JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. Our strength lies in our exclusive focus and singular influence on the worldwide effort to end T1D. Our vision is to create a world without type 1 diabetes and our mission is to accelerating life-changing breakthroughs to cure, prevent and treat T1D and its complications. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested more than $2 billion in research to date and made significant progress in understanding and fighting the disease. For more information, please visit www.jdrf.org.
JDRF’s Illinois chapter, based in Chicago, plays a vital role in JDRF’s success. With revenues of 13.7M in FY 2017, the Illinois Chapter is the largest of JDRF’s chapters around the country. The Illinois Chapter has a strong Board of Directors as well as volunteers who are actively engaged and passionate supporters of JDRF.
As a JDRF team member, you can look forward to interesting and challenging work, building strong relationships with fellow staff and our network of volunteers, and having a meaningful impact on the lives of everyone affected by this devastating disease.
Join a team of seven peer to peer managers to support the Illinois P2P Programs. Programs include seven JDRF One Walks, Ride to Cure Diabetes, Challenge and Endurance, School Programing, and DIY Fundraising. Development Manager will manage portfolio of 200+ veteran family teams and is responsible for raising more than $1 million through the JDRF One Walk. Logistically, manage all aspects of one of the seven JDRF one Walk Sites of JDRF. Under the direction of the Development Director and in partnership with the National Walk Team and volunteer leadership to help contribute to the overall $5.2 million program goal through:
Stewardship and Donor Centric Management
Volunteer Committee Management
Meets minimum family team portfolio budget of $500,000 - $1 million
Contribute to the overall goal of $4.4 million for the JDRF One Walk
Support and lead one additional Peer to Peer Program generating a minimum of $60,000
FAMILY TEAM MANAGEMENT
Secure between 100-200 family teams to join and/or return to the 2018 JDRF One Walk
Retain family team fundraising dollars
Grow returning team fundraising by a minimum of 2%
In person meeting with all family teams
Moves management development through LCRM
Responsible for all aspects of family team recruitment and management
Cultivate relationships with donors, volunteers, families, and companies throughout the year
Identify new prospects for the Peer to Peer Programs and Illinois Chapter
In partnership with three Peer to Peer team members, manage and support a 40+ family team committee
Work with committee to steward family teams, providing on-going support and maintaining high level of contact
Manage a 10-20 person Experience Committee to oversee day-of-event details, including:
Experience chair, logistics lead, volunteer lead, entertainment lead, food lead, stewardship lead, V1P lead, and other general committee members
Meet deadlines for any vendor contracts, and/or site requirements
Manage any special events related to the Peer to Peer Programs including:
Chapter Progress to Type None event – JDRF One Walk Kick-off
Pre Walk launch events
Peer to Peer Thank you Celebration
Other Peer to Peer special events
Partner with chapter team to maintain accurate records of all donors and event participants
Achieve solid command of database systems to track progress, run reports, input data, and support participant needs
Work with National program tools to track progress, submitting documents according to national standards
Develop and write correspondences with teams, newsletter features, and other documents/communications
Coordinate local mailings – invitations, letters, etc.
Maintain detailed accounts of teams, committees and donor relationships
Submit required documents to national office
Weekly review with Development Director
Weekly team meeting
Monthly chapter staff meeting
Other Peer to Peer Programs as assigned. Support other fundraising events, chapter activities
Five + (5+) years of fundraising or business experience. CFRE a plus.
Knowledge of fundraising and non-event fundraising activities is a must.
Candidate must be a self-starter.
Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.
Ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Computer literate with experience in Luminate Online, LCRM, PowerPoint, Microsoft Office, and other basic office programs.
Must have reliable transportation and be able to work some nights and weekends to support all Peer to Peer Programs.
If you’d like to join our team, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to JDRF by clicking the job URL http://smrtr.io/1mQ4xg
No Phone Calls Please. Only those candidates who meet our qualifications will be contacted. No staffing agencies please.
JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Internal Number: REF278D
JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit www.jdrf.org