The Santa Cruz Community Health Centers (SCCHC) began as a women's health collective in 1974 with the mission to improve the health of our patients and the community and advocate the feminist goals of social, political, and economic equality. Now, 40 years later, we serve that same mission as a nonprofit Federally Qualified Health Center operating two separate sites: the Santa Cruz Women's Health Center in downtown Santa Cruz serving women and children; and our new East Cliff Family Health Center in Live Oak, serving everyone.
The SCCHC has a diverse patient population and an engaging and friendly work environment. Our caring and committed staff works as a team to fulfill our mission so that all of our patients have access to comprehensive, quality health care.
High quality, growing, and innovative community health center seeks a dynamic, experienced Development Director to raise money and visibility to promote, protect, and advance our efforts to ensure all people - regardless of circumstance - are healthy in mind, body, and spirit. We are looking for a public health policy expert with experience in fund development, donor relations, communications, and grant-writing. Join us on the front lines of community health and use your skills to improve the health of our patients and the community and advocate the feminist goals of social, political, and economic equality. Equal Opportunity Employer. Individuals of all backgrounds encouraged to apply.
JOB OVERVIEW: This new position requires an experienced fundraising professional to launch a comprehensive development program: maintain existing, and develop new, grant and contributions (individual and corporate) revenue streams; increase direct mail/social media donation and donor acquisition programs; establish a major gift program; and drive agency marketing and public relations efforts. Capital campaign fundraising may be implemented in the future. The Development Director will be knowledgeable about community health needs, public health policy, and access-to-care issues for local patients ans will play a key role in program planning and evaluation.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Plan, implement and evaluate the agency's development program in alignment with program planning
Ability to work with Leadership Team to develop program plans (goals, objectives, outcomes and measurable indicators) that are achievable
Develop evaluation plans to measure and report outcomes
Develop and monitor the agency's fundraising budget
Manage the agency's federal funding requirements (reports, submissions)
Establish and lead the implementation of a major gift program with goals and timelines
General Fund Development:
Direct grant proposal submissions and grant reporting ensuring both are in line with annual and long-term agency goals
Drive the cultivation of relationships with business and government leaders in collaboration with the Executive Director
Support and leverage the Executive Director in cultivating and communicating with major donors, partners, and foundations
Supervise the annual direct mail campaigns
Increase donor base through acquisition of mailings, public relations efforts, and community liaison
Cultivate relationships with foundation officers
Institute and maintain corporate sponsorship campaigns
Conduct community interviews and research to identify major donors and understand their areas of interest and connections to the organization and community
Arrange and participate in major donor solicitations
Assure the maintenance and excellence of a donor, partner, and volunteer recognition program. Assure the distribution of prompt thank-you letters or gifts to donors, along with appropriate media recognition and other acknowledgements
Oversee fundraising events in coordination with a variety of resources (staff, partners, Board, volunteers)
As directed by the Strategic Plan and Board of Directors, help lead the development of any capital fundraising efforts.
Manage the annual marketing and public relations plan including the use of social media for communications
With communications coordinator, and consultants, maintain a high level of media exposure in local newspapers, television, social media, and radio
Oversee the production of marketing and collateral materials; oversee maintenance of web site and social media posts
Develop and make public presentations to community groups
Act as spokesperson and evangelist for the agency
Act as key contact and liaison with all community groups, partners, donors, foundations
Organize facility tours
Supervise communications coordinator and consultants
Participate in leadership team meetings, as needed
Generate management and other reports, as needed
All other duties as assigned
Excitement about and strong commitment to the mission of the Santa Cruz Community Health Centers
A Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree (MPP, MPH, Journalism, or other)
5-7 years' experience in a development/fundraising role for a non-profit organization
Strong leadership qualities
Experience with program planning and evaluation
Experience in budget development and management
Experience with major donor cultivation and personal solicitation of large gifts
Strong written, interpersonal, and oral communication skills
Knowledge of donor database management
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
Ability to be creative, well-organized, detail oriented, flexible, and self-starting
Experience and knowledge within the health care field, particularly community health
Experience in PR or Marketing with an emphasis on developing materials for publication
Experience with donor and/or community relations in Santa Cruz County and throughout the State of California
This is a full-time, long term position.
Salary is highly competitive commensurate with the experience and education level required by this position. We provide an excellent, comprehensive benefit package, 2% 401K Match, generous dental, vision, life insurance coverage, and paid time off.
To apply, complete employment application. Download employment application at www.schealthcenters.org/Careers. Submit application, current resume, two writing samples, and a letter of interest not to exceed two pages to Human Resources. No phone inquiries, please.
THE SANTA CRUZ COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Santa Cruz Community Health Centers is a multi-site, Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) serving Santa Cruz County residents. Our mission is to provide high quality health services and advocate the feminist goals of social, political, and economic equality. Driven by a 40-year commitment to health care as a human right, Santa Cruz Community Health Centers is a leading nonprofit provider of hi...gh-quality, affordable and comprehensive health services to women, men and children, regardless of their ability to pay.
The Santa Cruz Community Health Centers are situated on the Monterey Bay, close to Silicon Valley and an hour’s drive from San Francisco.Santa Cruz is not only a place, it’s a lifestyle. With our strong surf culture, enticing State Parks and Beaches, conscientious living and a Mediterranean climate, Santa Cruz offers endless opportunities for you and your family.Santa Cruz County residents enjoy an abundance of outdoor activities, arts and culture, and diverse educational opportunities. Fertile Central Coast farmland offers fresh, local, organic produce through farmers markets nearly every day of the week. The community attracts and hosts an eclectic array of cultural happenings. Creativity and individuality thrive here. Stimulating educational opportunities are available at the University of California-Santa Cruz, Cabrillo College and top-rated public schools.