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Development Officer

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The Resurrection Project | Chicago, IL
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The Resurrection Project


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Published 11 days ago

February 10, 2020
January 31, 2020
$45,000 - $50,000

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After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development, community organizing, and advocacy with human service delivery to create vibrant, healthier, and involved communities. Our efforts have resulted in leveraging over $537 million in community investment.

General Job Description:

The Development Officer is an integral part of TRP’s Institutional Advancement (IA) Pillar. The Development Officer is responsible for managing a portfolio of individual staff, and Associate Board donors; supporting the IA Pillar Advisory Committee; and supporting the campaign/event host committee. Increasing the number of individual donors is an essential component of this position. This position will identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward current and prospective individuals and households. Key functions of this position are estimated as a percentage of time, including:

40% Events management, incl. sponsorship procurement 30% Annual individual giving

20% Create unique donor-focused products

10% Other duties as assigned

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Lead event planning for TRP’s 30th anniversary major fundraising activities.
  • Secure event sponsors and support revenue generation.
  • Develop and execute an annual giving program to increase individual giving, including leading the annual appeal.
  • Liaise with Marketing Communications to develop fresh collateral material that supports the annual giving plan.
  • Develop a plan to launch a new Associate board.
  • Work with the Chief Development Officer to support the 30th Gala Host Committee.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Education:

Bachelor’s Degree required

Master’s Degree preferred

Bilingual proficiency in English/Spanish required

Experience, Skills, and Characteristics:

  • Three to five years of professional experience with similar or transferable skills is required
  • Agility in responding to emerging demands and changing priorities within a growing and dynamic organization is required
  • Excellent communication and project management skills
  • Excellent organizational skills are required
  • Experience in leveraging relationships, special events, and brand assets
  • Experience with managing a donor acknowledgement system is required
  • Competence in utilizing a customer relationship management system is required
  • Experience with Salesforce, or similar Customer Relationship Management system, is a plus
  • Adept with Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Power Point is required
  • Willingness to learn and stay informed about the issues addressed through TRP
  • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and techniques is required
  • Curiosity and desire to continue professional development is required
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality is required
  • Bilingual Spanish and English preferred, but not required


Job Description

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After 30 years and an initial seed capital of $30,000 from area parishes, The Resurrection Project (TRP) has grown to become a powerful and effective social enterprise that seamlessly blends community development…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Level of Language Proficiency

Bilingual - Spanish/English preferred, but not required

Bilingual - Spanish/English preferred, but not required

Location

Chicago, IL

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