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Siloam Health

Chief Development Officer

Siloam Health


Job Summary

Employment status: Regular Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt
Hours per week: 40
Reports to: President/CEO
Location: Nashville, TN

Our Mission

Siloam Health’s mission is to share the love of Christ by serving those in need through health care. Our patients come from more than 80 countries and speak over 50 languages. Siloam provides a unique, interdisciplinary model of whole-person health care that addresses the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual determinants of the health of our patients. Our staff is anchored by a multicultural primary care team that serves alongside roughly 300 volunteer interpreters, doctors, nurses, and other licensed medical specialists each year to provide comprehensive health care to Nashville’s most vulnerable.

Job Responsibilities

The Chief Development Officer is responsible for the strategic leadership of fund development to support Siloam Health’s mission.  The CDO also works with the CEO to optimize the alignment of initiatives and strategies and to ensure brand consistency through all parts of the organization, internally and externally. The CDO directly supervises the Director of Development, Director of Donor Relations, and Director of Communications.

  • Lead a sustainable development plan encompassing major gifts, corporate giving, church giving, annual giving, monthly giving, donor recognition, cross-sector partnerships, and brand strategy.
  • Led the Development Department in planning, implementing, and executing comprehensive fundraising programs with multimillion-dollar annual development targets, aligning department goals and efforts with the organization’s broader strategic efforts.
  • Work closely with the Director of Donor Relations to grow the existing major gifts and planned giving program.
  • Balance efforts to seek out and develop new funding sources while also maintaining a strong donor retention rate.
  • Work with the Director of Development to execute revenue-generating events with the involvement of key Siloam and community volunteers.
  • Cultivate a dynamic relationship with the Board and all relevant committees as directed by the CEO, primarily the development committee.
  • Oversee brand strategy and external communications, including but not limited to, website, print pieces, digital communications, and social media. 
  • Serve as a member of Siloam’s Senior Leadership Team team.
  • Develop strategies and lead prospecting for sizable federal and state grants that support Siloam’s ongoing work and ways the organization plans to grow.
  • Participate in ongoing quality improvement (QI) activities within the roles defined above.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years experience in non-profit development
  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading staff and volunteers


  • Passionate about Christian ministry to the underserved and in full agreement with Siloam’s mission and core values
  • Willingness to serve persons with limited access to healthcare and who are from different cultures and faith beliefs
  • Energized by leading a team and aggressive revenue goals
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with MS Office products
  • Adherence to OSHA and confidentiality requirements

Additional Information


Siloam Health is committed to caring for staff in the same excellent manner as we care for patients by providing the following benefits to our full-time staff:

  • 100% Employer paid medical and dental insurance
  • 100% Employer paid life and disability
  • Simple IRA with employer match up to 3%
  • HSA with up to $1,300 match by employer or FSA
  • Low-cost vision insurance
  • 4 weeks of PTO in the first year
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • Flexible schedule
  • Diverse team and patient population
  • Mission leave
  • Extended Illness Benefit

How to Apply

Please visit our website at siloamhealth.org/careers to find the link to apply.


  • Date Posted: March 20, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Administrative
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $95,000 - $105,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk