Karen Andrews Group
  • 11-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (EST)
  • Executive Search
  • Ypsilanti, MI, USA
  • 95000-115000 per year
  • Full Time

Health Insurance, Dental insurance, Flexible schedule, Life insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan

The Corner Health Center seeks a Development Director with extensive experience raising funds for nonprofit organizations, ideally within a health care setting. This individual will work very closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to spearhead fundraising activities for the organization. This is an exempt, full time, on-site position (40 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours) with competitive salary and benefits.

Reporting to the Executive Director, the ideal candidate will have at least five years of development experience, with a passion for running all aspects of a development operation in a strong, local community organization.

As frequently cited statistics note that communities of color, women and other marginalized groups apply to positions only if they completely meet qualifications, we encourage you to upend those statistics and apply to this position. We excitedly anticipate your application!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy that enables the Corner to fulfill its mission, complements revenue and spending cycles, and reflects a keen awareness of local, regional, and national donor attributes and giving seasons
• Cultivate and maintain donor relationships, including:
• Build and manage a broad base of individual donors. Efforts include conducting in-person cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship meetings with donors and prospects, special events and other strategies
• In partnership with the executive director, secure and steward major individual donors and corporate sponsors
• Work with the Executive Director and Board of Directors to develop and implement strategies for major gift donors and prospects. Serve as Development staff liaison to the Board. Attend Board meetings and coordinate Board development activities
• Coordinate fundraising events and donor prospect gatherings
• Design and execute special events for donors
• Plan, design materials, and manage at least two direct mail appeals annually
• Create annual report for the agency
• Represent the organization to funders and community partners
• Participate in community events and public functions to represent the organization and actively engage donors, prospects and key stakeholders, including community partners in health care
• Research and cultivate new grant opportunities
• Oversee, write and prepare grants and reports
• Oversee and maintain communication with media to promote the Corner and its events
• Manage donor data, gift processing, timely gift acknowledgements, and appropriate donor gift recognition
• Maintain and build donor portfolios including accessing and analyzing data in Donor Perfect
• Oversee direct mail program
• Produce dashboard reports to be presented to internal management and the Board of Directors on a monthly basis
• Work with the Finance Department to reconcile donor database numbers with financial reporting
• Supervise Grants Coordinator
• Work with program staff to create new grant opportunities for program expansion

• Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree or Certified Fund Raising Expert (CFRE) certification preferred
• 5+ years of experience in non-profit fund development, with a documented track record of growing a major gifts program
• At least 1 year of supervisory experience
• Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively interact with a diverse variety of stakeholders and constituents, and a portfolio of fundraising materials developed on the job
• Grant writing and reporting experience
• Strong external networking, relationship and customer service skills
• Proven ability to plan, monitor and grow revenue streams
• Experience with budget development and management
• Knowledge of donor database systems and fundraising software
• Experience with online fundraising platforms
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint
• Detail-oriented and highly organized
• Commitment to the agency mission
• Ability to work well as part of a team and independently
• Understanding of the health care industry
• Fundraising: 5 years (Preferred)

Working /Special Conditions
All patients and staff are required to wear masks. Staff is required to be fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.

• Salary: $95,000.00 - $115,000.00 per year
• Dental insurance, Flexible schedule, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Retirement plan


The mission of the Corner Health Center is to inspire 12 to 25-year-olds (and their children) to achieve and sustain healthy lives by providing judgment-free, affordable health and wellness care and education.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI)

The Corner Health Center is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. Our human capital is the most valuable asset we have. The collective sum of the individual differences, life experiences, knowledge, inventiveness, innovation, self-expression, unique capabilities and talent that our employees invest in their work represents a significant part of not only our culture, but our reputation and company's achievement as well.

To view our complete DEI statement, click here.


At the Corner, we offer a full range of health care, mental health and supportive services for young people as they transition to adulthood. Corner staff-including physicians, nurses, psychiatrists, social workers, nutritionists and health educators-is well versed in young people's unique needs. We provide our services to young people regardless of their insurance status or ability to pay for care.

The Corner Health Center is an equal opportunity employer.

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