Do you have 5 years experience in annual fund or major gift fundraising?


Are you a self-driven relationship-builder who enjoys working as part of a small development team?


Do you have experience cultivating, soliciting and stewarding donors for gifts of $10K+?


We are currently in search of a Manager of Individual Giving for a Healthcare Organization. The position is based in Chicago, IL. This is a permanent, full-time assignment.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Healthcare Organization


POSITION TITLE: Manager of Individual Giving

DURATION: Permanent

SALARY: 80,000-100,000


Is This Your Dream Job? The Manager of Individual Giving will lead all annual and major gift efforts and manage the daily operations of the individual giving program. He or She will engage existing donors and work to build their giving capacity both in annual gifts and potential major gifts. The Manager of Individual Giving will serve as a liaison to the Board and will manage a portfolio of 75-100 donors. This position will report to the Vice President of Development and External Affairs and has no direct reports. Access to a car is strongly preferred.


Benefits Include:

  • Health, Dental, Long and Short Term Disability and Life insurance, 403(b), etc.
  • Dedicated staff, excellent vacation/sick leave package, flex spending accounts, etc.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 5+ years experience in annual giving and major gifts, experience soliciting gifts of $10K+ strongly preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Familiarity with Raiser’s Edge, a plus
  • Knowledge and experience in planned giving
  • Demonstrated skill in building relationships with donors and team members
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience training and motivating volunteers for organization events
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, self-starter who can receive feedback from multiple sources
  • Team player, able to work with high-level staff members and executives
  • Access to your own vehicle, this position is not easily accessible via public transportation


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Overseeing annual giving; planning and implementing solicitation strategies including direct mail, phone and email correspondence
  • Creating calendar of multi-channel communication
  • Managing portfolio of 75-100 donors, 25% of which are major giving donors
  • Soliciting and stewarding donors of $500+, guide donors towards higher giving levels
  • Designing and implementing a major giving strategy plan
  • Managing donor activity in Raiser’s Edge, creating research profiles for all new prospects
  • Assisting with special event solicitations
  • Creating giving metrics with the Vice President of External Affairs
  • Serving as the Board liaison, attending all meetings and fundraising events



We’d love to hear from you.


If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume to hluchtenburg@cnpstaffing.com with “Manager of Individual Giving” in the subject line.


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