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Director of Development

Food For Greater Elgin
Job Description
Food for Greater Elgin located in Elgin, IL is a client-choice pantry serving over 6,000 individuals per month. The Director of Development is responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of Food For Greater Elgin’s fundraising including, the major gifts program, annual fund, planned giving, special events and capital campaigns.  The Director works closely with The Executive Director and the Board of Directors in all development and fund raising endeavors. 
Must embrace the mission of Food For Greater Elgin.
Strong interpersonal and writing skills.
Have knowledge and experience in fund raising techniques, particularly major gift fundraising.
Possess the skills to work with and motivate staff, board members and other volunteers.
Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships.
Be a “self-starter” and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls.
Be organized and exhibit “follow through” on tasks and goals.
Display a positive attitude, show concern for people and community, demonstrate presence, self-confidence, common sense and good listening ability.
A bachelor’s degree.
Experience in professional fundraising.
Send resume’s to info@foodforgreaterelgin.org or mail them to 1553 Commerce Dr. Elgin, IL 60123
No Phone Calls Please!
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