Angioma Alliance, a national non-profit patient and research organization advocating for those affected by cerebral and spinal cavernous angioma, seeks a dynamic fundraising professional to assist us in securing the resources to further the mission of the organization during a very exciting time. Reporting directly to the President, the Development Director is responsible for a multi-faceted fundraising program including member-organized events, major donor relations, and public relations. Our current annual revenue is approximately $550,000.
This full-time telecommuting position is an opportunity for a self-directed individual to make a difference. Angioma Alliance serves thousands of families with this common but rarely diagnosed illness, is at the cutting edge of research, and serves as a model for other rare disease organizations. As part of the leadership team, the Director of Development will:
Mentor and support volunteer members to expand their existing fundraising events, create new events, and guide members to explore other opportunities for fund development in their communities.
Engage and develop relationships with existing and potential individual, corporate, and foundation major donors whose philanthropic goals align with our mission, including creating and co-presenting funding requests.
Develop focused fundraising campaigns to address specific organizational needs.
Support the Community Engagement Specialist and the Community Alliance program to recruit, inspire and mentor volunteer leaders across the nation to engage in activities in their local communities.
Identify grant opportunities and write grant proposals to secure funding for Angioma Alliance initiatives.
Shape communication, using both social and traditional media, to motivate participation and giving and to increase public awareness.
Research and execute novel revenue-generating ideas.
Exceptional communication skills with the ability to inspire and motivate donors and volunteers in person, on the phone, in written materials, and on social media.
5+ years of experience in large fundraising events, major donor and campaign development, and supporter engagement.
Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to work independently and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
An ability to learn and communicate medical and scientific concepts.
Ability to travel, typically over weekends, several times a year to fundraising events.
A high degree of professionalism, ethics, passion, industriousness, creativity, and a can-do attitude.
Valid driver's license.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time telecommuting position with flexible hours.
Benefits include 18 days of annual leave including 10 paid vacation days. Angioma Alliance will provide financial support for continuing education, including professional certificate programs.
Consultants may apply with the understanding that this position is a full-time commitment.
About Angioma Alliance
Angioma Alliance is a national non-profit advocating for those affected by cerebral and spinal cavernous angioma. Founded in 2002, our mission is to inform, support and empower those affected by cavernous angioma and drive research for better treatments and a cure.