Make a difference in the COVID-19 pandemic and recovery. SOPHE’s Director of Fund Development will spearhead efforts to strengthen a strategic approach to fundraising for the nation’s only independent organization devoted to health education and promotion. Responsibilities will include major gifts, corporate donations, planned giving, grant solicitation, and in-kind resources, supported by an experienced CEO and Board and successful government grant record. This position requires a bachelor’s degree, plus 3-4 years’ track record as a self-starter, preferably in a health-related organization. Exciting opportunity to trailblaze the position in a successful non-profit. Certificate in Fundraising Management is an asset.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Additional Salary Information: Commensurate with experience.
About Society for Public Health Education
Founded in 1950, SOPHE comprises some 4,000 behavioral scientists, university faculty, and health education practitioners working in state/local public health, community-based organizations, K-12 schools, health care settings, and businesses in the United States and 25 international countries. SOPHE members work at the intersection psychology/social sciences, health education, health promotion, and health communications to prevent, promote and protect the public’s health, especially underserved populations. Our 20+ state/regional chapters provide training and outreach at the local levels, including community-based organizations, clinics, schools and health departments. SOPHE is a dynamic and growing organization that publishes 3 peer-reviewed journals, conducts professional development meetings and distance education, advocates for health equity, and has established partnerships with both public and non-profit organizations.