Director of Fundraising and Development

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Bethesda, MD
May 18, 2019
May 22, 2019
Full Time
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.. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) and its employees embrace their commitment to its core values. These core values are the pillars on which CFF stand and will continue to sustain us as we move forward.. Keep sight of what really matters: Our decisions are based on what is best for people with cystic fibrosis and their families.. Aspire for excellence in all we do: We take pride in our work. We are committed to continuous learning and improvement.. Stronger together: We collaborate and work together so that we can learn more and achieve more.. Innovate with courage: We embrace challenges. We reach beyond boundaries in pursuit of our vision.. Care about our people: We deeply care about each other and all who support our shared mission. We listen with respect. We support one another.. This position works with Field Director(s), Eds and Chapter staff to develop and implement both fundraising and engagement strategies to meet or exceed annual budgets in Peer-to-Peer Campaigns (P2P) Great Strides, Cycle for Life, CF Climb and Xtreme Hike. This person is responsible for a significant budget line.. 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. 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. This is a unique opportunity to direct your energy and talents towards achieving a "life enhancing" mission, while benefitting from the resources and support of a highly regarded national non-profit organization.. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation offers an excellent salary and benefits package. Interested candidates should submit resume and cover letter to under "Careers".. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is a non-profit organization in the United States established to provide the means to cure and contr ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

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