Senior Director of Development and
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors
Founded in 1977, the Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors (Phoenix
Society) is the leading national not-for-profit organization
dedicated to empowering people affected by a burn injury. Phoenix
Society serves burn survivors, loved ones, burn care professionals,
researchers, and everyone committed to empowering the burn
community and building a safer world.
Phoenix Society seeks an entrepreneurial, creative, and
strategic Senior Director of Development and Marketing (Senior
Director). The Senior Director will have a breadth and depth of
development experience and lead a comprehensive development office,
including annual, major gifts, foundations, corporations,
e-philanthropy, and events. The successful candidate will lead
using best practices in methodologies, including digital marketing,
face-to-face solicitation, and grant writing. S/he will preserve
the Phoenix Society’s long-term alliances with donors while
systematically developing national digital marketing and
storytelling strategies to raise the organizational profile, ensure
effective positioning, and increase fundraising capacity.
The Senior Director will leverage the Phoenix Society’s major
gifts program to create new relationships nationally with
individuals, corporations, and foundations. The ideal candidate
will lead a national expansion and monetization of the Phoenix
Society’s brand, including marketing opportunities with
corporations and products that support burn survivors upon
discharge from the hospital.
The successful candidate will build and carry a portfolio of
prospects, including strategies for the identification,
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of prospects. S/he will
strategically engage the Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating
Officer, Board of Directors, and other key stakeholders, providing
meaningful and valuable engagement opportunities and effective
support. The Senior Director will partner with the Chief Executive
Officer and other content experts on face-to-face briefings,
solicitations, and gift negotiations. The ideal candidate will
partner with Phoenix Society’s programs team to elicit and
synthesize information and translate this information into
compelling cases for support and digital marketing efforts.
Working within the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) model,
the Senior Director will report to the Chief Operating Officer /
Integrator and also be accountable to the Chief Executive Officer
for fundraising strategy and solicitation. S/he will lead a team of
four fundraising and marketing professionals.
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors retained Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC
to facilitate this executive recruitment. Please send confidential
inquiries and applications directly to Freeman Philanthropic
Services, LLC via e-mail at PhoenixSociety@glfreeman.com.