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Mission Advancement & Community Relations Director (Full-time; 32 hours per week)

Role:  Under the general supervision of the Chief Executive Officer and in collaboration with other members of the Administrative Team and the CCHC Board of Directors, the Mission Advancement & Community Relations Director is responsible for creating, implementing and evaluating a successful mission advancement, community relations and development plan for Crescent.  S/he must be able to adapt to a continually evolving environment and thrive in an autonomous and deadline-oriented workplace.

Essential Duties:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive development and fundraising  plan which includes short, medium and long term measurable objectives for increasing support for CCHC according to specific benchmarks;
  • Develop visibility within the community as a representative of CCHC that includes storytelling to make the CCHC mission come to life;
  • As an advocate for CCHC, build relationships with current and future donors by cultivating an increase in donations;
  • Utilize strong interpersonal skills to identify and maintain key relationships with community and professional contacts;
  • Increase the numbers of donors, both individuals, foundations and businesses, and the amounts donated to the endowment and for non-endowed funds;
  • Seek grant funding sources which match the mission and vision of Crescent Community Health Center in order to sustain current programs and the development of new programs and services;
  • Collaborate with department managers, CFO and the Executive Director in planning new programs/services;
  • Assist the Executive Director with grant writing and reports related to grants awarded;
  • Manage donor information through the current software program or recommended software;
  • Create and initiate the annual donor appeal information by October 1 of each year;
  • Develop a cohort of volunteers to assist with the implementation of a signature annual fundraising event for Crescent;
  • Manage the development budget to stay within guidelines;
  • Participate in the implementation of the mission, vision and values throughout the organization;
  • Member of the executive management team with authority to respond to emergency/crisis situations that need immediate action; and
  • Assist the Executive Director with any other development activities as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in  Business, marketing, communications from an accredited college or university;
  • A minimum of three year’s demonstrated successful experiences establishing and improving donor relations resulting in increased contributions;
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in written and oral communications with staff, Board, donors, patients and the public;
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software, fundraising software, website and social media management; and
  • A valid driver’s license, verification of personal auto insurance and the ability to become an authorized driver as detailed in the driver authorization procedures.

If interested, submit a resume and cover letter to Mary Jo Kenneally.  Resumes will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please note that pre-employment drug screening and background check are required.