Director of Development                                                

(Updated April 4, 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:

Requirements and Qualifications: