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Remote Director of Development at Charlotte Maxwell Clinic

  • Full Time
  • Remote (Remote)
  • $104,000 - $108,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $104,000 - $108,000

Charlotte Maxwell Clinic

Another Source’s client, Charlotte Maxwell Clinic, is recruiting a Remote Director of Development to join their team in Oakland, CA. Work may be performed remotely but requires someone who can network in the San Francisco Bay Area, attend occasional onsite meetings, and manage live events.


About Charlotte Maxwell Clinic:

Charlotte Maxwell Clinic (CMC) is an Oakland-based nonprofit that provides free access to compassionate, integrative care for San Francisco Bay Area low-income women with cancer for over 30 years. Charlotte Maxwell Clinic is rebuilding and expanding its clinic operations and is searching for a Development Director to build its visibility to various organizations to secure funding and sponsorships for our continued sustainability and support of our existing community and new clientele.


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Compensation & Benefits:

This is a full-time, exempt, 40 hours per week position. CMC offers health, vision and dental, retirement, and paid time off benefits.


Salary: $104,000 – 108,000 per year, depending on experience and including bonus opportunities for achieving goals.


About the Role:

The Development Director is responsible for providing critical fundraising, donor development, and communications and event support for the organization. Working with the Executive Director, this team member will be responsible for creating and executing efficient mechanisms for consistently achieving the organization’s donor development and financial goals. The Development Director will provide leadership in developing and executing fundraising plans, including building a strong individual gifts program, expanding communications, and strengthening donor relationships. This includes applying best practices for stewarding existing relationships and growing individual, foundation, and corporate giving.

The ideal candidate is an experienced fundraiser, a natural relationship builder, and an effective communicator with a proven ability to think creatively, collaborate, and deliver results. This position reports to the Executive Director and Board of Directors.


Duties Include:

Fund Development – 50%

Establish annual fundraising targets, goals, and objectives, including plans for achieving each objective.
Cultivate, maintain, and grow individual and corporate donor engagement and ensure robust and timely donor appreciation.
Develop and oversee a multi-year plan to grow the major donor program.
Attend networking meetings and events with existing donors and major donor prospects.
Build personal relationships with current and prospective major donors.
Design and execute annual and seasonal fundraising campaigns, including spring and year-end direct mail and digital appeals.
Team Management – 20%

Oversee developing and implementing a marketing and communications plan to create board, community, and donor awareness and engagement.
Supervise a marketing and communications analyst.
Regularly analyze the effectiveness of social media and website posts, emails, direct mail, and all other donor communications and strategize to increase social engagement and donations.
Lead the Board’s Fundraising Committee with practical insight and best-practice strategies to strengthen and expand philanthropic support.
Work with the Board of Directors to create a culture of fundraising within the board; assist and coach board members in fundraising activities, including donor solicitations, prospect/donor cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship.
Manage all aspects of CMC’s donor management system, including data entry, direct mail and email lists, analysis, and reporting.
Grant Development – 20%

In partnership with the Executive Director, set the team’s course in creating a focused strategy to increase grant revenue, especially from local, family, and corporate foundations and Donor Advised Funds.
Assist in the research of donation and grant-funded programs and opportunities available through local, state, and federal programs
Assist in developing, preparing, and submittal of grant applications/ proposals.
Event Management – 10%

Organize and implement activities to increase the number of donors and their giving level.
Support, plan, and manage all fundraising events, including the creation of timelines, goals, budgets, action plans, event logistics, and post-event evaluation; supervise, train, and coordinate event volunteers.
Work with staff, committees, and volunteers to ensure that CMC events are successful, from acquiring sponsorships to registration to execution.
Required Qualifications & Attributes:

Have a proven track record for fundraising for non-profit organizations, organizing events, establishing fundraising plans, maintaining donor relationships, and securing new ones.
Advance CMC’s mission through actively seeking partners and planning ways to increase CMC’s visibility to sponsors, donors, local businesses, etc., to secure funding for our sustainability.
Develop and organize all aspects of CMC’s fundraising programs. Maintain database of donors, sponsors, etc. Create budgets, proposals, and reports for Executive Director and the CMC’s Board review and approvals.
Research and identify potential donors and sponsors and implement strategies to foster positive relationships.
Establish and maintain productive business communications with individual and business donors or sponsors.
Create reports post-event to analyze data and determine the marketing effectiveness the fundraising program and campaigns.
Oversee and plan meetings with the Executive Director and Board Members to plan milestones and requirements for fundraisers.
Create print marketing materials related to fundraising.
Meet with Executive Director to gauge business needs and brainstorm ideas for fundraising programs for the coming year.

Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Business, Creative Writing, English, Communications, Marketing, or a related field.
CFRE certification is a plus.
7 plus years of experience in fundraising major gifts and cultivating and stewarding relationships with individual donors and foundations.
A strong business development background with knowledge of and networking experience in the San Francisco Bay Area corporate, philanthropic, and foundation community.
Experience managing projects, coaching staff, and collaborating with executive leadership and the board of directors.
Computer proficiency and familiarity with Google Workspace, 8×8, and Constant Contact.
Experience with Salesforce (strongly preferred) or similar CRM required.
High proficiency in digital communications (social media, emails, etc.) with the ability to convert audiences to donors.
Experience in graphic design, video editing, and website maintenance is a plus.
To Apply:

CMC is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions based on merit. We are committed to diversity in the workplace, and our equal opportunity commitment prohibits unlawful discrimination against any applicant or employee.

Women of color, multilingual, and cancer survivors are especially encouraged to apply.


COVID-19 considerations: Charlotte Maxwell Clinic has implemented strict COVID-19 prevention protocols. All staff and volunteers must be vaccinated and boosted to enter the clinic. (Clients receive in-person services regardless of vaccination status.)


Another Source works with their clients, on a retained project basis. We are committed to building inclusive candidate pools as we partner with hiring teams. Veterans, women, people of color, LGBTQIA+, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. As you read through the job posting and review the list of qualifications (required and/or preferred), please do not self-select out if you feel you do not meet every qualification. No one is 100% qualified. We encourage you to apply and share your story with us.

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