Manager, Major and Planned Gifts - Foundation for Physical Therapy Research
American Physical Therapy Association
Location: Alexandria, VA
Type: Full Time
Development and Foundation
Title: Manager, Major and Planned Gifts - Foundation for Physical Therapy Research
Department/Unit: Foundation for Physical Therapy Research/Business Affairs
FLSA Status: Full-time, Exempt
Location:This position is on-site at the APTA headquarters in Alexandria, VA
Send resume with cover letter, including salary requirements, when applying
About The Foundation
The Foundation for Physical Therapy Research (FPTR) is the only national nonprofit solely dedicated to funding physical therapy research and promising researchers through grants, scholarships, and fellowships. Through these investments, researchers go on to yield exceptional research that helps us learn more about the efficacy of physical therapy practices, pioneer breakthrough treatments, and build the evidence-base to define the value of physical therapy among payers, other health care professions, and patients.
FPTR is an affiliate of the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA). FPTR staff are employed by APTA and receive the same employee benefits and adhere to APTA policies and procedures.
The Manager, Major and Planned Gifts serves as a key leader of the fundraising program and is responsible for identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding a pool of major and planned giving donors and prospects to meet fundraising goals. This position supervises and is supported by and works closely with annual giving and administrative support staff. Participates in event planning efforts and provides input on the development of fundraising collateral in collaboration with the communications staff. The Manager reports to the Director of Development & Engagement and collaborates with all staff.
Develops major gifts and planned giving strategies and priorities.
Identifies, builds relationships, and makes major and planned giving asks; skilled at soliciting and closing major gifts.
Actively stewards and engages donors and prospects.
Drafts gift proposals and conducts in-person and virtual meetings to steward and close gifts.
Ensures timely correspondence and proper acknowledgement of donors.
Develops an annual major and planned giving fundraising plan to meet or exceed financial goals.
Demonstrated success in fundraising, developing substantive donor relations, and supporting high-level volunteers in executing donor strategies.
Knowledge and understanding of fundraising practices, planned giving techniques, and essential functions of a fundraising organization.
Experience with wealth screenings in fundraising.
Healthcare or research funding experience preferred.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Raiser’s Edge or other nonprofit database experience; knowledge of prospecting tools and reports.
Major or capital campaign experience a plus.
Staff supervision experience.
Up to 10% - Local and National
How To Apply
Please send resume and cover letter, including salary requirements, when applying.
Principals only; no agencies; no phone calls, please. Candidates selected to participate in an interview will be contacted by Human Resources.
The American Physical Therapy Association is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
APTA participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. For more information, please visit e-verify.uscis.gov.
APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff community.
Do you want to contribute to an organization dedicated to improving societal health? Would you like to collaborate with colleagues who are passionate about making a difference? Are you excited to work in a new state-of-the-art building designed to encourage movement, participation, and employee health?
Then you want to work for APTA!
APTA is the trusted leader for the physical therapy profession, representing more than 100,000 physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, and physical therapy students. Our approximately 150 employees support the association’s mission to build a community that advances the profession of physical therapy to improve the health of society. Learn more in our Association Profile.
Located in Alexandria, Virginia, APTA has outstanding employee benefits, including flexible work schedules, generous retirement contributions, and travel subsidies for employees who choose public and active transportation.
The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is an individual membership professional organization representing more than 100,000 member physical therapists (PTs), physical therapist assistants (PTAs), and students of physical therapy. APTA seeks to improve the health and quality of life of individuals in society by advancing physical therapist practice, education, and research, and by increasing the awareness and understanding of physical therapy's role in the nation's health care system.APTA prohibits preferential or adverse discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or health status in all areas including, but not limited to, its qualifications for membership, rights of members, policies, programs, activities, and employment practices. APTA is committed to promoting cultural diversity throughout the profession.APTA is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce and invites and welcomes applicants with diversity of experience, mindset, and skills to add value to APTA and our staff commUNITY.