Position:  Development Manager, ASGCT
Location:  Milwaukee, WI
Job Id:  12023
# of Openings:  1

Development Manager, ASGCT
CLIENT ASSOCIATION: American Society of Gene & Cell Therapy
REPORTS TO: Senior Manager of Development
The Development Manager is responsible for managing and advancing components of the Society’s corporate development, sponsorship, and advertising programs, including grant writing, reporting and compliance, and relationship cultivation.  The position also manages and supports the Society’s grant programs, including the request-for-proposal (RFP), grant review, and awardee reporting processes. 
POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES (Minimum of 37.5 hours/week):
  • With Senior Manager, assist in the creation and implementation of programming opportunities in support of the Society’s efforts to advance innovation, research, and development in gene and cell therapy, including management of existing career development grant programs.
  • With Senior Manager, assist in the design and implementation of the annual fundraising campaign in line with the Society’s Strategic Plan, focusing on improving existing efforts and creating new sponsorship opportunities.
  • Manage the Annual Meeting exhibits, including set up of exhibits system, monitoring booth purchases, ensuring booth package benefit administration and serving as a resource for exhibitor needs.
  • Advance the development and fundraising efforts of the Society by managing the member-facing career services and job seeking programs, including the job board and employment center.
  • Manage communications and data maintenance for current and prospective corporate sponsors and advertisers.
  • Manage logistics for branding and advertising sales at ASGCT events, including signage, placement, production, and installations. 
  • Maintain and update files and systems to track applications for grants as well as files necessary to comply with administrative reporting requirements for funded grants.  
  • Develop and monitor budget and provide appropriate tracking and trending reports in areas of responsibilities.
  • Serve as staff liaison to appropriate committees including scheduling conference calls, developing agendas and materials, taking minutes and serving as a resource to volunteer members.
  • Provide support for the volunteers and leadership involved in the career development programs and fundraising activities. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Qualifications:  Outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communications skills.  Highly motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize to meet multi-faceted and sometimes rapid deadlines.  Acute attention to detail and a high level of accuracy on outputs.  Able to work successfully in a team environment.
  • Education:  Bachelor’s Degree required. 
  • Experience:  Three or more years of relevant work experience, ideally including grant writing, development and fundraising, association management, and familiarity with nonprofit organizations.
  • Up to 4 weeks per year
  • Some evening and weekend work required
  • Occasional lifting, up to 50 pounds required

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