Works independently on day-to-day fundraising activities of the FPTR’s largest annual fundraising effort, a nationwide grassroots fundraising competition with student from over 150 universities participating.
Serves as the primary liaison with student coordinators and faculty.
Tracks overall university fundraising totals to ensure proper acknowledgement of the program and onsite at meetings/conferences.
Assists with the expansion of the direct mail program and helps to build and diversify individual giving to achieve or exceed annual revenue targets.
Administers monthly giving program.
Researches marketing aspects of the monthly giving programs and provides feedback and recommendations for improvements
Minimum of 4 years of substantive fundraising experience
Hands-on experience with direct mail programs, online and grassroots fundraising.
Professional experience with a healthcare related organization, preferred.
Exceptional communication skills and the ability to communicate in person, in writing and by phone.
Attention to detail and thoroughness in completing projects and assigned duties.
Outgoing self-starter, team player, excels in a collaborative, fast-paced environment.
Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple tasks and priorities.
Tact and diplomacy in building strong working relationships with colleagues, volunteers and donors.
Sensitivity to relationships and confidentiality of donors.
Ability to be mobile
Ability to travel up to 15% of the time
Equal Opportunity Employer
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About the Foundation
The Foundation for Physical Therapy is an independent 501(c) (3) charitable organization governed by a Board of Trustees and dedicated to funding physical therapist researchers through grants, scholarships and fellowships. The Foundation does not have members but rather relies on the donations of individuals, corporations and organizations to advance its mission.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), a 501(c) (6) organization whose purpose is to represent and promote the profession of physical therapy and to meet the needs of its members, is a benefactor of the Foundation.
The Foundation and APTA are separate, but philosophically linked organizations. The Foundation contracts with APTA for certain services including human resources and staffing, as such, Foundation staff are employed by APTA and receive the same employee benefits.
About American Physical Therapy Association/Foundation for Physical Therapy
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.
APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.