ASTRO, the American Society for Radiation Oncology, is looking for a seasoned fundraising professional with a passion for advancing cancer research to lead the development efforts for our foundation, The Radiation Oncology Institute. This individual will be responsible for developing and executing strategies to raise funds and manage donor relations to ensure the ROI has the resources necessary to fulfill its mission and meet its strategic priorities. Working closely with the Executive Director, Board of Directors and volunteer leaders this individual will develop and execute comprehensive fundraising activities including an annual fund, major gifts, planned giving and individual giving programs. Responsibilities include not only supporting the fundraising efforts of the volunteer leadership and Executive Director but also cultivating and maintaining their own portfolio of prospects and donors. Some travel required.
ASTRO offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package which includes:
Flexible work arrangements
Medical, dental and vision insurance, majority company paid
401K with immediate company contribution
23 days of Paid Time Off annually
12 Paid Holidays
Commuter benefits with employer subsidy
Employer paid short and long term disability insurance
Please see our website www.astro.org for more information about ASTRO.
We are an equal/affirmative action employer.
Qualified Candidates will have:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience.
8 to 10 years’ experience in a professional fund-raising role. CFRE or ACFRE preferred.
Prior association/foundation/medical specialty society experience preferred.
Passion for our mission that translates into achievements.
Experience in planned giving strategies and programs, with solid knowledge of fundraising/development practices, standards, and reporting, specifically in the area of major and planned giving.
Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships.
Experience working with corporate level executives and professionals.
Excellent oral and written communication skills and strong strategic thinking skills.
Exhibit a strong professional and positive demeanor with a high degree of initiative and ability to call on and engage high net worth prospects.
Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively with all levels of individuals.
Strong organizational skills with ability to work simultaneously on multiple projects and meet required deadlines.
Proficient in MS Office Suite.
Previous experience working with databases, an association management system such as Aptify preferred.
Willingness to travel
Additional Salary Information: please provide salary requirements with application
The American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO) is an organization of approximately 10,000 member physicians and scientists served by a staff of 80 in Crystal City, VA. The association is designed to disseminate the results of scientific research, promote excellence in patient care and provide members with opportunities for educational and professional development. ASTRO offers an attractive... array of benefits, including medical and dental/vision coverage, short- and long-term disability and life insurance, as well as paid time off, a 401(k) program, flexible spending accounts, flexible work arrangements, commuter benefits subsidy and a business casual office environment.