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Careers at CTF

Want to work alongside a group of innovative, dedicated individuals?

Come join our team and help make a difference! We are a group of committed staff working collaboratively to find a cure for NF. We pride ourselves on hiring diverse, professional, results-driven talent. Join us in continuing our achievements and overall growth. We offer an environment of compassion and inclusivity.

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Our Mission: Drive research, expand knowledge, and advance care for the NF community

Our Vision: End NF


The Children’s Tumor Foundation offers a competitive benefits program to promote a healthy work life balance along with financial security. We care about our team as much as we care about our mission, which is why we offer an extensive range of benefits that make CTF a great place to work.

Generous Paid Time Off Policies

Medical / Dental / Vision

LIfe Insurance, Disability Insurance and AD&D

Retirement Plan

Employee Assistance Program

Commuter Benefits

Corporate Discounts

Flexible Spending and Health Spending Accounts

Employee Development Opportunities

Adoption Assistance

Summer Fridays

Current Openings

CTF Europe CEO

Location: Europe – Remote, ideally in Brussels
Reports to: CTF Europe Chairperson, but works in partnership with CTF President.
This is part-time with the expectation of approx. 20 hours a week.


The CEO will work closely with the CTF Europe board to deliver the CTF mission in Europe, increase CTF’s visibility, and execute fundraising strategies. The CEO will work in partnership with the President of CTF. This will require around 20 hours per week.

Job Responsibilities

  • Build a clear presence of CTF in Europe
  • Establish a CTF Europe brand as an NF business and research partner in Europe.
  • Enhance the presence of CTF in Europe: Develop and execute strategies to increase the organization’s visibility and impact in the European region.
  • Provide strategic leadership to all aspects of the Children’s Tumor Foundation Europe.
  • Increase revenue by building a diversified revenue portfolio
  • Formulate and implement comprehensive fundraising strategies to support the mission of finding a cure for NF.
  • Fundraising Execution: Actively engage in fundraising efforts, leveraging personal and professional networks to secure financial support.
  • Lead Grant Efforts: Oversee the development and submission of grant proposals to secure funding for research and other initiatives.
  • Establish Partnerships: Build and nurture partnerships with pharmaceutical companies, regulators, national NF organizations, patient groups, and patient communities.

Qualification and Requirements

  • Proven experience in fundraising, with a track record of successful execution in Europe.
  • Experience in the not-for-profit sector in Europe, with a strong understanding of its dynamics.
  • Engaged in European philanthropy, investor, and/or in the pharma/ biotech world.
  • Business development experience, particularly in the context of non-profit healthcare.
  • Experience in biotech/pharma and the ability to access a network of connections.
  • Fluency in English; proficiency in another European language is a plus.

Skills and Competencies

  • Creative thinker who can innovate and explore new avenues for fundraising and awareness.
  • Well-organized and capable of relentless execution to achieve strategic goals.
  • Charismatic leadership style, inspiring others to contribute to the mission.
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and provide clarity in complex situations. Strong program leadership skills and expertise in stakeholder engagement.

Company Overview

The Children’s Tumor’s Foundation (CTF) is the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to all forms of NF. Our mission is to find a cure for NF.

Position Details

  • 50% FTE position.
  • Willingness to travel and flexibility to work weekends on a need basis.

To apply:

Jennifer Ching
Director, Human Resources

Equal Opportunity

The Children’s Tumor Foundation and Insperity provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants in all Foundation facilities without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, pregnancy, childbirth, (or related medical conditions, including, but not limited to lactation), physical disability, mental and/or intellectual disability, age, military status or status as a Vietnam-era or special disabled veteran, marital status, registered domestic partner or civil union status, gender (including sex stereotyping and gender identity or expression), medical condition (including, but not limited to, cancer related or HIV/AIDS related), genetic information, or sexual orientation in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.