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American Diabetes Association – Executive Director – Los Angeles, CA

American Diabetes Association

Executive Director

Los Angeles, CA


Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the Executive Director serves as the Area leader for Southern California and provides overall management, planning, execution and leadership for all aspects of the organization including effective programs/services, diversified revenue and fundraising portfolio, donor stewardship, board/staff development and finance and budget management. The Executive Director is responsible for positioning the Association as a leader in diabetes prevention and management in his/her respective community and establishes effective partnerships and collaborations with corporations, foundations, community/corporate leaders, government officials, other community organizations/nonprofits, and supporters. This position will be based out of ADA's Los Angeles office.


Bachelor’s Degree in a related field. 8 or more years of leadership and development/fundraising experience. Established success in fundraising and nonprofit leadership. Experience with income and expense procedures and reporting and analysis. Knowledge of product marketing / sales concepts. Successful track record of managing and motivating individuals and teams. Outcome driven with the ability to respond effectively to changing circumstances and priorities. Proven track record of recruiting high-level volunteers. Experience in donor database management, a plus; Blackbaud CRM or Raiser’s Edge preferred. Strong market, community and constituent perspective. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite of applications. Ability to travel within the assigned state and communities; and to work morning, evenings and weekends. This is a full-time salaried position based in ADA’s Los Angeles office. ADA offers a very competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefits package.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this excellent career opportunity, please email your resume and cover letter (Word documents only, please) to: Tom Damewood Owner / Manager Management Recruiters – Mid Hudson Valley Email – Phone – 845-227-3161

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