PADS of Elgin is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to serving the homeless men, women and children in our community. We are currently seeking a motivated and enthusiastic full-time development coordinator. This individual will be responsible for all grant writing and reporting, fundraising, public and donor relations as well as locating new sources of revenue and donors.
Job Responsibilities Include:
Assist the Executive Director with all grant writing as well as all monthly and quarterly grant reports, secure current grants and conduct research for new sources of funding from individuals, foundations and government prospects
Supervise and coordinate all major fundraising events and attend all board committee meetings
Assist in locating and obtaining corporate sponsorships for fundraising events
Write fundraising letters and appeals; oversee mailings; maintain regular correspondence with foundations and donors and assist in building and maintaining those relationships
Public Relations – helping the public to understand what PADS does and encourage them to get involved by volunteering or making donations
Responsible for all social media outreach and communications
Update website as required
Supervise newsletter mailing
Speak and present on behalf of PADS as needed
Attend mixers and other public events
Research and document relevant area expos/events and make recommendations for participation; attend events as needed
Evaluate effective marketing options for PADS
Job Requirements Include:
Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communications skills; excellent oral communication skills with ability to participate in public speaking events
Excellent written communication, research, and organizational skills
Ability to speak knowledgeably and enthusiastically about the PADS mission, programs, initiatives and be able to articulate how the organization makes a difference in the community
Must be computer literate - experience with fundraising databases (Donor Perfect) preferred
Interest and enthusiasm in fundraising and working with people
Self-motivated, works well under pressure and be able to handle several projects at one time
Must have good time management skills
Able to use good judgment and identify changing program needs
Must be available to work some weekend and evenings as required
Bachelor's degree in relevant field required. 2-3 years of not-for-profit grant writing and fundraising experience required. Salary commensurate with experience.
Benefits include PTO, paid vacation, health insurance and IRA match.
2-3 years of not-for-profit grant writing and fundraising experience required
Additional Salary Information: Salary commensurate with experience.
About PADS of Elgin
501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization that provides emergency shelter to the men, women and children of Elgin, Hanover and Dundee Townships.