Angelic Organics Learning Center, an educational nonprofit organization that brings rural and urban people together to build healthy local food systems, seeks a versatile, highly organized, team-oriented leader to join our staff as Director of Development & Communications. This full-time position is responsible for developing and implementing the organization’s resource development and communications strategies.
The position’s primary focus is to grow and diversify the revenue sources of the Learning Center with special emphasis on expanding individual giving and major gifts programs. The position requires an engaging and articulate individual who is passionate about our mission and thrives on enrolling donors, funders and others in its fulfillment. The Director must be a self-starter who can manage multiple responsibilities, meet deadlines, and supervise a small staff team.
Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years experience in the nonprofit sector, including three years demonstrated success in creating and leading resource development and communication programs.
The Learning Center is a dynamic and growing organization offering candidates the opportunity to make a significant contribution to individuals, the community and the land. Benefits include health insurance, paid vacation and holidays, and a weekly share of our farm’s vegetables at a discounted price. This position may be assigned to work out of the Learning Center’s Chicago, Rockford, or farm office in Caledonia, Illinois. Applications must be received by July 4, 2013. Early applicants may be considered for first round interviews prior to the deadline.