Development Director, Exalta Health

Job Title

Development Director


Exalta Health

Job Duties

The Development Director is responsible for developing and implementing the development strategy for Exalta Health. Reporting to the President, the Director is responsible for achieving the fund development goals and engaging stakeholders in advancement activities of the organization.

Specific areas of responsibility:

Fund Development

  • Designs, implements and manages annual fund development plan that includes as needed annual giving, major donor, endowment and capital campaigns, special projects, and other agency related solicitations
  • Manages strategies and activities for donor cultivation, solicitation, and relations
  • Maintains contact with and develops grant proposals for foundations, corporations and government funding sources as requested
  • Develops a comprehensive planned-giving program
  • Participates in fund development events focusing on sponsorships and donor recruitment/follow up activities
  • Attends Board Development Committee to assist in developing and monitoring strategies to initiate and meet fundraising goals
  • Develops fundraising training for Board members and other leadership volunteers as requested
  • Provides to the President development reports as requested
  • Assists the President, Board Members, and other volunteers with recommending and researching potential new major donor’s members

Donor Relations

  • Develops and manages donor development plan which includes the President, Board members, and other key volunteers
  • Assists in maintaining the donor database
  • Ensures all donors are kept up to date with Exalta Health activities and events
  • Ensures all donors are thanked and recognized appropriately
  • Work closely with President and Volunteer & Communications Coordinator in the development of the agency newsletter, the Annual Report, and other print and digital materials for donors and potential donors

Fund Development Office Infrastructure

  • Works in collaboration with the Executive Assistant to create and maintain office systems to support all Development projects and operations
  • Coordinates development research activities


  • Personal commitment to the organization’s mission and values
  • A minimum of 5 years professional fundraising experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree with specialized training in fund development
  • Proven experience in designing and managing development or marketing programs
  • Experience with developing and maintaining productive working relationships with board members and donors
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as a leader and as part of a team
  • Familiarity with health care
  • Experience in working with diverse populations
  • Able to maintain a flexible schedule with some evening and weekend hours as needed

About the Position

Salary and Benefits

  • Full time salaried position
  • Health insurance benefits as described in the employee handbook
  • PTO and holiday time

How to Apply

Resume, cover letter, and three written references can be sent to the attention of Bill Paxton at Current deadline for application is August 24, 2018.

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