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CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Date posted: March 24, 2020
Organization:Open Excellence (Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care)
As the new brand for the Foundation for Excellence in Mental Health Care, Open Excellence seeks to connect the passion of private philanthropy with the world’s top researchers and programs to bring recovery–based care and support to every community. The organization was founded on the principle that people experiencing distress should be treated as people first—not as diagnoses or cases. Its core beliefs revolve around the conviction that the current medical model of mental illness should be challenged in favor of a wellness model where the expectation is recovery rather than a lifetime of disability.
Open Excellence links people from around the globe who share a common dedication to improving mental health outcomes through promising new programs. By relying less on medication and more on engaging families and communities, these programs empower individuals to create their own path to recovery.
Open Excellence is currently structured on a community foundation model and encompasses a variety of initiatives and funds, including donor-advised funds. It is a convener of interested parties and a catalyst for positive change in the field. Supported through donations from individuals, corporations, foundations and legacy gifts, it engages in a broad scope of activity to advance independent research, innovative programs and its own initiatives. It has a staff of 4.5 FTEs and an annual budget of approximately $1 million. For more information about Open Excellence, visit their website at OpenExcellence.org.
Open Excellence is seeking a Chief Executive Officer to lead and grow its U.S. and international programs. The successful candidate will have a passion for recovery-based care and be able to skillfully engage key constituencies to improve the mental health system. The CEO should embody an entrepreneurial spirit, seeking out creative new initiatives and engaging funders to enable those efforts.
- Provide thought leadership in charting a strategic pathway for the future of Open Excellence with a process that engages staff, governing board, scientific advisory council, fund advisors and donors.
- Increase awareness of the mission and goals of Open Excellence to promote recovery-based mental health care in every community.
- Evaluate, prioritize, and seek funding for opportunities for recovery-based mental health care research, education and programs
- Sustain and expand the financial strength of the organization through fundraising and revenue-generating activities.
- Skillfully manage staff, programs and financial resources to achieve the goals of the organization.
- Work collaboratively and effectively with the board of directors and key stakeholders
Professional Qualifications and Personal Characteristics
- Passion for the mission of Open Excellence and a heartfelt commitment to its philosophy of recovery-based care and wellness.
- A successful track record of nonprofit management, especially in health or social justice-related organizations.
- Strong interpersonal skills as a convener and bridge-builder to forge partnerships among diverse stakeholders with sometimes differing views.
- Comfortable in seeking donations from high net worth individuals and other funders.
- Exceptional public speaking, presentation and motivational abilities.
- Budgeting, accounting and financial management experience.
- Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degrees preferred.
- History of a disability and/or personal experience with mental health services is an asset.
- Willingness and ability to travel to meet with partners and donors and attend meetings.
Location & Compensation
Open Excellence is headquartered in Wilsonville, OR. The preference is for the CEO to be based in the area, though a remote work arrangement may be an option for the right candidate. Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits include health insurance (75% premium payment based on Health Insurance Marketplace Silver Plan) and retirement (401K with 3% match).
Open Excellence does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation or military status.
To apply for this position, submit a cover letter and resume to Steven Byers at the Moran Company, which is conducting the search. Resume should be chronological and include all professional education and experience, dates of employment (month and year), position/title and organization names. Apply Now
Date posted: March 12, 2020
Organization: Self Enhancement, Inc.
The Development Director serves as a key leadership team member and an active participant in making strategic decisions affecting Self Enhancement, Inc. Reporting to the President & CEO, this position collaborates with the Suitability Administrator and is responsible for fundraising and development activities. The position has supervisory responsibilities for 3 to 5 development staff to deliver donor database maintenance, grant writing and administration, events planning, and other related functions.
- Develop and implement strategies for the annual fundraising campaign, including identifying new prospects, creating a fund-raising calendar, leading direct mail appeals and overseeing grant writing, special events, community relations and marketing activiti
- Have primary responsibility for development and execution of all proposals; write and archive proposals with long-term relationship management approach.
- Research funding sources and trends with foresight to help position Self Enhancement, Inc. ahead of major funding changes or trends.
- Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to Board and senior leaders.
- Develop and implement a stewardship program aimed at cultivating deeper ties with donors.
- Overseeing the agency’s public relations pl
- Develop and administer the Development department budget.
- Identify, develop, and mentor the development team.
- Keep funders, board members and other interested parties updated on agency activiti
- Is an active member of SEI’s Executive Management Team.
- Act as staff liaison to the Board of Director’s Development Committ
- Accept other appropriate duties as assig
- Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and at least seven (7) years’ experience in fundraising and marketing for non-profit organizati CFRE certification preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to plan, organize and coordinate a highly successful, multi-faceted fund raising program.
- Experience in management and supervision of staff.
- Budget management experi
- Demonstrated results in creating significant growth in funding
- Successful grant-writing experience; particularly in securing government, national foundation and private grant
- Familiarity with donor software, ideally Raisers Edg
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds and cultur
BENEFITS & SALARY
SELF ENHANCEMENT, INC.
- Salary DOE
- 100% paid medical/dental/vision for employ
- 4 weeks accrued vacati
- Paid life insurance and disability insurance after waiting peri
- 401(k) Retirement Pl
- 125 Flexible Spending Benefit Plan
3920 North Kerby Avenue, Portland, Oregon 97227-1255 (503) 249-1721 FAX - (503) 249-1955
To apply, please visit our website.
Date posted: March 9, 2020
Organization: Neighborhood Health Center
Reports To: Director of Development and Communications
Supervisory Responsibility: No
This position is critical to Neighborhood Health Center’s donor identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition and stewardship activities. This position is responsible for soliciting corporate sponsorships, annual appeals, social media appeals, and community relations activities as well as serving as Team Leader for the launch of the Benevon Model at NHC.
Essential Job Duties
- Team Leader for Benevon Model:
- Coordinate the implementation of the Benevon Model (e.g. recruiting of ambassadors, implementing point of entry events, conducting donor cultivation, implement the 200 person one-hour ask luncheon, implement smaller free feel good cultivation events).
- Manage the team to meet deadlines and complete tasks.
- Ensure all data is captured in the donor database.
- Personally complete or delegate all tasks to fulfill each element of the Benevon implementation plan.
- Maintain a portfolio of about 150 donors. Of this number, 28 will be the Ambassadors for the Benevon Model and the remainder will be individuals or corporations that give a mid-level gift at the Ask Event.
- Work closely with the Director of Development and Communications to establish long-term goals and objectives for each donor/sponsor.
- Monitor event expenses.
- Research and analyze individual donors and prospects in order to develop strategies for gift growth or acquisition.
- Serve as primary contact for low and mid-level donors.
- Develop clear lines of communication with all staff and volunteers.
- Develop and oversee gift acknowledgment program.
- Research corporate sponsorship opportunities.
- Build relationships with individual donors and corporate sponsors.
- Make presentations and/or provide tours of NHC to donors and sponsors.
- Respond to potential donors who contact NHC via social media.
- Provide backup to development and communications department activities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor’s Degree required and at least three years of related experience, preferably within the Portland Metropolitan area; a combination of education and/or experience may be qualifying.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Behaviors
- Strong public speaking skills.
- Experience in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, acknowledgement, and stewardship of donors and potential donors at all levels.
- Ability to demonstrate behavior consistent with our mission, vision and values.
- Exceptional organizational and communications skills
- Self-motivated team player who can motivate staff and volunteers
- Dedication, flexibility, attention to detail and creativity is a must
- Ability to handle stressful situations
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Experience building partnerships with donors and corporate sponsors
- Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and donor databases.
This position may be required to sit for long periods of time. This position will typically work Monday-Friday, 8:00-5:00pm and must be present during core business hours. Flexibility to work early mornings, evenings, or weekends as needed is required. Must have reliable transportation and be able to travel locally for meetings and events.
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Min. $63,837 to Midpoint $81,393
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of duties, activities or responsibilities that are required of the employee to successfully perform this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job duties.
Date posted: March 9, 2020
OPB is seeking a professional experienced in member, donor, or customer acquisition and retention to lead the development and refinement of multi-channel member acquisition strategies. For additional information and application instructions, please visit OPB's careers page. OPB is an Equal Opportunity Employer.