Development Director - Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice

Overview: The Interfaith Coalition for Worker Justice (ICWJ) is a coalition for faith and labor groups that
work together to support the struggle for just wages, benefits and working conditions for all workers and to
support the workers’ rights to organize and engage in collective bargaining. ICWJ is dependent on successful
fundraising efforts to support its mission. The Development Director will take the lead to develop and
implement ICWJ’s fundraising efforts, including donor development and appeals, grant writing, and events.  
The position will also oversee the communications for the organization, with a focus on social media
networking.

 
Accountability:  
The Development Director will report directly to ICWJ’s Executive Director and the ICWJ Board.  
 
Primary Duties:  
•    Work with the ICWJ Board to create an annual development plan. Assist in the development of
strategy and oversee implementation for successful delivery of the plan.
•    Lead and manage overall development efforts to secure an annual budget to support ICWJ program.  
•    Develop a fundraising plan. Lead and train other staff on the skills to achieve fundraising and
marketing goals.  Develop Board fundraising capacity.
•    Write grant proposals and follow-up reports to corporate, foundation and government funders.
•    Cultivate and nurture relationships with current and potential individual and organizational donors.  
Seek and develop relationships with major donors.
•    Oversee the ICWJ website and communications through effective use of social media.
 
Qualifications:  
•     Minimum of two years experience in nonprofit fundraising, donor relations, gifts, and board
 development.  
•      Demonstrated ability to personally solicit and secure from people and organizations.  
•      Strong communication skills, including speaking, writing and interpersonal communications.
•      Excellent organizational skills and the ability to handle multiple demands.  
•      Familiarity with the Madison philanthropic and business community desired.  
•      Interest in social justice, multi-faith work, and workers’ rights.  
 
Appointment Type/Salary:  
This is a part-time position, working approximately ten hours per week. Salary range: $9,000 to $10,000.  
 
Application Procedure and Deadline:
Please submit a cover letter including a statement on how your experiences, relationships and interests align
with the job requirements. Please provide an example of a solicitation process you have been involved in or
include a sample solicitation letter you were responsible for creating. Include a resume and two professional
references.
 
Applications are due by Wednesday, June 30, 2014.   
Email application to jobs@workerjustice.org or mail to: ICWJ/2300 South Park Street, #115/ Madison, WI
53704.