Posting Note: Position Summary: Reporting to the Director of Major Gifts, the Sr. Philanthropy Officer (SPO) will be a seasoned major gifts fundraiser responsible for securing individual gifts with an emphasis on $100,000 and above. Success will be achieved by building long term donor partnerships and demonstrating that all levels of philanthropic support are leveraged to realize maximum impact for Phoenix Children’s mission. The ideal candidate will be energetic and enthusiastic, metrics-driven, and is comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Education and Experience Requirements: *Minimum of 7 years in fundraising, development or related field in a non-profit environment. Experience in a medical or academic development setting strongly encouraged *Bachelor’s degree or Master’s in business, philanthropy or related field *Demonstrated success in building long term philanthropic relationships while also consistently meeting fundraising goals and securing gifts of $100,000 and above. *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. *Experience with Raiser’s Edge or other equivalent CRM system Position Duties: *Manages a portfolio of 125 prospects *Develop and implement thoughtful, strategic cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans for prospective donors for gifts of $25,000 with an emphasis on gifts of $100,000 or more. *Ensure regular contact with donors through various activities and communications, especially face to face meetings *Identify and develop joint major giving opportunities in collaboration with colleagues and team members across the foundation *Develop and manage timelines for various fundraising activities to ensure plans and critical fundraising processes are carried out in a timely manner *Develops expertise in hospital Centers of Excellence and service lines; serves as foundation liaison in assisting physicians, program directors and administration with capital and programmatic funding needs. *Support the Director, Major Gifts on fundraising activities and donor follow-up *Meet annual activity and financial performance metrics
The Sr Development Officer identifies, develops, broadens, and maximizes philanthropic support from individual and business prospects to increase awareness and support of hospital programs, initiatives and goals through philanthropic giving. This position may have program management oversight, and assists with mentoring team members and colleagues.
- Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team
- Excellence in clinical care, service and communication
- Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals
- Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future
- Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.
- Discovers/cultivates/solicit stewardship activities to develop a portfolio of prospects and donors to ensure achievement of fundraising goals and purposes. Develops strategies for identifying potential prospects and introducing new and additional individuals and businesses to philanthropy at PCH. Regularly reports activities and results against targets to achieve/exceed performance metrics. Works collaboratively and positively with colleagues to maximize giving potential of donors
- Collaborates with Foundation colleagues to develop and implement prospect cultivation and recognition collateral, promotional materials and proposals to engage and increase interest in philanthropy and sponsorship from individuals and businesses.
- Develops expertise in Hospital Centers of Excellence and all clinical care areas, research and programs funded through philanthropy. Build relationships and ongoing interaction with physicians, researchers, program directors and administrators with personnel, programmatic and capital funding needs.
- Represents Phoenix Children’s appropriately at community functions, networking events and by nurturing new and existing relationships.
- Maintains professional competency by pursuing industry knowledge, keeping apprised of current and national trends and building awareness of latest technologies and best practices to promote performance.
- Assist with mentoring team members and colleagues.
- Some program management oversight and execution in collaboration with colleagues, support team and internal and/or external resources.
- Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.