The Major Gifts Officeris primarily responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual major gift prospects and donors in a healthcare environment.
Serves as a member of the philanthropy team and plays a central role in developing, overseeing, and managing major gift strategies and programs, and relating them to other segments of the department's advancementefforts,incoordinationwiththeMajorGiftsstaff.
Anadvocateforthemissionandprogramsofthenetworkandinstitution, represents the institution among its volunteer leadership and key and influential public audiences as a frontline fundraiser.
As a health care organization, we have the responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. We require that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment.Responsibilities:
- Serves as a member of the department's staff with responsibility for advancing the institution's major gifts program to successfully:identify,cultivate,solicit,andstewardmajorgift($50,000+)prospectsanddonors.Particularattentionwillbe given to high-end annual fund donors who have the capacity to become major gifts prospects.
- Buildsandmanagesapersonalportfolioof100+majorgiftprospectsanddonorsthatcomprisemanyoftheinstitution'smost important and sensitiverelationships; worksin consultation withunit leadership, colleagues on the MajorGiftsteam and key board and other volunteer leaders to discuss and devise individually tailored major gift strategies.
- Workstofosteranatmosphere,internallyandexternally,ofwidespreadcooperationandownershiptoreinforceacommon sense of purpose and establish an ever-increasing understanding and comfort with the development plans, and strategies designed to achieve institutionally supported objectives.
- Sharesresponsibilityforthestrategicplanning,development,andimplementationofthedivision'sgoalsincollaborationwith the others as necessary.
- Shapes key institutional and philanthropy related messages through the direction and preparation of proposals, solicitation letters,andothermaterialsformajorprospectsanddonors;ensuresthattheyarepersuasivelycommunicatedtokeyandtarget audiences and are consistent with the efforts of others to strategically position the institution in the marketplace.
- Establishesandmaintainshighqualityrelationshipswiththeinstitutions'departmentchairs,divisionchiefs,physiciansand researchers, and other key staff by establishing a personal rapport and acquiring and demonstrating a firm grasp of a wide range of medically related terms and critical issues facing the health care profession.
- CollaborateswiththemembersofthePhilanthropyOfficetoplanprospectmanagementstrategiesandmovesstepsthatare coordinated and place the prospect's best interests first.
- Participatesinthepreparationofanannualoperatingplanforthedivision,whichincludesacompletereviewoftheyear's activities and sets specific goals and objectives for the next and future fiscal years.
- Bachelor's degree required.
- 3-5yearsrelated workexperience required.
- Mustdemonstrate teamwork,resourcefulness, results orientation,optimism, and trust.
- AdvancedskillswithMicrosoftapplicationswhichmayincludeOutlook,Word,Excel,PowerPointorAccessandotherweb- based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.