Driven by an ambitious strategic plan, Illinois Green has expanded educational and community programs that are reaching new audiences and making an impact. The organization is looking for a dynamic and committed professional eager to implement strategies that better communicate the organization’s mission to advance climate solutions, increase membership engagement, and deepen corporate support. The work requires a high degree of collaboration, accompanied by creative thinking, vivid storytelling, and leadership.
The Development and Communications Manager is a full-time position which aims to diversify fundraising and strengthen communications efforts that will ensure our members, donors, and community partners understand the case for support.
The Manager is responsible for the planning, creation and implementation of Illinois Green’s strategies related to our membership program, corporate and foundation support, on-line giving, and special fund-raising events. The position also oversees planning and strategy for marketing and communications, giving voice to the work we do by developing social media content, e-communications, and educational brochures on programs and events. This role is collaborative, and the person works collaboratively with staff, volunteers and board leadership on organizational campaigns, events, initiatives, and special projects. It’s a dynamic position with a great deal of opportunity for growth and new ideas.
Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with the relevant professional experience. Illinois Green Alliance offers a competitive benefits package
Resumes and cover letters should be emailed to:firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to: 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, Suite #1502; Chicago, Illinois 60654
About the Illinois Green Alliance:
The Illinois Green Alliance (formerly USGBC-Illinois) is a member funded and directed non-profit organization working to transform the region’s built environment to become ecologically sustainable, profitable, and healthy. We accomplish this through education, advocacy and collaboration.
Founded in 2002, Illinois Green Alliance is the state’s only non-profit organization focused solely on green building and community design, construction, and maintenance with a membership that spans the entire spectrum of the Illinois green building community. We engage community leaders and utilize member expertise in education and community outreach through targeted programs and initiatives focused around green homes, communities, schools and existing buildings. Our members are driven by a belief that sustainable technology and building practices are key to strengthening neighborhoods and improving the quality of life for everyone.
Believing that the wide array of perspectives resulting from diversity and inclusion allows all organizations to be more effective, we are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion in philanthropy and the nonprofit sector. We are also dedicated to greater diversity and inclusion within our own organization and provide equal opportunity to people of all races, ethnicities, religions, genders, sexual orientations, gender identifications, abilities, incomes, marital statuses, ages, geographic locations, philosophies, and veteran statuses in all levels of staff and governance.Illinois Green Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any employee or applicant on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, age, sex, disability, pregnancy or veteran status.