Career Opportunities

Jump Start Your Career at the NKF

For more than 60 years, the National Kidney Foundation has been the leading health organization dedicated to fighting kidney disease. From patients and their families to those at risk, we take pride knowing that our mission is positively impacting the lives of millions of people affected by kidney disease.

Want a career where your work matters? Where your skills make a real impact on an important problem? Where you change people's lives for the better? Join the NKF Team! You'll find a dynamic work environment with positive, goal-driven people. We offer a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits—and the chance to make a difference.

If you are a nephrology professional looking for opportunities, visit our Kidney Career Center, a resource to help connect professionals to job openings with clinics, dialysis centers, hospitals, etc., nationwide.

Generous Time off Policies

Medical, dental, vision and life insurance

403(b) plan with matching company contributions

Flexible spending accounts

Commuter benefits program

Employee Assistance Program

Corporate discounts

Referral bonus

Current Openings

Explore our current openings around the country and join the team! Use the filters to sort by state and job type.

Marketing and Communications Manager

New York, NY

Reporting to the SVP Marketing & Communications the Marketing Communications Manager works with marketing team to develop and implement marketing communication plans to support NKF’s marketing strategies. The manager will be responsible for assisting in developing and delivering integrated marketing communication plans and consulting with other areas of management and departments. The position also interfaces with internal creative team to produce promotional materials. In addition, the Marketing and Communications manager will provide administrative support to the Senior Vice President, Marketing, and project management and support to the Marketing and Communications Team. Works independently on special projects according to agreed timelines and special requests.

Information Center Specialist

New York, NY

The Information Center Specialist is responsible for answering and directing all incoming telephone calls and greeting guests in a courteous and professional manner. 

Corporate Relations/Development Assistant

New York, NY

The Corporate Relations/Development Assistant provides a wide range of administrative and support activities for the Corporate Relations/Development Department.  He/She will coordinate with other departments within the organization to ensure seamless work flows for the Corporate Relations/Development Teams.   

Manager, Media Relations

New York, NY

The Manager, Media Relations will assist Senior Manager of Media Relations to strategically and proactively raise the local, regional and national profile of the foundation.  This position will work closely with the field offices, and provide media relations/communications support for external, local events/initiatives, and any national initiatives. Reporting to the Senior Manager of Media Relations with oversight from Vice President of Communications and Marketing, this person is responsible for supporting local and national media outreach and public awareness campaigns to enhance visibility of NKF fundraising events, signature programs, advocacy initiatives and research.

Program Coordinator

Cleveland, OH

The Program Coordinator aids in executing programs that include, but are not limited to; KEEP Healthy, Your Kidneys and You program/ Kidney Community Educators, Patient Symposium, professional education programs, patient and public education and other projects as assigned.

Development Manager

Houston, TX

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Development Manger will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the Houston, TX market. He/She will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including corporate partnerships, commercial co-ventures, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a team player to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals.  This position is accountable for significant revenue targets.
 
The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management. Exceptional organizational, written, and verbal communication skills are necessary for this position. Must have ability to multitask, meet deadlines, and achieve results in a team environment.

Development Coordinator

Philadelphia, PA

The Development Coordinator works closely with the Development Director and development team to plan and execute all local development event logistics and additionally, provides on-going support to the office through operational support. This relationship should be characterized by effective communication and willingness to aid and support the growth of the division’s fund raising.
 
Working in partnership with the development team, the Development Coordinator is responsible for the planning and execution of development event logistics while multi-tasking between various administrative and support tasks, including donor communication, social media and lower level fundraising. Development events include but are not limited to; kidney walks, signature events, such as NKF Honors Awards Benefit and Konica Minolta NKF Golf Classic, as well as, donor cultivation events and any other ancillary event logistics.

Development Director

Philadelphia, PA

The Development Director is accountable for planning and implementing fundraising strategies and tactics to achieve income necessary to attain market and regional goals. Primary duties will include managing cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for a portfolio of both existing and new corporate partners, individual donors, corporate & government grants, and special events. This individual will be responsible for growing engagement and revenue across each fundraising channel, while leading the development team to their budgetary goal. The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management.

Human Resources Coordinator

New York, NY

The Human Resources Coordinator will assist the overall Human Resources department in the following areas: benefits administration, employee relations, training, performance management, onboarding, policy implementation, recruitment/employment, and employment law compliance.
He/she will work closely with the Human Resources team to assist in staff development, employee recruitment, policy enforcement, and records management.

Development Manager

San Francisco, CA

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Development Manger will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the San Francisco market. He/She will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including corporate partnerships, commercial co-ventures, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a team player to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals.  This position is accountable for significant revenue targets.

Executive Director

San Francisco, CA

The Executive Director is responsible for running all aspects of the business for the NKF in their local communities. They will lead the training and development of staff and volunteers at the local level and  will carry out the mission of the National Kidney Foundation by successfully raising funds, engaging leadership volunteers and influential community members, and ensuring that program goals are met in their designated market. 

Development Coordinator

Dallas, TX

The Development Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Regional Vice President, Executive Director, and Regional Development Manager with all fundraising events.
 
The Development Coordinator works closely with all staff. This relationship should be characterized by effective communications, a positive attitude toward the growth of the Foundation and the achievement of its mission, through mutual understanding of the goals and development objectives of the organization.

Development Manager

Philadelphia, PA

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Development Manger will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the Delaware Valley (Southeastern PA, Central/South NJ, Northern Delaware). He/She will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including corporate partnerships, commercial co-ventures, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a team player to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals.  This position is accountable for significant revenue targets.

Development Manager

Columbus, OH

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Development Manger will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the Columbus market. He/She will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including corporate partnerships, commercial co-ventures, special events, and individual giving. A successful candidate will manage and steward a portfolio of corporate and individual relationships, and work as a team player to drive growth to achieve our mission and revenue goals.  This position is accountable for significant revenue targets.