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Executive Director Foundation

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Job ID: 45624
Location: Florence, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: Other
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Executive Director Foundation.

Embedded in the community, the Executive Director Foundation for PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center serves as a strategist and resource for foundation fundraising and will partner with the hospital’s administrators, medical physicians and caregivers to identify, cultivate and steward donors. The Director works closely with foundation board members to maximize their potential in giving of their time, talent and financial resources to PeaceHealth. This role manages a team and carries a major gift portfolio with multi million gift goals for the fiscal year. PeaceHealth is passionate about our healing mission and legacy of community based, compassionate care. Our ideal candidate will thrive in building community relationships and rapport.

PeaceHealth Peace Harbor is located in Florence Oregon and is the area’s sole community hospital and Level III trauma center providing general medicine, women’s health and childbirth services, emergency, general surgery, orthopedics, mental health, rehabilitation, foot care and diabetes care services to the local community. Serving the community’s healthcare needs since 1989, it has provided a level of patient care incorporating advanced imaging and technology that surpasses most other rural facilities.


  1. Leads the development of programs and strategies to meet annual financial goals.
  2. Identifies, cultivates and stewards personal contact with prospects to develop their interest in major gift programs and provide guidance on any gift related opportunity.
  3. Builds, educates and stewards the board structure that will successfully implement the organizational strategic plan.
  4. Develops and maintains relationships with physicians, hospital administrators, caregivers and grateful patients to advance PeaceHealth’ s mission, vision and strategic plan and Foundation’s goals.
  5. Supports a portfolio of 60 to 75 major gift prospects and donors.
  6. Designs and delivers written and verbal presentations to donors and prospects.
  7. Manages day-to-day operations of foundation, supervising staff and directing activities and projects.
  8. Assists in developing a long-range strategic plan and develops an annual business plan to meet the goals established in the strategic plan.
  9. Provides 24-hour coverage for members of the Benefactors program on a rotating basis.
  10. Performs other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.


  • CFRE certified, or willingness to achieve CFRE fundraising certification within the first two years of employment.


  • Minimum of seven years of progressively responsible fundraising or equivalent experience.
  • Experience managing staff and/or volunteers within a philanthropy setting.
  • Record of securing six and seven figure gifts


  • Ability to travel within assigned network and occasionally to other locations in the PeaceHealth service area In-depth and up-to-date knowledge of fundraising practices required.
  • Ability to secure leadership gifts ($1 million +).
  • Ability to recruit and manage key volunteers.
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with staff, hospital management, community leaders, hospital contributors and potential contributors in both professional and social settings
  • Ability to work efficiently and responsibly in an environment with multiple work demands, short time frames and minimum supervision
  • Leadership in building a team and an organization that will assume responsibility and accountability for achieving both the mission and financial/operational objectives of the Foundation 

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.  

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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