Regional Development Director for Chicago

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 28 May 2019
  • Chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Closing on 26 July 2019

Job Description

Job Title: Regional Development Director for Chicago

Job Location: Chicago

Job Type: Exempt

Reports To: Director of Development

Job Description Summary:
The Regional Director of Development (RDD), Leadership Giving is an experienced fundraiser with demonstrated success in securing major gifts of $25,000 and above from individual donors in support of Catholic Relief Services’ (CRS) strategic program priorities.

Under the supervision of the Director of Development, the RDD partners with RDD colleagues, Donor Relations staff, Director, Campaign, Director, Principal Gifts and Planned Giving to develop and execute a customized/data informed engagement plan that leads to a broader understanding of CRS and the power of philanthropy in anticipation of a targeted leadership giving campaign.

The RDD works closely with the Office of the President, Executive Vice President for Charitable Giving, the Vice President for Leadership Giving, Senior Director of Development and Overseas Operations staff as appropriate to accomplish annual and multi-year revenue and non-revenue goals.

NOTE: All interested applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. at the time of application.

What we offer
CRS offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, vision, generous retirement savings plan and the opportunity to work in a collaborative, mission-driven culture that is committed to improving the lives of the poor throughout the world.

***Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. We welcome as a part of our staff people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need. CRS’ processes and policies reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

Disclaimer: This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

CRS’ talent acquisition procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation.

EOE/M/F/D/V - CRS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Catholic Relief Services carries out the commitment of the Bishops of the United States to assist the poor and vulnerable overseas. Our Catholic identity is at the heart of our mission and operations. We welcome as a part of our staff and as partners people of all faiths and secular traditions who share our values and our commitment to serving those in need.

Location(s): USA - Maryland - Chicago

About the Organization

About CRS:
Catholic Relief Services is the official international humanitarian agency of the Catholic community in the United States. CRS works to save, protect, and transform lives in need in more than 100 countries, without regard to race, religion or nationality. CRS' relief and development work is accomplished through programs of emergency response, HIV, health, agriculture, education, microfinance and peacebuilding.

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