Agency: Northwest Special Recreation
Region: Rolling Meadows
$36,595-$50,000 base salary, plus incentives
Closing Date: May 4, 2012
Special Recreation Association (NWSRA) and its fundraising arm, Special Leisure
Services Foundation (SLSF), is seeking qualified applicants for the position of
Foundation Coordinator. This position will be responsible for fundraising activities to support the mission of Northwest Special Recreation Association.
Coordinator is responsible for:
Planning and executing SLSF golf
outings and assisting with other fundraising events.
Securing major gifts from
individual, corporate and foundation donors
Planning and evaluating ongoing
and long-range development efforts
Developing new strategies to
advance fundraising initiatives
Researching and preparing grant
proposals; managing grants, grant reporting and grant
Managing event volunteers
Establishing and continuing
relationships through ongoing community involvement.
with software including Microsoft Office, Adobe, and registration database a
A Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university with preferred
concentration in business, marketing, communications or not-for-profit
management. Experience in fundraising with progressive development and event
planning experience, with a well-documented history of success is desired.
Exceptional organizational and planning skills; must be able to work both
collaboratively and independently in a fast-paced environment. Applicant must
be able to work a flexible schedule.
Hours and days: Monday - Friday,
other days based upon SLSF/NWSRA events. During event time additional hours may
be necessary. Hours based upon responsibilities, appointments, and
committee/event meetings or obligations.