Development Manager

Careers In Nonprofits, Inc.
  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Mid Career
  • Posted
    May 23

Position description

Are you passionate about improving global health?

Do you have 5 years of experience in development and fundraising? 

Do you enjoy building fundraising systems and being hands-on?

We are currently in search of a Development Manager for a Global Health Organization. The position is based in Arlington, VA. This is a Full Time, Permanent assignment.


ORGANIZATION TYPE: Global Health Nonprofit

LOCATION: Arlington, VA

POSITION TITLE: Development Manager


SALARY: $80,000 - 90,000/annual


Is This Your Dream Job? Reporting to the CEO, this position is responsible for building a fundraising program by identifying new prospects. The candidate will cultivate individual donors, corporations and foundations. The candidate will be the first development member of this growing team and have the opportunity to roll up their sleeves, build fundraising systems and contribute their expertise.  The candidate will be a hands-on and collaborative individual that is detail-oriented and eager to be an integral part of an expanding team of hard-working and passionate professionals.


Our Ideal Candidate:

  • 5+ years of experience in fundraising and development
  • Bachelor’s Degree required 
  • Experience working in a global health organization or association is preferred
  • Strong background in cultivating donors and has the ability to effectively communicate a mission
  • Passionate about improving global health and working with a scientific organization
  • A self-starter that is organized, detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, written and verbal 
  • Experience with donor databases is a big plus


How You Will Spend Your Day:

  • Develop and build a strong diversified fundraising program
  • Identify new prospects among individual donors, foundations and corporations
  • Work closely with the CEO to develop strategies and program initiatives
  • Oversee the donor acknowledgement system
  • Identify and cultivate exhibitors for the Annual Meeting
  • Plan and implement special events
  • Other duties as assigned

Application instructions

If this sounds like the job for you, we would love to help make that happen. Please submit a resume with “Development Manager” in the subject line.

Know a friend who would be a great fit? Feel free to send us their resume as well.

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