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Join the Girls in the Game team!

Join the Girls in the Game team through a variety of full-time, part-time, volunteer and internship opportunities that help empower girls to succeed. If you have any questions, contact Tammy at hr@girlsinthegame.org

Development and Communications Manager

Girls in the Game seeks a driven, engaging, and strategic development professional with exceptional written and verbal communication skills and the ability to self-direct to work with Girls in the Game’s Director of Development and Communications to ensure that Development team goals are met for both fundraising and marketing plans. The Development and Communications Manager will oversee special event efforts in Chicago, including oversight of the organization’s two largest fundraisers (Field of Dreams gala and Chip in for Girls golf outing) as well as partner event and cause marketing efforts. In addition, the Development and Communications Manager is responsible for the organization’s communications, marketing and social media efforts, including management of the organization’s website, email communications, marketing materials and creation of the annual report. The ideal candidate is tech savvy, flexible and organized with a good sense of humor and the ability to juggle multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously. The salary for this position is $50,000. 

Special Events

  • Oversee all aspects of annual Chip in for Girls golf outing, working with committee and Development Director to ensure that event revenue goals are met
  • Work with Individual Giving Manager to create stewardship plan for golfers post-event to develop them as donors
  • Work with Development Director to oversee annual Field of Dreams gala, including all logistical details for the event, auction oversight, sponsorship fulfillment and on-site event execution, working towards eventual full oversight of the event

Marketing

  • Manage organization’s website to support achievement of organization’s strategic goals
  • Promote organization’s mission and activities through social media
  • Manage media outreach and relations
  • Develop media reach in both Chicago and external markets
  • Produce quarterly e-newsletter and other regular e-communications
  • Produce Girls in the Game’s annual report
  • Work closely with the rest of the development team to produce fundraising material and appeal packages
  • Work with Programs staff to develop recruitment materials as needed
  • Write and edit blog posts, opinion pieces, and other materials
  • Provide support to program and development staff on digital campaigns, materials and marketing for program recruitment, special events, and print publications
  • Ensure proper use of organization logo, photos and other collateral with outside media and third parties
  • Manage Peer-to-Peer fundraising efforts including days of giving and other social media giving campaigns
  • Manage video footage and editing for digital projects

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • At least five experience in non-profit development or comparable experience
  • Working knowledge of Chicagoland’s philanthropic and non-profit community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of computer environments, e.g. Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Ability to work under pressure with minimal support