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Ref: CW;DofD

Director of Development

Mackenzie Stuart is working with one of the leading Alabama based Substance Abuse & Addiction treatment facility. Presently recruiting for a Director of Development to come on board and grow the business whilst implementing strategies to improve daily revenue and decrease loss, increase admissions & including leading fundraising for the organisation.


Our client is a leading substance abuse treatment organisation offering both inpatient and outpatient facilities with IOP, PHP & detox. Both their abstinence and patient satisfaction statistics exceed the national averages and my clients goal is to constantly provide a higher quality of patient care and satisfaction.

My client also takes pride in providing support and invest in their employees. The company has a strong family based orientation and believes in supporting families and loved ones as well as clients.


This role will be responsible for managing and leading the fundraising for multiple intermediate sized inpatient and outpatient addiction facilities in Alabama. The successful candidate will carry out the company’s promises and values to their patients and staff through strong leadership as well as driving fundraising. This role will hold overall responsibility for establishing programs grow the organisation and to bring in funds as well as organising events to raise money.

The individual in this role must be able to build and maintain strong relationships with brokers, companies and individuals who will provide gifts and donations, particularly on an annual basis. Alongside raising funds, the candidate would be expected to develop the business and work with the VP of Development to grow the organisation and potentially raise enough funds to open new facilities.

Professional and behavioural competencies of the organisation must be adhered to, particularly whilst educating and consulting other healthcare professionals in the assessment, diagnosis and management of medical conditions to therefore promote and ensure safe and quality treatments of ant physical health complications.

Candidate Requirements

The required candidate must be educated to Bachelor’s Degree level, but preferable to Master’s level alongside at least 5 years’ experience within business development within the healthcare industry, preferable within a substance abuse or mental health related facility. Excellent interpersonal and managerial skills are a must.

The candidate must thrive in busy, fast paced environment and be able to make decisions and develop plans and strategies that will be followed through. Strong managerial and interpersonal skills will put candidates at an advantage and allow the right candidate to be extremely successful in this role.


Mackenzie Stuart is a leading executive search and selection business. From our offices in Leeds, London & Toronto we provide retained and contingency recruitment solutions across industry and have specialist recruitment consultants that work within the Oil & Gas, Mining, Infrastructure & Built Environment, Medical & Scientific, Healthcare, Education, Finance & Accountancy, Insurance, Water, Chemicals, Ingredients & Flavours, Automation, FMCG and Logistics sectors. If you feel you are suitable for this role please apply below.

Job Reference: CW;DofD

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Salary Range

$100,000 - 140,000


US, Alabama