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Director of Development                                                

(Updated February 1, 2017)

Airlink is a nonprofit organization connecting humanitarian relief organizations with donated or discounted air transportation. Created by leaders of the aviation industry, Airlink is a unique group that uses the power of aviation as a force for good.

We are looking for an experienced Director of Development to support Airlink’s mission - mobilizing the aviation community to ensure emergency supplies and relief workers reach those impacted by natural disasters and other humanitarian crises around the globe.  The Director of Development creates and executes a strategic approach to fundraising, which includes volunteer engagement and major gifts, annual giving, grant writing, and in-kind resource development from corporate, foundation, government and individual stakeholders.

This is a hands-on position that requires tenacity!  We’re looking for an experienced self-starter that can manage existing donor relationships, develop impactful programs attractive to institutional grant mechanisms and develop programs attractive to potential disaster response donors. 

Key Responsibilities:

In this position, you will design and implement all development activities, and work as a key member of an energetic team based in the heart of Washington, DC.

 

Personal Characteristics

Airlink is a small but impactful organization.  To be successful, a candidate should possess the following key characteristics:

 

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Marketing/Communications Manager

(Updated December 19, 2016)

Airlink is a nonprofit organization that connects humanitarian relief organizations with donated or discount air transportation. Created by leaders of the aviation industry, Airlink is a unique group that uses the power of aviation as a force for good. 

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Communications Manager who can support Airlink’s primary mission - responding to natural and/or manmade disasters. In addition, the Marketing Communications Manager will help develop compelling stories that resonate with Airlink’s airline partners, corporate and individual donors, other external audiences, including media to help Airlink maximize value to its charity humanitarian relief partners.

This is a hands-on position!  We’re looking for an experienced self-starter, a communicator, an engaging storyteller, a trusted communications advisor, a communications generalist and a media junkie ready to take Airlink to the next level. In this position, you will help design and implement all external-facing marketing and communications content, including the generation of collateral with the primary purpose of driving fundraising revenue through use of Airlink’s website, social media, email marketing, conference and trade events, media, and other channels as appropriate.

Key Responsibilities:

Develop and implement a rolling, comprehensive marketing communications plan that reinforces the brand and supports organizational objectives with a heavy focus on fundraising. Identify opportunities and strategies to drive business development. Use research and metrics to plan and measure success toward stated goals.  More specifically, you will be tasked with the following:

 

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