Organization: World Relief
Job Title: Director of Development, Chicago Region
Reports To: Regional Director
Work Location: Carol Stream, IL and Chicago, IL
Are you someone who is committed to helping people invest their resources for long-term impact? Do you enjoy leading a passionate team to develop and deliver on strategy? Do your gifts combine long-term business strategy, program management and relationship building? The Director of Development role may be a great fit.
As part of a global change initiative, World Relief is bringing together its national and local fundraising functions into one unified regional framework to oversee all giving in the greater Chicago region. The Director of Development will guide local office fundraising strategy while ensuring collaboration and synergy with WR’s Corporate-wide initiatives.
The ideal candidate will have a strong background in diverse fundraising strategies, a collaborative leadership approach, and a strong results orientation.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
For World Relief staff, strong commitment to the mission, vision, and values of World Relief is essential, and Christian faith is a prerequisite for employment, based upon United States federal guidelines provided in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
LEGAL BACKGROUND IN THE UNITED STATES:
World Relief is both an equal opportunity employer and a faith-based religious organization. This means that we conduct hiring without regard to race, color, ancestry, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, marital status, parental status, membership in any labor organization, political ideology, or disability of an otherwise qualified individual. The status of World Relief as an equal opportunity employer does not prevent the organization from hiring staff based on their religious beliefs, so that all staff share the same religious commitment. Pursuant to the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 702 (42 U.S.C. 2000e 1(a) World Relief has the right to, and does, hire only candidates who agree with World Relief’s Statement of Faith.
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