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In its first 10 years, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer has grown to become a $3M+ organization, and is preparing for significant organizational growth and development with the recent approval of a strategic plan resulting in four key hires being made at this time, including a seasoned, passionate and creative Fundraising Director to help ensure grassroots/peer-to-peer fundraising goals are met. Founded in 2008, the Organization has supported over 8,500 grassroots events in all 50 states to raise funds for pediatric cancer research and inspired tens of thousands of individual supporters to join the “good cookie” movement.
The Fundraising Director is responsible for planning, development and implementation of all the Organization’s grassroots/peer-to-peer fundraising strategies, events and grassroots donor stewardship efforts. In this role, the Fundraising Director will lead the efforts of the grassroots fundraising team and coordinate at the strategic and tactical levels with the other functions of the Organization. This role is vital to our growth plans to help raise more funds for research to develop new, improved and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer.
The Fundraising Director reports to the Chief Operating Officer.
This position participates with the Founder, Executive Director and other management staff in charting the direction of the Organization, assuring its accountability to all constituencies, and ensuring its effective operation.
Within the Organization, the position has primary working relationships with the Director of Marketing, the senior management team, Fundraising staff, the staff of the Marketing/Communications/PR function, and leading grassroots/peer-to-peer fundraising donors.
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Vision, Strategy & Leadership
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated professional to assume a pivotal role in the evolution of a fast-growing, well-loved organization. We are seeking an individual of outstanding quality with a respected track record. Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is prepared to offer a very attractive compensation package, including a competitive base salary as well as health, 401(k), and vacation benefits. Salary range $80,000-90,000.
Founded in 2008, the mission of Cookies for Kids' Cancer is to raise funds for research to develop new, improved and less toxic treatments for pediatric cancer, the one number disease killer of children in the U.S. We provide inspiration and support for individuals, businesses and organizations to raise funds through grassroots and other events. Over the past 10 years, Cookies for Kids’ Cancer has granted nearly $15 million (and counting) to childhood cancer research, funding 100 research grants, resulting in more than 40 new treatments now in clinical trial and available to children today.
Revenues: $3 million currently, projected to grow to $5M by 2021.
Cookies for Kids’ Cancer is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.
Job Type: Full-time
Job Location: New York, NY or Charlotte, NC
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