Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation

National Director, Development (Mid-Level and Sustaining Program)

Job Location Other-Remote Office
Full Time
Mon - Fri
Hours of Work
8:00 am - 5:00 pm


The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation (HBFF) is the largest nonprofit addiction recovery organization in the United States. It is also one of the most mission-driven places you will find. The HBFF team is passionate about providing hope and ultimately healing. As a living, growing and evolving institution, the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is – at our core- a people-powered organization.  HBFF is comprised of 1600+ employees, seventeen treatment sites and produces $190 million dollars in annual revenue.  This exemplary organization serves nearly 25,000 people annually and is committed to provide hope and healing for those experiencing addiction to alcohol and other drugs.


What makes this organization unique is its total ecosystem approach to prevention, education, research, advocacy and treatment.  All of the parts of the organization work together to inform, develop and deliver evidence- based practices that help people reclaim their futures and restore their hope.


Being “a best place to work” is a strategic goal of HBFF and it’s a goal that every employee plays an active role in helping to achieve. Our culture is a reflection of how encouraged and energized we each feel about contributing our ideas and performing to our greatest ability. Join us and do meaningful work.


We deeply value our employees.  Working at HBFF includes a comprehensive benefits package, including:

Competitive Health, Dental and Vision Plans
Retirement savings plan with employer match
Paid time-off
Tuition reimbursement

The Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our colleagues is critical to our success as a force of healing and hope for individuals, families and communities affected by addiction to alcohol and other drugs; and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.


The National Director, Development Mid-level and Sustaining Program, is charged with rebuilding Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation’s mid-level and sustaining programs in order to implement a comprehensive, multi-channel, donor-centric fundraising program which will include gifts up to $100,000.  The National Director will pair leading best practices in the field with creative solutions to direct all aspects of mid- and sustaining-level giving through face to face, phone solicitation, direct mail, digital activities, donor database maintenance, appeal segmentation, donor acknowledgement and stewardship. This person will align strategies with Hazelden Betty Ford’s established fundraising process with a goal of broadening the donor base, increasing giving level, establishing a donor retention program and building strong donor pipelines for future mid-level, major, and principal gifts. The National Director will be expected to ensure alignment of the Mid-level and Sustaining Program with all fundraising activity.

  • Build strategy and execute all aspects of a multi-faceted, donor centric sustaining and mid-level program to ensure department goals are attained while continuing to use our established Fundraising Processes as an integral component of building the program
  • As a supervisor, this position is responsible for:

    a.       Facilitating the selection, placement, and development of possible full-time employees, part-time, on-call employees, and team managers.

    b.       Conducting one-one-one performance communication sessions with direct reports to measure progress on goals, development plans, and provide feedback on progress on a regular basis, including formal annual performance communication and consult with other leaders as they lead teams of Prevention Specialists.

    c.       Maintaining current job descriptions for all supervised positions.

    d.       Maintains awareness and compliance with Hazelden Betty Ford policies and procedures.

    Holding staff accountable to organizational philosophy and strategies, policies and procedure


Fully remote position


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, or related field or equivalent (Six years related work experience or Associates degree plus four years of related work experience)
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising or equivalent experience.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office programs
  • Familiarity with CRM and relational databases
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including grammar and business communications
  • Accuracy and attention to detail


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare fundraising experience
  • Knowledge of chemical dependency


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