Development Communications Specialist

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Job Code: 57677551
Last Updated: 10/17/2017
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Location: Chicago, Illinois
Category: Writer
Job Type: Direct Hire

Our client, a world-renowned healthcare organization in Downtown Chicago, is seeking a direct-hire Development Communications Specialist to join one of their campaign teams.
As the Development Communications Specialist, you will develop a broad spectrum of fundraising materials created for a specific audience such as a prospective donor, family foundation, corporation, or volunteer solicitor.
The Development Communications Specialist is ultimately responsible for researching and creating persuasive, informative and inspiring proposals, letters, stewardship reports, and presentations. There is a slightly scientific component to this role since you will be working with scientific or medical data/content.
This organization raises hundred of millions of dollars annually toward educations, hospitals, and medical research so, this is a crucial role to the organization. This position is 100% writing so, if you’re passionate about the written word and the nonprofit sector; this could be the role for you!
Job Title: Development Communications Specialist
Location: Downtown Chicago
Job Type: Direct-Hire
Salary: Competitive, commensurate with experience
Benefits: Great benefits package including medical, dental, vision, commuter benefits, generous vacation time tuition, and more!
• Produce and edit content for the following types of documents:
- Proposals for solicitation
- Letters
- Credentials (Profiles)
- Event Marketing Materials
- Stewardship Reports
- Publications, manuals, and journals
• 3+ years of writing and editing experience
• Proven experience to take complex information and identify opportunities for message development
• A bachelor's degree in journalism, communications, marketing, creative writing, or a similar field.
• Nonprofit/development/fundraising industry experience is preferred
To apply, please send the following materials to
• Resume (WORD doc format)
• Targeted Salary
• Brief overview of your relevant experience. Please provide specific examples!
• 3 samples of your related work

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