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.

Digital Content Writer

AFTD seeks qualified applicants for the position of Digital Content Writer. A member of AFTD’s communications team, the Digital Content Writer (DCW) is directly responsible for the daily creation of digital content for AFTD’s digital platforms, focused primarily but not exclusively on web and e-blast content. He/she collaborates with members of AFTD staff across departments to ensure that AFTD digital assets including the organization’s theaftd.org and Kids and Teens websites reflect the most up-to-date content. The Digital Content Writer creates and refines current content that promotes AFTD’s search engine optimization and search marketing strategies. He/she works with content experts across the organization to reflect AFTD’s emergent knowledge of FTD and the full range of work to address the disease in accordance with AFTD’s branding, brand personality, and messaging platforms, and responds to team requests from across the organization in a timely and accountable manner. Click here to learn more and to apply.

Volunteer Coordinator

AFTD seeks qualified applicants for the position of Volunteer Coordinator. The Volunteer Coordinator is directly responsible for engaging with AFTD’s national volunteer network and developing and owning volunteer recruitment, orientation/onboarding, retention, and recognition efforts. He/she is responsible for developing a deep understanding of an individual volunteer’s interests and connecting them with activities that meet those interests. The Volunteer Coordinator will establish strong ties across AFTD’s national volunteer network and contribute to the development of leaders within the volunteer community. He/she will work closely with AFTD staff to ensure volunteer placements meet both volunteer and organizational needs. Click here to learn more and to apply.