Cornerstone Health Services, Inc., is in search of a full-time Foundation Executive Director, located in Central Florida, to further the mission and goals through a comprehensive fundraising program that will grow and expand the current initiatives. The candidate should be self-motivated, have a minimum of 5 years of development leadership, capital campaigns, grant-writing, and superior written and oral communication skills.
Reporting to the CEO, the Foundation Executive Director manages a comprehensive fund-raising program for Cornerstone Health Services, Inc., including the Annual Giving Fund, major and planned gifts, foundation grants, and targeted fundraising.
Increase and sustain base of annual donors.
Execute special events to raise awareness and generate revenue.
Identify potential grant sources and supervise the execution of grant proposals.
Maintains contacts with all sources of current and prospective contributions with Cornerstone objectives for financial support.
Ensures the administrative functions of the Foundation are carried out.
Responsible for the selection, employment, evaluation, and discharge of Foundation Staff. Currently supervises a staff of seven employees.
Recruits volunteer leadership to assist in the major gifts program and with special events planning.
Supervises production of all printed materials and publications for the foundation.
Interacts with community professionals on wills, charitable trusts, and other planned instruments.
Formulates and recommends fund raising policies or policy changes for future organizational growth.
Prepares and presents periodic reports providing updated financial information and progress on fund raising events and other related activities.
Works with Board of Directors and Nomination Committee in recruiting new board members. Responsible for orientation, retreat planning and all committees in an effort to promote engagement of members.
Maintain involvement in professional fund-raising groups and other development groups/programs.
Has a four-year degree or equivalent experience.
Successful track record of maintaining relationships with donors and effective strategies for major gift solicitation.
Superior written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
Minimum of 5+ years in development leadership
Direct supervisory experience with staff and volunteers
Experience with database and prospect management tools
Exhibits positive energy, creativity, and an ability to ”close the deal.”
Must hold/obtain valid Florida driver’s license.
Cornerstone Health Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Internal Number: 0123
About Cornerstone Health Services, Inc.
Cornerstone Health Services, Inc. is a large nonprofit healthcare provider offering the highest quality end-of-life services to patients and their families in Central Florida and Georgia. In addition to traditional hospice and palliative care, we provide personal and emotional services to help the seriously ill and their families.
The Cornerstone Hospice Foundation is a 501-c-3, charitable arm of Cornerstone Health Services, Inc. The work of the Foundation helps to ensure that no patient is turned away because of an inability to pay. The changing environment in healthcare is driven by rapidly rising costs and reduced Medicare payments which have created the need for more focused philanthropic endeavors to safeguard programs and quality initiatives not covered by reimbursements.