The Advancement Associate for Donor Relations reports to the Director of Advancement and is responsible for identifying and qualifying new prospects for unrestricted annual support for the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH). In addition, the Associate will provide ongoing cultivation and stewardship of current donor funds. This person will work closely with a variety of FNIH and NIH program staff to articulate the case for the solicitation of unrestricted and restricted support, as well as stewardship of all FNIH donors.
The Advancement Associate will secure support for the FNIH by managing a group of assigned donors, as well as identifying new prospects. Thoughtful and comprehensive stewardship will ensure upgrades in donor giving and involvement.
There is an expectation that the Advancement Associate for Donor Relations will be an outward facing FNIH staff representative, traveling primarily in the greater metropolitan Washington DC area and will:
Qualify a portfolio of prospects through outreach and meetings;
Manage and steward qualified donors with established funds managed by the FNIH;
Create and implement a plan for each donor with execution in a timely manner to ensure ongoing and upgraded engagement;
Focus on unrestricted support, but as necessary, work with appropriate FNIH staff to collect information and prepare proposals for solicitations;
Prepare monthly reports for internal tracking purposes in addition to quarterly reports for donors;
Manage people, process, deadlines and budget; and,
Perform other major donor activities, as requested.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS
Bachelor’s Degree; Master’s Degree preferred;
Three – Five Years’ experience in successful annual fund or giving club fundraising;
Ability to understand the needs and interests of major gift prospects and donors;
Sociable and interested in meeting with and learning about others;
An exceptional listener and excellent interpersonal skills;
Attention to detail, deadlines and program management; and,
Demonstrated leadership qualities and effective team player.
Please send an email to email@example.com with “ADVAFP” in the subject line. Include your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements. Only completed applications will be considered.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits including 100% paid medical for employee and all dependents; generous retirement match; free parking; and much more!
The Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) creates and manages alliances with public and private institutions in support of the lifesaving mission of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the world’s premier medical research agency. The organization works with federal and private-sector partners to accelerate biomedical research and strategies against diseases and health concer...ns in the United States and across the globe. FNIH organizes and administers research projects; supports education and training of new researchers; organizes educational events and symposia and administers funds supporting a wide range of health issues. Chartered by the U.S. Congress, the FNIH is an independent not-for-profit 501(c)(3) charitable organization located on Rockville Pike in Bethesda, a short walk from the White Flint Metro Station (Red Line).