Annual Fund Manager
American College of Chest Physicians - Northbrook, IL

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Manage the Foundation’s annual fund programs including direct responsibility for executing the annual fundraising plan and serving as support for other fundraising initiatives. Serve as a liaison to external donors and volunteers. Facilitate the analytic understanding of the Foundation’s diverse annual and endowment fundraising campaigns, including managing the fundraising database.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities
  • Execute and implement the strategic fundraising plan to ensure attainment of the $500,000 annual fund goal.
  • Manage the calendar of annual fund appeals including the Making A Difference Society, Dues Opt Out, NetWork Challenge, Private Practice, Honoraria, Honor and Memorial, and endowment fund.
  • Implement donor acknowledgment programs including compilation and distribution of the annual report and donor newsletters
  • Assist in executing special fundraising events including local and regional donor cultivation events
  • Supervise the recognition activities and special donor activities at leadership meetings including the annual CHEST meeting
  • Foster the cultivation and solicitation of individual donors including incorporating a moves strategy, face to face meetings, phone solicitations, and mail campaign.
  • Communicate with donors in a timely manner in the preparation of acknowledgment letters and receipts
  • Provide assistance and support to the Development Committee including distribution of agendas and key analytic material
  • Remain current on innovative fundraising techniques
  • Assist in the fundraising database conversion from Raiser’s Edge to Avectra


  • Other Functions/Responsibilities Facilitate/execute special projects as they occur.

    Required Position Qualifications

  • Ability to accommodate occasional travel5+ years in a fundraising capacity with increasing responsibility and a proven track record of success
  • Expertise in use of fundraising software
  • An undergraduate degree in a discipline that complements the skills and professional expertise utilized in an active fundraising environment
  • Experience working with donors and board members
  • Outstanding verbal and written skills
  • Mature and responsible with an ability to achieve annual goals by working independently and by multi-tasking
  • Demonstrated ability to cooperate and work collaboratively in teams across the organization
  • Competent in the use of the Microsoft suite of software such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and Social Media
  • Ability to accommodate occasional travel


  • This description was designed as a convenience to acquaint employees and managers with the basic elements of the position. The duties of this position are not limited to what is contained in this description, and employees in this position may be asked to perform various functions not listed. This description is solely for the purpose of summarizing basic duties, and it is not intended to be a contract or guarantee of employment or of any specific terms or conditions of employment. This description may be amended or eliminated from time to time as necessary for operational or business reasons.

    How To Apply Email your cover letter including compensation expectations and a resume to: ACCPcareers@chestnet.org

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