Secure Aspects Group
Director, Generalist Major Gifts Team
Office of Development, California, United States
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Medicine, which comprises Stanford University Medical School – a premier
research-intensive medical school – and Stanford Hospitals and Clinics –
nationally recognized for quality patient care and leading-edge technology –
seeks experienced candidates for a new director to join the Major Gifts Team.
TheCampaign for Stanford Medicineconcluded in August of 2016 with
$1.65 billion raised against a $1-billion goal.
Medical Center Development continues to fundraise for key institutional
priorities, including the Transforming Cancer Care Initiative, the Biomedical
Innovation Initiative, the Biomedical Innovation Building, several “Advancing
Excellence” initiatives, and other research and clinical programs. The next campaign is in the early stages of
planning andStanford Medicinewill
have new philanthropic priorities as part of this effort.
The Director will
report to the Associate Dean, Stanford Medical Development and will be a valued
partner of the major gifts leadership team.
The Director will
manage a team of 4-6 “generalist” fundraisers focused on securing gifts of
$250,000 to $9,999,999 across Stanford Medicine. The fundraisers reporting to
the Director will each have a portfolio of 75-100 active prospects, and are
tasked with building and managing a robust portfolio of prospects. Their discovery work is most often with
prospects who become known to us by having interacted with Stanford Medicine or
with an active volunteer. Because generalist major gift officers are focused on
donor interests, they partner with our specialists major gift officers, who
staff faculty and priority areas in order to provide expert information to the
rest of the team.
The Director will guide the efforts of the fundraisers
reporting to her/him and coordinate with his/her colleagues on the Major Gifts
Leadership Team, Principal Gifts Team and wider campus community. The Director will also hold a portfolio of
25-50 active major or principal rated prospects as well as staff small special
projects related to the larger major gifts team and overall MCD organization.
This position requires experience, sensitivity,
diplomacy and the ability to operate independently while representing Stanford
Medicine. Critically important are the strategic skills necessary to
simultaneously balance prospect identification and solicitation, proposal
development, and coordination of internal support activities while building
donor centric, meaningful relationships. The successful candidate will work
with staff, faculty, volunteers, and other university constituencies to
establish and maintain stellar relationships on behalf of Stanford
The Director will
also ensure appropriate resources (research, prospect assignment,
communications, events, and stewardship) are allocated toward programs, resolve
internal allocation issues, maintain focus on higher potential/high return
donors and shared team goals.
Stanford is committed
to a donor-centric approach to development. Every member of the Office of
Development staff plays a role in providing the university’s donors with the
service and attention that ensures an exceptionally positive and fulfilling
efforts of fundraisers under your purview.
and implementing a specific fund-raising program for initiatives as
with volunteers and faculty to develop goals and fundraising activities.
opportunities for professional growth focusing on retention to increase
capacity and stability of the team.
and motivating staff by fostering a work environment that encourages new
ideas, risk-taking, team-based efforts, celebrating current achievements
and setting/meeting philanthropic goals.
staff and providing leadership to achieve goals and vision of the
organization. Responsible for hiring and retaining staff, career coaching,
personal development for direct reports and accountable for the
performance of employees.
appropriate resources are allocated towards programs, resolve internal
* - Other duties may
also be assigned
Education & Experience:
Bachelor's degree and
seven years of relevant experience and management experience, preferably in an
educational institution or nonprofit.
For any internal
candidates, strong preference will be given for those in current role for two
years or longer.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
+ Demonstrated fundraising experience, sensitivity, and diplomacy.
+ Excellent judgment, interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to
lead and motivate others and earn the respect of associates at all levels.
+ Strategic skills to craft and help implement fundraising plans.
+ Demonstrated managerial talent in guiding major gifts efforts.
+ Customer service expertise serving faculty.
+ Proven ability to meet fundraising goals with a strong track record in managing and balancing donor and faculty relationships.
+ Ability to manage a large number of fundraising activities simultaneously.
+ Solid verbal and written communication skills.
+ Effective management experience and excellent interpersonal skills;
demonstrated experience recruiting, evaluating, mentoring, and placing
experience engaging and motivating groups of diverse individuals, including
strong volunteer management skills.
Certifications and Licenses:
perform desk-based computer tasks, sit, and use a telephone, stand/walk.
light/fine grasping, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10
pounds, writing by hand.
* - Consistent with
its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable
accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to
perform the essential functions of his or her job.
require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends. Regular
travel may be required.
Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and
clients and with external organizations.
Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and
value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe
behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and
procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other
policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Job Series: Development
Job Code: 4296
Classification Level: M
Secure Aspects Group
New York, NY
Do you want to make a difference? Join The American Red Cross, the world's largest humanitarian network. For over 100 years The American Red Cross has been a leader in the nonprofit world. In order to support our many humanitarian efforts, our organization depends heavily on the support of our generous donor population. We participate in many donor-focused fundraising activities including identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individual donors and philanthropists, as well as corporate and foundation partners across the country. The funds we receive provide unrestricted support to our Chapters, helping us fulfill our mission to provide relief to victims of disaster and help people prevent, prepare and respond to emergencies in our communities. As a result, we are always looking for proactive and mission-driven fundraisers with an established track record of increasing philanthropic support.
Identifies, engages, cultivates, solicits, and stewards current and prospective Corporate donors in expanding their financial support of the work of the American Red Cross. Responsible for meeting an annual revenue target by working with an assigned portfolio of Corporate donors and prospects to advance the mission of the organization and assist donors in creating meaning in their lives through giving to the American Red Cross. In conjunction with Chief Development Officer, may lead team in planning and implementing fundraising strategies. As required, serve as operational resource to less experienced team members to ensure consistent and effective implementation of donor development plans.
+ Strategy: Develops and executes ongoing strategy for qualifying Corporate donors to ensure retention, growth of donor contributions as well as recapture from previous donors. Works collaboratively with other departments and partners with development staff at the National Office to create customized solicitation strategies matching the objectives of the organization and interests of the donor/prospect.
+ Fundraising Targets and Portfolio Management: Manages an assigned portfolio of donors and prospects with intent to form deep relationships. Responsible for minimum annual fundraising goal tied to segmented or blended portfolio as specified in performance standards, including both renewable gifts and new incremental revenue. Develop donor management plans for entire portfolio resulting in strategic, knowledgeable and complex asks. Personally solicits assigned donor portfolio through face to face visits, including preparation of personalized materials. Revenue target may increase due to major domestic disasters. Serve as mentor/informal leader to less experienced team members and operational resource for Regional Philanthropy.
+ Prospect Development: Implements programs/activities to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward Corporate donors at the $2,500 level or higher, with an emphasis on maximizing revenue for the American Red Cross. Works with community Board members and other leadership volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward appropriate donors. Identifies potential planned giving prospects among assigned donors and partners with Region's assigned Gift Planning Officer to solicit those prospects. Updates donor records in region and/or district database and Salesforce.com following donor contacts. May lead team(s) in planning and executing against prospecting development programs.
+ Relationship Development: Develops ongoing relationships with major donors for the benefits of the American Red Cross. Accountable for cultivating relationships for individual fundraising, organizational fundraising or both as outlined below:
+ Individuals: Cultivates relationships with individual donors personally and by supporting volunteer leaders in peer-to-peer outreach, (if appropriate) using giving societies such as the Tiffany Circle Society of Women Leaders as a key program.
+ Organizations: Cultivates, solicits and stewards support from corporations and foundations to meet annual fundraising goals within their Regions. This includes assisting corporations in achieving their goals in strengthening their brand, marketing, and employee engagement by being proficient at clearly articulating Red Cross programs, listening to corporations' needs and aligning programs to their interests, preparing grant proposals, and engaging foundation staff
Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree is highly desirable.
Minimum five years sales and/or Corporate fundraising experience required. Proven experience in developing strategies for donor retention growth and recapture and proven success with complex requests is required.
Significant expertise with the area's funding community highly desirable. Progressive experience in successful development programs and knowledge of "best practices" in development.
Requires frequent travel within the Region. The amount will vary depending upon size and geography of region. May travel and participate in meetings and conferences throughout chapter jurisdiction, state and Red Cross system. Because the Red Cross is a disaster response organization, staff may be asked to be on 24-hour call during period of major disaster.
Apply now! Joining our team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference every day.
The American Red Cross is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
The American Red Cross is a diverse nonprofit organization offering its employee's professional development and growth opportunities, a competitive salary, comprehensive benefits, and a collaborative team spirit environment.
Secure Aspects Group
Ann Arbor, MI, USA
How to Apply
Interested candidates must apply through the UM Jobs website (umjobs.org/). A cover letter, not to exceed two pages, is required and must answer the following questions:
1. Based on your understanding of LSA Advancement, please explain why you are applying for this position.
2. Briefly describe your recent experience in communications or public relations, including your experience writing news releases, articles, brochures, marketing/fundraising materials, etc.
3. Outline your experience in non-profit fundraising, your role and accomplishments.
4. This position requires working with different teams in LSA Advancement. Please share how you have worked collaboratively with others to produce a successful project.
Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single electronic document. In addition, please submit two writing samples that show your versatility as a writer, as either a link in your cover letter (be sure to provide the entire URL) or following your resume. Candidates who are not in compliance with these requests will not be considered.
LSA Advancement champions the liberal arts at the University of Michigan by creating access and opportunities for learning, engagement, and giving that will improve the world. We believe deeply in the transformative power of LSA's research and education, so we work to the highest standards of excellence and with joy, in the conviction that what we do matters to our students, our state, and the world.
The role of the Development Communications Specialist will be to articulate the critical importance of philanthropic support for LSA students, faculty, departments and programs through a variety of communications. The focus of this position is to support LSA fundraising and stewardship priorities by developing, writing, and editing gift stories, solicitation messaging, and stewardship communications that stimulate giving to and engagement with LSA.
The ideal candidate will be a skilled writer and editor with experience writing for fundraising purposes. This person must be able to tell gift impact stories that inspire, produce strategic, marketing-style writing that communicates funding needs in a clear, concise, and compelling manner, and provide meticulous editing that preserves the voices of a variety of authors. Writing for social media is a plus.
To be effective, this person must have a strong ability to collaborate across LSA Advancement teams, working closely with colleagues in the major gift, stewardship, external relations, and college marketing/communications teams to plan, execute, and disseminate communications that organically fuse college messaging with fundraising and stewardship efforts.
The target salary range for this position $47,000 to $52,000.
**(50%) Donor and gift impact communications**
+ Write and edit donor and gift impact stories and releases that convey appreciation, inform, and engage donors and alumni for a variety of media.
+ Strategize, develop and edit new content to keep the Support LSA, Planned Giving, and other LSA giving web pages fresh and compelling to encourage alumni and donors to return and make gifts. Work with campaign director, major gift officers, planned giving director, annual giving officers, digital fundraiser, external relations director and stewardship director to identify and determine content. Implement website updates.
+ Write or edit gift impact/donor stories for department newsletters and websites, and work with department major gift liaisons and digital fundraiser to strategize placement in social media platforms. Collaborate with faculty, staff, donors, students, and others to create content.
+ Collaborate with Office of University Development to promote LSA Advancement message in University-wide communications such as Leaders & Best, planned giving and campaign communications, and other media/platforms.
+ Develop and facilitate partnership between Major Gift, Stewardship, External Relations, and Marketing/Communications teams in ways that will enable fundraising and stewardship teams to leverage upcoming LSA communications effectively to engage and steward donors in preparation for solicitations.
**(30%) Stewardship communications**
+ Write stewardship communications that are compelling and actively convey the vibrancy of the college, the impact of gifts, the importance of scholarships, and the unique value of philanthropic support. Create text for templates, letters, targeted emails, and other methods to communicate stewardship messaging.
+ Edit impact reports and other materials to uphold college style guide standards while maintaining unique author voices. Create customized text for individual donors, as well as materials written for collective groups of donors.
+ Partner with stewardship team in developing and executing communication plan for stewardship of scholarship and other LSA donors.
**(20%) Marketing collateral for fundraising**
+ Develop and edit fundraising and solicitation materials and templates to support fundraising initiatives, such as college major gift priorities, annual fund, and department level fundraising.
+ Partner with Marketing and Communications and annual giving teams to strategize ways to incorporate fundraising priorities seamlessly into broader college messaging.
The most competitive candidates for the position will possess public relations and marketing experience, excellent writing skills, strong collaborative instincts, a willingness to learn, and a deep commitment to the value of philanthropy. They will also need to be willing to support and create a culture which values the philosophy and practice of Positive Organizational Scholarship.
In addition, candidates should have:
1. Strong writing, editing, and proofreading skills including: demonstrated experience drafting marketing materials, writing stories and releases; ability to adapt writing styles to fit different audiences and writing purposes
2. Demonstrated ability to collaborate with a wide variety of colleagues and stakeholders, including ability to interact effectively with faculty and donors
3. Must demonstrate high degree of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail
4. Experience working with highly confidential and sensitive information
5. Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple projects with tight deadlines
6. Proven ability to work independently and to exercise initiative
7. Ability to navigate a decentralized work environment, using expertise and relationship-building skills to achieve objectives
8. Demonstrated commitment to the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion: treat others with respect, dignity, and in a manner where individuals feel they belong; listen, value feedback, and learn from the perspectives of others
9. Proficiency in MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Google (Docs, Spreadsheets)
1. Bachelor’s degree in communications, English, marketing, or similar subject, and two to five or more years of direct and recent public relations, marketing writing or related field experience
2. Passion for the University of Michigan and the liberal arts
3. Familiarity with news and media related to higher education
4. Experience working in non-profit fundraising
5. Working knowledge of social media platforms (e.g., LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
6. Working knowledge of the University organizational policies, rules, regulations
LSA Advancement office is located off-campus at 101 N. Main Street in Downtown Ann Arbor (corner of Main Street and Huron Street).
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.
+ To learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion visit http://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/about/diversity--equity-and-inclusion.html
+ To learn more about LSA’s Guiding Principles visit http://lsa.umich.edu/lsa/faculty-staff/human-resources/lsa-staff-guiding-principles.html
Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
Skills testing may be required.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:
+ Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.
+ Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
**U-M EEO/AA Statement**
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
**Job Opening ID**
Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI
College Of Lsa
LSA Dean: Advancement
**Posting Begin/End Date**
7/09/2018 – 7/30/2018
Communications & Marketing
Apply Now at http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/apply/159971
Secure Aspects Group
Mineola, NY, USA
The Manager, Cancer Care for Kids (CCFK) is responsible for leading, managing and coordinating all aspects of fundraising operations for the CCFK. He/She supervises the CCFK development team and is directly responsible for developing and implementing an annual development plan with detailed goals and objectives for a diverse and integrated fundraising program including an annual giving campaign, direct mail, social media outreach, individual/employee-based giving, major gifts, event planning, corporations, grants and foundations.MAJOR JOB DUTIES: • Plans, organizes and runs all fundraisers for the CCFK. Prepares and manages income and expense budgets, timelines for duties to be accomplished, volunteer recruitment and instruction, vendor relationships. Serves as a chairperson for the annual Black and White Ball. Solicits for sponsorships, etc. • Plans and administers an annual giving campaign and major gifts plan, which includes direct mail and web-based giving initiatives. Solicits, cultivates and stewards donors through both philanthropic campaigns. Non-Event Development Tactics.• Participates in a leadership capacity in community based organizations and foundations that address childhood cancer issues which may include participation through board or committee membership for said organizations.
• Oversees the development of marketing, communication, promotional plans to enhance the philanthropic support of the CCFK. Supervises the Development Specialist with implementation of e-philanthropy/online/social media initiatives. General related duties as assigned by the Department.
• Actively participates in local networking groups, chambers and rotaries to spread awareness of the CCFK and its services, while recruiting additional volunteers/committee members/potential donors for CCFK fundraising initiatives.
• Performs other duties as assigned. Education: Bachelor's Degree Marketing, Communications, Development or related field required. Master's Degree Marketing, Communications, Development or related field preferred.
Experience: 3 - 5 years Development or Event Planning required. 1 - 2 years Supervisory or management preferred. Skills: Excellent communication (both oral and written), interpersonal, analytical, planning, multitasking, detail orientation, problem solving, public speaking, and organizational skills required. Supporting, implementing and/or administering networks such as Microsoft Windows, Active Directory and Group Policies (GPO) in Windows 2012/2008/2003 Server environment with Active Directory, VMWare, Windows7 environments in a high pressure fast paced environment required. Experience with at least one Service Desk Tool to support automated Service Desk and Service Desk activities, classifying incidents and requests. Keep abreast of new trends and technology related to IT required. Ability to work independently, interact with, and maintain functional relationships with personnel at all levels within and outside of the organization required. Excellent computer skills including MS Office especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Constant Contact, etc.) Ability to work in a dynamic environment, including effective multi-tasking, exercising objectivity and composure under stress and professionalism and advancing on long-term projects in parallel to ongoing daily business needs. Excellent oral and written communication skills, able to relate to business (Ability to work with customers that have limited technical knowledge) and technical customers. Ability to interact with executive level management. Must have strong leadership and project management capabilities. Strong Ability to manage multiple projects and rapidly changing priorities required.
Required SkillsRequired Experience
Secure Aspects Group
Jacksonville, FL, USA
The Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) Community Fundraising Specialist works with community fundraisers across the country in their efforts to fundraise in support of WWP. The Community Fundraising Specialist collaborates with community members, volunteers, and vendors and provides advice and resources to ensure these community events are successful and generate revenue in support of WWP programs and services.
+ Identify key markets, e.g., golf tournaments, running events, and other third-party community fundraising events.
+ Inspire new and existing supporters and donors to take action and to maximize their support of community fundraising events.
+ Serve as liaison with WWP departments to ensure VIP and other highly visible events are marked and resourced appropriately. Work collaboratively to meet event-related strategic objectives.
+ Travel to specific events as needed and provide onsite presence and resources as appropriate.
+ Work with regional teammates to involve them in and support community fundraisers.
+ Monitor community fundraising events and the participation in those events. Measure key areas of support including demographics and geography by event type.
+ Analyze community fundraising events’ results, and track and report against approved budget. Evaluate events’ success, and the potential for future activities for the various event types and markets. Prepare appropriate reports for management.
+ Establish and maintain relationships with vendors, consultants, and other outside resources to ensure availability of quality resources for ongoing events’ activities.
+ Maintain appropriate tracking system to ensure ongoing communication with community fundraisers.
+ Coordinate event website updates and social media efforts.
+ Other related duties as assigned
+ Working knowledge of event management. Demonstrated ability to manage events of varying complexity.
+ Demonstrated understanding social media.
+ Demonstrated understanding of e-fundraising, e.g., email fundraising.
+ Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with community volunteers.
+ Computer proficiency and technical skills with Microsoft Office products, e.g., Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
+ Experienced with proprietary and fundraising software and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) database.
+ Strong written and verbal presentation skills.
+ Strong organizational skills.
+ Well-developed interpersonal skills.
+ Unequivocal commitment to the highest standards of personal and business ethics and conduct.
+ Mission-driven, guided by core values, and a pleasure to work with.
+ Bachelor’s degree in business administration, event management, marketing, or related field. Equivalent combination of applicable education, training, certification, or experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
+ Three years of experience in fundraising, recruitment, marketing, or sales.
+ Five years of experience managing fundraising events.
+ Two years of experience working in nonprofit event fundraising.
+ One year of experience working with email fundraising.
+ One year of experience working with fundraising software/CRM.
iCIMS System ID: 10845
External Company Name: Wounded Warrior Project, Inc.
External Company URL: http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/
Street: 4899 Belfort Rd
Post End Date: 7/2/2018
Secure Aspects Group
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
**Requisition Number** PRN17292B
**Job Title** Assoc Director, Dev/Social Svc
**Working Title** Assoc Director, Dev/Social Svc
**Job Grade** F
**FLSA Code** Executive
**Patient Sensitive Job Code?** No
**Standard Hours per Week** 40
**Full Time or Part Time?** Full Time
**Work Schedule Summary**
M – F
**VP Area** U of U Health - Academics
**Department** 00972 - Advancement-Univ Utah Health
**City** Salt Lake City, UT
**Type of Recruitment** External Posting
**Pay Rate Range** 47600 to 90400
**Open Until Filled** No
An Associate Director of Advancement Services will support an increased coordination of efforts being made by UoU Health Office of Advancement to identify new prospects through annual giving, direct mail, planned giving, alumni relations, foundation relations, provider engagement and major gift work. Our goal is to engage and interact with our prospects with increased sophistication, by a means of focusing our time and resources on our most valuable potential prospects. Having resources, such as human capital, is critical for us to build out a successful program where we have tremendous un-tapped fundraising potential.
The Associate Director will aide in the implementation of a more robust and dynamic portfolio management system that will include:
•Facilitating appropriate portfolio size, rating and staging (the right people in the right places at the right time)
oEnsuring development officers have appropriate volume of prospects under qualification and cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship
oThrough working with prospect analyst(s) and grateful patient coordinator, identify and assign pre-qualified prospects to fundraiser portfolios
•Coordinate prospect strategy meetings/discussion (bringing teams together to elevate the quantity and quality ($) of solicitations)
oProvide support with fundraising strategies to help deploy additional research, collect data and coordinate prospect team meetings for strategy sessions to elevate philanthropic potential for prospects through collaborative/interdisciplinary approaches
•Assist in prospect plan pipeline management (Tracking progress and keeping us on target for setting realistic goals and continued success)
oUpdate work plans with development officers to ensure departmental fundraising goal progress is tracked and monitored
The Associate Director works with the Director of Advancement Service’s and other colleagues to support the vision, priorities, policies and procedures for the Relationship Management (RM) systems across UofU Health. The Associate Director will serve liaison between UofU Health departments, colleges, schools and hospital central development team to provide strategy support around RM portfolio and discovery pipeline projects. In addition, the Associate Director will oversee data maintenance initiatives with prospect research, data analysts, and grateful patient coordinator.
1.Relationship Management Systems
• Work with the Director of Advancement Services and other colleagues to determine and establish goals, priorities, initiatives, policies and procedures for the Office of Advancement within UofU Health.
• Provide support in the management of the RM System and identify and assist in the development of new enhancements, features, procedures and reports.
• Work with Director and other colleagues to support new prospect strategy services.
• Prepare and/or present RM education and training to staff as needed.
•Work with data warehouse team to build reports and gain access to necessary data for patient prospect development
• Implement and manage portfolio management services in conjunction with Director of Advancement Services. Analyze portfolios on various criteria, including size, balance, composition, value and yield.
• Utilize analysis findings to develop portfolio recommendations, with the goal of optimizing the size and distribution of assigned prospects to maximize gift yield.
• Meet regularly with Development Officers and supervisors to discuss analysis findings and recommendations. Provide concrete ways for Development Officers and staff to understand and actualize recommendations to ensure utilization and focused portfolios.
3. Pipeline Management
• Work with Directors of Development in assigned Development Offices to manage discovery pipelines and establish new best practices and processes for pipeline movement, identification and measurement across liaison departments.
• Identify reporting needs for pipeline projects and work with data analyst to get reports built and updated.
• Deploy ongoing moves management reporting and analytics to liaison departments.
• Develop regular plan for communication, identification, assignment and transfer of patient prospects to donor database.
• Partner and work with prospect research to address gaps and needs, and to determine ideal information dissemination methodologies.
• Identify new assignment recommendations as warranted and incorporate recommendations within portfolio management services.
• Develop a partnership with the Annual Giving Direct Mail team to better use RM data and strategy to inform annual giving processes. Establish reports and tools that will support their work and enhance their fundraising returns.
• Oversee RM Data Maintenance Service and assign tasks to data analyst to Ensure data maintenance is being completed in a timely and accurate manner and oversee outreach to staff related to data maintenance.
• Design and produce regular and ad-hoc auditing reports to ensure data integrity.
• Implement internal data review and clean-up processes for maintenance of key prospect data, including prospect record members, ratings, actions, solicitation approaches, proposals and prospect groups.
• Develop key performance indicators (KPIs) and regularly report out on progress.
• Identify data quality options and solutions for donor database maintenance of prospect record, action, approach, proposal and stewardship plan tracking.
• Provide staff with recommendations and counsel for sound maintenance of prospect data in Advance. Collaborate with staff and data analyst to clean up inconsistencies and errors, and to provide data maintenance solutions.
**Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required**
Nearly Continuously: Office environment.
**Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required**
Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.
Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.
Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.
• Bachelor’s degree required.
• Three years related development and relationship/prospect management experience required. This should include experience with maintaining prospect information and data management systems and creating procedures and support services.
• Demonstrated strategist and skilled at implementing and managing new programs and services.
• Must be a self-starter with a proven ability to set priorities, manage detailed multiple projects simultaneously, learn and execute new areas quickly, take ownership of major areas of responsibility, work well under pressure, meet deadlines and function in a team environment.
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with Advancement staff and leadership, foster teamwork, and work collaboratively with others to drive results and achieve office goals.
• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills to present and deliver information effectively and the ability to interact with a wide variety of communication/work styles.
• Possess strong problem-solving abilities and be able to exercise independent judgment.
• High degree of accuracy and attention to detail, with ability to synthesize, analyze, and critique.
• Ability to learn new software programs and databases such as Advance, Tableau, etc.
• Capable of appropriately handling confidential and proprietary information and using sound judgment in working with sensitive material.
• Experience in large, complex fundraising organizations, preferably for higher education and medical/health sciences is preferred.
• Demonstrated proficiency in data analytics/visualization (Excel,SAS,SPSS, Tableau, etc) is preferred.
**Type** Benefited Staff
**Special Instructions Summary**
_The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law._
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Secure Aspects Group
Bethlehem, PA, USA
In preparation for the University's campaign launch, we are strategically positioning resources to steward donors and provide them with compelling and creative narratives and digital content that reflect the impact of their philanthropy and foster trust and continued support of Lehigh University. The Donor Relations Writer reports to the Director of Donor Relations in the Office of Development and Alumni Relations. The Donor Relations Writer is responsible for researching and developing narratives that communicate the impact of a donor's philanthropy including gift acknowledgement letters, stewardship reports and other written and digital materials. The ideal candidate will be a key collaborator who will work across the organization building and managing relationships and systems that facilitate content collection. The Donor Relations Writer should be inquisitive and articulate with strong storytelling experience, and can translate general information about the use of donor gifts into persuasive content.
1. Write, edit and manage the creation of compelling collateral to steward donors of all giving levels
* Research and develop compelling and creative narratives that communicate the impact of a donor’s philanthropy for stewardship reports, recognition and other written and digital materials
* Develop and implement strategies utilizing the platform most appropriate for the audience
* Ensure timely and appropriate impact reporting for initiatives, milestones and individual donors and funds as needed
* Work with other donor relations team members to develop opportunities to repackage content in other written and digital materials
* Conduct research and benchmarking to incorporate best practices and innovations in stewardship to offer new and creative materials for donors
2. Develop, implement and regularly evaluate processes for effective collection from University collaborators, including students, faculty, staff, administrators and fundraisers
* Develop, implement and regularly evaluate a process for gathering information in a timely and efficient manner
* Liaise with faculty, staff, and students to address questions and ensure accuracy of content
* Remain current with and understand how to implement the latest technology trends in order to employ the best strategies and tools to meet stewardship objectives
3. Write acknowledgment letters from the Vice President, President and Chair of the Board of Trustees for gifts to the University
* Collaborate with other Donor Relations Writers to create template letters and suggested options for personalization
* Write individual letters and work in conjunction with gift officers to obtain input and approval on acknowledgements for their assigned prospects
* Ensure that acknowledgements are coordinated with correspondence from other areas and mailed within a best practice timeframe
4. Edit and proof final donor relations materials, ensuring that the best editorial standards are met
* Address questions or concerns with authors
* Edit and proof copy to ensure that it is in line with University style guide and branding
5. Utilize strong interpersonal skills to manage collaborator and client expectations
* Develop and maintain strong working relationships with internal and external designers, photographers, printers and vendors for various stewardship projects
* Stay abreast of best practices in donor relations communications
* Contribute to a culture of high performance, excellence and quality
1. Bachelor's Degree in English, Journalism, Marketing, Communications or a related field; Master's degree preferred
2. Three to five years related work experience
3. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
4. Solid writing ability and organizational skills
5. Solid analytical, decision making and problem solving skills
6. Solid computer skills with experience using word processing and spreadsheet software; design experience is desirable
7. Successful completion of standard background checks including but not limited to: social security verification, education verification, county and national criminal background checks, PATCH, FBI fingerprinting, Child Abuse Clearance. Based upon the requirements of the position Lehigh may also request credit history reports, motor vehicle checks and professional license/certification verification
* Occasional travel is required primarily for training or event support
* Occasional evening, holiday or weekend hours
* Finalists will be required to complete a writing assignment
*Position Number:* ADV628
*Title:* Donor Relations Writer
*Department:* Development and Alumni Relations
*Job Family:* Development/Fund Raising
*Posting Date:* 05/08/2018
*Required Documents Message:* Cover Letter, Resume
Secure Aspects Group
Santa Rosa, CA, USA
Part time / 8 Hr / Day ShiftSummary:Actively participates in developing a major gift program for Home Care Network. The professional must also be familiar with major giving opportunities and be able to match donors interests with a wide range of giving opportunities. This person will have a significant focus on our various programs for end-of-life care (Hospice, Palliative Care, Cancer Research, In Home Care, Case Management, etc.) Responsible for donor acquisition, identifying potential donors and nurturing and expanding relationships with potential donors. Establish measurable fundraising objectives and goals under the direction of the Director of Hospice, the HomeCare Network and the Memorial Hospice Fund Development Committee. This position requires an individual who is proud to be known as a professional fundraiser.Responsibilities:1. Develop and manage a major gifts program that focuses on Hospice and end-of-life care. Meets specific departmental goals under the supervision of the Director of Hospice.2. Helps coordinate the management of a cultivation and solicitation strategy designed to acquire major gift support for Hospice Services.3. Continuously seeks opportunities to build and sustain community relationships that support Hospice Services end-of-life care programs. Works independently and makes a point of meeting new people and telling our story every day.4. Manages direct mail program.5. Creates a series of special cultivation events that acknowledge current donors and encourage new people to become familiar with our programs.6. Maintains a thorough and well-organized prospect and donor file system, tracking the status and progress on all prospects, volunteers and donors, ensuring accuracy and appropriate communications.7. Ensures personal acknowledgement of all gifts within 48 hours of receiving a gift or pledge.8. Researches background information on select donor prospects using the Internet or other appropriate sources.9. Works closely with the Home Care Network board members and Hospice Advisory Board to maximize donor relations and fundraising productivity.10. Assist in drafting, designing and updating literature and materials.11. Assists in other fund raising activities and special projects, as needed.12. Demonstrates effective people skills including providing support, training, delegation, problem solving, organization and coordination.13. Demonstrates sound understanding and commitment to the Home Care Network’ philosophy of teamwork.14. Demonstrates sound understanding and commitment to the SJHS values and mission. Enforces safety policies and procedures and safe practices by staff and volunteers.Qualifications:· Education: BA or equivalent years of experience; Advanced education preferred.· Experience: Minimum 5 years of experience in fundraising, development or marketing preferably in a not-for-profit environment. Experience working with volunteers.
The people of St. Joseph Health have worked for 53 years to improve health and quality of life in California's North Bay region, starting in Sonoma County, where the Sisters of St. Joseph of Orange opened the doors of Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital in 1950. Today, we continue the mission begun by the Sisters and continued through the St. Joseph Health Ministry of extending the healing ministry of Jesus to those we serve through an integrated spectrum of primary, urgent, acute, outpatient, palliative care and regional referral services. Sonoma County entities aligned with St. Joseph Health include the 278-bed Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, the region's only Level II trauma center, as well as the 80-bed Petaluma Valley Hospital. Our services also encompass three Urgent Care centers, Hospice of Petaluma, Memorial Hospice and North County Hospice, the Annadel Medical Group, as well as the St. Joseph Home Care Network. We act as a regional referral hub for outlying hospitals, while also providing outpatient behavioral health care, education to promote health and prevent chronic disease, rehabilitation, oral health care, community benefit programs, and more, all fostering health and quality of life throughout the area.St. Joseph Health provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, St. Joseph Health complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training..Positions specified as “on call/per diem” refers to employment consisting of shifts scheduled on as “as needed basis” to fill in for staff vacancies.