Overview: The American Podiatric Medical Association (APMA) seeks a development professional to join a dynamic development office serving APMA and the APMA Educational Foundation. APMA’s development office raises funds from industry partners, foundations, and individuals in support of an annual scientific conference, a medical lecture series, a scholarship program administered by the educational foundation, and more. The Development Coordinator will build relationships with donors and sponsors for the purpose of stewarding gifts and fulfilling corporate partner benefits. The Coordinator will assist other team members in managing data, tracking contributions, and supporting APMA’s award-winning exhibit hall. This is a full-time position, reporting to the Director of Development. The position has the opportunity for growth.
Manage the APMA Corporate Partnership Program.
Welcome new and returning partners and provide benefits information
Work across APMA to enter and maintain data, assist with digital communications, and update web content
Coordinate with industry partners on submission of digital content
Track all corporate partner payments and donations to the Educational Foundation.
Invoice sponsors, enter data, maintain records
Monitor fundraising projections and cash flow
Generate automated acknowledgements for Educational Foundation donors
Maintain tax documents
Provide regular gift reports to the Director
Assist the associate director/exhibit hall manager with administration.
Respond to routine exhibitor queries
Distribute routine information via e-mail
Maintain exhibitor roster on website
Facilitate promotional mailings to industry
Assist the foundation coordinator in administering the Educational Foundation’s student scholarship program.
Send applications to the nine colleges of podiatric medicine
Liaise with financial aid officers
Collect and review scholarship applications
Disburse aid awards
Qualifications: The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 1-2 years of experience, preferably in a development department. In addition to excellent communication and analytic skills, the right candidate will be genuinely excited about fundraising and the role it plays in organizational success. APMA seeks an individual curious about the healthcare field and interested to learn more about podiatry and the industries that support it. Ability to travel out-of-state 2-3 times/year.
Preferred: digital savvy; experience using member databases to enter information, pull reports, and send communications.
About APMA: founded in 1912, APMA is the national member organization for podiatrists. APMA is located in Bethesda, MD, and has more than 12,000 members across the US and Puerto Rico. APMA is a family-friendly, team-oriented organization. We offer a competitive salary, 401(k) plan with employer match, paid leave, health/vision insurance, flexible work arrangements, and more. We are a business-casual work environment. APMA is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals from underrepresented backgrounds in the field of fundraising are encouraged to apply for this position.