Assistant Director of Development

  • Full-time
  • Chicago
  • Applications have closed

Website ProPublica

As ProPublica, one of America’s most innovative nonprofit newsrooms, launches its first regional operation, we are looking for dynamic fundraising talent to join us at ProPublica Illinois. As part of a national team, you will help build and implement an ambitious and sustainable development strategy in Illinois.

ProPublica is seeking an assistant director of development for ProPublica Illinois. The assistant director will be a generalist, working to help solicit and steward major gifts, institutional foundation support, online giving and development operations strategies in the state. As the sole development staff in our Chicago office, the ideal candidate will be hands-on and proactive, flexible and collegial. Successful candidates will have particular experience building and managing a pipeline of major gifts and institutional donors and will have strong research and prospecting skills.

The assistant director will report to the vice president of development and will work closely with the national fundraising team based in New York City, as well as the editor-in-chief of ProPublica Illinois, based in Chicago.

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