ALSAC/St. Jude

Sr Director - Youth Development Programs

Location US-TN-Memphis
Posted Date 2 months ago(12/6/2017 4:55 PM)
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 the strategic development, budgeting and management of Youth Development programs on a national and regional level. Oversees the development, engagement, digital and fundraising strategies for programs focusing on the ages from 0 23 through field programs including St. Jude Trike A Thon, St. Jude Math A Thon, Team Up for St. Jude, Heroes, Jr., St. Jude PLAY LIVE, St. Jude Up ‘til Dawn and all Greek partner fundraising programs for Tri Delta Fraternity and Tau Kappa Epsilon Fraternity. Reimages and relaunches St. Jude Math A Thon. Directly oversees the team that manages the national relationships with organizations including Greek partners, Varsity Brands, Scholastic, etc. Responsible for annual revenue exceeding $26 million. Works with Field Operations senior team to develop policies and procedures and to build out the youth platform. Directly manages the recruitment and cultivation of new partners. Develops extensive analysis of assigned programs’ short and long term goals and what factors will contribute to or impede the ability to obtain those goals. Oversees the Youth Development teams including youth and young adult demographics. Works closely with the Enterprise Contact Center, Marketing and other NEO divisions to execute and support the various programs.


  • Requires thorough knowledge of general management methods within non profit field
  • Speak and write in a clear and understandable manner for internal/external relations
  • Understand extremely complex verbal or written instructions
  • Understand data processing applications
  • Must possess excellent diplomacy skills
  • Knowledge ordinarily acquired through Bachelor's Degree plus 8-10 years of experience in the field of fundraising and/or marketing including previous experience through levels of progressive management responsibility including supervision, budgeting, strategic planning, organizational development, cost control, manpower allocation, etc., and project management
  • Possess excellent diplomacy skills
  • Must possess a valid driver's license

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