The Milwaukee County War Memorial, Inc. (WMC), a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), serves as Wisconsin’s most visible memorial to all who have served in the US armed services, and is committed to furthering a single, solemn mission: “Honor the Dead, Serve the Living.” This living memorial serves veterans and their families and educates the public about the price that our brave Americans in uniform have paid to ensure our freedom.
WMC has a staff of fourteen employees. The development team consists of the VP of Philanthropy, Major Gifts Officer, and a part-time assistant and works closely with the Development Committee of the Board of Trustees, CEO, education and events managers. The fundraising goal for 2021 is $1.4 million which includes general operating support and special projects.
The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) is a new position and supports the Vice President of Philanthropy in cultivation, solicitation and stewardship to achieve growth goals within the War Memorial Center’s 5-year plan. The MGO will work with the VP of Philanthropy to design a major gifts strategy and annual goals.
The War Memorial Center offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Salary range will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
PROCEDURE FOR CANDIDACY
Recruitment will continue until 5:00 p.m. on November 15, 2021. For full and confidential consideration, please email cover letter, resume, professional references, and salary expectations, combined into one document, to: email@example.com.
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Milwaukee County War Memorial, Inc.
Attention: Human Resources
750 North Lincoln Memorial Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53202
Confidential inquiries and questions concerning this search may be directed to Vicki Chappell, Vice President of Philanthropy, (414) 273-5533, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note references will not be contacted until a candidate has been notified.
WMC is an equal opportunity employer and believes in equal opportunity for all employees and applicants. Accordingly, all employment decisions are based on the principles of equal opportunity. These decisions include recruitment, selection, promotion, transfer, discipline, compensation, benefits, training, and other personnel actions involving persons in all job titles and shall occur without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, military status, gender identity, creed, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, arrest and conviction records, the use or nonuse of lawful products off the employers’ premises during nonwork hours, declining to attend meetings or participate in communications about religious or political matters, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The War Memorial Center is seeking to fill a part-time, 24-28 hours per week, Development Assistant position.
The War Memorial Center, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3), serves as Wisconsin’s most visible memorial to all who have served in the U.S. armed services, and is committed to furthering a single, solemn mission: “Honor the Dead, Serve the Living.” This living memorial serves veterans and their families and educates the public about the price that our brave Americans in uniform have paid to ensure our freedom.
The Development Assistant performs administrative support services for the development team such as receiving, recording and responding to donations, maintaining specialized databases, composing correspondence, researching prospective donors, assisting with fundraising events and mailings.
Must be able to: hear; talk; use hands to finger; handle, touch objects, tools or controls; sit; stand; walk; stoop; kneel; crouch; reach above and below shoulder height; and pull/push, lift and carry up to 10 pounds.
The War Memorial Center is an equal opportunity employer.
Email cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to: email@example.com
Support the War Memorial Center by purchasing this ornament featuring the Eternal Flame and mosaic panels designed by Edmund Lewandowski.
$22 each and all proceeds go directly to
the War Memorial Center.
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