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The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country. Since its inception in 1868, the Order of Elks has grown to include nearly 1 million men and women in more than 2,000 communities.

The BPO Elks is committed to the ideals of charity and patriotism. To that end, Elks have now disbursed, over the course of the Order's history, more than $3.6 billion in cash, goods, and services to the nation's youth, its veterans, the disadvantaged and the disabled, and to individuals and groups in support of patriotic and civic programs. Annually the BPO Elks give more than $200 Million in this fashion, and the Order is one of the largest private providers of college scholarships in the nation.

You can work for a dynamic charitable foundation in the heart of Lincoln Park that funds programs that instill integrity in our youth, inspire the pursuit of knowledge and make the community a healthier, safer and better place to live. Come be a part of the Elks quiet network of good deeds!

Company Paid Benefits Include: Medical, Life and AD&D, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Employee Assistance Plan, Vacation, Sick Days, Holidays, 401(k). 37.5 hour work week in a casual environment.

Current Openings:

Elks National Foundation

Elks National Foundation

Programs Assistant
August 2015

Work for a dynamic charitable foundation in the heart of Lincoln Park that funds programs that teach lifelong skills to youth; inspire the pursuit of knowledge; serve our nation’s veterans; and transform local communities into healthier, safer and better places to live.

We have an opening for a Programs Assistant at our headquarters location in Chicago, Illinois. The primary responsibility of the position is to coordinate one or more of the Foundation’s community service grant components for local chapters, including approving online applications, monitoring chapter compliance, providing feedback and guidance to chapter volunteers, writing features about projects, and more.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of one-year experience at a nonprofit; strong communication, organizational and computer skills; the ability to work both independently as well as part of a team; and the ability to manage multiple projects. Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite. Attention to detail and reliability are a must. Screened candidates must be available to interview at our Chicago office. No relocation costs are available.

This is a great opportunity to hone grant management and database skills.

Please upload a resume and cover letter with salary expectations in one document. (Submissions that do not include a cover letter will not be considered. Please note, you can only upload one document.) Accepted file formats are: .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .pdf. The application process includes completing two pre-employment tests. Please allow approximately 20 minutes of time when applying. Apply here:

http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/DDqvDSD/bwbEhPw

No phone calls, please.

Elks National Foundation

Elks National Foundation

Development Coordinator
July 2015

We’re a dynamic charitable foundation in the heart of Lincoln Park funding national programs that instill integrity in our youth, inspire the pursuit of knowledge, and make communities healthier, safer, better places to live. We have an opening for a Development Coordinator, an entry level opportunity at an organization committed to promoting from within.

Responsibilities include:

  • Serve as main customer service contact for donors, volunteers and prospects, to include greeting and assisting callers, and corresponding with donors and volunteers. (Must be able to originate all forms of communications and correspondence.)
  • Provide day-to-day support for Development Manager and execute assigned development projects. Will also handle routine administrative details for the department.
  • Perform data-entry and data extraction in the donor database to accomplish daily, weekly and monthly departmental tasks.
  • Assist in research, execution, preparation and fulfillment of reports, recognition pieces and mailings.

Qualified candidates will have either one or more years of related experience.

  • Must have excellent spelling and grammar; good phone skills; be organized; be able to set priorities and meet deadlines; be able to multi-task and carefully proof own work.
  • Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
  • Some analytical ability is required in order to gather and summarize data for reports, identify problems and find solutions to various administrative problems, and prioritize work.
  • Work requires attention to detail in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines.
  • Must be able to consistently demonstrate ability to take the initiative to make decisions/choices without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to work individually as well as participate on teams.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office is a must; Raiser’s Edge is a plus.
  • Must have a sense of humor.

Please upload a resume and cover letter with salary expectations in one document. (Submissions that do not include a cover letter will not be considered. Please note, you can only upload one document.) Accepted file formats are: .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .pdf. The application process includes completing two pre-employment tests. Please allow approximately 35 minutes of time when applying.

Apply here: http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/eDDBRR/bwbEhPw

No phone calls, please.

BPOE

Elks Grand Lodge

Web Designer/Developer


Come be a part of the Elks quiet network of good deeds! The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the USA has an immediate, full-time opening for a Web Designer in our Lincoln Park office.

The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the United States of America is one of the oldest and largest fraternal organizations in the country. Since its inception in 1868, the Order of Elks has grown to include nearly 1 million men and women in almost 2,000 communities.

The Elks are committed to the ideals of charity and patriotism. To that end, the Elks have now disbursed, over the course of the Elks history, more than $3.6 billion in cash, goods, and services to the nation's youth, its veterans, the disadvantaged and the disabled, and to individuals and groups in support of patriotic and civic programs. Annually the Elks give more than $200 Million in this fashion, and the Elks are one of the largest private providers of college scholarships in the nation.

Responsibilities include:
  • Design, develop, and maintain the Elks.org desktop and mobile websites.
  • Develop and oversee the Organization's social media initiatives.
  • Produce videos, podcasts, and other multimedia content to promote the programs and objectives of the Organization.
  • Develop online documentation and manuals to support website features. Oversee website technical support.
  • Write, edit and distribute email newsletters.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and related work experience. We're looking for an energetic and enthusiastic self-starter with great design skills. Must be detailed-oriented, with expert-level Front End skills (HTML/CSS/JavaScript), as well as some real-world expertise in responsive mobile design. Familiarity with server-side scripting languages is a huge plus, particularly Adobe Cold Fusion. Video productions skills are also a big plus. Must have strong communication and organizational skills, a high level of initiative, and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

To apply: Interested candidates can upload a resume and cover letter with design sample URLs and salary expectations in one document by clicking on the link below. (Submissions that do not include a cover letter with sample URLs will not be considered.) Accepted file formats are: .doc, .docx, .rtf, and .pdf. The application process includes completing several pre-employment tests. Please allow approximately 35 minutes of time when applying.

Apply here: http://www.ondemandassessment.com/verify/apply/BeBADyB/bwbEhPw

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer


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