Administrative Support, Development/Fundraising, Program Management
4 Year Degree
The mission of the 100 Club of Chicago is to provide for the families of first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This membership based organization offers several forms of financial assistance, access to resources and moral support. All sworn federal, state, county and local first responders stationed in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties are included. The 100 Club of Chicago has provided benefits to 274 families of fallen public safety professionals. Total benefits have exceeded $11 million.
100 Club of Chicago Program and Development Coordinator
The Program and Development Coordinator supports the 100 Club mission by managing projects for programming and development efforts and facilitating administrative tasks.
Areas of Responsibility:
Collect and manage all 100 Club Scholar application materials. Assist the COO with the fulfillment of the Educational Assistance Program.
Implement annual membership renewal process, which includes donor acknowledgements and ensuring members receive all relevant materials. Work with the Director of Communications to coordinate member stewardship.
Serve as 100 Club liaison, via phone and in-person, to engage potential, new and current members and encourage long-term relationships.
Assist the Director of Events on program related event initiatives.
Manage all important organization files, ensuring proper care and storage of documents.
Prepare donor acknowledgements including documentation, updates and acknowledgements of gifts made in memoriam or in honor of someone. Input donor information into donor database.
Perform basic AR functions. Provide reports for Bookkeeper.
Research, draft and summarize reports on potential donors.
Manage donor lists and schedule donor meetings.
Work with Director of Communications to create donor appeals.
Track board member monetary and in-kind donations.
Manage 100 Club presence on social networking sites.
Edit and update the 100 Club website in both lay-out and copy.
Assist with administrative details for projects and proposals.
Provide administrative support at 100 Club events, some of which take place on nights and weekends.
Maintain office environment. Order and maintain office supplies.
Assist with the preparation of quarterly board meetings: schedule meetings, create folders and manage materials.
Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Excellent verbal and writing skills
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
High level of proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite
High level of proficiency in the Adobe suite
Orientation toward teamwork with the ability to work independently with limited supervision in a dynamic work environment
Empathy and passion for law enforcement, fire and emergency services
Strong understanding of the 100 Club of Chicago’s mission and enthusiasm for building support for its programs
Upbeat approach to working with/for constituents
Core Competencies (Requirements):
Teamwork: Work together with others and help others to work cooperatively to accomplish objectives
Attention to Communication: Deliver clear, effective communication and take responsibility to understand others
Service Orientation: Commit to satisfying internal and external clients
Interpersonal Awareness: Elicit, notice, interpret and anticipate others’ concerns and feelings
Initiative: Proactively identify, act on and see through opportunities and pitfalls
Results Orientation: Focus on desired results and set and achieve challenging goals
Concern for Quality: Monitor work, systems and processes and take action to ensure they meet or exceed standards
Flexibility: Respond quickly to change and easily consider new approaches
Stress Management: Maintain performance and self-control under pressure.
Integrity and Truth: Gain the trust of others by taking responsibility for own actions and telling the truth
Please email resumé and cover letter to: Caitlyn Brennan, firstname.lastname@example.org
The 100 Club of Chicago provides for the families of first responders who have lost their lives in the line of duty. This membership based organization offers several forms of financial assistance, access to resources and moral support. All sworn federal, state, county and local first responders stationed in Cook, Lake and McHenry Counties are included.