The American Federation for Aging Research, www.afar.org; (AFAR) is a leading national non-profit organization whose mission is to support and advance healthy aging through biomedical research. Since 1981, AFAR has advanced basic research and breakthroughs in the science of healthy aging by awarding more than $178 million in support to talented MDs, PhDs and students across the country. What AFAR supported scientists are learning today about the processes of aging will help us all live healthier, longer lives tomorrow - less susceptible to disease and disability.
AFAR is seeking a Director of Advancement. This individual will be responsible for the direction and implementation of the organization's development activities, working closely with the Executive Director and Director of Grant Programs to develop a balanced funding mix of donor sources and solicitation programs tailored to the needs of the organization that will enable it to expand its donor base and enlarge the scope of its programmatic activities in support of its mission.
This individual is expected to set broad goals and translate them into achievable steps. Help set and manage appropriate fundraising expectations. COmprehend detailed, complex scientific concepts and problems, possess good decision making and problem solving skills and be able to work both independently and as part of the management team in a small not for profit organization. Other specific responsibilities will be to:
Salary competitive with excellent benefits package. To apply please send cover letter, salary requirements and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org