JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit www.jdrf.org.
Managing a team of three, the Executive Director is responsible for creating an atmosphere for the volunteers and staff to succeed in meeting the objectives of the mission. He or she will accomplish this through leadership, management and growth of the chapter territory including annual budget development, planning, implementation and evaluation of all chapter operations and events in conjunction with the chapter Board of Directors.
Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 7 years of professional non-profit fundraising experience, 4+ years of which would be in a supervisory role, with a clear record of achievement in a complex, mission-driven organization. For-profit experience combined with non-profit experience is a plus. Demonstrated success in fundraising specifically with major donors is essential. Possessing the experience and ability to partner with strong and active volunteer leaders is critical, as is the ability to work successfully with a large network of passionate volunteers. The successful candidate will have knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique, production methods, human behavior and performance, and coordination of people and resources. Proficiency in non-profit fiscal and strategic management is essential. Must be a team player that has the experience and ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers. Must develop, grow, manage, and utilize relationships with the capability to leverage relationships and negotiate agreements. A Bachelor’s degree is required; CFRE is a plus. Ability to travel locally is required; occasional overnight travel as needed.
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