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Siloam Health

Director of Donor Relations

Siloam Health


Job Summary

Employment status: Full-Time, Salaried, Exempt
Hours per week: 40
Reports to: Chief Development Officer
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’s approach to medical care provides a unique, interdisciplinary model of whole-person health care that addresses the physical, social, emotional, and spiritual determinants of health. 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

What You’ll Do

The Director of Donor Relations contributes to Siloam Health’s mission by strategically cultivating relationships with present and prospective donors giving at a mid and major-gift level. He/she enjoys setting and meeting ambitious goals by deepening and widening vital donor relationships. Key components to this role are strategic relationship-building and motivating staff/board/volunteers in the major gift cultivation process. The Director of Donor Relations is a member of the Development Team and works closely with the Board Chair and CEO.

  • Manage and grow a major gifts program with the goal of raising $2MM+ annually
  • Create and implement donor-centric cultivation plans
  • Make direct, face-to-face solicitations, and equip/assist the board and staff for success with their own solicitations (e.g., provide portfolio development support, strategic counsel, and assistance with donor communications)
  • Manage a portfolio of 75-100 individual donors
  • Manage the systems and software to track and cultivate donors and prospects, including, but not limited to, Siloam’s donor database
  • Oversee the growth of Siloam’s planned giving program including prospecting and solicitation efforts. 
  • Manage the systems and software necessary to track progress according to specific metrics
  • Create pre- and post-event strategies for major donors
  • Acknowledge and thank major donors through public and private recognition


Who We Are Looking For

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent experience
  • Successful track record working with boards and donors to secure gifts of $5,000+


  • Passionate about Christian ministry to the underserved and in full agreement with Siloam’s mission and core values
  • Comfortable working with and on behalf of persons from different cultures and faith backgrounds
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written
  • Energized by building and maintaining relationships
  • Experienced/comfortable working with databases and MS Office suite
  • Proven ability to work effectively with a team
  • Adherence to OSHA and confidentiality requirements
  • Schedule flexibility with the ability to work occasional nights and weekends

Additional Information


What We Offer

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
  • 3 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: June 5, 2024
  • Type: Full-Time
  • Job Function: Fundraising / Revenue Development
  • Service Area: Health (Physical, Mental)
  • Salary Range: $66,000 - $74,000
  • Working Hours: 40 hrs/wk