Created in 2015, this position is ideal for the individual with development experience who wishes to move into a position of greater reach and welcomes the challenge of building a fundraising program. The successful Director of Development will work closely with the Board of Directors and President to develop and execute outreach strategies.
Raise funds to meet expanding operating budget annually
Work with Alliance leadership to identify fundraising strategic priorities
Design, implement, and manage a comprehensive development program which addresses strategic priorities
Self-direct prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation, and management of a portfolio of current and potential donors, with a focus on gifts that advance strategic priorities
Monitor progress toward strategic fundraising goals, documenting monthly for the board of directors the status of all efforts
Maintain accurate and up-to-date data on all current and potential donors
Build, steward, and preserve donor relationships
Plan and conduct meetings with individuals, foundations, and industry contacts that link potential donors with Alliance sponsored programs and development needs
Manage all phases of the administration of grants, including identifying opportunities, completion and submission of applications, tracking deadlines, collecting information from program staff, summarizing financial data, writing and submitting timely proposals, reports, and updates
Implement effective and consistent internal and external communications including fundraising presentations, and the development and dissemination of a quarterly newsletter and annual report
Establish a positive and proactive relationship with all NIH, Oxford, and Cambridge constituents to better serve their evolving needs and support the Scholars Program
Represent the Alliance and the Scholars Program in a capable and professional manner at all times
Email resume with cover letter and salary requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
The International Biomedical Research Alliance is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Learn more about the Alliance at https://biomedalliance.org/
Qualifications and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years directly relevant development and grant experience
Exceptional interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, with the ability to interact with a wide range of individuals
Places a high priority on detail and fastidious follow-up
Experience with Donor Tools or similar fundraising/grant prospect research database helpful
Ability to work well independently and as part of a broader team
Interest in the advancement of biomedical research education
Reside in Bethesda/Rockville/DC area or in close proximity for ease of travel to the NIH
Awareness that development professionals are often responsible for work outside of a 9-5 schedule and ability to adjust to these potential needs
The Mission of the International Biomedical Research Alliance (the Alliance) is to invest in the development of the future leaders in biomedical research in this unique global doctoral training model. The Alliance provides mentorship, scholarships and financial support for these talented doctoral students to conduct laboratory research projects, leveraging the combined expertise of the NIH and the... Universities of Cambridge and Oxford (NIH Oxford-Cambridge Scholars Program).
The Alliance’s vision is to be a recognized leader in creating a new paradigm for advanced biomedical research training.
We Seek To:
• Maintain the program focus on research and accelerated completion
• Provide laboratory financial support for Scholars during their participation
• Develop strategic partnerships with scientific-based organizations
• Support Scholar recruitment and Annual Workshop Activities