Orchard Village, a nonprofit social services agency located in Skokie, IL, is currently seeking a Director of Development. This position reports to the President & CEO, supervises the Development staff, and is a member of the Executive Team.
The position is responsible for leading the Development Department and execution of the fundraising strategy encompassing major gift solicitation, annual/capital campaigns, donor identification/cultivation/portfolio management, special events, grant management, and volunteer recruitment.
Bachelor's degree required
Master’s degree or post graduate work or other business related credentials preferred
5-7 years of effective fundraising and development leadership
Nonprofit experience, social service experience preferred
5+ years of supervising an exempt team
Ability to think strategically with a deep understanding of donor cultivation
Ability to work collaboratively and with individuals, teams, and work groups
Fluency in MS Office and donor/CRM software
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Submit resume with cover letter and salary expectations for consideration.
About Orchard Village
Orchard Village partners with families and communities to optimize personal outcomes for individuals with developmental disabilities through a community-integrated approach.
Orchard Village is a fully licensed nonprofit organization that provides supportive services to approximately 300 individuals each year. Advocating a person-centered approach, Orchard Village works with each of its clients to identify personal outcomes to strive toward, ensuring that every individual controls his or her own destiny.