ALSAC/St. Jude

Managing Director - Field Development

2 months ago
Position ID
Employment Status
Regular Full-Time
Field Operations


ALSAC exists to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Our staff is dynamic and diverse. Our skills are different, our professions are varied; but our mission is the same: support the lifesaving mission of St. Jude. It’s more than a job; it’s a place where you can do what you love, and love why you do it.

  • #1 Hospital Charity in the Nation
  • #1 Health Non-Profit Brand of the Year
  • 95% of Employees Agree ALSAC is a Great Place to Work
  • Ranked a Top 10 Non-Profit Organization by Revenue

Job Purpose

Responsible for managing the development, planning and implementation of all activities within the greater mid-south region. This includes special events and general fundraising, organization, administration and training.

  • Responsible for managing and leading regional/support staff and Associate Director(s) in assigned area. Includes interviewing, hiring, monitoring staff progress, coaching, counseling, and writing performance appraisals.
  • Uses fundraising and management knowledge and high degree of concentration to establish, coordinate and implement national and fundraising activities and programs within the region.
  • Maintains a positive relationship and ongoing communication with Board Members, Chapter Members, third party organizations and volunteers throughout the region; represents ALSAC/St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in all areas in such a manner as to reflect positively on the hospital and our fundraising organization.




  • Requires thorough knowledge of fund raising and general management methods within non-profit field
  • Speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations
  • Face-to-face interaction with event volunteers/sponsors
  • Understand extremely complex verbal or written instructions
  • Understand data processing applications
  • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through Bachelor's Degree and 6 years of fundraising, sales, marketing and/or related experience including at least 3 years of previous experience through levels of progressive management responsibility including supervision, budgeting, strategic planning, organizational development, cost control, manpower allocation, etc.
  • Possess excellent diplomacy skills
  • Involves extensive travel by plane and automobile
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

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