Employment at AACAP

Job Title: Development Coordinator
Department: Development
Reports to: Deputy Director of Development
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Date Updated: December 2017

Summary Description:
The primary responsibility is to provide administrative and fundraising support to the Development Department.  This includes coordinating, executing, and maintaining the Departments fundraising initiatives and activities that support and advance the vision, mission, and impact of AACAP.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Manages and Implements Donor Acknowledgement, Stewardship Activities, and Fundraising Metrics
  • Provides excellent customer service to donors and members;
  • Researches donor records and ensures data integrity for donor database;
  • Generates timely acknowledgement, recognition, and stewardship for all AACAP donations received;
  • Accesses check logs, drop box log, and donor records to identify new donations  and coordinates generation of all thank you letters and signs thank you letters for donations under $100;
  • Produces reports that details results and growth of fundraising initiatives and programs;
  • Creates accurate Donor Recognition lists for AACAP Publications;
  • Maintains recognition mechanisms and donor gift premiums, e.g. pins, invitations, etc.;
  • Generates and maintain Revenue and Beyond-Revenue Dashboards;
  • Manages Peer-to-Peer (P2P) fundraising platform and projects;
  • Provides leadership for all appeal letters, including new donors and lapsed donors.
Supports Development Programs and Initiatives
  • Supports Development, Gifts and Endowment, and the Taskforce on Awards and Special Funds as needed (Agendas, Minutes, correspondence, etc.);
  • Coordinates and manages Special Funds Quarterly Review process;
  • Distributes meeting correspondence regarding Development component projects and tasks;
  • Supports planning and implementation of Development activities at the Annual Meeting including, but not limited to:
    • The Honors Book
    • 1953 Society Events
    • Break the Cycle, 2017 bicycle ride across the U.S.
    • Karl Menninger, M.D. Plenary, and the Lawrence A. Stone, M.D. Plenary
    • Endowed Dues Registration
    • Catchers in the Rye Humanitarian Award
  • Coordinates AACAP Publication advertisements and special features;
  • Works with AACAP Information Systems team to ensure full utilization of technological resources.
Industry and Corporate Sponsorship Liaison​​
  • Manages submission, execution and reporting of pharmaceutical, foundation, and corporate grants in accordance to AACAP’s Operating Principles. Will work closely with AACAP Research Department to help grow revenue to fund new research initiatives;
  • Reconciles sponsorship grants in collaboration with the Meetings Department;
  • Supports Pharmaceutical and non-pharmaceutical corporate sponsorship events at Annual Meetings;
  • Coordinates the Industry Roundtable, held annually in the Spring and at the Annual Meeting;
  • Researches corporations and foundations for potential grant applications.
Provides Support to the Deputy Director of Development
  • Drafts development content, including but not limited to: Appeal Letters, Member Emails, Advertisements, Impact Updates, Letters of Agreement, Standard Operating Procedures, Sponsorship Prospectus, Acknowledgement Letters, and Stewardship activities;
  • Handles daily office operations of the Development Department, including but not limited to supply orders, Department mail distribution and primary administrative support for the Deputy Director of Development;
  • Works closely with other departments throughout AACAP;
  • Coordinates donor mailings of Appeal Letters, Acknowledgement Letters, Impact Updates, Annual Reports, and other collateral material;
  • Manages transfers of funds as needed;
  • Coordinates yearly participation in the Combined Federal Campaign;
  • Works with consultant to keep state charity licenses active and current;
  • Other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred;
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required), Master’s Degree  (a plus);
  • Minimum 3-5 years administrative and fundraising support experience in nonprofit development;
  • Exceptionally organized;
  • Entrepreneurial mindset;
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously;
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-through;
  • Effective and persuasive written, verbal, and presentation skills with co-workers, AACAP members, donors, and other partners and stakeholders;
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
  • A passion for, and commitment to, children’s mental health (a plus);
  • A consummate teammate;
  • Nonprofit Database experience a plus (ideally iMIS).

Title of Position: Webmaster
Department: IS & Web Services
Reports to: Director, IS & Web Services
Supervises: N/A
Date Updated: October 5, 2017
FLSA Status: Exempt

Summary Description

The position is responsible for updating, maintaining and ensuring the quality and integrity of the Academy’s overall online presence including websites, online systems and related web activities.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Maintains and updates all AACAP websites.
  • Ensures website content is accurate and up-to-date.
  • Analyzes and reports website statistics.
  • Implements and maintains all technologies, programs and functionality on AACAP websites.
  • Works closely with the various internal departments to ensure all website pages are updated on a regular basis.
  • Works closely with Database Manager to ensure meetings, publications, and other e-commerce modules are set up properly in iMIS and on the website.
  • Works with Database Manager to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot iMIS Web modules.
  • Establishes policies and procedures for AACAP websites (content, style, functionality).
  • Oversee website layout, user experience, navigation scheme, and architecture.
  • Collaborates with leadership and staff to develop long-term strategies to support AACAP needs.
  • Documents and maintains system processes as applications are developed, modified, and/or upgraded.
  • Works with outside vendors to implement, maintain, and troubleshoot third party and external online systems.
  • Collaborates with employees to ensure online systems meet the Academy’s needs.
  • Tests new applications and troubleshoots existing applications.
  • Sets up online surveys as needed.
  • Provides guidance and training to new and existing staff members on Internet related applications.
  • Serves as staff and technical resource to assigned committees.
  • May work extended days and/or weekends as necessary as assigned by Director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • BS or BA in Information Systems or related field.
  • Minimum 3 to 4 years HTML coding experience required.
  • In-depth knowledge of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SEO.
  • iMIS RISE or comparable Content Management System experience strongly preferred.
  • SQL software experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of responsive web design.
  • Experience with Tableau a plus.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop.
  • Ability to interpret Google analytics into reports and recommendations.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as highly effective interpersonal and customer service skills, required. Must be able to handle multiple and tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented, hands-on environment and work effectively under pressure; meet deadlines; organize and prioritize multiple tasks with attention to detail and maintain a flexible approach to changing priorities and methods.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, as projects require.

AACAP offers great benefits and provides a congenial working atmosphere, good healthcare benefits, and a convenient location in the Cathedral area of Northwest Washington, DC.. Please submit your resume stating desired salary to jobs@aacap.org. Resumes without salary requirements will not be considered.

Or mail to:
AACAP, Attn: Human Resources,
3615 Wisconsin Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20016.