Director Fund Develoopment

Director of Fund Development
San Joaquin Valley – CA

We have been engaged by a non-profit health system consisting of four hospitals, several long-term care, outpatient, other health care facilities and a physician residency program in conjunction with the University of California, San Francisco.

This position reports to the SVP Development and External Affairs CEO of the Medical Foundation

In the role of Director of Development, you will be a key member in the success of our mission; to improve the health status of our community and promote medical education. To do this, you will:
• Serve as an executive-level gift officer;
• Responsible for developing key external alliances,
• Cultivating major donor prospects,
• Helping to design fund-raising programs and events
• Personally securing major gifts and pledges totaling several million dollars annually.

Caring for our people is what we do. If your passion is pulling you to engage in your community and see the outcome of your work each day in the lives that we touch, then consider growing your career with us.

In this role some of your key responsibilities would include:
• Assist with development and oversee execution of strategies and tactics within the comprehensive fund development plan including major and planned gifts, corporate and foundation relations and annual and employee giving to help the corporation fulfill its mission through increased philanthropic contributions.
• Work with corporate and facility leadership to match donor interests with clinical needs and business priorities.
• Supervise fund development staff and participate in recruiting and mentoring talented individuals to build a strong development team.
• Provide oversight and guidance on specified fund development activities within the organization and with outside volunteer groups.
• Manage a portfolio of prospects and donors to build and maintain a pipeline. Work with prospects and develop their relationship with the organization, ultimately increasing giving.
Minimum education/experience requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in business, social science, public relations, advertising, marketing or another applicable field.
• Prior experience in a leadership role within a foundation, non-profit, or corporation.
• Five (5) years of experience in a foundation or non-profit leadership role, including proven experience in major gift fundraising and developing major fundraising strategies, programs and events from the ground up.
• Significant experience in Healthcare Management.

Agriculturally-rich San Joaquin Valley, the metropolitan area is one of the fastest growing communities in the nation.

Despite its rapid growth, the city has managed to maintain the character of a small community.

With multiple smaller suburbs and communities in the surrounding area, you have the option of selecting an urban or rural setting for your home, while having convenient access to shopping, entertainment and outdoor recreation.

This area is one of the most affordable metropolitan areas in California, with some of the best housing values on the West Coast.

All the while, you remain just one hour’s drive from the breathtaking Sierra Nevada mountain range, and just a few hours from San Francisco, Monterey, Carmel, Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo, Los Angeles and Yosemite National Park.

There are seven easily accessible lakes, two major rivers and several reservoirs for outstanding fishing and boating. Three major ski resorts also are nearby, offering some of California’s best downhill and cross-country skiing.

Exceptional opportunity with dynamic organization – competitive salary, relocation assistance and excellent career growth potential

If you are personally interested in learning more about this position and wish to have a confidential conversation, please submit resume to