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Opening: Senior Director of Peer to Peer Giving

Publication date: 
November, 2020

Position: Senior Director of Peer to Peer Giving
Organization: Colorectal Cancer Alliance
Location: Washington, D.C.

Organization Overview

The Colorectal Cancer Alliance is a national nonprofit organization committed to ending colorectal cancer within our lifetime. The Alliance helps patients, families, survivors, and caregivers navigate diagnosis and treatment options, connects them with those who can share experiences and knowledge and identifies resources to meet their needs. They partner with healthcare professionals and social influencers to raise awareness of preventative screening, and collaborate with researchers to better understand the disease and fund critical research. The Alliance’s efforts are urgent, effective, and efficient because they believe that tomorrow can’t wait.

Position Description & Qualifications

Colorectal Cancer Alliance seeks a Senior Director of Peer to Peer Giving. The ideal Sr. Director will be driven by building and maximizing a revenue stream in a changed environment and who will embrace the mission of the Alliance. The successful candidate will demonstrate a proven track record in peer-to-peer fundraising and will show creative thinking since the on-set of the COVID-19 pandemic. Along with a collaborative and team-oriented set of professional values, the director will explore new opportunities for the Alliance’s peer-to-peer program; one that has enjoyed considerable historical success. The Alliance seeks a proven leader who embraces active engagement with staff and volunteers and provides thought leadership and strategy development to take the P2P program to new heights. The ideal candidate’s background will include:

  • Previous and successful peer-to-peer fundraising experience and a full understanding of this fundraising medium.
  • Demonstrated success in the management of a peer-to-peer fundraising program that includes events (particularly walks and runs) both in person and virtual.
  • Proven success leading volunteer efforts and DIY campaigns.
  • Successful experience engaging senior leaders and Board members in the fundraising process.
  • Record of successfully collaborating with staff and Board members to facilitate effective fundraising campaigns.
  • Ability to manage and develop members of a small staff team.
  • Dedication to the organization’s mission and willingness to develop/expand expertise in the colorectal cancer space. 
  • Bachelor’s Degree required. 


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