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Whittier Street Health Center Director Of Development in Roxbury, Massachusetts

SUMMARY OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES: ? The Director of Development reports directly to the President & CEO. This position is responsible for the research; coordination and execution of all grant proposals and planning, coordinating and executing all special events, which includes securing significant corporate sponsorships and individual ticket sales in support of these events. This position helps develop the strategy and plays a critical role in growing a comprehensive program to increase and sustain annual philanthropic support for Whittier Street Health Center. ? Designs a strategic plan for corporate and foundation fundraising and provides a vision that will help to ensure and enhance Whittier Street Health Center?s standing in the community. ? Writes and prepares high-quality proposals, grants, reports, mailings, and acknowledgements required to support ongoing fundraising activities ? Collaborates with program managers across the Center on the development and submission of existing public sector grant proposals and new private opportunities. ? Actively researches grant opportunities that align with the Center?s Strategic Plan initiatives and operating support needs ? Provides leadership in planning major special events including venue planning and logistics; design, printing and mailing of invitations; corporate and individual sponsorship; table captain?s recruitment and coordination; support and coordination of volunteer committees, and other related areas as identified. ? Supervises the Development and Marketing Coordinator. Qualifications: ? Bachelors? Degree from an accredited college or university ? Three to Five years of advancement or related experience, showing increasing levels of responsibility in development positions. ? A solid understanding of the role of Foundation Support, and Grants to support a major gifts program. ? Ability to research potential sources of foundation and grant support from local and national funding sources. ? A proven track record of significantly increasing grant and special event results ? Demonstrated success planning and implementing successful (five-figure and above) special events in a nonprofit environment. The mission of Whittier Street Health Center is to provide high quality, reliable and accessible primary health care and support services for diverse populations to promote wellness and eliminate health and social disparities.