Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Health
4 Year Degree
The purpose of the Director of Development is to significantly increase philanthropic revenue for Good Samaritan. While sharing the mission of Good Samaritan, this professional fundraising position is focused on cultivating new donors while continuing to engage existing donors to ultimately provide financial support for the organization. The director of development will manage key relationships with the objective of increasing individual and corporate contributions to assist in realization of our fundraising goals.
Manage a portfolio of active donors/investors with a focus to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward major gifts equaling $1,000,000 per year.
Create an annual fundraising plan and manage activities to accomplish forecasted goals and objectives.
Implement a personal schedule to visit face to face an average of eight (8) donors weekly for an annual average of 400 individuals.
Identify and cultivate a minimum of six (6) new major ($25,000+ gifts) donors annually.
Plan and host annual donor events
Other responsibilities as assigned by the Executive Director
Required Position Experience, Education and Skills
Active involvement in a local church and exhibit a vibrant, mature personal walk with the Lord, including a strong Bible reading component.
Have a heart for Christian ministry – Good Samaritan is a Christian ministry and expect employees to readily share the Gospel with our patients and volunteers
Possess a minimum of three years of experience in fundraising (preferably in non-profit or ministry organization) or a related field.
Possess a Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
Be a high energy person who takes pleasure in “the hunt” for new donors as well as lifting existing donors to higher giving levels
Be able to relate to diverse constituencies and work as part of a team
Be a self-starter comfortable with taking initiative and setting own schedule
Be able to manage multiple tasks, set priorities, respond to unanticipated situations and work effectively under pressure
Maintain an upbeat, positive, “can do” attitude
Be able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
Be able to inspire and motivate others to support the organization’s goals and objectives
Have good reasoning ability to solve a wide range of business problems
Exhibit excellent organizational skills
Be able to communicate in writing and orally with sponsors, management and other co-workers, both individually and in front of a group is crucial
Be willing and able to work flexible hours, including evenings and some weekends (attending events to represent Good Samaritan)
Computer literate; able to utilize technological resources
Comfortable using Word, Excel and Power Point
About Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett, Inc.
The Good Samaritan Health Center of Gwinnett is a non-profit Christian organization operating two clinics which provide low-cost medical, dental, pharmacy, and counseling services across the life span of poor and uninsured individuals of the north metropolitan Atlanta area.