About the job
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization. HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue. This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.
What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment. All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.
Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.
We deeply value our employees. Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including
Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues is critical to our success as a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs; and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.
The Development Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations, will create and build a program that secures support from corporations and private foundations for Hazelden Betty Ford programs and services in the form of philanthropic giving, programmatic grants, research support, and other opportunities. The director will manage a portfolio of existing relationships with corporations and private foundation constituents, identify new corporate and private foundation prospects, and develop and implement successful cultivation and solicitation strategies for corporate and private foundation donors. The Director serves as a relationship manager, engaging corporate and private foundation staff and officers whose investment priorities align with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s programs, services and strategic priorities. The Director partners with senior leadership, program directors and other internal stakeholders to identify projects for support, develop programs and proposals and/or determine corporate and private foundation prospects to engage for funding.
- Secure support from private and corporate foundations by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding prospects whose giving potential and area of interest aligns with Hazelden Betty Ford initiatives and strategies
- Bachelor’s Degree, or related field or equivalent (Six years related work experience or Associates degree plus four years of related work experience)
- Minimum 7 years of experience in corporate and foundation relations, nonprofit fundraising or equivalent experience.
- Experience using Microsoft Office programs
- Familiarity with CRM and relational databases
- Strong written and verbal communication skills, including grammar and business communications
- Accuracy and attention to detail
- Healthcare fundraising experience
- Knowledge of addiction and substance use disorders