Chief Development Officer: Full Time Job Description : Exciting, executive-level development opportunity with well-established international humanitarian organization/foundation! This is a newly-created position offering a rare opportunity to shape the future of the department and carry out a four-year strategic development plan. Some international travel is required, and diplomacy is a must. Ideal candidates will have progressive experience in development at the strategic level, including successful change management with staff and volunteers, a background in international fundraising through affiliate partners, and experience with multi-million dollar campaigns. Salary: $90K-$98K Responsibilities: Oversees all aspects of Foundation development programs, from donor cultivation to recognition. Formulates and implements strategies and framework that will maximize and increase Foundation's donation revenue using a variety of fundraising methods. Serves as primary liaison for development to Foundation's Board of Trustees, advisory committees and volunteer structure. - Manages the operations of four departments by developing schedules, assigning and monitoring work, gathering resources, implementing productivity standards and resolving operational problems. - Sets direction and manages all aspects of strategies for Foundation development and fundraising. - Analyzes costs and benefits of alternative projects and chooses those that fit Foundation objectives. - Participates on formal committees such as Development Oversight Committee and Executive Committee. Also participates with other Foundation advisory committees. - Responds to member issues related to Foundation development, including but not limited to, donations, donor relations, processing, and recognition. - Recommends and implements department plans and goals and monitors progress. Responsible for annual $1 million department budget and manages expenses within established guidelines. - Manages six employees including recruitment, work assignments, development and performance management. In the first 1-3 years, this position will be responsible for the implementation of a reorganization which will likely include developing new positions and hiring staff to fill said positions. - Performs other responsibilities as assigned. Job Requirements : - Bachelor's degree (B.A. or B.S.) in association/nonprofit management, business, social services or related field; Master's degree preferred. - Minimum 8 or more years professional fundraising/development experience with progressive increased responsibilities. - Minimum of 4 to 6 years of management experience. CAREERS IN NONPROFITS INC. Careers In Nonprofits is the only Chicago-based, full-service staffing firm that works exclusively with the nonprofit sector. We are searching for individuals who are self motivated, dedicated and enjoy working independently. Job opportunities range from entry level to executive positions. We are currently in search of a Chief Development Manager. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for the right candidate. Salary : $ 90,000 Annual To Apply: Please visit our Web site at for more information about this search and other opportunities available. Please include the job ID in your e-mail subject. If you or a friend may be interested in pursuing this opportunity please submit one page cover letter and resume to: Careers In Nonprofits E-mail:
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