Management Recruiters - Mid Hudson Valley is an executive search firm focused solely in serving the nonprofit sector. We have a national practice and the large majority of our placements are executive leadership and senior fundraising professionals.
Our client is the American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA - https://www.apma.org/). APMA is the national professional organization for doctors of podiatric medicine. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, they are the leading resource for foot and ankle health information. Currently, the organization represents a vast majority of the estimated 18,000 podiatrists in the country. In addition to the national headquarters, APMA boasts 53 state component locations throughout the United States and its territories, as well as affiliated societies. In 2012, APMA celebrated its 100th Anniversary.
APMA's staff, comprised of approximately 60 professionals, is dedicated to promoting foot and ankle health, member service, and professional excellence. Looking toward the future, APMA will continue to advance the growth and stability of podiatric medicine by increasing nationwide awareness of foot and ankle health through public education and legislative advocacy.
APMA has retained us to recruit and place an experienced, skilled Director of Development & Corporate Relations with them.
This position will take the lead in all aspects of APMA’s fundraising activities, including major corporate and individual gift solicitations. APMA has a $13 million+ annual budget, of which approximately $2.3 million is generated from corporate support. Along with being responsible for the corporate development for APMA, the Director of Development and Corporate Relations is responsible for strategically positioning the national fundraising effort for growth of APMA’s 501 [c] educational foundation that currently maintains an $8 million endowment used to fund student scholarships.
Working closely with the Senior Executive team, the selected candidate will be expected to identify new funding sources and expand and maintain relationships with existing corporate sponsors.
Work effectively with CEOs or other high level corporate representatives of existing and potential funders.
He/she will work closely with volunteer board leaders and staff fund raisers to coordinate, train, and be involved in the fundraising effort.
Maintain working knowledge of all APMA activities to raise funds for critical projects.
Provide leadership and guidance to a 3-4 member Development staff.
Bachelor’s degree required.
Communication and good listening skills are critical to the position.
Minimum of five years development experience, with a strong track record in corporate and individual giving.
Previous supervisory experience.
Candidates should be creative, articulate, and able to manage multiple projects as well as initiate new ones.
Experience working with volunteer committees.
Enjoys team dynamics and demonstrates a participatory work-style and superior interpersonal
Exemplary emotional intelligence, with the ability to inspire staff members, donors and partners toward our
Experience in health-related fundraising activities is a plus.
A can-do attitude and a tolerant, friendly personality with a sense of humor are
Willingness to travel nationally. Travel estimated at 10% – 15%.
This is a full-time salaried position based in APMA’s Bethesda, MD office. APMA offers a very attractive salary, as well as a comprehensive and generous benefits package.
The American Podiatric Medical Association is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected categories covered under local law.
If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents only, please) to:
Owner / Manager
Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley
Additional Salary Information: Generous salary and benefits package
Internal Number: DODAPMAASAE
About American Podiatric Medical Association
Grant Professionals Association (GPA), is a non-profit 501(c)6 membership association with a mission to build and support an international community of grant professionals committed to serving the greater public good by practicing the highest ethical and professional standards.