Patient Services, Inc. seeks Executive Director, P.S.I.
Position Reports to Chief Executive Officer
This national highly visible and critical role reports to
the Patient Services, Inc. Chief Executive Officer with a dotted
line to the Vice President of Business Development. The P.S.I.
Foundation Executive Director serves as the key fundraising
executive responsible for all fundraising and development
The Executive Director will have primary responsibility
for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow
a $1M to $3M budget through the solicitation of annual and major
gifts, corporate, federal and state grants, special events, and
corporate and foundation support throughout the country. The
successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build
Patient Services nonprofit's visibility, impact, and financial
The incumbent may live anywhere in the US with
preference near easily accessible travel hubs.
She or he will expand and diversify PSI’s
donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members and
volunteers to secure funding for new initiatives. He/she must be a
highly efficient and organized multi-tasker who is able to
strategically manage and lead a small development team and manage a
myriad of initiatives in a fast-paced and collaborative
It is expected that the amount raised by the P.S.I.
Foundation will increase in future years as the Executive Director
systematically and effectively strengthens the organization's
overall fundraising capacity.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
- Create, execute, and partner with the CEO and board members on
all major fundraising initiatives.
- Actively work with the CEO, VP of Business Development, and
senior staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development
strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants,
- Have primary responsibility for development and execution of
all grants, and proposals; write and archive all proposals with a
long-term relationship-management approach.
- Utilize a range of techniques to build funding relationships
including stewardship calls, visits, events, site visits, use of
volunteers and regular communication as well as conduct discovery
calls to qualify potential donors and determine capacity and
inclination to give.
- Work closely with the marketing & communications team
delivering online fundraising efforts while exploring the use of
existing and emerging social media channels to reach and cultivate
- Oversee research funding sources and trends, with foresight, to
help position PSI ahead of major funding changes or trends
- Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical
analysis to board and senior leaders.
- Bachelor's degree required. CFRE highly
preferred, or willing to achieve within 2 years.
- 5 plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit
organization; demonstrated success in a development function
(managing and forging relationships with multiple donor
- Tangible experience expanding and cultivating existing donor
relationships over time.
- Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual
strategic development plan.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability
to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term
- Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively
impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.
- Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but
also a team player who will productively engage with others at
varying levels of seniority within and outside PSI.
- Track record for exceeding financial targets.
- Potential for extensive travel.
- Strong Business Acumen
- Executive Presence
- Strategic Leadership & High Moral Character
- Innovative and Entrepreneurial
- Skilled Communicator with Superb Interpersonal Skills
- Complex Problem Solver
- Financial Modeling
- Self-motivated, results and mission driven
- Highly Organized
About Patient Services, Inc. and P.S.I.
PSI is a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization created in
1989 dedicated to assisting patients throughout the US who are
living with rare and chronic diseases. We assist patients in
securing health insurance, subsiding insurance premiums, drug
co-payments and ancillary services related to a patient’s
condition. PSI does not provide a set financial grant to
patients, rather we help pay for direct costs of insurance and care
based on financial need to maximize the ability for patients to
continue to live their best productive lives. Assistance is
made possible through private and corporate donations.
PSI holds 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator for
effective resource management and fiscal responsibility. We
operate under a positive opinion from the U.S. Department of Health
and Human Services Office of the Inspector General issued in 2002
and modified in 2017 (Ad. Op 02-01).
The P.S.I. Foundation is a 501c3 supported organization of
Patient Services, Inc. The foundation raises unrestricted funds to
support the mission of Patient Services, Inc. Both organizations
are governed by separate Boards of Directors. The majority of the
members of the P.S.I. Foundation Board of Directors is appointed by
the PSI Board of Directors. Visit our website www.patientservicesinc.org
to learn more.
EEOC and Diversity statement
PSI is committed to fostering, cultivating, and preserving
a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We embrace and
encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability,
ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression,
language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political
affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic
status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our
Compensation and Application Requirements
Candidates are expected to understand the specific and
unique circumstances of PSI and should address how his/her
experiences will contribute to the future success and growth of
PSI. Applications without a thoughtful cover letter and salary
requirements will not be considered.
Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
A generous benefits package includes paid holidays, paid time off,
health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short term
disability insurance and matching contribution to a 401k retirement
plan after meeting eligibility requirements.
Send application materials to Heather Reinecke, HR Manager
To ensure your submission is considered, please include
Executive Director P.S.I. Foundation in the
subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Position is available
for immediate hire and will be open until filled.