March 15, 2023

Senior Director of Philanthropy: Aspire

Aspire is a nonprofit organization that makes boundless inclusivity possible for people with disabilities. Since 1960, Aspire has been recognized as a leader in providing bold, pioneering services to individuals with disabilities and their families in the Chicagoland community. Their programs include:

  • Community-based housing options and services
  • Life enrichment curriculum-based learning opportunities
  • Job training and career engagement services
  • Social enterprises which provide jobs and education through Aspire CoffeeWorks and Aspire Art360 

Aspire is seeking to fill a key position to help advance their goal of creating communities where people of all abilities live, learn, and grow together. The ideal candidate will have demonstrated passion for working alongside people with disabilities and collaborating to pursue greater possibilities.

Senior Director of Philanthropy

Collaborate with the Chief Philanthropy Officer
Create, plan, execute, lead, and manage a comprehensive effort to grow contributed revenue across the organization through big picture strategies

Manage, Mentor, and Inspire
Supervise and coach a top-talent philanthropy team -- including three direct reports: Director of Grants and Partnerships, Philanthropy Associate Director, and Director of Annual Giving -- through strategic direction and process improvement while setting the tone for innovative thinking

Strengthen Fundraising and Stewardship
Provide oversight and serve as creator of fundraising programs while partnering closely with the marketing and events team

This search is now closed. To view other recruitment opportunities, visit our full Executive Search Positions page.

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