Director of Development, PHC

TITLE: Director of Development

DIVISION: Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC)

REPORTS TO: Chief Strategy Officer 


EXEMPTION STATUS: Exempt                      

SALARY RANGE: $70,000-$90,000


Under the direction of the Chief Strategy Officer, this position will identify, develop and support funding opportunities for strategic initiatives that further PHC’s mission to improve community health, grow a diverse physician workforce, and promote health equity. Activities may include developing and executing projects, fund development, conducting research, and providing overall operational support for projects.


  • Supports Chief Strategy Officer in developing and securing funding for initiatives to promote health equity, community health, and diversity in the physician workforce.
  • Develops and executes against a strategic plan for identifying and securing funding for current and new PHC programs
  • Manages funding lifecycle, including identifying opportunities for funding, developing responses to RFPs/RFIs, contracting, reporting, and similar funding-related tasks
  • Proactively seeks diversified funding streams for: events (e.g., Health Equity Summit), programs (e.g., Graduate Medical Education Start Up Solutions), and services (e.g., Continuing Medical Education)
  • Tracks and researches emerging issues that offer opportunities for new programs or funding sources from both the public and private sectors
  • Identifies and executes on opportunities to promote/amplify PHC
  • Networks with external health care stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with demonstrated development/fundraising experience from public and/or philanthropic sources
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Passion for solving some of California’s toughest health care challenges by supporting physicians, physicians-in-training, and those interested in serving in California’s underserved communities through the practice of medicine
  • Understanding of California’s health care ecosystem, especially as it relates to underserved communities, health care funding systems, access deserts, social determinants of health, medical education, etc.
  • Enthusiastic, entrepreneurial go-getter
  • Natural networker/dot-connector
  • A track record of mentorship and leadership promoting growth among junior staff
  • Ability to travel and occasionally work nights and weekends
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Office applications (e.g., Outlook Word, Excel, PowerPoint) required

To learn more about the Physicians for a Healthy California, please visit our website at www.phcdocs.org. PHC is an equal opportunity employer.

(This job description reflects the general level and nature of the job. It is not intended to be all inclusive)

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To apply, please download the application form and email your cover letter, resume and completed application form to Human Resources.