• Development Director

    Protect Our Care Washington, DC 20003

    Job #1896725569

  • About Protect Our Care

    Protect Our Care

    (POC) has led the successful campaign to protect the Affordable Care Act, 

    fight the Trump Administration's relentless war on health care -- including its failed pandemic 

    response -- and inform Americans about how they can help create a better health care system 

    by engagement in the political process. POC operates a communications and rapid response 

    war room and organizing outreach hub in Washington, DC and organizing and communications 

    teams in multiple states.

    Position: Development Director

    Location: Washington, DC

    Status: Exempt, Full-Time

    Reports to: Executive Director

    Comprehensive benefits package included


    Working directly with the top leadership of POC, the Development Director will be responsible for managing the organization's entire fundraising program. The Development Director will lead the management, and coordination for fundraising outreach, strategy development, and donor contact. In addition, the Director will provide support to the Executive Director and Chair.

    The Development Director's responsibilities include:

    • Create and implement short and long-term strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward foundations, major donor prospects, and donors

    • Write proposals and respond to donor inquiries

    • Oversee and manage the organization's nascent database and tracking systems to ensure appropriate donor stewardship

    • Leverage opportunities which may advance POC's agenda as they arise; and move quickly to capitalize on real-time events

    • Motivate, mentor, and direct a professional and dedicated staff

    • Build prospect pipeline and expand list of potential funders among foundations and high net worth individuals

    • Conduct and/or supervise donor research and prospect identification

    • Provide direct support to organizational leadership


    Organization is based in Washington, DC but this position is indefinitely remote.

    Salary range is between $140k-$175k, depending on experience

    Protect Our Care is a project of New Venture Fund (NVF), a 501(c)(3) public charity that incubates new and innovative public-interest projects and grant-making programs. NVF is committed to attracting, developing and retaining exceptional people, and to creating a work environment that is dynamic, rewarding and enables each of us to realize our potential. NVF's work environment is safe and open to all employees and partners, respecting the full spectrum of race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, political affiliation, ancestry, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and all other classifications protected by law in the locality and/or state in which you are working.


    The ideal candidate will be entrepreneurial, ambitious, energetic, creative and should have the following experience and qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required, and at least 4 years of proven experience in a fundraising program

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Self-starter with the ability to prioritize multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously

    • Strong skills in management and leadership; must understand the subtleties of motivating and directing a diverse group of personalities with different work styles

    • Committed to and enthusiastic about the mission and programs of POC with a broad appreciation for and a sophisticated understanding of the intersection of health care and politics

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