Regional Development Director, Southeast

Job title: Regional Development Director, Southeast

Company: The Batten Group

Job description: Director of Regional Development, Southeast

About National Brain Tumor Society (NBTS)

National Brain Tumor Society unrelentingly invests in, mobilizes and unites our community to discover a cure, deliver effective treatments and advocate for patients and their care partners. NBTS is a leading policy advocacy and research organization as well as a convener of brain tumor research leaders including industry, regulators, funders, clinician researchers and patient advocates. The organization also delivers timely information and support to patients and families. Through collaborative leadership with partners, our results include increased federal funding for brain tumor research, improved clinical trials, the enactment of the most comprehensive childhood cancer law in decades, and improved clinical trial education.

Position Summary

Join a collaborative, and relentlessly results-driven Development team as we carry out our mission of conquering and curing brain tumors – once and for all. The Director of Regional Development will oversee assigned regions (Southeast), project, and Signature peer-to-peer events with an emphasis on donor and volunteer recruitment, engagement and management. This position works to ensure a positive volunteer experience through appropriate recruitment, recognition, retention and succession. There is a strong emphasis placed on developing a diverse volunteer leadership group and working cross-functionally with our nationally based team. Primary work location must be in the Southeast, preferably the Atlanta Metropolitan area, but may also be located in surrounding states.

Position Duties and Responsibilities

This is a representative list of the general duties the position may be asked to perform and is not intended to be all-inclusive.

  • Responsible for achieving team P2P fundraising goals;
  • Oversees assigned event expenses and vendor contracts as directed by ED P2P;
  • Provides strategic assessment for assigned markets, volunteer engagement, and event sustainability and growth;
  • Manages and cultivates assigned donor prospect portfolio;
  • Acts as primary lead for assigned events and projects, including collaborating with volunteers to achieve P2P fundraising goals within budget while delivering superior volunteer service and support to constituents;
  • Collaborates across NBTS teams (Marketing/Communications, Community/Govt, Corporate, Research, Finance) to ensure an integrative approach to volunteer engagement and communications;
  • Works to identify opportunities for greater donor prospecting activities among teams and individual supporters;
  • Educates and supports committee chairs and event committees to build knowledge of NBTS programs and mission, and increase participation and revenue;
  • Researches, identifies, and recommends a range of philanthropic and marketing-related strategies, ensuring that NBTS’ engagement with external partners remains aligned with our core values;
  • Serves as a front-facing NBTS ambassador in assigned region;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Candidate Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • Results-oriented professional with 4-7 years of successful experience in nonprofit peer-to-peer fundraising, logistics, and community organizing and/or project/event management skills needed.
  • Experience executing and launching events from initial concept to revenue generating is a plus.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet fundraising goals, to plan development strategies, and to interact effectively with a wide range of constituents.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and cross functionally, and to communicate effectively in a virtual team environment.
  • Experience and strength in recruiting, training, and cultivating and sustaining volunteer leadership.
  • Strong knowledge of the Southeast with an emphasis on the Greater Atlanta market.
  • Knowledge of the local health communities is a plus.
  • Ability to think strategically and execute plans to completion.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills, including public speaking skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to prioritize work and to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Ability to work independently and manage schedule, time and priorities.
  • Ability to use data to analyze goals, budgets, and projections and advise ED P2P on market sustainability and growth.
  • Strong computer competency, including all MS Office and data-gathering tools; familiarity with events platform and Salesforce or equivalent fundraising and constituent relationship management software (CRM).


The Batten Group and the National Brain Tumor Society are equal opportunity employers committed to the principles of non-discrimination in the workplace. Candidates will not be discriminated on the basis of age, race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, marital status or any other basis that is prohibited by federal, state, or local law.

Expected salary:

Location: Atlanta, GA

Job date: Fri, 24 Jun 2022 05:48:41 GMT

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