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Director of Fundraising and Development

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Bethesda, MD, USABethesdaMDUSA

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation - the world's leader in the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis, and one of the most innovative and successful organizations of its kind - is seeking two (2) Director of Fundraising and Development positions for our Northeast and Southeast Regions. This is a home-based position and candidates must reside in or be willing to relocate to either region.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Works with chapter staff to develop fund-raising strategies and coach staff to achieve goals (via conference call and in-person)
  • Consults with Field Directors and chapter staff to analyze performance and assists with developing strategies to help chapters meet and/or exceed their P2P campaign event budgets.
  • Analyzes data (national, regional, market-size) looking for trends and opportunities and assists with the development of new fundraising opportunities
  • Works with fundraising team to develop and take lead on national trainings/webinars, plays a role in developing Volunteer Leadership Conference workshop content, and works collectively as a team to develop national P2P program tools and templates
  • Participates and plays a lead role in national P2P task forces, and works collectively as a team to implement outcomes from national work group meetings and develops recommended strategies for Field
  • Working with chapter staff, identifies, initiates and manages regional national partnerships
  • Works with Field Director on staffing patterns/issues influencing change as necessary
Educational Background: 
Relevant degree preferred or equivalent experience.
  • Must have peer-to-peer fund-raising event experience showing new development and progressive success in events; 5-7 years fund-raising experience required with at least three of those being internal. Must have a great understanding of committee/volunteer development-and working with volunteers to achieve financial success
  • Must be able to translate that experience when coaching others to achieve successful events
  • Must be able to model appropriate techniques/behavior during chapter visits and calls
  • Strong problem solving - to quickly understand a situation from a distance and be able to come up with solutions/ways to improve;
  • Strong analytical ability - data analysis and global review of program
  • Must have an interest and ability in mentoring others to help them achieve their true potential
  • Strong ability to teach/train/coach/give feedback required
  • Experience speaking to groups and motivating
  • Experience develping professional and effective materials
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and organize workload efficiently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to think srategically while still tracking and managing details of the program
  • Effective in developing productive and professional relationships with contacts based in chapters, national and home based
  • Gain trust and be able to influence and affect change
  • Excellent judgement when responding to complex or challenging situations
  • Ability to effectively communicate with people at all levels of responsibility; new campaign staff to CEOs of companies
  • Excellent recall for facts and information about specific event and chapter staff

Organization Info

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Bethesda, MD, United States
About Us

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research and drug development, promoting individualized treatment and ensuring access to high-quality, specialized care.

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has 70 chapters and branch offices across the country that work diligently to raise funds to help support the search for a cure. In addition, the Foundation provides funding for and accredits more than 120 CF care centers and 53 affiliate programs nationwide, including more than 100 programs for treating adults with CF. The high quality of specialized care available throughout the care center network has led to the improved length and quality of life for people with CF. Located at teaching and community hospitals across the country, these care centers offer the best care, treatments and support for those with CF.

Listing Stats

Post Date: 
May 9 2019
Active Until: 
Jun 9 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation