Job Title: Deputy Director of Gifts and Sponsorships
Reports to: Director of Research, Grants, and Workforce
Supervises: Development Coordinator
The Deputy Director of Gifts and Sponsorships is responsible for the management and development of relationships with current and potential donors. In addition, this position develops and maintains appropriate infrastructure related to the awards and special funds portfolio of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP).
Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee all administrative aspects pertaining to fund development including, execution and record keeping of Letters of Agreement (LOA’s), and management of donor/sponsor acknowledgment and donor/sponsor relationships;
Oversee correspondence for all donations, including writing thank you letters and other notes of acknowledgement on behalf of the AACAP President;
Solicit sponsorships for all AACAP Meetings, including the Annual Meeting, January Psychopharmacology Update Institute, and Hansen Review Course;
Develop and recommend annual goals and corresponding strategies for the Development team to achieve supporting AACAP’s priorities and strategies;
Oversee production of written materials/brochures related to awardes development efforts such as the AACAP Honors Book and the Campaign for America’s Kids (CFAK), including writing articles for AACAPNews;
Collaborate with the Development Committee to develop fund raising plans including the Campaign for America’s Kids (CFAK), AACAP’s Endowment, the 1953 Society; and the Hopemakers program;
Identify individual donors and prospects for AACAP initiatives, including the Campaign for America’s Kids (CFAK), AACAP’s Endowment, the 1953 Society; and the Hopemakers program;
Collaborate with the Meetings and CME department to ensure that sponsorship agreements are appropriate and follow ACCME Certification guidelines;
Manage all aspects the Mid-Year and End of Year appeals;
Provide timely and accurate updates on fundraising progress and milestones in AACAP reports including sections of the Positive Health Indicators (PHI), President and Executive Director (PED) Report, and presentations to AACAP’s Council (Board) as needed.
Oversee the Corporate Roundtable with the Biomedical Industry and other sponsors which occur periodically, and prepare related materials;
Manage donor recognition events;
Work collaboratively with AACAP departments and committees in developing fundraising plans for specific projects, such as the Life Members Fund;
Collaborate with the Communications Department on the development of the Annual Report, including a plan for the distribution of the report to donors;
Oversee participation in the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC);
Serve as the staff liaison to the Development Committee; and the Gifts and Endowments Committee;
Conduct staff quarterly review of all special funds and report findings back to the Gifts and Endowments Committee;
Review monthly Treasurer’s Reports and communicate any questions/discrepancies to the Finance Department;
A minimum of three years of management level experience in a non-profit organization;
Experience working with pharmaceutical companies;
Experience in managing administrative aspects of programs;
Understanding of medical organizations;
Three to five years of experience as a fundraising professional, with emphasis on major donors, corporate sponsorships, and individual donors preferred;
Experience in planned giving;
Working knowledge of fundraising concepts and reporting;
Track record of success in fundraising;
Experience with direct mail solicitation;
Extensive experience interacting with board members and other decision makers;
Experience coordinating volunteers in fundraising activities;
Knowledge of fundraising regulations and fund accounting;
Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal skills;
Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail; and
Ability to multitask with enthusiasm and a collaborative spirit.
Additional Salary Information: AACAP provides a congenial working atmosphere and a convenient location in the Cathedral area of Northwest Washington, DC. For consideration, please submit a resume and cover letter, including salary requirements.Competitive salary commensurate with education, training, and relevant experience
Internal Number: DDGS - 0819
About American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
The Mission of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is to promote the healthy development of children, adolescents, and families through advocacy, education, and research, and to meet the professional needs of child and adolescent psychiatrists throughout their careers.
The Academy is a 501(c)(3) non-profit membership based organization, composed of over 9,500 child and adolescent psychiatrists and other interested physicians. Its members actively research, evaluate, diagnose, and treat psychiatric disorders and pride themselves on giving direction to and responding quickly to new developments in addressing the health care needs of children and their families.
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