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Executive Director

Orlando, FL, USAOrlandoFLUSA

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?

Areas of Responsibility: 
  • Take an entrepreneurial approach to setting strategies and organizing operations for this chapter
  • Develop fundraising plans and budgets
  • Build our presence in the community, bring staff, volunteers and community leaders together to achieve a common goal
  • Launch new events, campaigns, initiative and/or programs
  • Engage in continuous short-term and long-term revenue planning
Educational Background: 
Four-year degree or equivalent education/experience
  • Someone with passion and driven to contribute to the overall mission of our Foundation  
  • 5+ years of fundraising/sales experience
  • Strong networking, community engagement and relationship building skills
  • Strong volunteer recruitment and management skills
  • Ability to oversee a full range of special events, success with Planned and Major Giving
  • Availability to work nights and weekends as necessary to attend meetings and events

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.

  • Competitive benefits package which includes medical, dental, and vision healthcare insurance
  • 401K Plan
  • Employee discounts on electronics (Dell computers, AT&T, and Verizon)
  • Employee discounts on travel, hotels, car rentals, theme parks, auto, child care, etc.
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Paid Holidays
  • Early release on Fridays in the summer and before major holidays
  • Casual dress most days
  • Competitive salaries commensurate with experience

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: 
Jun 17 2019
Active Until: 
Jul 16 2019
Hiring Organization: 
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation