Search

Job

Development Officer, Posse Chicago

Posted by
New
|
Published 1 day ago

Candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter when applying.

The development officer supports Posse Chicago individual, corporate and foundation giving. They are responsible for working with the site director and Posse’s national development team to meet the annual revenue goals and reach higher revenue goals each year. The development officer is responsible for grant reports and writing proposals with accompanying budgets, conducting prospect research, drafting thank you letters and other donor correspondence, planning events, soliciting corporate donations for events, managing development communications with the site director, gift entry, monthly financial reporting, and supporting the work of the rest of the development staff, locally and nationally. They also represents the program to board members, donors and various other constituent groups. The development officer reports to the director.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Write and submit foundation and corporate proposals, reports and letters in a timely manner. Track all proposal and report deadlines.
  • Maintain communication with all organizational donors (particularly foundation and corporate donors and prospects).
  • Work with director to identify and research prospects.
  • Track prospective donor contacts and set up prospect meetings. Assist Director with prospect meeting strategies.
  • Maintain all administrative development activities and maintain donor files, including electronic files through Raiser’s Edge Database.
  • Organize and implement several annual donor mailings.
  • Help facilitate communication and follow up with the Chicago Advisory Board.
  • Manage logistics for development special events.

We are looking for someone who is collaborative, innovative, hard-working and thrives in a fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will have these qualities/qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree
  • Three plus years of work experience in development or related field
  • Motivated and able to work independently as well as with a team
  • Willingness to take initiative
  • Ability to multi-task, manage concurrent processes/projects, and focus on the small but important details in all projects while keeping the bigger picture in mind
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including grant writing
  • Excellent office and computer skills. Proficient in Word, Excel, and experience working with a fundraising database
  • Able to establish and maintain cooperative professional relationships with colleagues, donors, volunteers, and the public
  • Strong public speaking and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated belief in Posse’s mission and values
To apply please click here

Deadline for submission of application is Friday, October 1, 2021.

No phone calls please

Candidates are required to submit a resume and cover letter when applying.

The development officer supports Posse Chicago individual, corporate and foundation giving. They are responsible for working with the site director and Posse’s…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Application Deadline
    October 1, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required

Benefits

Our highly competitive benefits include:
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and life insurance plan for employee
  • Paid parental leave
  • 403(B) plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Generous paid-time-off policy

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer.

Our highly competitive benefits include:
  • Employer paid medical, dental, and life insurance plan for employee
  • Paid parental leave
  • 403(B) plan with employer match
  • Flexible Spending…

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Chicago, IL
Associated Location
111 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60604, USA
Suite 1100

How to Apply

TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK here.

Deadline for submission of application is Friday, October 1, 2021.

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about The Posse Foundation please visit www.possefoundation.org.

TO APPLY PLEASE CLICK here.

Deadline for submission of application is Friday, October 1, 2021.

The Posse Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. For more information about The…

Join Idealist

Sign up today to save your favorite jobs and get email alerts when new ones are posted.