1) Support the development plan to raise NCSâ™s annual budget.
2) Write or edit a variety of complex documents, including: Letters of Inquiry, grant proposals, supporting materials, reports, and other correspondence.
3) Project manage grant and reporting deadlines.
4) Steward prospects and funders through personal visits, phone contact, email, and by promoting program benefits.
5) Research private and public funding prospects.
6) Maintain and organize donor hard copy and electronic files.
7) Maintain and update database of donor contacts, proposal requirements, and donor cultivation and proposal submission processes.
8) Coordinate and communicate with University staff as needed, e.g. development and grants management staff.
9) Develop and support communications to strengthen NCSâ™s brand identity, promote school and student success stories, and increase NCS programming locally and nationally.
10) Disseminate NCS knowledge to key audiences so it is used to drive improvement in school and student performance.
11) Manage NCS social media and printed marketing materials (create content and some design elements).
12) Ensure consistency of NCSâ™s message and images across all communications platforms, in accordance with UChicago identity guidelines.
13) Develop systems for gathering insights, data, and stories from NCS staff and school partners to share via our outlets.
14) Support the Co-Executive Director and development team with scheduling, special projects, and other administrative tasks.
15) Assist with NCS programming and events, including fee-for-service professional development.
16) Coordinate logistics and materials with NCS staff.
17) Provide support leading up to and on the day of event.
18) Manage or assist with registration.
19) Provide customer service as necessary.
20) Other duties as assigned.
1) Excellent organizational and project management skills; attention to detail.
2) Demonstrated ability to write clearly and persuasively.
3) Strong verbal communications skills.
4) Commitment to social justice and racial equity.
5) Ability to effectively collaborate with colleagues, school participants, and partners.
6) Willingness to participate in ongoing professional development as well as team and self-evaluation.
7) Ability to work in a team environment.
8) Ability to integrate technology and effectively utilize technology for professional productivity.
9) Ability to respond with flexibility to demands and requirements of the project.
10) Ability to effectively prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
11) Capable of exercising sound judgment, tact, courteousness, reliability and employing good decision-making skills.
12) Knowledge of word processing, presentation (PPT), and spreadsheet software.
13) High energy, positive, âœcan-doâ attitude, flexibility, and teamwork.
14) An exceptional work ethic and track record of personal initiative.
15) Willingness and ability to work some evenings and weekends.
1) Attendance at meetings around the city requiring ability to ambulate to various sites in and around the city; frequent use of computer, telephone, and other office equipment.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities associated with it.
1) A minimum of one year of professional work experience in development, nonprofit management, alumni relations, marketing, public relations, sales, or similar professional work experience.
2) Cover Letter
NOTE: When applying, all require documents MUST be uploaded under the Resume/CV section of the application.
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