Full-Time

Deputy Director of Development

Chicago

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Obama Foundation

Obama Foundation

501-1,000 employees

Develops the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago

Social Impact

Senior

Chicago, IL, USA

Required Skills
Management
Requirements
  • A minimum of eight years of experience in fundraising or donor relations, including a minimum of four years managing high-capacity boards and volunteers while securing gifts directly.
  • Mastery of the Chicago fundraising landscape.
  • Track record of building relationships with major gift-level donors, ideally closing gifts of at least $1M+.
  • Deep understanding of fundraising programs and high-level gift strategies.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills with high emotional intelligence.
  • Must have the ability to develop and maintain long-term, productive relationships internally and externally in a fast-paced, complex environment.
Responsibilities
  • Development Planning
  • Portfolio Strategy & Management
  • Volunteer Management
  • Key Donor Management
  • Collaboration
  • Philanthropy Stewardship
  • Operating Effectiveness
  • Fundraising Collateral
  • Events
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Working at the Obama Foundation provides the unique opportunity to be part of a team dedicated to civic leadership and global engagement through its main endeavor, the Obama Presidential Center in Chicago. This center not only serves as a dynamic museum but also as a vibrant public gathering space, reflecting a commitment to community involvement and educational initiatives. Employees benefit from being part of a culturally rich environment that fosters professional and personal growth while contributing to meaningful projects that have a wide-reaching impact.

Company Stage

Grant

Total Funding

$131M

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-1%

1 year growth

17%

2 year growth

67%