Posting Note: The Director of Foundation Relations will serve as a member of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation grants team reporting to the Vice President, Individual Giving. The Director is expected to strategically lead and manage relationships with foundation donors and partners, increasing value and impact for both Phoenix Children’s Hospital and its philanthropic partners. The incoming Director will identify local, regional, and national corporate and foundation prospects for the purposes of engendering broad engagement with Phoenix Children’s, and to plan and execute solicitation and stewardship strategies at the major and principal gift levels.
Education and Experience Requirements:
*A minimum of 5-10 years of a proven track record of success in corporate and foundation fundraising. Experience in healthcare or academic development setting is strongly encouraged.
*Proven track record of securing commitments and developing relationships with foundations (Corporate, Private, Family, Government)
*Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other equivalent CRM system.
*Candidate must be able to navigate a wide variety of business and social settings and enjoy taking the message of Phoenix Children’s Hospital to individuals and organizations not yet familiar with its work.
Working in close collaboration with the Vice President (VP), the Director of Foundation Development designs and executes on a comprehensive development strategy for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Director oversees and executes on both capital campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts. This position also forms and manages the Phoenix Children’s Foundation development team, and reports directly to the Vice President.