Development Officer

American College of Medical Toxicology
Arizona, United States
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 1, 2022

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Position Type
Fundraising, Annual Fund, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Fundraising Administration, Grant Seeking, Major Gifts, Planned Giving
Other Fields
Employment Type
Full Time

Nature of the Position: 

The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT), a 501(C)6 and its sister organization, the Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF), a 501(C)3 are seeking a qualified professional for its Development Officer position. The successful candidate will manage and direct the fundraising operations for both the ACMT and MTF; support other non-dues resource development; manage foundation programs and develop and foster relationships with key external organizations, members, donors and potential donors, and corporate partners and potential partners to maximize fundraising opportunities. 

This position requires a motivated fundraiser with strong organizational skills and an ability to effectively share the value of ACMT and MTF with potential sponsors and donors. The successful applicant will have a broad range of development experience preferably in the non-profit association realm.  This position is remote with all staff working from home and conducting business virtually. Some travel to events is expected.

Key Position Responsibilities:

    Get to know ACMT and MTF leadership and members, and work closely with ACMT member volunteers to optimize development plans.  Plan and implement all aspects of ACMT and MTF fundraising programs Identify prospective corporate sponsors, develop relationships, solicit sponsorship and exhibitors to support ACMT educational programs – both live conferences and online education activities - and steward educational grant and corporate sponsorship opportunities to support ACMT events and activities Research, write, submit grant applications to corporate and other non-profits to support ACMT education programs and MTF award programs.  Develop and maintain relationships with corporate supporters, be the primary point person to communicate about support opportunities at ACMT Be the primary point person for exhibitors at ACMT events, assist with booth set up, respond to inquiries Establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with partner organizations, develop mutual marketing agreements Work with Communications Manager to develop and design appealing event prospectus for potential funders Manage and grow the MTF fund raising program that will provide a diverse and sustainable funding base for the MTF encompassing annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, corporate sponsorships, and business contracts with clearly defined goals, time frames, and metrics for each revenue stream. Manage and grow the MTF Endowment Funds and Corporate Advisory Council Develop all aspects of fundraising communications including event prospectus development; appeal letters, annual impact report, and other communications as needed.  Develop broad knowledge of ACMT and MTF including stakeholders, programs, and priorities 
Key Candidate Qualifications:
    Bachelor's degree, CFRE preferred Minimum of 5 - 7 years of progressively successful development experience, preferably in a public health or medical environment.  Association development experience preferred Successful corporate and foundation grant writing experience; experience running endowments preferred  Ability to work with staff, peers and volunteer leadership to achieve organizational priorities. 
    Self-starter with an entrepreneurial spirit and ability to act decisively; blend of strategic thinking and tactical execution. Resourceful, with ability to change course, when necessary. Superior organizational abilities and attention to detail, with a high level of self- accountability. Strong verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking, with the ability to engage diverse constituencies. Ability to set own schedule, maintain calendar, and to do own administrative work. Willingness to travel to several events per year

About Us:

The American College of Medical Toxicology (ACMT) is the national professional association for medical toxicologists, representing approximately 800 physicians across the United States and internationally. The College has a staff of 18, all of whom work remotely. Medical Toxicologists provide expertise on the prevention, diagnosis, and management of toxicologic disorders. Areas of expertise include: drug and medication overdose, identifying and treating emerging drugs of abuse, addiction management and the opioid epidemic, bites or stings of a venomous animal, forensic toxicology, and medication safety.  The College’s mission is to advance the toxicologic care of patients and populations; and advocate for the specialty of medical toxicology. The Medical Toxicology Foundation (MTF) is a 501(C)3 sister organization that supports a grant and award program for ACMT members and others. 


American College of Medical Toxicology offers a generous benefits package:

    Contributes to 75% of the employee only medical premium and 25% of your dependent premiums. Employees can also purchase dental and vision insurance Competitive 401K plan 20 days paid time off each year + holiday and sicks days Paid maternity leave A virtual environment with staff located all over the nation

How to Apply:

Interested applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, resume, salary requirements, and a writing sample as a part of our standard application process, click here to apply.

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