President & CEO, Association of Fundraising Professionals
The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) is an international organization with a vision to stimulate a world of generosity and positive social good through fundraising best practice. AFP accomplishes its mission through educational offerings and networking opportunities at all levels of fundraising, from early career to seasoned professional. With 243 Chapters throughout the world representing almost 33,000 members across the entire nonprofit sector, AFP has inspired global good and supported efforts that have generated over $1 trillion in support. AFP has a $12M operating budget and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.
AFP is seeking a new President & CEO to serve as the chief executive officer of the association, AFP Canada and the AFP Foundations. S/he will lead a highly committed staff and, with the Board of Directors, ensure AFP’s strategic vision and direction is implemented. S/he will serve as the external face of the organization to a wide range of stakeholders and is expected to build strong relationships to advance AFP’s mission while creating and deepening donor relationships. Stakeholders include Chapter volunteers, donors, peer organizations, headquarters staff, strategic partners, sponsors and vendors.
This President will be a strong developer of people, and will optimize the organizational structure to ensure that Chapters and members receive excellent customer service. There is an increasing need for this individual to represent AFP in advocating for issues related to philanthropy with a variety of legislative entities.
The successful candidate will have proven leadership in multifaceted organizations that include a chapter or affiliate structure, membership, and significant educational programs. S/he must also bring strong financial management skills, a commitment to ethics and accountability, experience working with boards to set strategic vision, a collaborative leadership style and, ideally, a strong understanding of the fundraising profession.
About Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP)
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