Phoenix House Regional Director of Business Development and Communication in Lake View Terrace, California

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

We are continually striving to achieve positive outcomes and to ensure that we are helping build healthier communities. Our collective efforts are designed to ultimately lead our patients towards living a healthy, active, and purposeful life, free from addiction.

In California, we have a broad range of CAFR-accredited programs for men, women, and teens that incorporate mental health, gender-specific, and trauma-informed services to those in need. Our facilities provide safe, affordable care with residential and outpatient treatment services.

At Phoenix house, we empower people to experience their personal strengths and help them discover new ways to manage the mental, physical, and emotional aspects of addiction so they can live a better life.

(Full Time) Reporting to the Senior Vice President, CA & TX Executive Director, The Regional Director of Business Development & Communication is responsible for promoting Phoenix Houses of CA’s programs to ensure continued referrals for clinical services and for researching opportunities for new business development. The Regional Director will lead the department and work in concert with the senior leadership team to achieve operating goals and to deliver accurate information to all publics.

The Regional Director of Business Development & Communication shall have responsibility for leadership, direction, and the success of the Business Development & Communication department at PH CA. The Regional Director shall exemplify the mission, values and philosophy of PH CA.


  • Variable – Daytime, Evening, and Weekend



  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing or Sales required

  • Master’s degree in Business Management (or related Business discipline) preferred.

  • Must maintain a valid CA Drivers’ License, have proof of automobile insurance and maintain a safe driving record based on Phoenix House policy.


  • Minimum 5 years progressively advanced experience in health care marketing and management, prefer behavioral health care experience preferred


  • Communication

  • Oral communication - Express ideas clearly and concisely in groups and one-to-one conversations; create an environment with open channels of communication. Foster a climate that encourages clear, direct, open and accurate information. Communicate information through presentations or speeches. Encourage expression of alternate perspectives.

  • Written communication - Convey information clearly and concisely through both formal and informal documents; adapt writing style to fit the audience. Prepare project plans, reports and proposals using universally standard business writing guidelines.

  • Business Knowledge

  • Business Acumen – Understand the impact of the job within the organization; have and use cross-functional knowledge to understand interdepartmental connections. Make recommendations using knowledge of interdepartmental relationships. Propose modifications to business processes to make them more efficient and effective.

  • Technical expertise- Demonstrate technical proficiency required to do the job; possess up-to-date knowledge in the profession; provide technical expertise to others.

  • Thinking

  • Analytical - Gather relevant information systematically; break down problems into simple components; make sound decisions. Systematically break problem down into component parts. Determine causal relationships among component parts. Use several techniques to identify solutions.

  • Innovative - Approach problems with curiosity and open-mindedness; offer new ideas, solutions and/or options. Identify opportunities and practices not previously identified by the organization. Champion unique solutions by removing barriers to implementation.

  • Strategic – Define strategic goals and issues clearly; apply broad knowledge and experience when addressing strategic issues; foresee obstacles and opportunities relating to change or improvement. Perform internal and external environmental scans to determine organizational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats. Prioritize initiatives having greater strategic impact.

  • Interpersonal

  • Inspire trust - Show consistency among principles, values, and behavior; gain the confidence and trust of others. Take tough principled stands even if unpopular. Take clear and direct action involving ethical and integrity issues.

  • People Leadership

  • Coach and Develop – Assess strengths and development needs of employees; provide challenging development opportunities; provide relevant, timely feedback; mentor others. Offer assignments that challenge and grow a person’s skill. Address employee performance problems, create improvement plan, coach and monitor results.

  • Provide direction – Provide clear direction and priorities toward a common vision; clarify roles and responsibilities for employees; promote empowerment. Scan internal and external environments to determine unit direction. Set vision and direction for unit.

  • Create, develop and execute the business development aspect of PH CA’s business plan

  • Remain educated and informed with respect to the market position of PH CA and develop peer relationships with internal and external staff.

  • Supervise staff to ensure that referral development activity is ongoing, the department’s processes and procedures are current and up to date and that a marketing and advertising strategy is in place and operates within budget

  • Consistently recruits and manages high quality professional staff to work in the Business Development & Communication department so as to meet requirements of patients, referents and payers

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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