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Do you love working on behalf of children, fostering their growth and development? Do you want a job that is challenging, gratifying, and allows you the opportunity to impact tens of thousands of youth each year? Focusing on our three Pillars of Student Success: Entrepreneurship, Work Readiness and Financial Literacy, JA staff enjoy a culture of mutual respect and co-worker camaraderie.

Director of Development

Title: Director of Development
Area: Junior Achievement of Chicago
Reports to: Vice President of Development
Leads: Development Team
Status: Full-Time, Salaried


Position Purpose: The Director of Development oversees major gift campaigns, personal gift campaigns, general gift campaigns, grants, and program revenue, for Junior Achievement of Chicago. This person assists in developing strategic plans for annual fund, grant proposals, and helps develop innovative fundraising strategies on new digital fundraising platforms.

The Director of Development is accountable for raising $3.15M during the 2022-2023 school year.

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