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Associate Director, Development (Arlington, VA)
American Diabetes Association Arlington, VA

Associate Director, Development (Arlington, VA)

American Diabetes Association
Arlington, VA
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is seeking an experienced fundraising professional to develop and steward corporate and individual relationships. Primary duties of the Associate Director, Development will include the development and stewardship of existing and new corporate partners, individuals, and volunteers.

This individual will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including corporate partnerships, commercial co-ventures, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a team player to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals. This position is accountable for significant revenue targets and will influence the strategic implementation of local and nationwide initiatives.

The ideal candidate must have a proven record of success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management. Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary for this position. Must have ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and achieve results in a team environment.

This is a remote, work from home opportunity, but the individual must live in the designated market in order to attend in-person meetings and events.


  • Creates and executes fundraising strategies to reach position specific annual fundraising goals from corporations; works to grow additional sources of revenue
  • 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 to provide funding for our mission (sponsorship, retail campaigns, event teams, grants, donations and other partnerships)
  • Develops revenue projections and provides financial analysis
  • Oversees stewardship activities; ensures a high-touch response to partners and donors
  • 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
  • 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 3 years of nonprofit, fundraising and/or sales experience preferred
  • Experience in peer to peer fundraising is strongly preferred.
  • Established 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 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
  • Must live within 100 miles of Arlington, VA


The American Diabetes Association (ADA) offers a rewarding career working for one of the premier voluntary health organizations in the world supporting people with type 1, type 2 and gestational diabetes. Our employees like working at the ADA because of our mission, the inclusive environment, work-life balance, our benefits and our culture:

  • Industry competitive base pay. Base offers are determined by several factors including but not limited to your relevant work experience, education, certifications, location, internal pay equity, etc.
  • A culture of recognition including new hire welcome announcements, service anniversary awards, referral bonuses, monthly All Employee Assembly, appreciation awards
  • Generous Paid Time Off, including holidays, vacation days, personal days and sick days
  • Comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, vision, Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), disability & life insurance, pet insurance, and retirement savings
  • Guided by our mission, we provide top tier diabetes supply coverage through our medical benefits program
  • A company focus on offering mental health programs and work/life balance with most of our employees working remote
  • Joining our dedicated team affords the gratification of knowing beyond a doubt that you will impact the lives and well-being of millions


American Diabetes Association

Arlington, VA



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