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Development Manager

  • Full Time
  • Portland, Oregon
  • $60,000-$75,000 USD / Year
  • Salary: $60,000-$75,000

Website TheLundReport The Lund Report

Independent health news for Oregon and SW Washington

Development Manager

At The Lund Report, we tell stories and lead discussions that impact Oregonians’ everyday lives — and we are looking for an energetic, gregarious and collaborative Development Manager to help spearhead our growth. The Lund Report operates a website providing important public-service journalism about pressing health care issues in Oregon and beyond. The nonprofit incorporates a sister entity, the Oregon Health Forum, devoted to educating the public and advancing health policy through discussion and debate.

This is a great opportunity for an ambitious development professional seeking to join a mission-driven organization that is working to improve the lives of Oregonians. You’ll help develop and grow the resources necessary to keep this small but dynamic organization thriving. You will work alongside a small, talented team of journalists and leaders who are passionate about their work. Launched in 2009, and funded through subscriptions, donations, and foundation support, The Lund Report is a must-read for health care professionals, academics, government officials and members of the public who follow health care.

The Oregon Health Forum, a program of the nonprofit, similarly works to elevate public awareness of pressing health care issues. It provides an important public venue for health care leaders, consumers, policymakers and advocates to collectively address timely health policy issues and interact with their colleagues and peers. Funding for OHF initiatives has historically come in the form of ticket sales, foundation support, and corporate sponsors.


The Development Manager stays up-to-date on trends in philanthropy, including for nonprofit public-service journalism organizations and health care-focused entities. They will work with the Director of Operations to set and meet development goals, which will include identifying prospects, cultivating major gifts and corporate sponsorships, and building our subscription and job board user base.

In addition to refining donor outreach, cultivation and engagement, they will assist in creating grant applications and completing the associated reporting. The Development Manager will also assist with  content creation for fundraising materials including emails, impact reports, presentations, and other communications..

This is a full-time position and hybrid work is a possibility. The Lund Report is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

*A note to potential candidates: Studies show that women, trans, non-binary, BIPOC, and people from other marginalized populations are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every single one of the qualifications in a job description. The Lund Report/Oregon Health Forum are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organization, and we are most interested in finding the best candidate for the job, regardless of whether they meet every qualification. We strongly encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply. 

The right candidate will have:

-experience executing successful fundraising campaigns
-experience utilizing CRM system(s) for tracking and reporting
-a history of writing winning grant proposals
-familiarity with key foundations and grant funding opportunities in Oregon
-experience securing major gifts and cultivating corporate sponsorships
-excellent verbal and written communication skills
-strong technology, time management and organizational skills
-an ability to work independently and adapt to change
-strong people skills and a passion for collaboration
-attention to detail
-commitment to public service

Preferred skills:

-familiarity with health care
-an understanding of the importance of independent journalism
-experience in marketing/development collaboration
-fundraising event management experience
-familiarity with email platforms such as MailChimp

Compensation and benefits:  $60,000- $75,000 annual salary, depending on experience and qualifications; full medical and vision coverage insurance after a period of 30 days; monthly stipend for dental coverage and internet; three weeks paid vacation in the first year, and paid federal holidays.

Working Conditions: This is a job that entails office/desk work (some of which may be performed remotely) along with in-person meetings both on and off-site; the ability to remain in a relatively stationary position for up to two hours; ability to operate a computer for extended periods of time; and the ability to move up to 10 lbs. The schedule is somewhat flexible but should approximate 9am-5pm, Mon-Fri working hours. Minimal night and weekend availability may be required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to support individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter in PDF form to  with the subject “Development Manager”.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, with a priority application date of May 15, 2023. Interviews will be scheduled on a rolling basis, and the ideal candidate will join the team in Summer 2023.

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