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Fundraising and Communications Manager

Business/Organization:

Dare2tri Paratriathlon Club
516 N. Ogden Ave #172, Chicago, Illinois

Contact info:

Keri Serota
(312) 967-9874
Keri@dare2tri.org

Job description:

Dare2tri positively impacts the health, quality of life and community integration of athletes with physical disabilities or visual impairments by providing opportunities in the sports of swimming, cycling, running and triathlon. Dare2tri is looking for an excellent writer who can engage the public in the work of the organization for purposes of fundraising and awareness. The Fundraising and Communications Manager will combine a variety of skill sets and work across several different fronts to assist Dare2tri in raising funds and awareness. Fundraising and development responsibilities will include identification, cultivation, solicitation and acknowledgement of prospects, donors, sponsors and grantors. The manager will also help increase awareness of the organization by managing the website, all social media channels and attending community events. As a member of a small team, the Fundraising and Communications Manager will support all efforts to sustain and grow the mission and financial stability of the organization. The Fundraising and Communications Manager will report to Dare2tri’s Executive Director. This is a full-time position. Job Responsibilities: Fundraising/Development • Lead fundraising efforts including identification, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgement and stewardship of prospects, donors and sponsors • Manage Dare2tri’s Race2Raise Fundraising program including promotion, campaign set up, follow up, engagement, coordination and evaluation • Oversee and coordinate Sponsor an Athlete program including promotion, solicitation, tracking, communication and follow up • Create sponsorship opportunities and benefits for various events and campaigns • Conduct prospect research as needed with a focus on generating new potential donors and sponsors • Coordinate all aspects of Dare2tri’s annual gala, Evening2Inspire including vendors, invitations, donor solicitation and coordination etc. • Write and research grants for the organization including grant reporting • Track, schedule and prepare materials for cultivation visits with potential donors or supporters • Manage the donor database (Neon Z2 System CRM) including data entry, gift processing, acknowledgement generating and reporting Communications • Develop and implement a communications plan including all avenues of social media and website, email blasts, flyers and other communication • Respond promptly to incoming inquiries (email, phone) and follow-up on next steps • Write articles for various publications (i.e. Disabled Sports USA’s Challenge Magazine, USA Triathlon magazine etc.) • Coordinate Dare2tri athletes for speaking engagements • Attend community health fairs and represent Dare2tri to expand the reach of the organization Key Qualifications: • Minimum BA/BS in a related field required • 3-5 years of relevant work experience • Excellent written/verbal communication and grammar skills, understanding of AP Stylebook guidelines • Experience managing various aspects fundraising events and campaigns • Excellent prioritization skills, follow-through and a keen attention to detail • The ability to be organized, self-motivated and wear multiple hats • Be a team player • Skilled in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Social Media, Google Drive, Dropbox, Adobe Suite, MailChip and Square Space Work Environment: Dare2tri is a small non-profit that recently experienced rapid growth. Currently, employees work out of their homes with a minimum of one weekly staff meeting. This position is ideal for a self-starter who can thrive in an entrepreneurial, start-up setting. Candidates must live in the Chicago-land area. To Apply: Please send a resume, cover letter, salary requirements and a writing sample to Keri Serota (keri@dare2tri.org) with Fundraising and Communications Manager in the subject line. Feel free to let your creativity shine in your application! Applications receive

Promoting Health “Care Coordination” Project Internship

Business/Organization:

Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
Obesity Prevention Iniatives
1400 W. Hubbard Suite 100, Chicago, Illinois

Contact info:

Grecia Rodriguez
(312) 733-1026
grodriguez@illinoisaap.com

Job description:

The Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) seeks an intern to support the Care Coordination pilot project related to its obesity prevention initiatives. Recently, the Obesity Prevention Initiatives team launched a project with health clinics, pediatricians, and other healthcare providers addressing the prevention and treatment of childhood obesity. The project pilots a model of a coordinated care system that integrates primary care and community-based services in order to promote improvements in the health status of patients. Pertinent to the project is providing participants with appropriate obesity-related, community-based resources (nutrition, physical activity, and weight management.) Currently, ICAAP maintains an online database of such resources, which is available to providers. The ICAAP intern will be responsible for helping to research, identify, and update this information. The intern will also have the ability to work alongside the Care Coordinator to help connect overweight and obese children and their families to these resources. Lastly, the intern will also have the opportunity to be involved in the development of various ICAAP projects. Qualifications and Requirements: The candidate must commit to a minimum of 10 hours a week. The majority of work will be accomplished at the ICAAP office, Monday through Friday. ICAAP offers a flexible work schedule and a casual environment. No benefits are provided. Some local travel may be required. It may be possible to adapt this internship to meet student practicum or field experience requirements. The ideal candidate will be pursuing a bachelor’s degree in a health-related field with an interest in childhood obesity. Graduate applicants are welcomed to apply. Excellent written and oral communication and strong organizational skills are required. Must be detail-oriented and be able to work on a deadline. Comfort and familiarity working with websites is a plus. Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to Grecia Rodriguez, Care Coordinator of Obesity Prevention Initiatives, to grodriguez@illinoisaap.com. For more information please call 312/733-1026 ext. 210.