The Conservation Foundation
Director of Advancement
Mission: We improve the health of our communities by preserving and restoring natural areas and open space, protecting rivers and watersheds, and promoting stewardship of our environment.
The Conservation Foundation (TCF) is one of the region’s oldest and largest not-for-profit land and watershed conservation organizations. Founded in 1972, TCF has helped preserve 35,000 acres of open space, restored and cleaned miles of rivers and streams, and educated thousands of kids by engaging them in nature and the outdoors. Work is focused in DuPage, Kane, Kendall and Will Counties to preserve and restore nature at the local level, and to provide a reasoned voice for conservation.
Full Time- Exempt
Competitive salary and benefits, including professional development
Flexible work schedule, local and regional travel required
Office location- McDonald Farm, 10 S 404 Knoch Knolls Rd., Naperville, Illinois
General Responsibilities: The Director of Advancement will direct and oversee all development and marketing efforts for the organization. Development goals will include the financial support needed for the Foundation’s annual operations, special programs, and long-term financial security. Emphasis will be on major gifts, planned gifts, special events, membership development, annual giving and capital programs, and operating/program grants. The Director of Advancement will be responsible for all marketing efforts of the organization including all written, printed, internet-based and social media communications, and volunteer management. The Director of Advancement leads and supervises a team of professional staff, reports to the President/CEO and works with the Board of Trustees and relevant board committees.
Deadline to Apply:
Please submit your professional qualifications to Brook McDonald, President/CEO at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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