Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $75K-$80K commensurate with experience.
Organization's Mission: The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to cure cystic fibrosis and to provide all people with CF the opportunity to lead long, fulfilling lives by funding research and drug development, partnering with the CF community, and advancing high-quality, specialized care.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: The CF Foundation is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to being an employer of choice, not just a good place to work, but a great and inclusive place to work. We strive to recruit and maintain a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, physical or mental disability, color, religious creed, ancestry, national origin, religion, age, sex, marital status, genetic information or testing, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran or any characteristic protected by law.
Position Summary: Responsible for developing fundraising events or programs that will ensure financial growth by executing CFF best practices in compliance with CFF policies and procedures. Provides coaching and mentoring to assigned staff.

In all aspects of their role, the Senior Development Director strives to deliver quality results in a manner that is respectful and supportive of others and to help build a strong team environment that fosters creative and innovative ways to improve the lives of those with CF and their families.
Primary Responsibilities: Fundraising

Accountable for revenue of assigned events (minimum of 3 priority events, campaigns, and /or programmatic initiatives. At least one of which must be revenue generating.)
Develops fundraising plans and budgets designed to achieve growth over prior year.
Ensures key fundraising best practices are followed and key performance benchmarks are achieved.
Identifies, recruits, cultivates new corporate sponsors, committee members, chairs, and volunteers.
Renews and upgrades participants, committee members and sponsors.
Networks with CF families, patients, volunteers, major donors, and corporate sponsors to upgrade and recruit new business.
Recruits, trains, and cultivates fundraising honorees, team leaders, and committee members.
Partners with Executive Director to identify potential board members and assists ED with chapter wide volunteer recruitment and stewardship.
Identifies and assists with cultivation of prospects for Individual Giving and regional/national corporate participation.
Develops sponsorship proposals.
Conducts Corporate recruitment events.
Evaluates effectiveness of events; conducts post event wrap up and evaluation meetings.
Plans, implements, and attends events.
Seeks underwriting, in-kind donations and auction items.


Organizes frequent community engagement opportunities to help inform prospective and current volunteers about the CF Foundation’s mission, fundraising events, programs, and services.
Communicates about CF Compass and its multifaceted service opportunities to key leaders, event participants, care team members and CF community members.
Works in partnership with CF community members to ensure that those impacted by the disease play an integral role in the organization.
Accurately communicates and raises awareness about CF and the work of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at events and other Foundation-sponsored programs.
Recruits community advocates and broadly communicates national advocacy messages.
Demonstrates an understanding and appreciation of care center staff and refers CF patients and family members to area accredited care centers, as necessary.
Stays up to date on the drug development pipeline, educational resources, and tools available on for the purpose of communicating current and relevant CF information.
Assures that community engagement opportunities, events, and meetings organized by CFF, support the wellbeing of people with CF.


Completes all required training and maintains current knowledge of all financial and accounting systems and procedures.
Records and enters constituent information into record-keeping system to facilitate the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship processes of the foundation.
Prepares forms, materials, and reports for assigned events and submits post-event follow up documentation in a timely manner.
Accurately forecasts revenue and tracks expenses for assigned events.
Carries out all financial and accounting responsibilities in compliance with audit procedures.
Desired Qualifications: Minimum of 8 or more years of fundraising/sales experience.

Four-year degree or equivalent education/experience required.

Good customer service skills.

Strong volunteer management experience.
Strong attention to detail.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel.

Strong interpersonal skills (verbal and written) necessary to communicate diplomatically and effectively with volunteers, donors, and staff.
Benefits / Why Work With Us: The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is committed to offering competitive compensation (base pay and incentive), benefits, and professional development opportunities that maximize our ability to recruit, retain, reward, and motivate a highly-qualified and diverse workforce. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision coverage; generous time-off and leave policies; a holistic well-being program; health savings and flexible spending accounts; employer-provided life and disability insurance; retirement savings benefits; and a variety of work-life benefits to support employees and their family members.
How to Apply: Please apply directly on our CFF Career Page:
Location: Salt Lake City, UT


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Contact: CFF Recruitment Team
Phone: 301-951-4422