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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Community Hospice Foundation

Executive Director, Community Hospice Foundation

Company: Community Hospice Foundation 
Date Posted: April 23, 2018

SUMMARY: Develops and implements short-term and long-term fundraising plans to supplement the annual operating needs, capital needs and other new and ongoing program needs for Community Hospice. Oversight of Foundation staff and all Foundation activities.


1. Serves as the Executive Director to the Foundation Board and to its committees and assumes responsibility for cultivating, training and supporting this board.

2. Incorporates Community Hospice’s policies and procedures, mission and vision in development and implementation plans. Develops and maintains Foundation policies and procedures.

3. Identifies, researches, and cultivates funding sources, including corporate, foundation, government and individuals, to support Community Hospice and its activities.

4. Develops solicitation materials and prepares funding applications to various sources, including the annual support program.

5. Coordinates and implements a plan of action for capital campaigns for special projects, such as the Alexander Cohen Hospice House and other capital needs.

6. Oversees a computerized record system for donations and recognitions to include donor acknowledgements.

7. Serves as a spokesperson to outside groups regarding fundraising activities.

8. Follows all Foundation and Community Hospice policies and procedures including, but not limited to, safety, infection control privacy and confidentiality, and HIPAA.

9. Other duties as assigned, including work in other areas to meet the needs of the organization.


1. Ability to adhere to and ensure compliance with Foundation and Community Hospice policies and procedures and HIPAA policies.

2. Ability to communicate professionally in both written and verbal formats.

3. Ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with donors, board members, and other constituents of the organization.

4. Ability to handle confidential information and make appropriate judgments.

5. Ability to be self motivated and demonstrate leadership.

6. Ability to meet deadlines and remain on task for multiple projects.




  1. Valid California Driver’s License and current auto insurance.
  2. Bachelor’s degree.
  3. Competent with word processing, spreadsheet, and fund raising software.
  4. Familiar with database systems.
  5. Knowledge of and experience in general fundraising principles.
  6. CFRE Certification (Certified Fundraising Executive) desirable.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: This position works in an office environment using a computer and general office equipment.

WORK SCHEDULE: Position is regular full-time required to work a regularly scheduled 40-hour workweek, with extra time as needed to meet the needs of the organization. This is an exempt position.

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT - Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services

Director of Development

Company: Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services 
Date Posted: May 1, 2018

Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services (SFBFS), a local non-profit organization serving families and individuals in need since 1976, offers fourteen diverse programs and services at two facilities in Sacramento. A staff of 83 and several thousand volunteers accomplish SFBFS’ mission of assisting families in need by alleviating their immediate pain and problems and by moving them toward self-sufficiency and financial independence. For more information, please visit



The Director of Development is responsible for leading Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services’ (SFBFS) contributed revenue program and fundraising efforts. The Director of Development will focus on strategically growing contributed revenue, building the major gifts program and deepening community engagement. The Development Director leads the development team and works closely with the President/CEO. The Director of Development works with the VP of Communications & Marketing to manage strategic communications planning, marketing, public relations as it relates to fundraising efforts.

The Director of Development will:

  • Develop a comprehensive, strategic plan for growing contributed revenue. Create an annual plan that identifies strategies and tactics for increasing giving, providing effective donor stewardship, increasing donor retention, attracting new donors and deepening community engagement
  • Oversee the implementation of the development program, including major gifts and legacy giving, foundations, corporations, special events, digital fundraising and direct mail
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major donors (individuals, foundations and corporations)
  • Work with the VP of Communications and President to ensure an integrated approach to development and communications.
  • Develop metrics to guide the development team in analyzing the effectiveness of fund raising strategies, activities and tactics
  • Ensure that the development department maintains high standards for donor engagement, development systems and procedures and performs its work with the highest level of ethics and integrity
  • Supervise the Annual Fund Manager and assist with guiding workflow and training
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in communications, marketing, business or related fields
  • Prior experience with Major Gifts is required
  • Visionary and creative leadership in development with an outstanding record of accomplishment
  • 5+ years knowledge and best practices in all key areas of development
  • Superior analytic, strategic and organizational skills, coupled with integrity, judgment and discretion
  • Ability to manage and partner with high-level fund raising volunteers


POSITION DETAILS                                                                     

  • Full-time, exempt position; Monday - Friday; occasional weekends and holidays as needed
  • SFBFS’ Family Services campus, w/ frequent travel to Food Bank Services campus; comprehensive benefits

Applicants must submit resume, cover letter, SFBFS’ employment application (found here: which should include three professional references to for consideration. No phone calls please.