Job Opportunities

Director of Development

We are seeking an experienced director of development to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable track record in a nonprofit setting, especially as it relates to fundraising. S/he must be energetic, organized and service-oriented to our board, donors, partners and clients.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Certified Fundraising Executive preferred.
  • Ten to fifteen years of experience working for a nonprofit organization as a senior development officer.

Skills Desired

  • Experience in working with donors, foundations and corporations.
  • Experience developing and executing fundraising campaigns.
  • Experience with developing and executing annual communications plan.
  • Experience with events, including logistics, sponsor, vendor and attendee relations.
  • Experience with web and social media.
  • Experience with donor databases.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Familiarity with Mac OS.

Qualities Desired

  • Energetic and confident.
  • Think strategically and react proactively.
  • Work in a collaborative team environment.
  • Organized and efficient with time.
  • Clear and sensitive in both written and verbal communication.
  • Ethical and responsible.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please indicate why you are interested in this position. Please provide examples of your experience in individual, major and planned giving; foundation and corporate support and specials events. Please include specific figures (amount raised or percentage increased). Please also include your salary history.

All applications must be received by 5:00 pm on October 2, 2017

Electronic submissions must be in either Word or PDF format.

Submissions may either be mailed to:

David Tabak
Executive Director
Meals on Wheels Chicago
1111 North Wells Street, Suite 307
Chicago, IL 60610

or via email at dtabak@mealsonwheelschicago.org

To inquire about driver positions currently available to deliver Meals on Wheels, please contact:

Open Kitchens
1161 W. 21st Street
Chicago, IL 60608
(312)666-5335