Intersect Illinois is growing and we are looking for passionate and dedicated people to help further our mission of bringing jobs and investment to all of Illinois.
Intersect Illinois is looking for a seasoned Director of Donor Relations with a demonstrated track record of building and implementing effective fundraising strategies with both corporate and individual donors. The Director reports directly to, and works closely with, the CEO to reaching Intersect’s fundraising goals. Our ideal candidate is a skilled manager, communicator, and leader who is passionate about Intersect Illinois’ mission and will represent Intersect to internal and external stakeholders with professionalism and integrity. The candidate must be comfortable working collaboratively with the executive team and board of directors in addition to their support staff.
The Research Associate is responsible for day-to-day research tasks as a part of a team of economic development professionals using informed data analytics to attract investment and jobs into the state of Illinois. This position’s primary responsibility is to conduct research for projects, marketing materials, and partner communities (among other internal and external partners). The associate works to expand the team’s understanding of Illinois’ economy, the region’s competitive assets and other topics.