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Chief Growth & Development Officer

Saginaw, MI · Healthcare
Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is adding a Chief Growth & Development Officer to lead our project management, community relations/brand-marketing, and fundraising initiatives!

Who We Are:
Great Lakes Bay Health Centers (GLBHC) is a community health center umbrella made up of 33 locations throughout the Great Lakes Bay region and beyond. All locations are set up to serve underserved populations by providing comprehensive health care, including behavioral health, dental, medical, and much more! The services provided are sensitive to the needs of the community, are not based on ability to pay, and are offered without regard to criteria such as race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity. Our federally qualified community health centers around Michigan offer a wide range of comprehensive high-quality care to thousands of patients. Simply put, we change people’s lives!

The Chief Growth & Development Officer Position:
The Chief Growth & Development Officer (CGDO) organizes, leads, and helps execute Company-wide initiatives that may fall outside the normal scope of any one position or department within Great Lakes Bay Health Centers. In addition, The CGDO is responsible for key initiatives including community relations, brand marketing, grant seeking, community outreach, and fundraising.

The CGDO serves as a key executive team member and oversees special projects throughout the organization. Prime examples include managing planned expansion, oversight of strategic capital campaigns, endowment building and donor development. The CGDO develops the annual marketing plan and is responsible for building brand awareness within the communities.

Expectations include, but are not limited to:
  • Develop a clear and concise approach to managing multiple, high-visibility projects throughout the organization with many moving parts and key decision makers.
  • Formulate and oversee a coordinated media campaign that brings awareness to the community, while communicating our guiding principles.
  • Being a champion for our team’s long-term fundraising and advocacy needs throughout the community.
  • Develop and manage key relationships with donors, board members, foundations, and corporate fund leaders to promote philanthropic efforts.
  • A tireless commitment and passion around GLBHC’s guiding principles.

Preferred Experience, Skills & Abilities of the Chief Growth & Development Officer:
  • Bachelor's Degree required and Master's Degree preferred in Business Administration, Non-Profit Management, Communications, or related field.
  • A combination of five (5) required and ten (10) years preferred of experience in Project Management or Fund Development Marketing and Public Relations, including management experience.
  • At least five (5) years of comprehensive management experience is preferred.
  • Prior demonstrated experience in engaging and maximizing key donors and community stakeholders’ involvement.
  • A Certified Fund-Raising Executive certification is not required, but would be a plus!

Compensation, Benefits & Structure of the Chief Growth & Development Officer:
This position includes a competitive salary structure, based on skills and experience, and a comprehensive benefit and retirement package. The position is based in our Saginaw, MI office, with travel around the State to various GLBHC offices and key stakeholders as required. The CGDO reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

The Recruitment Process for the Chief Growth & Development Officer:
The recruitment process will include two preliminary phone screens, two web-based (or in-person) interviews, a candidate personality assessment, and a pre-employment background check and drug test. The process, which is being facilitated through EctoHR, Inc. is designed to ensure that candidates are aligned with GLBHC’s mission, passion, and guiding principles.

Great Lakes Bay Health Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer! Our goal is to attract an inclusive team of employees, including but not limited to people of color, women, people with disabilities, military veterans, and members of the LGBTQ+ community.

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