Position Description: Senior Development Officer, Strategic Gifts
Place in Organization: Reports to Director of Strategic and Legacy Gifts
The Senior Development Officer, Strategic Gifts is responsible for managing a portfolio of qualified prospects with capacity to make major gifts to the Food Bank. Responsibilities will include identifying prospects, developing individual donor strategies, meeting face to face and soliciting prospects and working cross functionally across organization to understand the funding needs of all departments. In addition, the Development Officer will coordinate the marketing of the Food Bank’s legacy giving program and will assist in planning outreach efforts for the Tomorrow’s Harvest Society.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photo copiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
Position Type and Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5 p.m. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the "core" work hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and must work a minimum of 40 hours each week to maintain full-time status. Occasionally evening or weekend hours will be required for meetings or events.
This position is based out of our West Suburban Center (Geneva) location.
Local travel throughout our 13 county service area up to 25% of the time.
Northern Illinois Food Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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