Edna’s dream has always been to become a baker. After completing the Foodservice Training program and a transitional job at Inspiration Kitchens, Edna was hired as a pasta maker at Eataly. There she is able to gain more job skills for the high-end culinary market. Edna says about her new life, “I’m able to put a bit of my creativity into everything I do, and I really enjoy it!”
In an atmosphere of dignity and respect, Inspiration Corporation helps people who are affected by homelessness and poverty to improve their lives and increase self-sufficiency through the provision of social services, employment training and housing. Serving as a catalyst for self-reliance, Inspiration Corporation has helped more than 10,000 Chicagoans in need since 1989.
Inspiration Corporation’s work is guided by our core values: communicate honestly; act with compassion; pursue growth and learning; be humble; take care of ourselves so we can help others; work greater together; and create a fun and productive environment.
The Individual Giving Manager has primary responsibility for all stewardship, cultivation, and fundraising from individual donors. In addition, the Individual Giving Manager supervises the Development Associate, whose responsibilities include gift acceptance and acknowledgement, data entry, and database management. The Individual Giving Manager also supervises the Volunteer Coordinator, whose responsibilities include monitoring and maintaining the agency’s volunteer program.
This position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills, outstanding judgment and ethics, the ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, strong deadline management and organizational skills, and ability to problem solve.
1-2 years of relevant professional experience in development or fundraising required. Management experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university required. Computer skills essential; experience with The Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising data management software desired.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10-20 pounds. Maintains standard office hours. Attends evening, weekend, and early morning meetings and functions as required. Staff at least one meal service for program participants per month. Attends evening, weekend, and early morning meetings and functions as required
Submit application to: email@example.com. Please use email subject line: “Individual Giving Manager."
Web site: www.inspirationcorp.org
Inspiration Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.
Job posted: 4/13/2017