Jobs at AFSP

Washington Area Director

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) seeks qualified candidate for the position of Area Director for Washington. The Area Director is responsible for organizing and implementing the Chapter’s signature Out of the Darkness walks and other fundraising, board development and programmatic activities throughout the state. Specific responsibilities include recruiting, organizing, and supervising volunteers for local events, attending to logistical details, securing sponsorships, supervising the actual events, and financial oversight. Position will work out of a home office and must be willing to travel throughout the state.

Qualifications

Five years experience with a demonstrated track record of conducting financially successful fundraising events in a national nonprofit organization, preferably a health-related organization with chapters. Demonstrated skills in volunteer recruitment and development and budgeting and planning. Bachelor’s degree with strong interpersonal and communications skills required.  Experience as a staff person working with nonprofit Boards preferred. 

How to Apply

Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to American Foundation at Suicide Prevention at ssu@afsp.org

Senior Director of Individual, Corporation and Foundation Giving

AFSP is seeking an experienced professional for this newly created position.  This position will report to the Vice President of Development and Field Management. 

The Senior Director of Individual Giving will establish objectives, strategies and relationship building for our Planned Giving Program.  Reporting to the Vice President, he/she will be responsible for identifying individuals that are capable of making significant gifts of $1,000+ to AFSP as welling as plan development for the cultivation and solicitation of these prospects.  He/She will also assist the Chapters in the development of a gift program at the local level. He/She will establish relationships with Foundations and Corporations that are potential donors and identify programs and projects that might attract the support of particular foundations, corporations as well as sponsorships.

Qualified candidates that are considered for this position will have a minimum of seven years of successful experience in Individual, Corporation and Foundation Giving in a nonprofit health agency.  Public speaking, strong written and oral communications and excellent interpersonal skills are essential. Bachelor’s Degree required.

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: jobs@afsp.org.

Oregon Area Director

The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) seeks qualified candidate for the position of Area Director for Oregon. The Area Director is responsible for organizing and implementing the Chapter’s signature Out of the Darkness walks and other fundraising, board development and programmatic activities throughout the state. Specific responsibilities include recruiting, organizing, and supervising volunteers for local events, attending to logistical details, securing sponsorships, supervising the actual events, and financial oversight. Position will work out of a home office and must be willing to travel throughout the state.

Qualifications

Five Years experience with a demonstrated track record of conducting financially successful fundraising events in a national nonprofit organization, preferably a health-related organization with chapters. Demonstrated skills in volunteer recruitment and development and budgeting and planning. Bachelor’s degree with strong interpersonal and communications skills required.  Experience as a staff person working with nonprofit Boards preferred. 

How to Apply

Send cover letter with salary requirements and resume to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention at ssu@afsp.org

Communications Intern

AFSP is seeking a Communications Intern to work with our Communications team on ongoing marketing and communications activities for 2015. The intern will gain experience in proactive media relations, including social media, work with our team on the marketing and promotion of the Out of the Darkness Walks, manage and organize the physical and digital inventory of our marketing materials, research, write and design marketing materials, and work with the team on photo, video and audio needs for events and marketing materials

Qualifications

The intern will be required to have the following skills: Education or experience in Communications, PR or Journalism, familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and internet capable, excellent organizational and communication skills, creative, positive attitude, willingness to learn, a team player with strong interpersonal skills, detail-oriented thinking with an ability to multi-task, responsible, with an ability to work independently and follow-through on the completion of tasks. Interest in nonprofit communications and graphic design experience a plus.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Communications Coordinator, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, hmoch@afsp.org