The American Kidney Fund is our nation's leading non-profit organization working on behalf of 30 million Americans with chronic kidney disease. AKF's dynamic, team-oriented environment is fast-paced and provides employees with the opportunity to make a real difference in the fight against kidney disease. AKF offers competitive salaries and excellent benefits. Our national office is located in Rockville, Maryland, with easy access to Metro. If you are interested in advancing your career at AKF, please browse the listings below.

Current job openings

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for a position with the American Kidney Fund; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. No unsolicited agency referrals, please.

Position: Health Initiatives Assistant
Date posted: December 11, 2018
Position Summary: Primary responsibility for program implementation of outreach and kidney disease prevention activities across the nation. The activities that are part of this effort currently provide education, screening and follow-up services for those at risk for kidney disease, and help increase awareness of the risks of kidney disease for the general public, especially those at high risk for the disease. The Health Initiatives Assistant will work closely with the Associate Director to plan, implement, and evaluate educational and screening activities.
Salary: $40,000 - $43,000 depending upon experience
Email resume to: resumes2@kidneyfund.org

Position: Social Media Manager
Date posted: December 11, 2018
Position Summary: The American Kidney Fund (AKF) seeks an experienced Social Media Manager to join our growing marketing and communications team. The Social Media Manager will be responsible for the overall implementation of AKF’s social media strategy as well as day-to-day planning, execution and analysis. The primary goals of this position are to support AKF in creating brand awareness, loyalty and trust, cultivating conversations and relationships with our audience, partners and influencers, driving lead generation, increasing both financial and non-financial conversions and generating inbound web traffic. Candidates must be creative, innovative, strategic, detail-oriented, data-driven and collaborative. The Manager will work closely with internal partners to build a strong, engaged online community that supports AKF’s strategic goals and mission of fighting kidney disease and helping people live healthier lives.
Salary: High $50K's depending upon experience
Email resume to: resumes2@kidneyfund.org

Position: Email Marketing Manager
Date posted: December 11, 2018
Position Summary: The Email Marketing Manager supports the American Kidney Fund’s strategy to provide its constituents with compelling and user-friendly opportunities to engage with the organization using digital channels. The manager will use technical expertise to support initiatives originating in the marketing, communications and development divisions of AKF, applying a deep knowledge of how nonprofit fundraising, communications and marketing intersect.
Salary: Mid $60K's depending upon experience
Email resume to: resumes2@kidneyfund.org

Position: Associate Director of Community Engagement
Date posted: December 10, 2018
Position Summary: The Associate Director of Community Engagement will work closely with the Director of Community Engagement to recruit and coach individual peer to peer fundraisers through our KidneyNation platform and social media, and assist outside groups with logistics and coaching for 3rd party fundraising events. Additionally, the Associate Director of Community Engagement will work closely with the Director of Community Engagement to grow AKF Student Service Learning Projects, working with schools to implement 3 week educational/fundraising campaigns for the students.
Salary: Low to Mid 70k's depending upon experience
Email resume to: resumes2@kidneyfund.org

Position: Associate Director of Constituent Data
Date posted: December 10, 2018
Position Summary: As the Associate Director of Constituent Data for the American Kidney Fund (AKF), you will be part of our Constituent Data team, overseeing gift administration and reporting. With over $300 million processed annually through our development CRM, data integrity, accuracy, and timeliness are very important. You will ensure gift processing, tax receipting, and reporting are accurate and timely. You will also work with internal and external stakeholders to support data needs.
Salary: Mid to High $60's depending upon experience
Email resume to: resumes2@kidneyfund.org

Position: Public Education Intern
Date posted: November 28, 2018
Position Summary: Seeking: Undergraduate or graduate students studying public health, community health, global health, health education, or related disciplines.
Salary: Unpaid internship
Email resume to: education@kidneyfund.org

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Benefits overview

The American Kidney Fund offers a comprehensive benefits plan designed to meet the needs of all our employees.

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 403(b) retirement plan with matching contributions
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • Twelve days paid vacation
  • Twelve days paid sick leave 
  • Three paid personal days
  • Flex-time 
  • Nine paid holidays
  • Life insurance 
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Free parking/Metro passes
  • NIH Credit Union benefits 
  • Staff appreciation events

Why is the American Kidney Fund a great place to work? 

  • Dynamic people
  • Team-oriented environment
  • Excellent benefits
  • Competitive salaries
  • Opportunity for advancement
  • Working for a great cause
  • Metro accessible location

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Our credo

We must put the patients we serve and the public we are accountable to first; provide superior education, outreach and services, and always act with the highest level of integrity.

We must provide outstanding people the best opportunity to realize their potential. We must treat our teammates with respect, champion our diversity, share the responsibility of our successes, and accept accountability for our failures.

We must provide compensation that is fair and adequate, and working conditions that are clean, orderly and safe. We must be mindful of ways to help our employees fulfill their family responsibilities. We must have an environment where people feel free to make suggestions and complaints. There must be equal opportunity for employment, development and advancement for those qualified. We must provide competent management, and the actions of management must be just and ethical.

We are the employees of the American Kidney Fund and we “Reach Out, Give Hope, and Improve Lives!”

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