Director, Development

American Diabetes Association   •  

Southfield, MI

Industry: Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 406 days ago

This job is no longer available.


  • Provides strategic leadership, creating and executing fundraising strategies to raise $750,000–$1 million annually from corporations; works to grow additional avenues of corporate revenue
  • Develops an annual business plan to meet financial targets
  • Serves as a key member of the development team influencing and driving strategy, relationships and best practices to accomplish market and region financial goals
  • Responsible for developing and stewarding a portfolio of relationships from the corporate community to provide funding for our mission (sponsorship, retailcampaigns, event teams, grants, donations and otherpartnerships)
  • Develops revenue projections and provides financial analysis
  • Oversees stewardship activities; ensures a high-touch response to partners and donors
  • Explores appropriate licensing activities and special promotions with corporate partners
  • Recruits and leads high-level volunteers to provide local leadership, resources and partnerships
  • Drives donor-centric partnerships to support financial goals of market events, programs and prioritized initiatives
  • Delivers a high level of customer service to all constituents
  • Manages, hires, evaluates, develops and mentors a team of talented fundraising professionals
  • Ensures compliance with Association policies, including employment, risk management, event and cash handling, and financial controls
  • Demonstrates integrity, collaboration and stewardship
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of nonprofit, fundraising and/or salesexperiencepreferred
  • Demonstrated success in fundraising and nonprofit leadership
  • Proven record of success in account management and developing corporate partnerships that result in exceeding revenue targets
  • Knowledge of product marketing/sales concepts
  • Outcome-driven, with the ability to respond to changing circumstances and priorities
  • Ability to manage and motivate groups and individuals
  • Excellent oral and written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Strong market, community and constituent perspective
  • Proficiency in computer-based information systems
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends