Development Director

Job Title: Development Director
Supervisor: Vice President of Develoment
Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours per week


The mission of the Women’s Community Clinic is to improve the health and well-being of women and girls.  We believe preventive, educational care is essential to lifelong health and that all women deserve excellent health care, regardless of their ability to pay.  We work hard to ensure that each client feels comfortable and safe using her voice to direct the care she receives.

Since 1999, the Women’s Community Clinic has used an innovative workforce development-based business model to provide affordable and accessible health care services to Bay Area women and girls. With a proven track record of success, the Clinic has earned a reputation as a safe, welcoming environment where uninsured women can access high-quality health services.

In October 2017, Women’s Community Clinic and HealthRight 360 are merging to provide low-income women and girls with better access to care.  As part of a growing and thriving State-wide organization, the Development Director of Women’s Community Clinic will work closely with the Vice President of Development and other development staff at HealthRight360 to achieve the Clinic’s fundraising goals. The Development Director works with leadership to formulate and implement policies and plans to meet the Clinic’s short and long term objectives.



Planning, Monitoring, and Supervision (20%)

  • Collaborate with VP of Development and other development and communications staff to design, implement, and manage the Clinic’s annual development calendar and plans, including financial goal setting.
  • Engage staff, volunteers, and community members in development activities to support Women’s Community Clinic and HealthRight360.
  • Provide strategic oversight for all Clinic events and communications, e.g. internal newsletters, signage, house parties, HYSTERIA, etc.
  • Supervise development support staff and volunteers, e.g. Hysteria Host Committee.

Grant Writing and Management (60%)

  • Collaborate with program directors and staff to create and submit timely,  accurate, and compelling grant proposals and reports; manage grants pipeline and process from conception through submission.
  • Record and disseminate foundation interactions e.g. grant agreements, report requirements or documentation of calls and meetings.
  • Conduct targeted research to identify new institutional funders and help develop strategies for cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation.
  • Track and report institutional funding metrics.

Individual Giving & Donor Communications (20%)

  • Collaborate with the VP of Development to coordinate the Clinic’s direct response program, including writing copy, generating mailing lists, managing vendors, printing, and e-appeal formatting.
  • Develop messages and tools to meet or exceed development department goals and increase donor engagement.
  • Write, proofread, and copyedit donor communications materials, e.g. Annual Report.



  • Commitment to the mission and goals of the Women’s Community Clinic.
  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 5 years equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum two years of experience with grants management and proposal/report writing.
  • Demonstrated success in securing institutional gifts of $100,000+.
  • Experience with prospect research for institutional and individual giving.
  • Database experience, Salesforce CRM preferred.
  • Preferred: Experience writing and managing multi-year federal grants
  • Preferred: Graphic design experience (Adobe Illustrator, Photo Shop, InDesign).
  • Preferred: Basic HTML and website knowledge.



  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to serve as leaders within organization.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with a diverse team.
  • Strong computer skills (MS Word, Excel).
  • Commitment to working in an anti-racist, feminist organization.
  • Commitment to working in an environment offering the full-scope of pregnancy options counseling.
  • Willingness to be an ambassador on behalf of the Women’s Community Clinic understanding that all staff contribute towards tasks related to promoting and fundraising for the Clinic.


Salary and Benefits:

  • The Clinic provides a competitive total compensation package at the mid-range of the San Francisco nonprofit and healthcare labor markets.  The salary range for this position is $71,000 annually, depending on experience.
  • Generous benefits package, includes:  Health (HMO or PPO), dental, and vision insurance with family coverage, paid time off, retirement plan, flexible spending accounts for medical, transit, parking, and dependent care expenses.


Typical physical demands:

  • Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity sufficient to operate a keyboard, photocopier, telephone, calculator and other office equipment.
  • Requires normal range of hearing and eyesight to record, prepare and communicate appropriate reports.
  • Requires sitting and typing for periods of up to 3 hours.
  • Requires standing and walking for periods of up to 3 hours.
  • Requires lifting up to 25 pounds, carrying, and walking up and down stairs.


The Women’s Community Clinic is an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage and seek applications from women, people of color, including bilingual and bicultural individuals, as well as members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities. Applicants shall not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex/gender (including gender identity), citizenship status, marital status, domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical conditions including genetic characteristics and cancer-related conditions, sexual orientation, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions, genetic information, people with acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) and AIDS-related conditions, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws.  Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified disabled applicants may participate in the application process. Please advise in writing of special needs at the time of application.


Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


To Apply:

Please send a cover letter and resume to: no later than close of business on September 7, 2017.  In subject line, please write: Development Director.