Meals on Wheels Chicago’s mission is to ensure that Chicago seniors and people with disabilities benefit from nutritious meal programs that improve their quality of life and maximize independence.
We achieve this by raising both awareness and private funds to support home meal delivery to food-vulnerable people.
We are seeking an experienced director of development to join our team.
The Director of Development reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for all fundraising activities for Meals on Wheels Chicago across all revenue streams and communication efforts.
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.
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.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Certified Fundraising Executive preferred.
Ten to fifteen years of experience working for a nonprofit organization as a senior development officer.
To apply, please send a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter, please describe 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:
Meals on Wheels Chicago
1111 North Wells Street, Suite 307
Chicago, IL 60610
or sent via email at email@example.com
Meals on Wheels Chicago ensures that homebound seniors and individuals with disabilities receive nutritious meals that allow them to remain at home and in their homes and communities to maximize independence.