Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving women, men, teens and families. For over 100 years, PPFA has done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible health care decisions.
The Managing Director, Development is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the division, which raises more than $250 million annually for the Planned Parenthood national office and to provide financial support to the organization’s 56 affiliates across the country. The organization seeks a candidate who has both fundraising experience and who has led complex financial operations. This role is even more important during a time of transition for the organization as it recruits and on-boards a new president and as the organization faces an ever-changing political environment in the country.
The Managing Director oversees a team of three staff members. She/he reports to the organization’s Chief Development Officer and is a member of the Development Division’s Senior Development Leadership Team.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Multi-year financial planning and budgeting. The Managing Director leads the organization’s revenue budgeting process (as almost all of the organization’s revenue is generated by fundraising). She/he works with the other leaders within the Development Division to plan annual budgets, with a keen eye on the cost to raise funds and return on investment. She/he will lead the Division in multi-year planning and scenario planning efforts during a time of organizational leadership transition. She/he is the Division’s lead partner with the Finance Division for financial monitoring and reporting and oversees the organization’s charitable accreditations (e.g., BBB Giving Wise and Charity Navigator).
Division-wide priority setting and planning, and collaboration within the division. The Managing Director is responsible for setting the priorities for division-wide work on an annual and multi-year basis. She/he ensures that there is sufficient internal collaboration and coordination within the division to successfully implement these priorities, and she/he is responsible for planning the engagement of the Division’s leadership teams (the Senior Development Leadership Team and the larger Development Leadership Team), including regular meetings and retreats.
Primary partner with other divisions and their managing directors. The Managing Director partners with the managing directors in the organization’s other divisions in leading organization-wide initiatives, including strategic planning and outcomes measurement. She/he is the Division’s primary, day-to-day partner for the Finance, IT, and Facilities divisions. She/he also leads the Division’s work to identify risks and develop mitigation plans.
Internal communications within the division. The Managing Director is responsible for ensuring strong communication across the Division--that all team members in the Division receive sufficient and timely communications in order to both feel engaged with the work of the organization and be able to fulfill their responsibilities efficiently and effectively. He/she is responsible for organizing regular all-staff meetings for the Division.
Oversight of day-to-day work for the Office of the CDO. The Managing Director oversees the day-to-day work of the Office of the CDO, including administrative support and budgeting and expense management. Her/his team is also responsible for developing and implementing division-specific rules and best practices for the use of the intranet and other communications technologies (e.g., Gmail).
10+ years of leadership and management experience, with some time working in fundraising specifically.
Strong interpersonal skills and a demonstrated ability to manage and motivate a diverse workforce with confidence and effectiveness across a vast array of personalities and levels of influence.
Experience in strategic planning, program planning, budget preparation, and fiscal management.
Ability to work independently, problem solve, take initiative, and establish priorities among multiple projects.
Demonstrate creativity, organizational ability, and strong attention to detail.
Ability to make decisions in ambiguous situations and exercise good judgment in a fast-paced, dynamic, deadline-driven environment in an organized and professional manner.
Demonstrated ability to maintain confidences and protect confidential information.
Some evening or weekend work is required to meet the responsibilities of this role.
The ability to remain poised and express oneself clearly and empathetically in interactions with others in all forms of communications: verbal and written, one-on-one, and in group settings.
Passion for, or interest in, reproductive rights and/or women’s health.
A team player.
Experience in an organization with an affiliate structure is advantageous, but not required.
0-25%, As needed.
DIVERSE CANDIDATES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
Planned Parenthood Federation of America is an equal employment opportunity employer and is committed to maintaining a non-discriminatory work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Planned Parenthood is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values diversity and inclusion, respect and integrity, customer focus, and innovation.
About Planned Parenthood Federation of America
Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) is the nation’s leading women’s health care provider, educator, and advocate, serving women, men, teens and families. For almost 100 years, PPFA has done more than any other organization in the United States to improve women’s health and safety, prevent unintended pregnancies, and advance the right and ability of individuals and families to make informed and responsible health care decisions.