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 http://www.jdrf.org.
As one of the top performing chapters in the country, JDRF’s Mid-Atlantic (MAC) Chapter plays a vital role in the organization’s success. The MAC chapter includes a staff team of eleven (11), 3 Chapter Community Boards of Directors, as well as leadership volunteers who are actively engaged and passionate supporters of JDRF across the Chapter territory, which includes Maryland, Virginia and Washington, DC.
As a JDRF team member, you can look forward to interesting and challenging work, building strong relationships with fellow staff and our network of volunteers, and having a meaningful impact on the lives of everyone affected by this devastating disease.
The Development Director serves as part of the Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s senior leadership team. The Development Director works with the entire chapter team to ensure that fundraising and non-fundraising priorities of JDRF grow through increased corporate, family and volunteer involvement. Remote work is possible depending on location but the position must be based within the chapter footprint (Virginia, Maryland, Washington, DC).
The Development Director is responsible for driving the strategic direction, management, and financial growth for the Mid-Atlantic Chapter’s Peer-to-Peer (P2P) fundraising efforts, including the JDRF One Walks and The Ride to Cure Diabetes program. The Development Director holds relationships with key donors and volunteers, including the chapter’s ride team and walk families, as well as corporate entities. The Director is responsible for developing volunteer leadership structures within each P2P program. Under the direction of the Associate Executive Director, and in partnership with the National Walk and Ride Teams and volunteer leadership, the Development Director oversees the $1.6 million P2P program fundraising goal.
The Development Director leads a staff of two (2) to oversee the efforts for the JDRF P2P programs. This includes building a pipeline for and securing a Corporate One Walk Chair, supervising a JDRF One Walk portfolio of 400+ corporate and family teams, overseeing the Ride program and helping to drive growth opportunities, driving corporate sponsorship engagement and marketing opportunities, cultivating, and stewarding volunteers, managing expenses and forecasting revenues, and overseeing event logistics for both programs.
In addition, this position is responsible for a variety of comprehensive development functions that correspond to the identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of prospects and donors. The Development Director maintains and grows a personal portfolio of business critical to the chapter’s success.
Leadership responsibility for integrating, coordinating, leveraging and expanding a comprehensive revenue portfolio at the Mid-Atlantic Chapter:
To protect the health and safety of our employees, all new hires are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by September 7, 2021. The only potential exception to this rule is for applicants who cannot be vaccinated due to a disability or sincerely held religious belief.
JDRF supports a diverse and inclusive workforce.
JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
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