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JDRF Published: July 10, 2017
Fort Worth
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JDRF is the leading global organization focused on type 1 diabetes (T1D) research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, policy influence and a working plan to bring life-changing therapies from the lab to the community. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research, JDRF has invested nearly $2B in research over the past 45 years and is sponsoring scientific research in 17 countries worldwide. For more information, please visit www.jdrf.org


Mid to Senior-level development position.  Serves in leadership role with assigned volunteers and constituents.  The Development Manager will be the staff lead for JDRF OneWalk and Kids walk with revenue responsibilities $450,000+

This position supervises volunteers, and committees related to the JDRF One Walk and Kids Walk programs.  Leadership responsibility for managing, coordinating and leveraging the comprehensive development areas of the chapter.

  • Supports and maintains the vision, mission, priorities and guiding principles of JDRF.
  • Serves as point person for assigned JDRF OneWalk, and Kids Walk programs providing year-round, campaign-minded strategic and tactical planning and execution.
  • Serves as a co-owner of specific OneWalk financial development areas.
  • Works with staff leadership to formulate short and long term plans for event and market growth and sustainability.
  • Understands and works with all Walk and Signature Event online tools.
  • Identifies and builds revenue oriented relationships within the community, corporate and individual/family constituent groups.
  • Works closely with Outreach staff and volunteers to help build and strengthen pipelines.
  • Identify, recruit, cultivate and steward volunteer leadership committee members for Walk and other development opportunities.
  • Works with staff leadership in developing assigned event budgets and timelines.
  • Participates in staff and volunteer meetings representing objectives and needs for assigned duties.
  • Adheres to all organizational policies and procedures.
  • Has a matrix (dotted line) reporting relationship with the Regional Managers and National Walk Managers.
  • Represents the best interests, professionalism and integrity of JDRF in all activities and relationships through a unified message of JDRF’s mission and a commitment to organizational standards and leadership by personal example.
  • Perform other duties assigned by the Executive Director.


Five + (5+) years of fundraising or business experience.  CFRE a plus.  Knowledge of fundraising and non-event fundraising activities is a must.  Candidate must be a self-starter.  Strong verbal and written communication and presentation skills.  Ability to interface with all levels of staff and volunteers.  Excellent interpersonal skills.  Computer literate.

How To Apply:


JDRF offers competitive salaries and a full array of benefits including paid time off (vacation, holiday and sick), medical and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts (FSA), a maternity benefit program, and a retirement plan.


If you’d like to join our team, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary requirements to JDRF by visiting www.jdrf.org/careers  Please do a keyword search for IRC32980 to apply.
Please visit www.JDRF.org/careers for all our Career opportunities.

No Phone Calls Please. Only those candidates who meet our qualifications will be contacted. No staffing agencies please.

JDRF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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