Are you an experienced Donor Communications/Donor Relations professional?

Are you skilled in donor reporting and project management?

Do you thrive in a large, hierarchical work environment?


We are currently in search of an Assistant Director of Donor Communications for a Higher Education Institution. The position is based in Chicago, IL. This is a temporary, full-time assignment.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Higher Education Institution


POSITION TITLE: Assistant Director of Donor Communications

DURATION: Full-Time, Temporary

SALARY: $20.00 – $25.00/hr  


Is This Your Dream Job?

The Assistant Director of Donor Communications focuses heavily on written communications and reporting for all levels of the organization’s donors. Experience with endowment funding, high-level acknowledgement letters, and project management within a development environment are key factors for this role.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 3+ years donor communications and reporting experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Prior experience managing a team strongly preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to think creatively
  • Polished, articulate demeanor
  • High level of flexibility/adaptability


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Provide a wide array of high-level written and verbal correspondence with donors and prospective donors
  • Develop and maintain donor reporting including but not limited to: endowed funds, scholarships, loan funds, and expendable gifts and grants
  • Serve as project manager for multiple complex, ongoing inter-departmental projects and supervise a small team
  • Other duties as assigned


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 ncapriola@cnpstaffing.com with “Asst. Director of Donor Communications” in the subject line.


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Is this position not a great fit?


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