Chief Business Development & Government Affairs Officer

Pressley Ridge

Pittsburgh, PA, USA Remote


US$175-225k (annually)

Executive Director/President/CEO

Full time

Jan 17

Be the change you wish to see in the world! Come join our team to empower children and families in our communities to transform their lives and develop to their full potential.

Pressley Ridge Benefits

The well-being of our employees and their families is important to us. At Pressley Ridge, we strive to provide the most competitive and comprehensive employee benefit programs that are affordable and help you and your family achieve and maintain your best possible health.

  • Free single medical coverage available with a Health Savings Account (HSA) with 50% employer match
  • Prescription coverage
  • Dental and vision plans
  • Patient advocate and Medicare specialists available at no cost
  • Dependent Care Flexible Savings Account
  • Wellness incentive (up to $250)
  • 403b with up to 9% employer give/match
  • Free life insurance and AD&D
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 9 paid holidays (7 recognized holidays plus a floating and birthday holiday per year)
  • Tuition reimbursement (if applicable)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Position Summary

Reporting to the President and CEO, the position is responsible for leading business development and the organizational governmental relations efforts. He/she will identify, develop, and foster relationships to support long-term and short-term growth priorities.

The position will advocate for the strategic development, alignment, and successful deployment of initiatives designed to provide enhanced value; improve care delivery, efficiency, and access; increase referrals; and provide new and diversified sources of revenue. He/she will serve as the primary source of collective market and business intelligence, incorporating state-of-the-art decisions/analytics with a disciplined process of program development while championing a culture of execution across the Pressley Ridge continuum.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Oversee the agency's business development process, and help the organization develop the necessary business development capacity to compete for new contracts and business in the nonprofit world.
  • Promote state, local, and federal laws, legislation and public policy wherever needed to promote and advance the mission and goals of Pressley Ridge.
  • Identify potential merger and acquisition opportunities for the organization that match the culture and mission and values of Pressley Ridge.
  • Enhance business planning, analytics, performance improvement and project management tools to support senior leadership and successfully executing measuring growth strategies.
  • Monitor pertinent state legislation that may impact our work with children and families, and coordinate policy positions on pending state legislation with Executive team members, state Directors and other statewide child welfare advocacy organizations.


  • Degree from an accredited college or university; Master's degree preferred.
  • At least seven (7) years’ experience in a professional position with knowledge of business development, government relations, federal and state policy making, federal and state funding and regulatory requirements.
  • Clearances. State Police; FBI clearance; child abuse clearance; CPSL Mandated Reporter-Recognizing and Reporting Child Abuse training; any additional background checks/clearances required by state governing bodies.
  • Valid driver’s license and current vehicle insurance.

Working Conditions

  • Physical Demands: Requires vision, speech, and hearing.
  • Environmental Factors: Community, home, school.
  • Working Hours: Standard working hours to meet business needs.   

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