive Director and board committees in the preparation and management of an overall comprehensive fundraising plan that includes an array of fundraising strategies that generate revenue in support of the organization’s mission including: special events, major gifts and corporate/foundation giving.
Our client is a national health organization focused on providing research, education, and support to help cure multiple chronic diseases.
Health, Vision and Dental
Flexible Spending Accounts
Retirement Plan with Employer Contributions
Paid Time Off: Vacation, Personal and Sick
Life Insurance, Short Term Disability and Long Term Disability
Our Ideal Candidate:
Bachelors degree or equivalent experience required
Minimum three to five years in not-for-profit fundraising required
Experience within a health-related organization preferred
Demonstrated track record of successful fundraising experience that includes special events, corporate/foundation giving, donor cultivation and recognition, donor records and acknowledgement required
Familiarity with major gift and annual giving campaigns
Applicable skills in strategic planning and budgeting, volunteer development and supervision
Self-motivated, results oriented manager with strong organizational skills
An effective communicator, both written and oral
Marketing and public relations preferred
Proficient in MS Office, Raiser’s Edge a plus
Available to work occasional evenings and weekends
How You Will Spend Your Day:
Manage a plan of work, based on specific income goals and timelines, for the successful completion of assigned special events, programs and activities
Take a lead role in planning and implementing special events and individual/ foundation/corporate giving initiatives
Support the Development Director in all special events planning, implementation and follow up
Recruit and manage volunteer leaders and committee members for each fundraising event, program or activity and all development efforts
Prepare and manage budget (income and expenses) and work plan (with timelines and deliverables) for the successful completion of assigned fundraising events, programs and activities
Maintain accurate and complete records and files for assigned fundraising events, programs and activities and routinely review the status of each with the Executive Director
Research and identify individuals, foundations and corporations that have potential to support the foundation
Coordinate the development and production of collateral materials related fundraising events, programs and activities
Manage public relations and promotion for fundraising events, programs and activities
Participate in ongoing discussions with the Executive Director with regard to current fundraising events and developing and implementing new initiatives
Perform all other duties and tasks required to support new and/or proposed fundraising events, programs and activities
Actively seek opportunities to address community needs and positively impact local region while advancing the foundation’s mission, goals and values
Keep abreast of national headquarters activities and properly utilize the resources available
Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of the foundation’s facilities, equipment and documents
Coordinate and manage the daily operations of the office
Perform general clerical functions including filing, copying, faxing, non-profit bulk mail procedures
Answer the telephone and greet visitors
Maintain office supplies and office equipment
Preparation of tributes, memorials, newsletter and other publications
Manage database including routine acknowledgement letters and receipts, monthly additions, changes, and update reports
Support board and committee activities by coordinating meetings, meal and location logistics, meeting packets/materials as needed
Assure the proper use, management, security and upkeep of the foundation facilities, equipment and documents
Other duties as assigned
We’d love to hear from you.
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