Employment Opportunities

Senior Director of Scientific Initiatives

AFTD seeks qualified candidates for the new position of Senior Director of Scientific Initiatives (SDSI). As a key member of AFTD’s senior staff, the SDSI will inform organizational strategy and oversee research programs, while personally leading corporate research partnerships and implementation of AFTD’s agenda in the clinical science space. Appropriate candidates will bring expertise in clinical neuroscience and industry relations—areas that complement our team’s strengths in basic science, translational research, grants management, and registry science and operations. The position will be located at our headquarters in the Philadelphia area, and will also work closely with the staff of the FTD Disorders Registry based outside the area. Click here to review the full job description. Interested candidates should contact Jeff Goodell or Mark Benmoise at Korn Ferry.

Development Writer

AFTD’s Development Writer will be responsible for all development communications, including fundraising appeals, foundation proposals, reports, letters of intent and all other correspondence. S/he will also interview program and senior staff members to obtain necessary information to develop funding proposals, letters of intent and concept papers. Under the direction of the Development Manager, the Development Writer will develop and maintain responsibility for formal writing targeting AFTD major donors and planned giving prospects, as well as all other fundraising and development material for the organization’s website. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Fundraising Coordinator

AFTD Fundraising Coordinator will be directly responsible for cultivating, supporting and implementing national, branded campaigns as well as independent, host-generated events. The Coordinator will work in close collaboration with AFTD’s Development and Communications team and hundreds of GRE (Grassroots Events) hosts to support in-person, online and social media campaigns. The Coordinator will be present at various in-person events, acting as the organizer and managing site set-up and breakdown, or as a supporter, representing AFTD at an event. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Office Assistant

AFTD’s Office Assistant will be directly responsible for maintaining smooth operations within the AFTD office in close collaboration with the Office Manager. S/he will manage reception tasks such as answering phone calls, opening and sorting mail and greeting visitors. With strong attention to detail the Office Assistant will support various teams with administrative tasks and will directly support the Office Manager with general HR administrative duties including onboarding new team members, the setup of team member workspaces as well as light bookkeeping. S/he will monitor and maintain office inventory listings and will order supplies as needed to ensure full efficiency of the AFTD team and the office. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Development Assistant

AFTD’s Development Assistant will be responsible for creating and maintaining accurate and up-to-date donor records including donor contributions, acknowledgments and other details that directly support and contribute to the cultivation and stewardship of AFTD donor relationships. S/he will promptly process and acknowledge all donations and will keep the Development Manager and other staff informed of key donor interactions. The Development Assistant will support AFTD through the completion of general office duties and will act as backup to the Development Coordinator. Click here to learn more and to apply.