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JOB OPENINGS

SALESFORCE AND DATA EVALUATION DIRECTOR

America Needs You

Date Posted: 11/13/2023

Salary: $80,000 range (commensurate with experience)

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Salesforce and Data Evaluation Director is a critical member of the national operations team and plays a key role in ensuring the effectiveness of our growing organization. The Salesforce and Data Evaluation Director is responsible for leading ANY and its staff in using data to inform the development and implementation of ANY programs and services. The Director will own the collection, analysis, compliance, audit, dissemination and utilization of all ANY data and systems.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR - SOUTH SIDE

The People's Music School

Date Posted: 11/13/2023

Salary: $22/hr

The People’s Music School is seeking a part-time Program Coordinator for our Greater South Side Program located in Wendell Phillips Academy High School at 244 E Pershing Rd, Chicago, IL 60653. Program Coordinators are the oil that keeps the engine of our programs running smoothly. They welcome students and families into the program each day, engage parents in volunteer activities, and provide administrative support to the Program Manager and staff. They communicate regularly with students and families, maintain order in the community spaces, and actively embody the TPMS culture.

SUBSCRIPTION SERVICES ASSISTANT

American Academy of Pediatrics

Date Posted: 11/06/2023

Salary: $49,549.50

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is seeking a Subscription Services Assistant to provide subscription and circulation support for print and digital journals and subscription products.

COMMUNICATIONS & STORYTELLING OFFICER

Woods Fund Chicago

Date Posted: 11/06/2023

Salary: $100,000-$115,000

The Communications & Storytelling Officer (CSO) reports to the President and provides both strategic and marketing/communications insight to all program areas. The CSO works closely with the President to create Foundation-wide communications and marketing goals, with a focus on storytelling using the power of narrative to add to the Foundation’s advocacy efforts. This position will develop a strategic communications plan for WFC, directly managing communications activities that promote, enhance, and protect the organization's brand reputation. The CSO also works collaboratively with other Foundation staff, grantee partners, peer funders, and other stakeholders to identify and act on opportunities to communicate externally about the Foundation’s grantmaking and grantee partners, as well as to elevate racial justice and grassroots organizing, highlight the Foundation’s advocacy and values, amplify grantee partner stories and voices, and ensure consistency in communications, messaging, and marketing across the Foundation. The role will approach communications work with integrity, sensitivity, and intentionality about how community history, cultures, stories, and lived experiences are gathered, produced, and conveyed. The ideal candidate is someone immersed in the dynamic organizing and creative landscape of the Chicago region.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Ingenuity, Inc.

Date Posted: 10/30/2023

Salary: $100,000 - $120,000


The Director of Development is responsible for growing the financial resources to ensure the sustainability of Ingenuity. As a member of the senior leadership team, the Director of Development designs and implements an annual plan to raise $3 million from individuals, events, foundations, corporations, and government. The role reports to the Executive Director and oversees a Development Manager and Operations Manager. The Director of Development also serves as the primary liaison to the Board of Directors. The Director of Development will be responsible for coordinating efforts to increase the organization's overall funding base and diversify its revenue streams. The primary responsibility of the Director of Development is to implement and maintain fundraising activities that ensure the organization operates within its board-approved budget. The Director will oversee all revenue-generating activities – including major giving, corporate and foundation giving, and planned giving – to expand and diversify the donor base to meet the organization’s ambitious fundraising goals. The Director will also actively participate in any future plans for special fundraising campaigns. The Director will be expected to create and administer all fundraising programs and spend significant time engaging and meeting with donors. The Director of Development will foster strong communication and partnership with the Executive Director; support the Board of Directors in their respective cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship activities; and interact with donors to share the impact of their involvement and support.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, INSTITUTIONAL GIVING

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Date Posted: 10/30/2023

Salary: $85,000-90,000


​The Associate Director of Development, Institutional Giving will manage the theater’s portfolio of corporate, foundation and government partners. The position is a key member of the Development Department, leading efforts in identifying prospects, creating compelling cases for support, driving cultivation strategies, managing a significant pipeline of existing grants, and preparing leadership for cultivation and stewardship meetings with institutional funders. A successful candidate is a strong writer, able to prioritize multiple deadline-driven projects, gracefully adapt in high-pressure situations, enjoy a collaborative approach to their work, and be knowledgeable about researching donors and able to contribute to strategies for each prospect.

INSTITUTIONAL GIVING SENIOR STRATEGIST OR STRATEGIST

ACLU of Illinois

Date Posted: 09/05/2023​

Salary: $65,000 to $95,000

The ACLU-IL seeks to hire an Institutional Giving Senior Strategist or Strategist within the Philanthropy and Engagement Department. This position manages our institutional giving work, including drafting grant proposals and reports, meeting with funders, and cultivating and stewarding traditional foundations, family foundations, and corporate partners. This role’s fundraising portfolio will start at $1.25M annually, with anticipated growth through increased support from current partners and additional funder prospecting. This position meets regularly with members of the ACLU-IL’s Advocacy, Communications, and Legal teams to receive programmatic updates and develop materials for funders. This position plays a key role on our P&E team to ensure we meet our ambitious fundraising goals and connect with supporters across the state.

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT, INDIVIDUAL GIVING

Chicago Shakespeare Theater

Date Posted: 10/30/2022

Salary: $85,000-90,000 

The Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving is responsible for directing the Theater’s individual giving program, with a personal portfolio focused on major donors at the $10K level and above. Responsibilities of this role include planning individual giving campaigns, serving as writer and communications strategist for individual donor-facing communications, donor events management, and supporting overall department operations to ensure effective use of data in driving individual giving strategy. This position reports to the Director of Development and works with the Executive Director, Artistic Director, and other Theater staff. A successful candidate will be able to prioritize multiple deadline-driven projects, gracefully adapt in high-pressure situations, enjoy a collaborative approach to their work, and be knowledgeable about researching individual donors and able to contribute to strategies for individual giving prospects.

PROGRAM DATA ASSOCIATE

America Needs You

Date Posted: 10/30/2023

Salary: $50,000 range

Reporting to the National Director of Program Operations, the Program Data Associate is a critical member of the national ANY Operations team and plays a key role in ensuring the day-to-day effectiveness of data tracking and reporting for our organization. The Associate will be responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data on program performance across all ANY initiatives.

STATE ADVOCACY MANAGER

United States of Care

Date Posted: 10/23/2023

Salary: $65,000-$75,000

United States of Care (USofCare) is seeking a State Advocacy Manager to join its growing team. The State Advocacy Manager will play a key role in developing state campaigns to further USofCare’s work and provide support on policy issues aimed at breaking down barriers to accessing high-quality and affordable health care. The State Advocacy Manager is responsible for executing state campaigns focused on the objectives of USofCare and seeking opportunities to work with states interested in advancing components of USofCare’s proactive policy agenda, which is shaped by USofCare’s research about what people need and want from the health care system.

GRANTS & DATA MANAGER

Comer Family Foundation

Date Posted: 10/23/2023

Salary: $65,000 - $85,000

The Grants and Data Manager is a new position that will play a critical role on our small team. The position will be responsible for overseeing database management, the grant review process, researching new grantees, coordinating the annual Climate Conference, and providing administrative support to the Executive Director. The ideal candidate will have experience at a foundation or a relevant nonprofit, knowledge of Foundant software (or similar databases/tools) and Excel, as well as data visualization, communication, and basic finance skills. We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated, detail-oriented and consistently exhibit good judgment and integrity. As a Foundation rooted in harm reduction and racial equity, the Grants and Data Manager will also have a deep understanding of the importance of these values in the grantmaking process. This is a wonderful career opportunity for someone who is excited by data and analysis, enjoys bringing both creativity and efficiency to their work, and is interested in the field of grants management.

MARWEN EMERGING TEACHING ARTIST (META)

Marwen

Date Posted: 10/16/2023

Salary: $22/hr

The Marwen Emerging Teaching Artist (META) Program is a year-long, arts professional and development pathway position for emerging artists to develop their teaching artist practice, and aims to amplify voices from often marginalized communities, particularly lifting up emerging artists and educators of color not represented in traditional arts and education spaces. Emerging teaching artists provide studio support to Teaching Artists and are mentored by Marwen staff to further their teaching artist skills. Rooted in the core values of creative youth development (youth voice, racial and social justice, collective action) this program aims to cultivate youth centered, supportive, and collaborative teaching artist environments and communities to facilitate relevant visual arts programming with Chicago’s young people who are in 6th-12th grades.

BILINGUAL WORKFORCE TECHNOLOGY COORDINATOR NEWCOMERS

Catholic Diocese of Arlington

Date Posted: 10/16/2023​

Salary: $22.70/hr

Catholic Charities seeks to implement the Church's mission of social justice in the Diocese of Arlington in ways that strengthen individuals, families, and communities. In addition to a purpose-based work environment, Catholic Charities offers a generous benefit package including medical plans, generous holiday leave, paid Family Medical Leave*, flexible work options, career development, Diocesan tuition reimbursement*, retirement plans and much more. Position Description: The Workforce Technology Coordinator of Catholic Charities Diocese of the Arlington (CCDA), Migration and Refugee Services (MRS) will coordinate workforce-based technology education for clients and staff to maximize relevant virtual and online platforms for employment. The workforce Technology Coordinator will have limited refugee case load and will assists and prepares refugees to become self-sufficient through employment in the shortest time possible under the Refugee Social Services Employment Program (RSSEP). He or she is responsible to fulfill all contractual requirements of a state-funded grant and meet outcome goals

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Open Books

Date Posted: 10/10/20223

Salary: $130,000 - $150,000 plus competitive benefits

Open Books has impacted tens of thousands of Chicagoans, primarily children, through in- and out-of-school literacy programs and the provision of free books via an increasing number of channels. Open Books envisions a Chicago where all kids have a chance to develop the reading and writing skills they need to feel confident and flourish on their academic journeys and beyond. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the overall growth and impact of Open Books and all its functions. The ED leads all facets of Open Books, which includes three brick and mortar neighborhood bookstores, administration of all programs and community engagement initiatives. The ED will develop and oversee a budget of $3.5M, manage and develop a dedicated paid staff of 25 and more than 300 volunteers. The ED provides a leadership role in initiating and maintaining community relationships and securing the operating and investment funds necessary to sustain current and future operations. The next ED will have a commitment to Open Book’s mission and equity in promoting and expanding literacy among Chicago children and families. Ten years or more of professional experience, including strong organizational vision, demonstrated leadership and management experience is required; non-profit experience preferred. The qualified candidate will have strong fundraising experience across multiple funding audiences, including corporations, foundations, and individuals. The drive to support and foster high-impact in-and out-of-school programs designed to strengthen reading and literacy in Chicago communities that lack relevant resources is expected. Experience in, or commitment to, furthering organizational goals towards diversity, equity, access, and inclusion (DEAI) among internal and external stakeholders is needed. Demonstrated leadership in organizational change is desired.

DIRECTOR OF FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATION

Music of the Baroque

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $80,000-$90,000

Music of the Baroque (MOB) is seeking a full-time Director of Finance & Administration. The ideal candidate has strong non-profit accounting experience with an interest in the arts and is excited about working collaboratively in our team of eight enthusiastic and dedicated staff members. The position reports to the Executive Director and executes and oversees the daily management of all operational, financial, personnel, and business functions of the organization. This includes monthly financial reporting, budgeting, the annual audit, investments, payroll, tax filings, payables, HR, and administrative and office management. The person will generally work Monday through Friday 9am-5pm. In person requirements will be determined as needed, which includes Board and staff meetings, and some evenings and weekends from September-May for concerts/ events. 

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Interfaith America

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $50,000-$55,000

Interfaith America is a national nonprofit organization based in Chicago. We believe that religious diversity is a foundational American strength, and we are building a nation that achieves that promise for the common good. Our mission is to inspire, equip, and connect organizations and leaders to unlock the potential of America’s religious diversity. We leverage our expertise in interfaith leadership in different sectors and spaces in American life, such higher education, health, public policy, racial equity, corporations/business, tech - giving leaders and institutions the tools and resources they need to positively engage religious diversity for the common good. At Interfaith America, we are ever adapting and changing. We look for people who set audacious goals and love that one workday may not be like the next. We are committed to supporting work at the intersection of racial equity and interfaith cooperation. We believe in the essential contributions of countless religious and secular traditions that affirm dignity and justice for every human being. We are utilizing our interfaith leadership to contribute to the transformation of America into the promise of what it can be but has not yet been. We seek to attract and retain a team of staff comprised of the diverse identities we need to achieve our vision, including minority religious groups and people of color. Responsibilities: -Building the Emerging Leaders Network -Event Planning and Execution -Microgrants and fellowships -Administrative Support -Other duties as assigned

ASSOCIATE

Civic Consulting Alliance

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $60,000-$70,000 

Associates are key members of our client-facing teams. As an Associate, you will deliver exceptional management consulting services to Civic Consulting Alliance’s clients, working side-by-side with Civic Consulting Alliance consultants, pro bono partners, and senior leaders in the public and social impact sectors. You will develop an understanding of key consulting skills as well as public sector policies, operations, and challenges.

SPECIAL EDUCATION TEACHER

Esperanza Community Services

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $61,000

A special education teacher position with responsibilities in the area of planning and implementing educational programming designed to benefit students with autism and intellectual disabilities in all areas; supervised by Instructional Specialist and School Principal. Currently we have approximately 60 students in 6 classrooms with: 1 special education teacher, 1 registered behavior technicians, and approximately 3-4 paraprofessionals in each classroom.

SPECIAL EVENTS AND BOARD ENGAGEMENT MANAGER

Embarc

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $72,000

Embarc seeks a driven Special Events and Board Engagement Manager who will play a critical role in furthering the mission of Embarc by supporting the activities of the Executive Board of Directors and Auxiliary Board, and spearheading all efforts related to fundraising events most notably, Embarc’s signature event: Variety Spectacular. Under the direction of the Director of Philanthropy, the Special Events and Board Engagement Manager will also manage a variety of department and organization-wide projects and events.

PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Project OneTen

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $60,000-$72,000

The Program Director is a strategic and adaptive leader rooted in a vision of equity and liberation for boys of color in Chicago. The Program Director is an inspirational communicator with the ability to activate multiple stakeholders. This person is experienced and comfortable with developing and executing complex concurrent initiatives. The person in this role is responsible for co-leading our programs and codifying our research-based curriculum. The Program Director is a strong relationship manager, nurturing our student, volunteer, and alumni communities as well as key external program partners. This position plays a major role in Project OneTen’s growth and sustainability as we scale and move into the future.

BILINGUAL (SPANISH/ENGLISH) SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Chicago Abortion Fund

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $71,200

The Bilingual Spanish Support Coordinator supports the helpline program at the Chicago Abortion Fund (CAF) by providing financial, logistical, and compassionate support to people seeking abortion care in Chicago, Illinois, and the greater Midwest. The Bilingual Spanish Support Coordinator works individually and as part of a team with CAF’s staff and volunteer case managers to advance reproductive justice in Chicago, Illinois, and the Midwest.

SUPPORT COORDINATOR

Chicago Abortion Fund

Date Posted: 10/10/2023

Salary: $67,300

The Support Coordinator supports the helpline program at the Chicago Abortion Fund (CAF) by providing financial, logistical, and compassionate support to people seeking abortion care in Chicago, Illinois, and the greater Midwest. The Support Coordinator works individually and as part of a team with CAF’s staff and volunteer case managers to advance reproductive justice.

PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Chicago Chess Foundation

Date Posted: 09/26/2023

Salary: $40,000

The Program Coordinator for the Chicago Chess Foundation (CCF) will be responsible for guiding and growing the organization’s programs. CCF’s programs use chess as a vehicle for social-emotional and leadership development. The Program Coordinator will collaborate closely with the Executive Director to ensure that all programs are mission-oriented and sustainably effective. The ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about youth development, our Chicago community, and chess, and have the ambition to take on further duties and responsibilities as the organization grows. Top candidates will be able to build and maintain strong relationships with schools and community partners and have an understanding of social-emotional learning as it pertains to Chicago’s youth.

BENEFITS AND HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

Northern Illinois Conference of The United Methodist Church

Date Posted: 09/26/2023

Salary: $80,000 - $90,000

The Northern Illinois Conference of the United Methodist Church is seeking a Benefits and Human Resources Officer. The Benefits and Human Resources Officer is responsible for managing and administering the benefit plans for lay and clergy employees (active clergy, retirees, and surviving spouses). The Benefits and Human Resources Officer will manage specific Human Resources functional area(s) to ensure alignment with strategies and objectives while handling the day-to-day administration of the benefit plans resolving questions and problems timely. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating logistics for benefit enrollment to carriers, preparing announcements, and educational material, booklets, and other media for communicating and explaining the programs to participants.

ILLINOIS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

America Needs You

Date Posted: 09/26/2023

Salary: $100,000-$120,000


The Illinois Executive Director (ED) is the face of ANY in the community and a champion for first-generation college students, who will lead and grow their team and market to achieve more impact. A passionate mobilizer and result-oriented changemaker, the ED leads our Illinois site and is responsible for its performance, growth, funding and success. Reporting directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the ED will be tasked with setting and articulating a compelling site strategy; fundraising and external affairs; overseeing program delivery, partnerships, and people; and providing overall nonprofit leadership and management. The ED will also work closely with the CEO and Chief External Affairs Officer (CEAO) to lead local fundraising and external affairs.

GIFT OFFICER-PLANNED GIVING

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Illinois

Date Posted: 09/26/2023

Salary: $76,000-$100,000 

Reporting to the Individual Giving Director the Gift Officer over Planned Giving is charged with increasing the number of known planned giving donors through identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. Manage a portfolio of planned giving-focused individuals and estate administrators. Assist the Individual Giving Director to create, implement, and manage a formal planned giving program from prospect identification through realized intentions.

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