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Job Title: Development, Associate Director
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Organization: Rush University Medical Center/ Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force
Posted: 10/8/2018
Type: Full-Time
Industry: Non Profit / NGO
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Chicago,  IL   
Position Description: Development, Associate Director Position Highlights: The Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force seeks a full-time Development Associate Director to create and implement the Task Force’s fundraising program. The Task Force currently has a budget of $1.2 – 1.6 million made up of foundation (48% of current revenue) and government (16% of current revenue) grants along with individual (15% of current revenue) and corporate (21% of current revenue) support. The Task Force has worked to expand its corporate partnerships and individual donations and seeks to further diversify sources of revenue.  The Development Associate Director is a position that will be responsible for managing private fundraising activities including but not limited to individual giving, corporate/foundation relations, and special events. The successful candidate will work collaboratively across the organization to engage committee members, volunteers, executive leadership and management to identify opportunities for philanthropic support and sponsorship. The Manager will report directly to the Executive Director and work closely with the Board of Directors in all development and fundraising endeavors. Position Responsibilities: Develop and implement an annual fundraising strategy, including quarterly activities and metrics. Develop and implement an annual donor communications strategy in collaboration with the communications team. Create and manage the Task Force’s individual giving programs. Plan and execute special fundraising events, including small receptions and an annual fundraising gala. Collaborates with the Community Engagement and Communications Manager regarding other events that have sponsorship potential. Develop and maintain ongoing relationships with major donors. Prepare and implement direct mail and email solicitations. Conduct prospect research and cultivate individual, corporate and foundation funders. In collaboration with program staff and the Executive Director, write high-quality, accurate grant proposals and reports for funders and ensure their timely deliveries to funders. Manage and track donations and acknowledgements through Salsa CRM fundraising database. Collaborate with the communications team on the Task Force’s annual report. Act as staff liaison for the Task Force Development Committee. Create content and manage the Task Force donations webpages. Provide donor- and events-related content for the Task Force’s social media presence. Position Qualifications Include: Must embrace the mission of the Metropolitan Chicago Breast Cancer Task Force.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Communications, nonprofit management or related field required; Master’s degree preferred. 5-7 years of experience in fundraising and communications. Successful and progressive background in fundraising and stewardship, particularly with diverse groups and communities. Strong interpersonal and writing skills including excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with diverse constituencies including volunteers, program participants and donors. Advanced computer skills including use of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and desktop publishing software. Demonstrated/hands on experience with fundraising databases. Ability to work in a team-oriented, fast- paced environment. Must be detail-oriented and have utmost integrity. Must have ability to prioritize multiple assignments.

Organization Description: Rush is an academic health system comprising Rush University Medical Center, Rush Copley Medical Center and Rush Oak Park Hospital. Ranked among the top academic medical centers in the country, Rush University Medical Center is an outstanding place to enhance your career. Everything we do centers on one goal: improving patient care. Ranked among the top 20 best places to work in healthcare by Indeed. In U.S. News & World Report's 2017-2018 Best Hospitals issue, Rush ranked among the top 50 hospitals in 8 of 16 categories. Rush has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the country by Truven Health Analytics three times. Rush is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.

Closing Date: 1/8/2019
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Contact Name: Ben Peterson,  Development, Associate Director
Contact Location: 600 South Paulina. Suite 403

Chicago   IL  
United States
Contact Location: 600 South Paulina. Suite 403
  Chicago   IL  
  United States
Contact Phone: 3125639298 3-9298
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