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Development Director

Salt Lake City, UT, USASalt Lake CityUTUSA
Full-time

The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with the disease the opportunity to lead full, productive lives by funding research.  We have invested hundreds of millions of dollars into CF research and drug development, the results of these bold investments have been astonishing. A few decades ago, most people with CF didn’t live long enough to attend elementary school. Today, many people born with CF are living into their 30s, 40s, and beyond.

Would you like to go to work every day knowing that your work is important and effective? Do you want to go home every day knowing that you have made a difference?

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 a Development Director  in our  Salt Lake City, UT  Chapter office.

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Develop fundraising plans and budgets
  • Plan, manage and execute at least two priority events or campaigns
  • Launch new events, campaigns, initiative and/or programs
  • Engage in continuous short-term and long-term revenue planning
  • Identify prospective individual donors
  • Identify, recruit/renew, and cultivate/steward new and veteran corporate sponsors, committee members, team leaders, honorees, chairs, and volunteers for assigned events/campaigns/initiatives
Educational Background: 
Four-year degree or equivalent education/experience
Skills/Experience: 
  • 5+ years of fundraising/sales experience
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong volunteer recruitment and management skills
  • Availability to work nights and weekends as necessary to attend meetings and events
  • Strong networking, community engagement and relationship building skills
  • A team player – comfortable working in a team-oriented, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to meet deadlines, strength in attention to detail
  • Someone with passion who is motivated and driven to contribute to the overall mission of our Foundation  
Compensation/Benefits: 

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recognizes the importance of employees taking care of their health and safety needs and those of their families. The Foundation strives to create and maintain a balanced work schedule for its employees and promotes quality of life through its varying benefits.

  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision healthcare insurance
  • Competitive salaries with incentive plans
  • 401(k) plan with generous employer matching contributions
  • Exciting learning and development programs to support professional growth
  • Employee discounts – computers, phone plans, travel, theme parks
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Generous paid holidays and shortened workdays on Fridays in the summer and before major holidays
  • Employee wellness programs
  • Business casual work environment

Organization Info

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Overview
Headquarters: 
Bethesda, MD, United States
Founded: 
1957
About Us
Mission: 

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: 
Aug 19 2019
Active Until: 
Sep 20 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
industry: 
Nonprofit