Institutional Giving Manager

Chicago, IL |$60-70K | Job ID: 112204

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Job Description

LaSalle Network is excited to partner with one of Chicago's premier theaters that has been recognized on a national scale. They are seeking an Institutional Giving Manager who can manage their portfolio of corporate, foundation and governments partners. This is a highly collaborative position where you will communicate with multiple departments!

Institutional Giving Manager Responsibilities:

  • Participate in special fundraising events as needed, including a limited number of evening events
  • Support the advancement of programs and new initiatives among corporate, foundation and government funders
  • Craft proposals, letters of intent, budgets, presentations and funder briefing materials
  • Track stewardship of funders, including proposals, conversations, meetings, communications and next steps in Tessitura database
  • Ensure timely reporting to donors, overseeing the reporting and pledge payment schedules for active grants
  • Support the advancement of programs and new initiatives among corporate, foundation and government funders

Institutional Giving Manager Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 3-5 years of progressive experience as a fundraising professional or 6-7 equivalent experiences, including a working knowledge of Chicago area philanthropists
  • 3-4 years of grant writing experience
  • Excellent writing skills and attention to detail, including ability to write succinctly with excellent grammar, spelling and proofreading
  • Understanding of trends and best practices in foundation and corporate giving
  • Background in the cultivation and solicitation of corporate, foundation and government funders, including major gift and special event fundraising
  • Direct experience managing relationships with major donors

Thank you,

Allison Sachnoff
Senior Project Manager
LaSalle Network

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LaSalle Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer m/f/d/v.

LaSalle Network is the leading provider of direct hire and temporary staffing services. For over two decades, LaSalle has helped organizations hire faster and connect top talent with opportunities, from entry-level positions to the C-suite. With units specializing in Accounting and Finance, Administrative, Marketing, Technology, Supply chain, Healthcare Revenue Cycle, Call Center, Human Resources and Executive Search. LaSalle offers staffing and recruiting solutions to companies of all sizes and across all industries. LaSalle Network is the premier staffing and recruiting firm, earning over 100 culture, revenue and industry-based awards from major publications and having its company experts regularly contribute insights on retention strategies, hiring trends and hiring challenges, and more to national news outlets.