Area Director, Kentucky, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention



POSITION: Area Director, Kentucky
REPORTS TO: Vice President, East Central Division
SALARY: $60,000 – $65,000
LOCATION: Fully remote, candidates must be located in the Louisville area


Responsible for implementing AFSP’s fundraising and program initiatives within assigned market area and working with chapter(s) in that area.


  • Implement AFSP Out of the Darkness Community Walks and other approved fundraising within the assigned market, including additional fundraising events
  • Implement approved programs within the assigned market area including survivor programs, education programs and awareness initiatives
  • Responsible for development and support of the Chapter board and committees within the market
  • In conjunction with Chapter Boards develop business plan and budget for assigned market area
  • Responsible for volunteer management, including recruiting, training, assigning and recognizing volunteers within assigned market area
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with community leaders and organizations to promote AFSP’s message, build support for our mission and increase involvement in AFSP events and programs
  • Work with media to publicize AFSP events and mission and to heighten public awareness and reach fundraising goals
  • Responsible for fiscal management, including relationships with vendors, handling cash, expense management and working with National Office on accounts payable and receivables
  • Other duties as assigned by supervison


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in nonprofit special event fundraising
  • Some program experience preferred
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills required


AFSP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Salary range for this role is $60,000-$65,000.

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Open until filled


Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis; early application is strongly suggested.

Mariya Yurukova, MBA, CFRE

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