Director of Development and Engagement

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We are seeking a Director of Development and Engagement (DDE) to join our team. The DDE is responsible for developing a climate of awareness and acceptance for Partnership for Strong Families, Inc., an affiliated agency of Service Management Solutions for Children. The DDE will create and communicate clear, concise, and consistent professional messages to community stakeholders, agency staff and network providers. This position oversees media relations, government relations, development efforts, social media, and community outreach. The position will coordinate special events and manage various projects that support the organization’s mission and vision.  The DDE will report directly to the Chief of Clinical and Community Services.


The position may involve acquiring, accessing, using and safeguarding Protected Health Information according to applicable law and agency Policies and Procedures for Protected Health Information.

Location: Gainesville, Florida

Starting Salary: $59,462.31/ annually

The ideal candidate should demonstrate the ability to coordinate special events, including community outreach and support, family, and recognition events. In addition to skills in grant development and identification of new grant or funding opportunities. The ideal applicant should possess effective written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills, as well as excellent organizational and project management capabilities.

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in communications, marketing, human services, event planning, or related field.
  • Three years of related job experience.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet programmatic needs.
  • Must have a valid Florida Driver License, an acceptable driving record, and access to a reliable vehicle for work related functions and activities. Must also have the ability to travel throughout Circuits 3 and 8.
  • Proficient in Adobe Design Software or similar, Social Media Platforms, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.


  • Experience working in the non-profit sector, coordinating special events, web design and content management.
  • Master’s degree in a related field.

PSF is an EEO/AA/ADA/VP/Drug Free employer. 

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A hallmark of PSF’s system of care is our belief that child abuse is preventable. We have found that by providing resources and supports to families in need on the front end, many can avoid reaching the crises that lead to formal child welfare involvement functions.

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