Title: Regional Development Director – South Central
Reports to:
Director of Field Development and Operations

Position Description:
The Regional Development Director is to lead the management and growth of the South Central Region (Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Mississippi, Colorado, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Kansas); including the development of HDSA Chapters and Affiliates, with the primary focus on fundraising/ revenue generation and volunteer development in support of HDSA’s mission.

 Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage HDSA Chapters/Affiliates in the development, implementation, and successful completion of annual budgets, volunteer expansion and growth and their plans of work.
  • Support financial management by ensuring timely reporting from the region and chapters to the National office.
  • Assist in the recruitment, training and management of volunteers to existing boards and committees, as well as help to identify new volunteers to maximize support of HDSA’s mission.
  • Support and engage in all organization advocacy initiatives as required on a local level.
  • Work seamlessly with regional social workers, support groups, Centers of Excellence and medical facilities to make sure that family and patient needs are being met as outlined in HDSA’s mission and the working together relationship is being maximized.
  • Expand working relationships with School/clubs/civic organizations/corporations within the region.
  • Additional tasks and responsibilities as assigned.


  • Prior Fundraising Event Experience a must (Corporate, Sponsorship, Walks, Runs, Galas, Golfs, Bike Events, School Events).
  • Prior working knowledge of Chapter/Affiliate board, including the work of standing committees.
  • Passion for the Society’s mission and demonstrated commitment to the non-profit sector.
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited four-year college or university.
  • Minimum 5 years of non-profit fundraising experience with a proven track record of success managing a diversified development program.
  • Proven success creating a resource development strategy, increasing financial results and building upon community based relationships.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a large, geographically diverse volunteer team.
  • Ability to lead, direct and inspire colleagues, sponsors, and volunteers. 
  • Excellent communication, organization, and presentation skills.
  • Superb interpersonal skills to achieve consensus and cooperation.
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, DonorPerfect (or similar) and relational databases. 
  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Please e-mail cover letter and resume to fieldjobs@hdsa.org.