Director of Donor Relations

Job Type

Full Time


Details: Salary is commensurate with experience



Start Date


Application Deadline



8201 Corporate Drive
Suite 1000
United States


The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) is the leading not-for-profit organization for people with asthma and allergies, and the oldest asthma and allergy patient group in the world. With over 65 million Americans who have asthma or allergies, we're sure that you or someone you know is impacted by these conditions. If you have a passion for helping people, appreciate the power of mission-oriented organizations, have a strong work ethic, and a great sense of humor then we want you to join us to improve the quality of life for people with asthma and allergic diseases. Our office is currently located in Landover, MD, but we plan to relocate to or closer to Washington, D.C., in the next six months.

The Director of Donor Relations is responsible for donor stewardship and building relationships with donors through various communication mechanisms. The Director of Donor Relations will develop and executive an annual fundraising plan to retain and grow new donors from targeted donor groups that include, but are not limited to: major donors, general donors, workplace donors, donors giving in honor or memory of others, planned giving and small fundraisers and events. 


A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected in this role. Incumbent will rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. The ideal candidate will have the ability to create new systems and procedures and to learn new processes quickly; be very comfortable in using fundraising software and data to inform decision-making. The individual in this role must be an excellent, donor-centered communicator both in writing and verbally; have a high level of initiative and resourcefulness; and a high level of comfort with change.


Full range of benefits.

Level of Language Proficiency

Working knowledge of Spanish would be a plus.

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Include resume and cover letter