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Director of Marketing and Development

Iowa City, IA

Job Information:

Iowa City Hospice is a non-profit organization with 35 years of experience providing exceptional end-of-life care to patients and families within a seven county service area.

We are currently looking for a leader who is skilled at raising money to help us grow our endowment while simultaneously bringing an innovative, sensitive approach to our marketing strategy with the aim of increasing community awareness and referrals.

The Director of Marketing and Development is a member of the organization leadership team and
is responsible for the overall development, implementation and coordination of the community and professional awareness and development programs. This strategic position participates, leads and develops an internal team to support the following areas: marketing, development, business planning and operational budgeting.

Essential Job Functions (including but not limited to ): 

Oversee a comprehensive awareness/marketing strategy for the organization.
Oversee a comprehensive development strategy for the organization.
Cultivate relationships to strengthen support and maximize giving in support of agency’s mission and strategic objectives.
Lead major gift and endowment activities.
Oversee and coordinate appropriate community and professional programs to increase the awareness of agency, our program of services and needs.
Prepare and meet annual goals, strategic initiatives and budget for the awareness and fund raising activities.
Utilize volunteers in the awareness and fund raising activities.
Provide staff support to the Board Development Committee.
Study grant possibilities and prepare proposals for funding when appropriate.
Ensure effective use of resources.
Serve as an educational source to staff, Care Partners and the community.
Ensure implementation of strategic goals
Adhere to the practice of confidentiality regarding patients, families, staff and the organization.
Participate in agency’s success by ensuring access to our exceptional care.
Support and promote agency’s mission to lead in providing exceptional patient-centered end-of-life care and grief support to anyone affected by a terminal illness.
Participate in the organization’s quality assessment and performance improvement program.
Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision: Supervise the Marketing and Development Personnel. Receive supervision from the Executive Director.


Licensure: None

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in marketing, public relations or related field.

Experience: Five years experience in not-for-profit fundraising, preferably health care connected.

Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM, occasional before/after hours required plus Administrative Team on Call duties.

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Director of Marketing and Development

Iowa City Hospice

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Posted 03/06/18

Job ID: 37610279