The Black AIDS Institute (BAI), the only uniquely and unapologetically Black HIV think and do tank in America, seeks a Director of Development to lead the organization’s fund development and to ensure that fundraising activities are consistent with the organization’s mission and strategic plan.
Founded in 1999, the mission of BAI is to stop the AIDS epidemic in Black communities by engaging and mobilizing Black institutions and individuals to confront HIV. BAI envisions a world where all Black people are free and flourishing without HIV and AIDS, free of stigma and shame, where Black health and well-being are paramount. With a foundation in advocacy and policy work, BAI works towards improving the health and wellness of Black people through research, community efforts, and clinical work.
Areas of Impact
BAI grounds its work in Black leaders and communities across the country. BAI's programs and work fall across the following four segments:
Governed by a 12-member board of directors, BAI operates with 23 full-time staff and a budget of $4.3M comprised of corporate funding, government funding, event income, and foundation grants. BAI is projected to operate with a staff of nearly 40 and a budget of more than $5M by the end of 2021. Raniyah Copeland serves as BAI’s President & CEO after succeeding the organization’s Founder & CEO, Phill Wilson, in 2019, having previously served BAI in numerous programmatic roles since 2008.
Since 2019, BAI has:
BAI’s strategic plan outlines the following long-term goals:
For more information on the organization, please visit https://blackaids.org/ .
Reporting to the President & CEO and serving as a visionary partner, the Director of Development serves as an essential part of the BAI executive team by providing strategic leadership to the organization. The Director of Development oversees all of BAI’s fundraising efforts.
The Director of Development leads BAI in its development and implementation of its overall fundraising strategy. In addition, this position will support the advancement of the organization-wide communications plan to raise the visibility of BAI to key external audiences. The Director of Development will:
Skills and Attributes
Ideal candidates for this position will believe in and live BAI’s values of Black empowerment, equity, impact, self-determination, and integrity. They will bring a variety of experiences and attributes to BAI, including:
This position would preferably be out of BAI’s Los Angeles office, but remote work is an option.
The salary range for this position is $92,175 – $115,235 (salary is based on LA cost of living).
The Black AIDS Institute (BAI), the only uniquely and unapologetically Black HIV think and do tank in America, seeks a Director of Development to lead the organization’s fund development and to ensure that fundraising activities are…
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BAI provides equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy or recent childbirth or related medical condition, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, the use of a guide or support animal because of blindness, deafness or physical handicap of any individual, citizenship, veteran or military status, genetic information, marital status, familial status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, possession of a GED instead of a high school diploma, or any other protected characteristic under applicable federal, state or local laws.
About Raffa – Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group
On behalf of BAI, Raffa – Marcum’s Nonprofit & Social Sector Group is working with the President & CEO to advance the search. Founded in 1984 and recently merged with Marcum, Raffa is, and always has been, a mission-driven professional services firm seeking to do more for nonprofits and socially conscious companies like BAI. Learn more about our work at http://marcumllp.com/industries/nonprofit-social-sector.
To apply, please upload your resume, cover letter, and salary requirements by clicking here. Please also email a short professional writing sample such as a grant application or…