Part-Time Development Manager – OPEN

No Shame On U | Chicago, IL preferred/Open to candidates in other locations


No Shame On U is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to eliminating the stigma associated with mental health conditions and raising awareness in the Jewish community and beyond. It aims to equip people in need of mental health assistance the ability to seek it, and for family members and friends to know how to provide them with proper life-saving support. No Shame On U achieves its mission through community outreach programs, classes and workshops, an online presence of over 120,000 social media followers, a weekly blog, a podcast, widely distributed fact sheets, crisis information magnets and videos, and educational presentations. No Shame On U is based in Chicago with a national and international reach.

No Shame On U seeks a part-time Development Manager to guide the expansion of the organization’s financial resource development efforts. This new position will report directly to the Executive Director and work closely with the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Director of Programming. The Development Manager’s fundraising portfolio will encompass all aspects of annual fundraising, as well as grant writing and special events.

The ideal candidate will bring a minimum of 5 years of experience in nonprofit development, with both individual fundraising and grant writing. This individual will be a motivated and efficient self-starter who is comfortable working as part of a small and collaborative team in a grassroots environment.

For more information please visit: No Shame On U

Compensation Range: $35,000 - $40,000

To apply, please submit a resume & cover letter to Jamie Perry, Evolve Giving Group:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Spearhead and manage a variety of fundraising functions, including new initiatives
  • Formulate and implement deadline-driven fundraising action plans for the organization
  • Cultivate and steward current and prospective donors of all levels
  • Oversee grants management program, ensuring deadlines are met, funder relationships are developed, and new grant opportunities are pursued
  • Work closely with a small and close-knit group of colleagues to promote supportive and productive workflow
  • Work closely with the board Directors to support fundraising goals and develop a close working partnership
  • Collaborate with the Executive Director to identify and cultivate prospective board members and volunteers
  • Attend fundraising and awareness-raising events, primarily within the Jewish community
  • Oversee fundraising data management in Little Green Light CRM
  • Raise the visibility and public awareness of No Shame On U through community engagement and outreach opportunities

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 5+ years of fundraising experience
  • Ability to work 25 hours per week on a flexible schedule
  • Ability to travel to/within the greater Chicago area for meetings and events
  • Grant writing experience strongly preferred
  • Proven ability to secure gifts of $5,000+
  • Experience and comfort working with high-level donors and philanthropists
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills with comfort managing multiple projects and meeting deadlines
  • Experience with and knowledge of the Jewish community landscape preferred
  • Familiarity with and commitment to the field of mental health a plus
  • Proactive and self-driven work style
  • Proficiency with MS Suite and nonprofit CRMs; familiarity with Little Green Light a plus
  • Goal-oriented and data-driven with strong follow-through
  • Team player mentality

No Shame on U is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 

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