Chief Development Officer

Partners In Health

About the organization

Partners In Health (PIH) is an international health organization relentlessly committed to improving the health of the poor and marginalized. PIH partners with local governments to build local capacity and works closely with impoverished communities to deliver high-quality health care, address the root causes of illness, train providers, advance research, and advocate for global policy change.

PIH currently has implementation programs in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Liberia, Kazakhstan, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, Sierra Leone and Navajo Nation. Through our partnership with Harvard Medical School and the Brigham and Women’s Hospital, we support a wide range of programs in dozens of other countries around the world.

Partners In Health (PIH) is committed to the fundamental principle of equal opportunity and equal treatment for every prospective and current employee.


Specific Responsibilities:

The Chief Development Officer will:

Plan and drive implementation of strategies to develop and nurture relationships with existing and potential donors and secure contributions from a broad variety of sources to support the
organization, diversifying PIH’s funding base and supporting the organization’s mission and its long-term goals, fiscal health, and potential expansions.
Grow the organization’s current revenue from philanthropy and create innovative systems and solutions for sustained growth thereafter.
Assure the implementation and maintenance of appropriate and creative systems to support the development function, including but not limited to: volunteer and donor management, prospect and donor research, events and other cultivation and stewardship efforts.
Establish performance measures, monitor results and support the Chief Executive Officer, development committee(s) and Board evaluate the effectiveness of the organization’s development program.
Communicate the mission and vision of PIH in alignment with the organization’s brand and communications strategy to cultivate and solicit funding from a multitude of donor sources.
Develop a multi-year funding strategy and philosophy collectively with the Leadership Council and grow revenue in support of that strategy and philosophy.
Manage a select portfolio of high-level donors and prospects among individual, corporate, foundation and public sector funders.



The successful candidate is a dynamic, energetic, collaborative leader with the passion, skills and ambition to lead a comprehensive development program in support of an international healthcare organization that continues to aggressively build its capacity.
Working with the organization’s leaders, they will play a major role in assuring that PIH meets its ambitious goals. They are creative, entrepreneurial, a strong motivator, and someone who can identify, nurture, and retain development talent.
A skilled manager, they can demonstrate success in planning and implementing effective development plans that fund expanding operating budgets along with supporting a culture-shift towards more intentional financial and fundraising planning. They can demonstrate the ability to create and manage multi-million-dollar development budgets.
This person also has significant experience and success generating major gifts and developing relationships with donors. The successful candidate has genuine excitement for the work alongside creative implementation and the ability to interact effectively with individuals at all levels inside and outside the organization.
They must have familiarity and experience with a broad spectrum of giving strategies and vehicles, campaign development and donor cultivation. The successful candidate believes strongly in accountability, innovation and growth for their performance as well as that of their staff.

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