The CDC Foundation helps the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) save and improve lives by unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC, philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals to protect the health, safety and security of America and the world. The CDC Foundation is the sole entity authorized by Congress to mobilize philanthropic partners and private-sector resources to support CDC’s critical health protection mission. Since 1995, the CDC Foundation has launched nearly 1,000 programs and raised over $700 million. The CDC Foundation manages over 250 CDC-led programs in the United States and in more than 100 countries.
The CDC Foundation seeks an energetic relationship-oriented donor relations officer with 3-5 years of fundraising and stewardship experience, preferably in the health sciences arena. The donor relations officer will report to the senior advancement officer and will assist with the planning, coordination and implementation of stewardship and fundraising activities for the CDC Foundation. Candidate must be an excellent writer and editor. This position will be a full time position at 40 hours a week.
This is an outstanding opportunity to work with the nation’s lead agency charged with protecting the public's health. The CDC Foundation offers a competitive salary and attractive benefits package.
A bachelor’s degree is required with a minimum of 3-5 years of fundraising and stewardship experience in public health sciences is preferred.
Highly energetic and self-motivated professional with a track record of building donor relationships.
Excellent written and verbal communications, analytical and organizational skills and the ability to manage priorities and meet deadlines are essential.
Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet and professional manner.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is essential and knowledge of Raiser’s Edge, Sales Force or similar donor database is a plus and highly desired.
All candidates must successfully pass a background check as a requirement of employment.To Apply: Qualified candidates should email cover letter, resume, writing sample, and salary requirements (in Microsoft Word or PDF format) to: email@example.com. Please put “donor relations officer” in the email subject line. Incomplete packages will not be considered. Hard copies, calls, faxes, personally delivered resumes or resumes sent through any other source other than directly to the firstname.lastname@example.org email address will not be accepted. Resumes will be accepted through October 20, 2017. Ideally the selected candidate will begin November 6, 2017.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disabilities, veteran status, and all other characteristics protected by law. The CDC Foundation is a smoke-free environment.
Relocation expenses are not included.
We comply with all applicable laws including E.O. 11246 and the Vietnam Era Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 governing employment practices and do not discriminate on the basis of any unlawful criteria in accordance with 41 C.F.R. §§ 60-300.5(a)(12) and 60-741.5(a)(7). As a federal government contractor, we take affirmative action on behalf of protected veterans.
When applying at the above mentioned email address, the auto-reply message will contain a Pre-Offer Voluntary Self-Identification Form. In an effort to comply with requirements regarding government recordkeeping, reporting, and other legal obligations, which may apply, we invite you to complete this applicant data survey. Although this information is voluntary we hope you choose to complete it in order to help us fulfill our requirements. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated. See further details on form.
The CDC Foundation is an independent nonprofit and the sole entity created by Congress to mobilize philanthropic and private-sector resources to support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) critical health protection work. We are a catalyst for unleashing the power of collaboration between CDC and philanthropies, private entities and individuals to protect the health, safety and... security of America and the world. Over the past two decades, the CDC Foundation has launched 900 health protection programs and raised more than $700 million to support CDC's work through partnerships with philanthropies, corporations, organizations and individuals. Currently we manage more than 250 CDC-led programs in the United States and in 100 countries around the world.