Patient Services, Inc. Seeks Executive Director, P.S.I. Foundation

Oct 29, 2020 | News

Position Reports to Chief Executive Officer

This national highly visible and critical role reports to the Patient Services, Inc. Chief Executive Officer with a dotted line to the Vice President of Business Development. The P.S.I. Foundation Executive Director serves as the key fundraising executive responsible for all fundraising and development activities. 

The Executive Director will have primary responsibility for establishing and implementing the infrastructure needed to grow a $1M to $3M budget through the solicitation of annual and major gifts, corporate, federal and state grants, special events, and corporate and foundation support throughout the country. The successful candidate will help forge new relationships to build Patient Services nonprofit’s visibility, impact, and financial resources. 

The incumbent may live anywhere in the US with preference near easily accessible travel hubs. 

She or he will expand and diversify PSI’s donor base/pipeline and work closely with other team members and volunteers to secure funding for new initiatives. He/she must be a highly efficient and organized multi-tasker who is able to strategically manage and lead a small development team and manage a myriad of initiatives in a fast-paced and collaborative environment. 

It is expected that the amount raised by the P.S.I. Foundation will increase in future years as the Executive Director systematically and effectively strengthens the organization’s overall fundraising capacity.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Create, execute and partner with the CEO and board members on all major fundraising initiatives.
  • Actively work with the CEO, VP of Business Development and senior staff to develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants, etc.
  • Have primary responsibility for development and execution of all grants, and proposals; write and archive all proposals with a long-term relationship-management approach. 
  • Utilize a range of techniques to build funding relationships including stewardship calls, visits, events, site visits, use of volunteers and regular communication as well as conduct discovery calls to qualify potential donors and determine capacity and inclination to give. 
  • Work closely with the marketing & communications team delivering online fundraising efforts while exploring the use of existing and emerging social media channels to reach and cultivate donors.
  • Oversee research funding sources and trends, with foresight, to help position PSI ahead of major funding changes or trends
  • Monitor all donor information; provide and present statistical analysis to board and senior leaders.

Skills Required

  • Bachelor’s degree required. CFRE highly preferred, or willing to achieve within 2 years. 
  • 5 plus years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources).
  • Tangible experience expanding and cultivating existing donor relationships over time.
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships.
  • Flexible and adaptable style; a leader who can positively impact both strategic and tactical fundraising initiatives.
  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside PSI.
  • Track record for exceeding financial targets.
  • Potential for extensive travel.

Personal Attributes

  • Strong Business Acumen
  • Executive Presence
  • Strategic Leadership & High Moral Character
  • Innovative and Entrepreneurial
  • Skilled Communicator with Superb Interpersonal Skills
  • Complex Problem Solver
  • Financial Modeling
  • Self-motivated, results and mission driven
  • Highly Organized

About Patient Services, Inc. and P.S.I. Foundation

PSI is a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization created in 1989 dedicated to assisting patients throughout the US who are living with rare and chronic diseases. We assist patients in securing health insurance, subsiding insurance premiums, drug co-payments and ancillary services related to a patient’s condition.  PSI does not provide a set financial grant to patients, rather we help pay for direct costs of insurance and care based on financial need to maximize the ability for patients to continue to live their best productive lives.  Assistance is made possible through private and corporate donations.   PSI holds 12 consecutive 4-star ratings from Charity Navigator for effective resource management and fiscal responsibility.  We operate under a positive opinion from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General issued in 2002 and modified in 2017 (Ad. Op 02-01).

The P.S.I. Foundation is a 501c3 supported organization of Patient Services, Inc. The foundation raises unrestricted funds to support the mission of Patient Services, Inc. Both organizations are governed by separate Boards of Directors. The majority of the members of the P.S.I. Foundation Board of Directors is appointed by the PSI Board of Directors. Visit our website www.patientservicesinc.org to learn more.

EEOC and Diversity statement 

PSI is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

Compensation and Application Requirements

Candidates are expected to understand the specific and unique circumstances of PSI and should address how his/her experiences will contribute to the future success and growth of PSI. Applications without a thoughtful cover letter and salary requirements will not be considered.  

Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A generous benefits package includes paid holidays, paid time off, health, dental and vision insurance, life insurance, short term disability insurance and matching contribution to a 401k retirement plan after meeting eligibility requirements. 

Send application materials to Heather Reinecke, HR Manager [email protected].  To ensure your submission is considered, please include Executive Director P.S.I. Foundation in the subject line. No telephone inquiries, please. Position is available for immediate hire and will be open until filled.

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