KEES has been exclusively retained by Connections for
Abused Women and their Children in its search for a Development
CAWC seeks a collaborative Development executive who shares the
agency’s commitment to saving and transforming lives. The
Development Director is primarily responsible for supporting CAWC’s
mission by ensuring the strength and sustainability of philanthropy
at this pivotal point of growth and change in the organization’s
lifecycle. The Development Director will partner with volunteer and
staff leadership in establishing and implementing creative
development strategies to ensure that CAWC’s mission, as well as
its philanthropic long-term and short-term strategic goals and
metrics are met.
Candidates who possess an optimistic outlook, a roll up their
sleeves mentality and an energetic passion for eradicating domestic
violence are encouraged to apply. Reporting to a powerhouse
Executive Director, Stephanie Love-Patterson, and managing a team
of three development professionals, the Development Director is an
essential member of the agency’s senior leadership team responsible
for ensuring a strong philanthropic pipeline necessary to deliver
desired mission outcomes.
Some specific requirements include:
- 5 years or more years of increasingly responsible Development
roles, at least 2 years supervising fundraising professionals.
- Demonstrated success with Major Gifts, with a track record of
securing five-figure or greater gifts.
- Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree.
- Experience in managing a capital campaign with a goal of $10
million or more is desired.
- Human Services Development experience is desired with a
preference for candidates who have successfully raised funds to
support anti-domestic violence missions.
Connections for Abused Women and their Children is an equal
opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, national or
ethnic origin, disability, marital status, veteran status, or any
other occupationally irrelevant criteria.
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This search is being managed by Laura Weinman, Vice President,
and Randi Blasutti Project Manager of KEES. Questions may be
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Connections for Abused Women and their Children is committed to
ending domestic violence (DV). For more than 45 years, CAWC has
delivered comprehensive and life-saving services to both adult and
child victims of domestic abuse in Chicago. As a leader in the
field of domestic violence, CAWC’s services have continually
evolved to meet a growing community need. CAWC’s mission is to
assist victims of abuse with regaining control of their lives
through a trauma-informed, self-help, empowerment approach. CAWC
works toward this goal through four primary program areas that
together provide a continuum of domestic violence services,
including a shelter for survivors and their children as well as
counseling, advocacy and a 24-hour hotline. All programs are free