Employment Opportunities

Research Projects Manager

The Research Projects Manager will support the Senior Director of Scientific Initiatives to execute projects that convene research stakeholders and develop shared tools and understanding on common issues, particularly within areas of precompetitive collaboration and translational and clinical research. They will provide skills in scientific understanding, project management, and communication to strengthen capacity for current and evolving AFTD initiatives such as the FTD Treatment Study Group meeting, the annual Holloway Summit, and emergent, time-limited projects. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Manager of Genetics Initiatives

The Manager of Genetic Initiatives will develop and implement AFTD initiatives related to genetic forms of FTD, to advance the quality of life of affected people and drive research to a cure. They will provide support to our community of FTD stakeholders, creating educational resources for families, healthcare providers, and researchers, serving as an internal resource on FTD genetics and the needs of genetic families, aiding and developing support (e.g., resources for support groups, info sessions, and connections), and empowering families to make informed choices about research participation. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Special Events Manager

The Special Events Manager is responsible for managing a portfolio of high-profile AFTD events, as identified and assigned by AFTD’s Events Director. This portfolio will include signature AFTD events, including meetings for researchers and educational conferences. The Events Manager is responsible for managing, stewarding, and cultivating national, branded fundraising campaigns as well as targeted independent, volunteer-led events, and AFTD-hosted fundraising Special Events such as Driving Hope. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Development Writer

The Development Writer is responsible for all development-related communications. Under the direction of the Corporate and Foundation Relations Manager, the Development Writer will assist in drafting letters of intent, funding proposals and grant reports, and will also consult with program and senior staff members to obtain necessary information to drive AFTD’s corporate and foundation giving. They will author fundraising appeals, donor correspondence, and custom acknowledgement letters. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Events Coordinator

The Events Coordinator is directly responsible for supporting AFTD events and Special Events, as well as national branded campaigns and independent, volunteer-led fundraisers on an as-needed basis. The Coordinator will work in close collaboration with AFTD’s Advancement team and staff from across the organization to drive successful in-person and hybrid events for the organization and empower our community. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

The Volunteer Engagement Coordinator is directly responsible for engaging volunteers in AFTD’s mission and assisting each person to have a positive experience and meaningful impact. They implement volunteer recruitment, orientation/onboarding, retention, and recognition efforts. The Volunteer Coordinator will develop an understanding of each individual volunteer’s interests and connect them with activities and opportunities that meet those interests. Click here to learn more and to apply.