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Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Regional Development Director-Hybrid Remote in Villanova, Pennsylvania


Are you a creative thinker with a passion for working on fundraising efforts including social media and donor outreach efforts? Do you consider yourself a self-starter with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and experience in fundraising with direct experience with special events? Then consider joining our Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Team!

Being a Regional Director of Development at Devereux has its Advantages

You will work with other dedicated professionals who share your passion for helping individuals in need. In addition to the above, this opportunity offers you:

  • An opportunity to work with and provide consultation to professionals at one of the largest advanced behavioral health non-profits in the industry

  • A great atmosphere with a mission-driven culture that supports others that have extra-ordinary needs

The Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health’s Regional Development team, located in Villanova, PA, is looking for an enthusiastic and creative professional to join our team as a Regional Development Director. The selected candidate will assist the National Director of Development with the planning, coordination and implementation of the fundraising efforts for the Devereux Centers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.

Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Works with the Vice President for Operations and Center Executive Directors in developing, planning, budgeting, and executing comprehensive development efforts, with special focus on major gift cultivations and solicitation of family members, individuals, philanthropists, corporations and foundations;

  • Provides strong leadership to the Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York Advisory Boards and other volunteer committees under the purview of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Pennsylvania Development;

  • Expands and diversifies Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Northeast Regional donor base and prospect pipeline, and works closely with other team members to secure funding;

  • Leads and mentors Development staff in areas such as annual giving, special events, donor acknowledgment and stewardship and in partnership with National Communications office on community and public relations;

  • Monitors all donor information to provide and present statistical analysis to the National Director of Development and Vice Presidents for Operations; and

  • Oversees industry trends, with foresight, to help best position Devereux to take advantage of new opportunities and shifts in donor behavior preference.

  • Must have automobile in good working condition and satisfactory driving record.

  • Position is hybrid; daily work remote from home, but expected to travel as needed for events and meetings.

Keywords: Development, fundraising, stewardship, planned giving, Communication, Marketing, Mentoring, leadership, Special Events, Public Relations, data collection / analysis, Excel, PowerPoint presentation software, non-profit, behavioral health, healthcare, journalism, fundraising, annual giving, charitable giving. External affairs.


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Certified Fundraising Executive or relevant advanced degree preferred;

  • Minimum of eight years of professional development experience, demonstrating progressive responsibility and ability to execute;

  • Experience in leadership and mentorship of volunteers and staff required;

  • Ability to construct, articulate and implement annual strategic development plan as well as analyze outcomes and make strategic shifts as needed;

  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time;

  • Experience in peer-to-peer fundraising and/or social media preferred;

  • Successful candidate will have superior oral and written communication/interpersonal skills and possess persuasive communication competence;

  • Ability to work both independently without close oversight, but also a team player who will productively engage with other at varying levels of seniority within and outside Devereux;

  • Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks as well as successfully adjust priorities to meet Development department and organization’s needs;

  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft applications, including Powerpoint, Excel, and Word and other presentation applications; Raisers Edge experience is a plus;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with strong attention to detail with flexibility operating in a fluid environment with sensitivity to deadlines;

  • Must possess professional demeanor and judgement, and be able to make quick and accurate decisions independently, and in accordance with established procedures.

Devereux has a zero-tolerance policy for abuse and maintains policies and procedures to systematically reduce the risk of abuse to occur in our organization. Devereux fosters a culture of reporting abuse, and will cooperate with the authorities to the fullest extent possible.

Posted Date 2 months ago (9/21/2022 7:39 AM)

Requisition ID 2022-26489

Category Development

Position Type Full-Time

Remote Yes

The employment policies of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health are to recruit and hire qualified employees without discrimination because of race, religion, creed, color, age, sex, marital status, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, disability, veteran status, communication ability, gender identity or expression or sexual orientation and to treat them equally with respect to compensation and opportunities for advancement - including upgrading, promotion and transfer - consistent with individual skills and the needs of Devereux.