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.

Administrative Assistant

Columbia, SC

Reporting to the executive director; the Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to staff and Kidney Cars program to ensure the efficient operation of the South Carolina office.

Executive Director

Denver, CO

The Executive Director is responsible for running all aspects of the business for the NKF in Colorado and New Mexico. 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. 
 
The Executive Director works closely with the Regional Vice President and SVP, Development leading their local team to attain the income necessary to achieve all budgetary goals and implement program strategies.   This relationship should be characterized by effective communication, a positive attitude and strategy toward the growth of NKF, and the achievement of its mission through mutual understanding of goals and development objectives.  The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management.

Meetings & Events Coordinator

New York, NY

As a member of the Meetings and Events department, this position is responsible for the successful preparation for and management of the logistical aspects of meetings and events for the Foundation. 

Community Outreach Manager

Rochester, NY

Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the Community Outreach Manager is responsible for coordinating all key components of program activities and successful execution of annual Honors Awards Benefit.
 
The Community Outreach Manager works closely with Executive Director in the planning, budgeting, execution and evaluation of overall programs and fundraising events to support the organizational mission.  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 program goals and development objectives of the National Organization.

Development Director

Lutherville, MD

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. This individual is responsible for the annual Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk, NKF Golf Classic, Rappel for Kidney Health and other events as planned (such as Bike Run – Western Maryland and/or a “Gala” type event.) The ideal candidate must have proven success in fundraising and/or sales and relationship management.

Senior Vice President, Field Development

Open,

The Senior Vice President (SVP) of Field Development is responsible for providing leadership and management to support the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) field offices and individual fundraising programs. Provide strategic direction and overall management in establishing and implementing national policies, initiatives and new fundraising programs; assess and recommend strategies to enhance the field offices’ organizational presence and efficiency of operations; develop partnerships and secure national sponsorship for NKF’s signature events; and develop productive partnerships with both field volunteers and national leadership to ensure their success.

Regional Assistant

New York, NY

Reporting to the Regional Vice President, the Regional Assistant provides administrative support to Northeast Executive Directors to ensure the efficient operation of the region.
 

Data Entry Coordinator (Regional)

New York, NY

The Data Entry Coordinator will play a supportive role within the Finance Department.  Responsibilities include but are not limited to, processing cash receipts, record-keeping and completing other assigned tasks.

Transplant Programs Director

New York, NY

The Transplant Programs Director will accelerate kidney transplantation for patients nationwide through the development and implementation of key strategies and programs designed to increase organ donation and transplantation.

Development Assistant

Atlanta, GA

The Development Assistant is responsible for supporting the Executive Director and Development Manager with all fundraising events. The Development Assistant 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

Twin Cities, MN

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Manager will develop and steward corporate and individual relationships in the State of Minnesota. Primary duties will include the development and stewardship of existing and new corporate partners, individuals, and volunteers via special events and partnerships. The Development Manager 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. 

Scientific Activities Communications Manager

New York, NY

The Scientific Activities Communications Manager provides management support to the Scientific Activities department regarding marketing and communications to NKF’s healthcare professional constituents.  This position will develop and implement digital and social media communications and will have responsibility for creating/arranging a wide range of materials and communications that will further the awareness of and participation in the continuing medical education (CME), annual conference, and membership activities of the organization. 
 

Development Manager

Lutherville, MD

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Development Manager will fundraise, develop, and steward corporate and individual relationships in the central Maryland market as it pertains to the Greater Baltimore Kidney Walk.  He/She will identify new opportunities to grow portfolio engagement across all fundraising channels to increase revenue, including supporting corporate partnerships, 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 as forecasted in the annual Plan of Work.

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. 

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.