Under the supervision of the Director of Philanthropy and External Affairs, the Development Associate is responsible for supporting the unrestricted fundraising efforts of Aging Care Connections. As the key lead for special events, the Development Associate understands the process and steps necessary to provide leadership and project management to special events to help maximize ROI, knows how to work with volunteer planning committees to maximize value-add, and is a hands-on implementer and self-driven worker.
The Development Associate is also charged with developing and implementing marketing and communications initiatives. The person sets deadlines, monitors work and evaluates results to ensure that marketing and communications objectives are met, completed on a timely manner and are in line with the needs, mission and vision of Aging Care Connections.
The Development Associate will also be cross-trained in other aspects of the Advancement Department and assist other team members as needed.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
In partnership with the Director, develop event management plans for special events
Plan, design and produce special events while managing all project delivery elements within time limits
Maintain a schedule for the preparation of marketing and communications materials
Aging Care Connections is a community based organization in suburban Cook County. ACC offers a wide range of programs and services to older adults and their family members. Programs and services are funded through State of Illinois contracts, Federal grants and private grants.