The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges. The Association represents nearly 1,100 two-year, associate degree-granting institutions and more than 12 million students. Membership is AACC’s single most important source of support, and the Association’s relationship with its members is the highest expression of our commitment to AACC’s mission of being the national voice of community colleges.
The American Association of Community Colleges seeks an individual to grow the corporate and foundation constituency group and contribute to the efforts to achieve ambitious fundraising goals. Duties include managing and growing a portfolio of partners to meet or exceed established revenue goals, executing the grant and sponsorship development process, and collaborating with the Communications department to develop marketing pieces and sponsorship packages. The incumbent will also maintain the database of funders, and manage the fulfillment and tracking of sponsorship and partnership benefits.
Qualified candidates must have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent professional experience and at least five years of progressively responsible development experience, including corporate fundraising, grant writing, business development, and/or event sponsorships. Must have experience with partnership management and relationship building. Demonstrated experience with implementing fundraising plans and identifying, cultivating, and securing new funding, also required. Qualifications also include strong writing, organizational, and verbal communications skills.
Additional Salary Information: We offer paid health & dental benefits for employees and their dependents, 20 days of vacation/year, a 10% retirement contribution, and a close proximity to Metro.
About American Association of Community Colleges
The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation's community colleges representing more than 1,100 associate degree-granting institutions and over 12 million students. Conveniently located at Dupont Circle, AACC offers execellent benefits and a congenial, team-oriented work environment. AACC has 43 employees.