Community Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation – Senior Director of Development

Posted Jan 24, 2023 Jacksonville, Florida

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Expires Mar 31, 2023


Senior Director of Development works directly with the Executive Director to provide leadership and support for Foundation initiatives to expand major and planned gifts. This position manages a portfolio of donor prospects, implements major and planned gift strategies, prospect research and stewardship. In addition, this position will have supervisory responsibility for the major gifts team.

Essential duties and responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities: Work closely with the Foundation’s Executive Director in the overall planning and strategic development of organizational funding priorities. Manage a portfolio of 100-150 major gift prospects, conduct personal visits and solicit major gift prospects annually. Design and implement strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward new donor prospects. Work closely with the Foundation Board and volunteers to leverage relationships and assist with donor prospect introductions and cultivation. Manage and run Capital campaigns as appropriate Provide staff leadership to a community advisory council with a focus on volunteer engagement/education, fundraising, and community relations. Develop customized individual and corporate sponsorship proposals. Establish metrics and use data to track, analyze, and prepare monthly reports to analyze progress and subsequently determine necessary actions to maximize productivity. Create and execute plans to secure, cultivate and steward sponsorships and individual donors. Utilize prospect research and the Foundation database to track and monitor systematic donor communication and activity. Implement a comprehensive stewardship program that appropriately recognizes and thanks donors resulting in positive long-term philanthropic relationships. Follow-up on all pledges. Closely monitor donor activity and utilize prospect research to identify potential donors with capacity and interest in planned giving. Manage and maintain the planned giving website. Identify and recruit a team of professional advisors to support the organization’s planned giving efforts. Ensure that the Foundation’s Gift Acceptance Policies are current and accommodating of the various types of planned gifts the organization intends to receive. Benefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee assistance program Flexible schedule Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insurance Schedule: Monday to Friday Ability to commute/relocate: Jacksonville, FL 32257: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


Fundraising: 3 years (Required) Donor Solicitation: 1 year (Preferred)

Education and Experience

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and 3-5 years of experience in major gift and planned giving fundraising. Knowledge of: Principals and techniques of major giving and planned giving strategies. Skilled at: Successful experience in soliciting and closing major and planned gifts from individuals. Communicating effectively in both written and oral forms with donors and board members; exhibiting independent judgment in the development, implementation and evaluation of plans, procedures and policies. Working in a development office environment with a proven track record of achievement in progressively increasing results in major and planned giving programs. Ability to work effectively in a team environment with sound judgment and the ability to handle matters of a sensitive and confidential nature. “Per mandates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Alivia Care, Inc. and its subsidiaries, affiliated entities, joint ventures and related entities(including, without limitation, Alivia Care of Georgia, Inc., Alivia Care Solutions, Inc., PACE Partners of Northeast Florida, Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, Inc. and Community Hospice & Palliative Care Foundation) requires the COVID-19 vaccine. If hired, you will be required to produce proof of vaccination as a condition of employment. Exemptions for medical or sincerely held religious beliefs may be requested according to EEOC guidance but approval is not guaranteed. In addition, approved exemptions do not guarantee that an accommodation can be made that will allow you to perform the essential functions of the role. Each situation is considered on a case by case basis. Please consider this risk before deciding to move forward with your application. Job Type: Full-time

Salary/Salary Range

$90,000 - $96,000 per year

How to Apply

Email Annie Tuttle,


Community Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation


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