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American Cancer Society Coordinator, Development in Chicago, Illinois

Coordinator, Development

  • Job ID: 28957

  • Functional Area: Clerical/Admin.

  • Position Type: Full-Time Non-Exempt

  • Experience Required: 1 - 3 Years

  • Location:

    Illinois - Chicago

  • Department: Regional Development

  • Education Required: Associates Degree

  • Relocation Provided:

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    Position Description:

Save lives. Fulfill yours. At the American Cancer Society, we're leading the fight for a world without cancer. Our employees and 1.5 million volunteers are raising the bar every single day. We actively seek candidates from diverse backgrounds including communities of color, the LGBTQ community, veterans, and people with disabilities. The greater the diversity of our people, the better we can serve our communities. The people who work at the American Cancer Society focus their diverse talents on our lifesaving mission. It is a calling. And the people who answer it are fulfilled.

The Coordinator, Revenue Development Support role is responsible for performing activities supporting revenue generating and business operations within their assigned market.

  • Perform support related tasks and activities that align with the revenue growth strategies of the market they serve.

  • Builds strong partnerships with market staff to ensure consistent communication, collaboration and integration with the team.

  • Coordinates operations and supports logistics for an assigned portfolio

  • Proactively uses partnership agreement and timelines to assign ownership for successful planning and execution of the market’s revenue opportunities.

  • Assists with volunteer recruitment and management.

  • Inputs and maintains information in appropriate ACS platforms.

  • Generates reports to support market revenue.

  • Manages financial tasks including processing donations, coding, mail management, managing payment processes, and tracking expenses in accordance with ACS policies and procedures.

  • Identifies needs & issues and implements solutions to address them.

  • Provides high level customer service to internal and external customers and partners.

  • Supports market staff with day-to-day customer relationship management and stewardship efforts (i.e. vendors, participants and volunteers).

  • Participates in regional or GHQ workgroups and on project teams as needed.

  • Models and fosters behavior that establishes a culture that values the staff/volunteer partnership, and is consistent with the ACS values, goals, and cultural beliefs.

  • Customizes and develops ACS branded materials and/or event collateral.

  • Responsible for inventory management including ordering supplies to support the market.

  • Provides general office or business operations support including point of contact for facility/building management and legal/real-estate department

    Position Requirements:

  • Associate degree preferred; or a combination of education and work experience.

  • 0-2 years of office or event support experience

Demonstrates Regional Support Services Competencies: Being resilient, Collaborates, Communicates effectively, Customer focus, Ensures accountability, Instills trust, Optimizes work processes, Resourcefulness

Other skills:

  • Excellent written, verbal, listening and presentation skills.

  • Highly efficient in the utilization of Microsoft Office Products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and the ability to learn proprietary systems.

  • Strong problem-solving skill.

  • Ability to adapt to changing circumstances and priorities in a focused and timely manner.

  • Ability to interpret and implement policies and procedures.


  • Limited travel, including evening and weekend work required.

  • Ability to lift 30lbs.

    ACS provides staff a generous paid time off policy; medical, dental, retirement benefits, wellness programs, and professional development programs to enhance staff skills. Further details on our benefits can be found on our careers site at: We are a proud equal opportunity employer.