Development Director

Job Type

Full Time



Start Date


Application Deadline



United States


Development Director

ALS Therapy Development Institute has an immediate opening for Development Directors. Reporting directly to the Senior Development Director, the Development Director at ALS TDI is a senior fundraising position working to identifying potential prospects and cultivating solicitation strategies and in closing asks with donors including individuals and corporations by building networks via events, generating awareness of ALS TDI; outreach including attending and speaking at events as well as personally cultivates relationships with patients, prospects and donors. This position will be responsible for generating and managing a portfolio of at least two million to five million dollars per year.

This position will be located in N.C., Georgia, D.C., Florida, Chicago or Ohio.


Bachelor's Degree required

Minimum 6-8 years' experience in fundraising and business development

Successful track recording in fundraising with major donors or scientific sales preferred

Demonstrated ability to work independently and make progress on several prospects/projects at the same time.

Excellent English oral, written and presentation skills

Strong leadership and management skills, as well as the ability to forge strong interpersonal relationships

Ability to travel

Excellent computer skills including use of word processing, spreadsheet, database, presentation and prospect management software operating off a PC-based system including Salesforce.

About ALS Therapy Development Institute (

The ALS Therapy Development Institute ( and its scientists actively discover and develop treatments for ALS. is the world's first and largest nonprofit biotech focused 100% on ALS research. Led by ALS patients and their families, the charity understands the urgent need to slow and stop this horrible disease., based in Cambridge, MA, has served as one of the leaders in sharing data and information with academic and ALS research organizations, patients and their families. For more information, visit

To Apply Please submit a cover letter, salary requirements and resume to

No phone calls please. ALS TDI is an equal opportunity employer.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

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