ACOG National Office

Development Director

Job Locations US-DC
Job ID
Regular Full-Time
Grant Funded


American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of women’s health care in Washington, DC, is currently seeking Developmental Director which will be responsible for providing the strategic direction, administration, and oversight of all programs to raise funds from private sources that support ACOG strategic plan and vision.  This high-value program includes individual giving, industry and foundation relations.   Formulates strategies and identifies funding sources and opportunities that embrace the organization's goals. Cultivates and maintains contacts with funding entities and individuals. Directs preparation of proposals for potential funding opportunities.  The Director helps to ensure that we have foundation funds to create a strong philanthropic resource to promote women’s health.   


  • Lead the strategic development and management of collaborative, well-coordinated fund-raising activities with a focus on strategic partnerships, sponsorships, corporate and member support
  • Plans and implements fundraising programs and activities consistent with organization's mission and priorities
  • Formulates strategies and identifies funding sources and opportunities that embrace the organization's goals
  • Works closely with elected member leaders, member volunteers and staff as appropriate to identify and cultivate relationships with funders or potential funders and to develop leads and prospects.
  • Promote revenue growth by identifying non-traditional sources of funding as well as novel opportunities for sponsorships and partnerships.
  • Collaborate with other ACOG divisions and departments to effectively represent our mission and programs.
  • Foster an encouraging department culture through effective department management and specific staff mentoring.
  • Manage activities to build and grow a comprehensive master database of development leads and prospects to serve the Society and Foundation.
  • Monitor industry trends. Provide thorough, ongoing analysis of trends and market demographics, and develops actionable strategies and tactics
  • Develop and manage departmental budget to ensure desired results are achieved.
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, coach, and evaluate assigned employees according to ACOG’s policies and procedures, ensuring the overall effective functioning of the department, and consulting appropriate staff as indicated.
  • Perform other projects and duties as assigned.


  • A bachelor’s degree is a minimum requirement.
  • A minimum of 10-12 years of professional development experience with an emphasis on healthcare industry experience. 
  • Experience in annual giving campaigns, endowments, and foundation giving. 
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in designing and implementing successful strategies for seeking, obtaining, and stewarding major gifts.
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills are required.   Ease and competency in listening, conversation, and group presentations, as well as the ability to write with clarity is necessary.
  • The ability to engender trust in others, to lead teams, and to be an effective collaborator, mentor, and facilitator of others is important.
  • Excellent organization skills as well as exacting attentiveness to details are required.
  • Facility in using personal computer software in daily work and experience with fund-raising software and database management are required.
  • Travel is required as well as a willingness to work evenings and weekends as needed for events and meetings.


About ACOG

Home to more than 58,000 women’s health care professionals, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a membership organization leading advancements in women’s health. When you become part of the ACOG team, you’re part of an organization that values communicating evidence-based, peer-reviewed information about women’s health to members and the general public. ACOG supports its members by maintaining authoritative clinical guidance, providing continuing medical education resources, patient education materials and more. Together with our members, we are working to transform the future of women’s health by delivering a compelling member experience, supporting the ob-gyn profession, and advocating for improved women’s health. 


Our Perks

Paid Parental Leave – Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace –  Flexible work schedule –  Commuting Allowance – Generous Paid Time Off – Holiday Pay – Life Insurance – Community Volunteering Opportunities – Generous 401(k) Company Contributions – Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance – Learning Opportunities and Tuition Reimbursement – Company-Sponsored Team Outings – and more!


The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) believes differences should be celebrated and is committed to building a diverse and inclusive team.  Our goal is to have our team as diverse as our membership and the patients they serve. We welcome different perspectives and opinions to foster innovation, authenticity, and excellence across all parts of our association, and are committed to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment.

ACOG is an equal opportunity employer and highly encourages applicants from all walks of life. All employment decisions at ACOG are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications without regard to actual or perceived race, color, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, political affiliation or belief, religion, disability, uniformed service, marital status or any other status protected by law.





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