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Development Director

Company: Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
Date Posted: February 16, 2018

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation located in Albany, NY is seeking a talented Development Director with strong fundraising experience, including special events, sponsorship solicitation and the ability to develop and nurture relationships with key volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors.

Essential Functions : 

  • Identifies, recruits/renews, and cultivates/stewards new and veteran corporate sponsors, committee members, team leaders, honorees, chairs, and volunteers for assigned events/campaigns/initiatives. 
  • Cultivates volunteers and recognizes their successes and achievements. 
  • Renews and works to deepen engagement of participants, committee members, community members and sponsors.

  • Networks with the greater chapter community as well as CF families, patients, volunteers, major donors and corporate sponsors to identify and recruit new business. 

  • Recruits, trains, manages and cultivates fundraising honorees/participants, team leaders, and committee members   

Additional responsibilities include: recruit and cultivate leadership volunteers, sponsors and event participants, build and manage volunteer core, provide strategic direction and oversee all aspects of fundraising plans pertaining to assigned events. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of successful fundraising/sales experience. 

The position requires strong organizational and networking skills, the ability to work on various events simultaneously and a strong eye for detail. Candidates will be required to develop and manage budgets while growing revenues and managing expenses.

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 employment opportunities.

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