This is not going to be a low-key edujob. New organization at the forefront of big policy changes, and they need a development director:
The Development Director for Empower Illinois will be charged with planning, organizing and directing fundraising in this busy startup Scholarship Granting Organization raising more than $4,000,000 for annual operations and more than $20,000,000 from corporations to support scholarships for low income and working class children, utilizing a new tax credit available under the new “Invest in Kids Act” passed in the summer of 2017. We are looking for a high-competency professional who will treat the tasks of this role as an opportunity to invest in her/his growth. The Development Director works closely with the Managing Director, Executive Director, and the Empower Illinois Board in all development and fundraising endeavors. The role is designed for someone who has what it takes to thrive in a fast paced, mission-driven, growing enterprise.