Posted 9 months ago

Located in Schaumburg, IL, the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) has an immediate need for a Member Giving Manager.  The individual chosen for this role will have a strong background in individual fundraising and donor recognition.

The ASDS was founded in 1970 to promote excellence in the subspecialty of dermatologic surgery and foster the highest standards of patient care.  Dermatologic surgery is the discipline that deals with the diagnosis and surgical, reconstructive and cosmetic treatment of diseases of the skin, hair and nails, including skin cancer and rejuvenation of aging skin. The Society is the largest specialty group in dermatology and represents the fastest growing segment of dermatologic practice. ASDS supports clinical and basic research grants; continuing education and the training of its members; legislative and regulatory advocacy; dissemination of public information; and community outreach programs.

The Member Giving Manager will report to the Director of Development and Industry Relations. This is an exempt position with the opportunity to work in a hybrid manner, going into the office two days a week.

Specifics are as follows:

POSITION TITLE: Member Giving Manager

REPORTS TO: Director of Development and Industry Relations


STATUS: Exempt


Responsible for the development and execution of the Society’s comprehensive annual giving program, and associated donor events, to increase the Society’s annual giving portfolio and support. Manages all aspects of the giving process, including the strategy for donor/prospect acquisition through broad based appeals that generate significant revenue to donor recognition. Manages the annual fundraising gala and other donor cultivation events. Serves as the staff liaison for the Member Giving Work Group.


  • Responsible for the Dermasurgery Advancement Fund (DSAF) and fundraising for its component programs—the Research Seed Grant Program, the Frederic S. Brandt, MD Innovations in Aesthetics Fellowship Fund, the Vic Narurkar, MD Legacy Fund and other, new fund-directed programs. Working with the Member Giving Work Group, develops and implements strategies for solicitation that will grow annual revenue from individuals.
  • Manages all appeal campaigns, researches and identifies new donors, manages and monitors online giving initiatives, and works collaboratively with other program areas to advance fundraising goals. Oversees the development of all collateral marketing material to promote fundraising. Tracks donations. Handles all communications with donors. Prepares reports for leadership reflecting trends and financial outcomes relating to campaign activities.
  • Manages the donor relationships ensuring an exceptional donor experience, with a focus on cultivation and stewardship. Identifies and fulfills all donor benefits, including recognition opportunities. Is attentive to the needs of large-gift donors, such as Stegman Circle, Stegman Lifetime Sustaining, etc. Seeks to increase giving levels with existing donors.
  • Develops and executes a Planned Giving Campaign that cultivates major gifts from individuals in their lifetime or as part of a donor’s overall financial and/or estate planning.
  • Responsible for the Annual Gala and conceptualizes and implements new donor cultivation events. Handles logistics and develops the agenda and presentations, working collaboratively with the Director, Member Giving Work Group, staff and service providers to ensure successful execution.
  • Complies with IRS rules and regulations involving individual giving and planned gifts to 501(c)(3) organizations. Handles all tax benefit notifications, etc.
  • Effectively manages the finances relating to individual donations. Responsible for the development and management of the annual budget, financial projections, and achieving stated financial goals. Makes adjustments to activity throughout the year in order to preserve a positive outcome. Provides revenue and expense spreads and re-forecasts as requested. Analyzes return on investment and makes recommendations accordingly. Working with the Finance Department, responsible for invoicing and tracking collections.
  • Travels out of town as needed (approximately 15%) to major donors, Society events, the annual meeting, and other relevant, Industry Advisory Forum, ASDS courses, industry partners sites, strategic planning and work group meetings
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Development and Industry Relations Director.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years experience in managing non-profit individual giving programs and events
  • Planned giving experience preferred
  • Highly motivated and energetic
  • Outgoing personality and ability to initiate and enjoy direct communication with donors and potential donors; customer service orientation
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced, high volume, multifaceted, results-oriented work environment
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to meet financial goals
  • Well-developed written, verbal, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Interacts well with all levels of Society leadership, membership and staff
  • Competent skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint


This search is being conducted by Karen Dunn Caspers, MSNM, CAE, Associate, Tuft & Associates.

Those interested in applying should send a resume, cover letter indicating qualifications and scope of experience, and salary requirements using one of these options:

  • Complete the resume submission form below, and include your resume and cover letter.
  • Email your resume and cover letter to Tuft & Associates, Inc. at

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