Love animals and have a true passion for people? Want to help engage our supporters and help create lasting relationships that benefit our animals? Animal Care League is looking for you! The Development and Events Manager reports to the Executive Director and is responsible for working to cultivate and develop overall relationships with key constituents (donors, adopters and volunteers) and assists with the growth and development of key initiatives. Responsibilities include development, implementation and oversight of fundraising initiatives; facilitating special events; management and upkeep of the donor database, donor communications, supporting integrated marketing communications and assisting the Executive Director with administrative functions and other projects as needed.
The ideal candidate must have extraordinary communications and inter-personal skills combined with a passion for animals. Minimum 1-2 year professional experience and Bachelor's degree required. Previous non-profit experience with special events planning and donor stewardship is strongly preferred. Experience with donor software a plus! Please note: Candidates who do not meet minimal requirements may not be considered.
About Animal Care League
Animal Care League is a 501(c)3 non-profit animal shelter located in Oak Park, IL. Animal Care League is committed to providing shelter, medical care, and comfort to animals in need; reducing animal overpopulation; and acting as a community resource, thus promoting the human/animal bond. We serve as a stray holding facility for Oak Park, Forest Park, River Forest, North Riverside and Northlake. ACL also offers low-cost spay/neuter and vaccine services as well as a low-cost pet food pantry for those in need.