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CARES Foundation Development Director

Provision Health Partners Knoxville, TN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


The Development Director is responsible for developing, cultivating and growing revenue and community support for Provision CARES Foundation to fund the mission to serve cancer patients and their families in East Tennessee through education and wellness; clinical and biomedical research and patient needs assistance. The Development Director will be responsible for developing and executing a strategic plan; creating and managing all aspects of fundraising, including events, philanthropic grant writing; and a regular giving program. The Development Director reports to the President and works collaboratively with other team members to support foundation partnerships, programs, events, and marketing initiatives to brand Provision CARES Foundation as a very distinct and unique Foundation with an unsurpassed growth of donor reach.


  • Deliver the highest standard of care for supporters and donors through Provision’s Culture of Care initiatives

  • Develop and deliver a fundraising strategy for PVCF that is unique, creative and compelling to the community and maintains a uniqueness for PVCF

  • Develop individual, corporate and employee giving programs to raise awareness of PVCF and gain support of donors

  • Research, identify, facilitate and cultivate relationships with prospective new individual or corporate major donors to secure high-level donors to meet or exceed target revenue goals

  • Work with President to identify, write and secure grants from philanthropic bodies (and government departments) to support specific campaigns and projects

  • Work with President and Marketing team to support events and identify collateral needs (publications, sponsor forms, website content, social media, video, online communication, mailing materials) for all PVCF fundraising events

  • Provide fundraising reports to President

  • Present Annual Report to President, Board, supporters and donors to display accountability and transparency; monitor, evaluate and report on the effectiveness of individual fundraising initiatives and campaigns

  • Maintain and develop donor and Provision employee relations management systems to support fundraising activities, including supporter data base segmentation with appropriate management “team”

  • Travel to meet and build relationships with potential donors as necessary

  • Accept any other reasonable duties as required by President of Provision CARES Foundation

  • Represent Provision CARES Foundation at all times in a professional and respectful manner


  • Bachelor’s Degree required

  • 3-5 years of proven experience in developing and implementing effective fundraising programs, projects and initiatives

  • Exceptional sales experience with prospecting, successful growth of new accounts or donor base, and consistently exceeding revenue targets a must

  • Proven success in building individual donor revenue and programs

  • Proven success in securing grants or major donations from philanthropic bodies, government, major donors and the corporate sector

  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills, confident and personable with the ability to manage strong relationships

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills a must for presentations and grant writing, with ability to articulate key compelling points and influence or persuade donors and grant providers

  • Ability to identify and leverage key relationships to grow donor base and community support

  • Ability to cold call, nurture and network community relations

  • Experience with donor/customer relations management databases and systems (Experience with eTapestry is a plus)

  • Proficiency with Word, Power Point and Excel

  • Instinctively goal-oriented and results-driven

  • Passionate for the cause and suited for fast pace ever changing environment

  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to prioritize tasks, advance and execute the plan, meet deadlines and deliver results through focus, organization and efficiency

  • Demonstrates effective teamwork, leadership, process management, strategic development and negotiating skills

  • Has established relationships with key community leaders is a plus

Provision Health Partners

Provision Health Partners delivers innovative and cost-effective management services that allow healthcare entities to focus on their healthcare business, thereby enhancing their ability to provide quality patient care.


Knoxville, TN 37909
Knoxville, TN
37909 USA