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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Animal Services

Title: Animal Services Foundation Liaison

Posting No.: 1846

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Animal Services

Hours: Temporary: Up to 15 hours weekly, hours and days vary

Salary: $18.00-$22.00 per hour

DuPage County Animal Services is an immediate open admission shelter caring for more than 2,300 animals of varying species annually.

Responsibilities include:
•    Provides support, coordinates and acts as a liaison for Foundation Board activities, fundraising, events and capital fundraising initiatives
•    Coordinates and monitors committee activities & special fundraising events including pre-event & on-site event management and sponsor stewardship
•    Develops working relationships with community groups, professional associations and other like agencies and identifies potential networking and/or joint marketing opportunities
•    Coordinates all donor stewardship and communications
•    Solicits and acknowledges in kind and monetary donations
•    Maintains donor database and donor records
•    Assists in the process of identifying and preparing grant funding opportunities
•    Maintains foundation annual commitments calendar
•    Promotes awareness and understanding of the foundation’s existence and mission by performing various public relations activities through the media, public relations, marketing, press releases, direct mail etc.
•    Updates/maintains foundation website and public announcement boards
•    Provides information to support the annual foundation operations budget preparation
•    Participates in volunteer and board member recruitment, onboarding and stewardship

Physical requirements and work environment:
•    While performing the duties and responsibilities, the employee will be exposed to loud noise, noxious odors, and will be subject to animal bites, scratches, and/or kicks
•    The employee may be potentially exposed to zoonotic diseases, dangerous or fractious animals, infectious disease, and sharp objects

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Completion of an Associate’s Degree in Nonprofit Management, Communications, Public or Business Administration, or Human Services
•    One year of professional experience in not-for-profit fundraising; or an equivalent combination of training and experience
•    A valid Illinois Driver’s License

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer