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Job Title: Senior Associate Director, Programs Development
Job Number: 83263
Organization: The Carter Center
Posted: 1/13/2022
Type: Full-Time
Number of Openings: 1
Location: Atlanta,  GA    USA
Position Description: SUMMARY:

The Senior Associate Director reports to the Chief Development Officer for Health, Peace, & Education Programs and is responsible for developing and implementing strategies for marketing new and existing programs of The Carter Center. Working with the Chief Development Officer, Senior Associate Director, Lead, and other development staff, the Senior Associate Director manages fund raising for a portfolio of domestic and international projects, which require funding primarily from foundations, corporations, governments (foreign and U.S.), and multilateral organizations, as well as individuals. The Senior Associate Director writes and ensures the submission of timely and compelling proposals and complex narrative and financial reports, working with staff across the Center. The Senior Associate Director interacts with donors, making and responding to inquiries. Domestic and international travel is required. Due to the travel locations, Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT) will be required.


-Coordinates, directs, and implements strategies for identifying, cultivating, and successfully soliciting individuals for gifts between $25K - 100K and $100K to $1M to support a department, school, or unit.

-Solicits gifts in support of the school/unit.

-Manages a portfolio of prospects through an active schedule of solicitation, cultivation, and stewardship calls to donors and new prospects.

-Builds relationships with current and prospective donors, alumni, and volunteers to support programs and priorities.

-May partner with faculty to align priorities of the school/unit with donor goals/interests.

-May work with central advancement offices to monitor status of the qualification, cultivation, and stewardship of prospects to build a pipeline toward major gifts.

-May write or assist others in writing communication materials directed at donors.

-Maintains information on selected donors and prospects including contact reports in CRM system.

-Communicates in ways that are donor-centric, while furthering the mission of Emory.

-Travels to meet with donors as needed.

-May supervise staff.

-May manage a program or initiative budget.

-Performs related responsibilities as required.


-Significant experience in fundraising for international programs is desired.

-Experience working with private foundations, USAID, FCDO, and other international development agencies, and donors headquartered in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East is preferred.

-Proficiency in a second language, particularly Spanish, French, or Arabic, would be beneficial.

-Significant experience in grant writing, grants management, and donor relations.

-Requires the ability to draft complex proposals and narrative reports.

-Must have a solid understanding of program budget development and financial reporting, as well as experience collaborating with program and finance staff.

-Excellent written and oral communication skills are required.

-Must possess strong organizational skills, be detail oriented, and able to work collaboratively as well as independently with minimum supervision.

-Must have the ability to develop consensus among diverse constituents.

-Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel is required, as is the ability to learn Raiser's Edge.


-A bachelor's degree and four years of experience in higher education, development, fundraising, healthcare, or equivalent experience in a non-profit institution.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.

NOTE: This role will be granted the opportunity to work from home regularly but must be able to commute to Emory University on a flexible weekly schedule based upon business needs. Schedule is based on agreed upon guidelines of department of work. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Organization Description: The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for- profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

The Carter Center collaborates with other organizations, public or private, in carrying out its mission around the world. Current information about the Center’s many programs and activities are available at The Carter Center.

Closing Date: 4/13/2022
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Contact Name: Andrea Flanagan,  Senior Associate Director, Programs Development
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