Details: Compensation is competitve and commensurate with experience
900 Hyde St
Strategic Leadership and Management
- Executive management of the organization reflecting a thorough understanding of the nonprofit and philanthropic sectors;
- Provide leadership in defining and adhering to organizational mission and vision;
- Manage staff and organization operational activities;
- Develop and present the annual business and financial plans for Board approval;
- Lead decision-making process for partnerships and collaborations between the Foundation, the Hospital, and the community, when warranted; and
- Work autonomously in a dynamic, changing environment while keeping the Board of Directors and key leaders apprised of issues, problems, opportunities, and accomplishments, as necessary.
Donor Engagement and Asset Accumulation
- Strategic approach to asset accumulation, reflecting thoughtful, methodical engagement and cultivation of donors;
- Understand the power of philanthropy and demonstrate a passion for people to increase the probability of success with donor engagement and cultivation;
- Actively reach out to prospective individual and institutional donors, engage and cultivate them, and establish credibility and earn trust, resulting in funds to be managed by the Foundation; and
- Engage in and deploy an active donor stewardship plan to keep the Foundation as a preferred recipient of philanthropic giving.
Board of Directors Partnership
- Build strong relationships with the Board of Directors and its Committees based on partnership, mutual trust, respect, and open communication;
- Support Board member education and decision-making process; and
- Strategically support Board recruitment.
External Communications and Relationships
- Build and maintain effective working relationships with agencies, organizations, and communities throughout San Francisco and the Bay Area, as appropriate;
- Navigate the political dynamics of stakeholders with conflicting perspectives and opinions; and
- Oversee all public relations activities; act as primary spokesperson and ambassador for the Foundation and provide leadership in fundraising campaigns to partners, stakeholders, and donors, as well as media relations.
Financial Management and Human Resources
- Responsible for the Foundation’s consistent achievement of its mission;
- Lead the Board and staff in the development of annual and long-range strategy, operating budgets and policies;
- Ensure and monitor the fiscal health of the organization;
- Understand the management of a P&L and ensure operations are “running in the black;”
- Provide and manage strategic direction to the SFF staff;
- Direct the recruitment, development, and termination, as warranted, of all staff;
- Ensure that sound human resource practices are in place; and
- Maintain an environment that attracts, retains and motivates a diverse staff of high quality professionals.
CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS / EXPERIENCE
Experience: Seasoned executive with demonstrated track record of visionary leadership and executive management of complex organizations. A successful track record of fundraising, donor cultivation and stewardship, and effective management of the Board/executive dynamic is required. The President will ideally possess knowledge of health care industry trends and be conversant and at ease in the San Francisco community.
Education: Undergraduate degree is required, with a graduate degree in nonprofit management or public administration, law, business, public policy or related fields strongly preferred.
- Passion for donor cultivation and asset accumulation as a function of communicating and presenting SFF’s value proposition and positive impact within the community;
- Strong knowledge of planned giving, grant making, philanthropic services, etc.;
- Demonstrated ability to motivate others and lead successful collaborative efforts;
- Strong leadership abilities, willing to be decisive and entrepreneurial;
- Sophisticated political judgment;
- Excellent oral and written communication skills;
- Excellent active, respectful listening skills;
- Confident presence with the public aspects of this role and comfortable being “the face” of the Foundation;
- Confident leader willing to listen, ask questions, and be comfortable not having all the answers;
- Demonstrated track record of inspiring, mentoring, developing and retaining staff;
- Invested in and affinity for the San Francisco community broadly and the Foundation’s and the Hospital’s community specifically;
- Able to keep the Board of Directors at a high level of engagement;
- Able to navigate the nuances and sensitivities of multiple communities and stakeholders throughout the City;
- Demonstrated ability to work successfully with a broad range of individuals and personalities with individual areas of interest and priorities;
- Strong skills and patience in consensus building and collaboration;
- Strong financial background and good business sense;
- Open minded and curious about SFF, the Hospital, and the community; and
- Possess a sense of humor.
- This is a full time, exempt position. Compensation is competitive and commensurate with experience. Benefits are competitive and include medical, dental, and vision insurance, and retirement plans.
Medical, dental, vision insurance; retirement plans
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Please include a cover letter and resume