Development Director at Lynn Community Health Center

Business Development Lynn, Massachusetts


Development Director
Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC)
Lynn, MA


Flexibility to work up to two days remotely 


LCHC is seeking a Development Director, reporting to the Senior Director of External Relations and Strategic Communication, to provide vision and oversee all aspects of LCHC’s program of philanthropy including major gifts, events, and fundraising and corporate relations.


Benefits Manager Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree with minimum 5-7 years’ experience in development for nonprofit organizations or healthcare organizations
  • Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) certification preferred
  • Strong computer aptitude with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, including proficiency with donor database systems
  • Successful application of digital fundraising methods with proven results and experience with major gift solicitation
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills; strong presentation skills
  • Solid organizational, time management and project management skills
  • Ability to appreciate and show respect for diversity during interactions; respond appropriately or seek support when confronted with cultural biases or conflicts
  • Effective at working with others to reach common goal and objectives
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and cultivate strong relationships
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, and meet deadlines
  • History of good attendance, professionalism, and positive work attitude


Why You Should Apply

  • The dignity of people is valued with an opportunity to work in a mission-based organization with like-minded people
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work a hybrid schedule
  • Excellent benefits from day one including 403(b) with an employer match, student loan relief and funds for training and education


Development Director Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic guidance to strengthen and increase the LCHC donor base, including individual, foundation and corporate prospects
  • Partner with the Senior Leadership team to identify fundraising needs, goals, and approaches
  • Collect, organize, and maintain database of donors and donations received
  • Establish benchmarks, metrics and reporting systems for fundraising operations
  • Manage all aspects of development efforts
  • Plan, lead, and manage development projects and campaigns
  • Manage major gift prospects and donors through stages of research, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
  • Develop and maintain key long-term relationships with current donors and develop pipelines
  • Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications Team to develop a comprehensive marketing and communications plan; ensure consistentcy for all donor communications
  • Oversee development for consultants
  • Create powerful, compelling presentations for fundraising
  • Manage, train and mentor current/future development staff and/or volunteers.


About Lynn Community Health Center (LCHC)

Lynn Community Health Center was established as a small storefront mental health clinic in 1971 in response to an almost complete lack of mental health services in our community. Since then, as the needs of our community have grown and changed, we have evolved into a community health center. Located in the heart of our community, we are at the center of a larger solution to the healthcare crisis that is facing our nation today. We are recognized as a leader in developing new initiatives that result in high-impact, low cost health care.  Our mission is to provide comprehensive health care to everyone in our community, regardless of ability to pay. 


Lynn Community Health Center is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to building an inclusive and diverse workforce.