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Sr Director of Development (Remote)

Alliance for a Healthier Generation
Oregon, United States
$90,778.00 - $108,934.00
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Who We Are 

We promote healthy environments so that every mind, every body, and every young person can be healthy and ready to succeed.    We believe that a dedicated, intensified movement that centers equity in health practices and policies is required in order to achieve dramatic improvements in the health and life outcomes of Black, Indigenous, People of Color, as well as communities experiencing deep poverty.    Healthier Generation has worked with schools, youth-serving organizations, businesses, and communities, promoting healthy environments so that young people can achieve lifelong health. Our work, in total, has reached more than 31 million children and meaningfully improved the environments that support their physical, social, and emotional health.      Job Purpose – What You Will Do    Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Senior Director of Development is a key role in the philanthropic and earned revenue strategy at the Alliance for a Healthier Generation during an exciting time of growth, innovation and dedication to health equity. The Senior Director of Development reports to the Vice President, Development and collaborates closely with the Chief Development Officer, and senior and executive leaders in development, marketing, technology, program and finance in revenue generation activities and all aspects of the organization’s strategic fundraising plan to ensure short-term and long-term sustainability ($14.5M FY23 fundraising goal, with ambitious projections for growth for FY24 and beyond).    Anchored in Healthier Generation’s value for achieving health equity, the position will guide and implement strategies that generate investments from corporate, foundation, government, and individual prospects, including serving as account lead for high-value prospects. They will implement annual revenue generation plans, manage personal development goals, and contribute to overall development team goals. This position will require dynamic leadership skills that inspire internal and external stakeholders by driving work across teams and deftly articulating Healthier Generation’s goals, mission, and strategic framework to prospective and current donors.       Core Responsibilities 
  • With mastery fluency of Healthier Generation’s mission, strategic framework and its programmatic and organizational assets, the Senior Director of Development activates and manages a personal portfolio of corporate and institutional accounts and strategies with annual solicitation value of $10M towards a personal goal of at least 30% of an annual department goal of $14.5M. 
  • Drive philanthropic brand awareness and financial support for the organization—with a focus on relevance in an ever-changing and competitive funding landscape. 
  • Manage a diversified portfolio of corporate, foundation prospects and individuals 
  • Drive all aspects of moves management including prospect identification, vetting, outreach, cultivation, solicitation and close. Build relationships with corporate and foundation prospects. 
  • Own all aspects of the moves management—from case building, strategy, prospect research and vetting, funder meetings, concept papers to stewardship. 
  • Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward prospects/funders that align with strategic framework, funding focus areas and priorities. 
  • Responsible for all strategy, implementation, communications, messaging and tools with regard to the moves management process including, but not limited to:  
  • High-level executive-facing memos on prospect alignment, talking points and funding profiles for meetings and pitches.  
  • Design and prepare grant and corporate proposals, pitch decks, concept papers and other key fundraising outputs. 
  • Prospect alignment, strategy and ability to facilitate high-level, highly collaborative planning meetings. 
  • Provides expertise in leading and collaboratively designing concepts, strategy and process with core team members and cross-team colleagues across the organization in support of the whole prospect life cycle. 
  • Facilitate strategic meetings such as proposal scoping, funder meetings, brainstorms, and planning. 
  • Serve as key member helping to build the development calendar of activities. 
  • Contributes to exploring new funding opportunities in collaboration with program and development leadership, creates concepts and tools that can be used to engage funders across the organization. 
  • Adhere to efficient use of fundraising processes and systems, as well as accurate and timely grant reporting. 
  • Contribute to building a culture of philanthropy by coaching and mentoring team members across teams; supporting and maximizing CEO and board door-opening and fundraising activities; and collaborating with other senior leaders to create innovative marketplace revenue models and partnership strategies. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 
  Required Competencies - Who You Are  You should have a genuine interest in and commitment to making kids’ lives healthier. You are a dedicated equity driven, solution-oriented professional who values community centered approach and systems-level change. Your ability to strategize revenue-generation ideas, prioritize tasks, build internal and external relationships and be self-driven prepares you for this position.    Your professional experience will show that you practice many of the following Healthier Generation core values:   
  • Mission driven: You are passionate about creating equitable environments for young people and believe every mind, every body, and every young person should be healthy and ready to succeed. You demonstrate passion for school and youth-serving organizations, health and wellness, quality standards and processes. 
  • Crave Solutions: You strategize to transform systems and drive sustainability through evidence-based, data-driven approaches. You have an ability to assess and identify significant opportunities and potential problems and develop feasible solutions to address the problem. 
  • Bridge Builders: Making intentional and effective connections externally and internally to fulfill our purpose. You can build and maintain relationships with a variety of diverse stakeholders and have an understanding of the challenges facing communities that serve Black, Indigenous, and People of Color populations. 
  • Engage and connect: You demonstrate professionalism and courtesy with open and proactive communication to increase synergy. You assume best intentions and practice self-management and empathy to acknowledge our own and each other’s perspective. You can effectively provide and receive feedback that is constructive, timely, as appropriate. 
  • Never settle: You strive constantly for excellence and equity with an eagerness to improve and a zeal to stand up for generations of healthy, thriving kids. You have demonstrated knowledge and experience in cultural competency and applying an equity mindset with colleagues, leaders, stakeholders, and communities. 
  • Virtually here: You respect the time and contributions of colleagues by being punctual, attentive, and responsive in all virtual settings. You use available technology to create an environment that facilitates person-to-person connectivity and workflow. You also have effective presentation skills (internal, external, small, large, conference calls, in-person). 
  Education and experience requirements for this role: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent combination of education and experience required. 
  • At least 15 years of development and fundraising experience, with demonstrated success in corporate and foundation revenue generation 
  • At least 6 years of revenue generation experience with demonstrated ability to grow donor prospect base and securing six and seven figure institutional gifts and grants.  
  • Experience leading annual giving programs and campaigns. 
  • Experience managing a diversified development portfolio including corporations, foundations, and individuals. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office software and use of spreadsheets 
  • Proficiency with Salesforce or similar/ complex fundraising platforms. 
  • Experience generating philanthropic funding to support youth, families, health or education preferred. 
  • Deep knowledge of nonprofit financial best practices as it relates to fundraising. 
  • Preference will be given to candidates with experience with fundraising at complex, large-scale regional or at the national-level  
  Compensation and Benefits  At Healthier Generation, we believe in a holistic approach to rewarding and supporting staff. We work to balance financial stability with competitive pay and meaningful benefits –while offering unmatched schedule flexibility and mission-based work. Some of the benefits we offer include: 
  • Flexible PTO (available immediately upon hire) 
  • 100% remote work, highly flexible work environment 
  • Competitive health benefits program and employer contributions 
  • Professional development and learning opportunities 
  • 401(k) employer match of up to 4%, with 100% vesting of the match upon hire 
  • Stipend income to support communication and wellness in the amount of $1,500 per year (in per-paycheck increments) 
  Each job at Healthier Generation is assigned to a salary grade built on market data. For an individual coming into Healthier Generation, we set pay generally between the minimum and the midpoint of the salary grade and based on qualifications. For this position, the minimum is $90,778 and the midpoint is $108,934.    This job description is subject to change at any time.      The Alliance for a Healthier Generation is committed to Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, or veteran status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. 



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