Business Development (Healthcare) Associate

About God’s Love We Deliver

For people living with severe illness in the New York City metropolitan area, God’s Love We Deliver provides nutrition therapy, and cooks and home delivers medically tailored meals. We are a non-sectarian organization. All of our services are provided free to clients and full of love.

God’s Love We Deliver requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they are eligible for an accommodation based on a medical condition or sincerely-held religious belief.

About the Role

God’s Love We Deliver has partnered with the healthcare field since our inception.  The External Program Affairs Department establishes partnerships and contracts with managed care providers, health systems and community-based organizations. The Business Development (Healthcare) Associate is responsible for supporting the team’s efforts to increase the number of healthcare and community partnerships that we have and for increasing the number of clients and members served from existing and new partnerships. The position contributes to the team’s effort to expand the organization’s visibility regarding the impact that medically tailored home-delivered meals have on healthcare costs and health outcomes. To accomplish the goals, the role uses research findings, relationship building, outreach, engagement and collaboration and works closely with the Policy & Planning, Program, Operations and Development teams at God’s Love.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct outreach and engagement with current and potential partners by conducting presentations to managed care organizations, healthcare systems, federally qualified health centers, community-based organizations, community groups and others. Support the cultivation of internal and external relationships.
  • Generate new business opportunities by proactively finding and qualifying leads through targeted outreach to all potential healthcare partners. Support engagement, development, research, cultivation, and maintenance of our healthcare and community-based partnerships to facilitate achieving and exceeding the annual revenue objective of $6.5M.
  • Support Sr. Director of External Program Affairs by following up with executing MOUs or linkage agreements with community-based organizations, and communicating with customers/partners around reports, enrollments, timelines and deadlines.
  • Work closely with the Sr. Director of External Program Affairs to secure meetings, seamlessly transition relationships when necessary, and track progress of partnerships. Also schedules meetings for/with relevant partners and various Program team members.
  • Keep records of outreach and marketing activities and prepare database and project reports both internally and externally. Responsible for tracking activities which includes entering all relevant partner/contact details into NXT/Raiser’s Edge Database.
  • Manage routine partner communications, including phone and e-mail inquiries, and other correspondence as needed.
  • Maintain awareness of the field and competitor climate. Provide feedback and highlight opportunities, potential problems, or issues to management.
  • Participate in advocacy activities that promote funding and policies that support the integration of medically tailored meals into healthcare.
  • Other duties as assigned

About You:

You are highly self-motivated and empathetic, with a strong desire to provide support to clients living with a serious illness. You are looking for a collaborative, team-oriented environment, and you are energized by connecting clients to services. In addition, you meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree with at least 3 years of fast-paced healthcare or nonprofit experience, ideally with and administrative and/or community engagement focus
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Must be able to operate effectively as part of a team and independently
  • Strong project management, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills required
  • Superior time management skills with the ability to work effectively under deadlines
  • Strategic mindset with an ability to think and focus on both the near- and long-term
  • Available evenings and weekends for outreach and engagement events as needed.
  • Microsoft Office proficiency is a must
  • Raiser’s Edge NXT experience a plus

Interested in Applying for this Role?