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Associate Development Officer - Foundation

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Job ID: 14515
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Associate Development Officer - Foundation for a Full Time, Day position.

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

JOB SUMMARY

Serves as a member of the Foundation development staff responsible for growing and maintaining a comprehensive mid-level giving program focused on attracting mid-level gifts in excess of $10,000 (or the defined mid-level gift threshold).

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Identifies, cultivates and solicits current and prospective donors who have the ability to contribute a mid-level gift of $10,000 and more (or the mid-level threshold).
  • Develops written cultivation, solicitation and stewardship plans.
  • Engages in face-to-face contacts with identified, qualified potential and existing mid-level donors. Provides documentation of such activities as part of a management program recorded in Raisers Edge.
  • Supports the development officer(s) in engaging and supporting physicians in the education, cultivation, solicitation, closure and stewardship of prospects/donors.
  • Serves as a conduit for discovery and cultivation face-to-face visits, initiated primarily by phone, on behalf of development officers and the foundation leader.
  • Provides in-patient rounding.
  • Provides after hours coverage for benefactors on a rotational basis.
  • Attends and participates in fundraising events.
  • Performs other duties as required or assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in fundraising, business administration, communication, marketing or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in successful identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospects/donors, preferably in a healthcare, academic medicine or higher education environment.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) is preferred.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to travel required.
  • Ability to secure individual gifts with outstanding follow-through and stewardship of donors' investments
  • Ability for a very high activity level in the field, strong initiative, and self-motivation
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with hospital staff, physicians and other medical professionals, donors, volunteers, and the public
  • Ability to initiate programmatic activities independently, organize/set priorities, and complete work in a timely manner despite deadlines and competing requirements
  • Ability and willingness to be a team player and to adapt to changing priorities
  • Understanding and ability to explain basic planned giving vehicles and opportunities
  • Ability to embrace the fundraising ethics of compassion and PeaceHealth Mission

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Work requires fairly light physical exertion from up to 65% of the time.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 30 lbs. or less.
  • Work is performed under normal working conditions with adequate lighting and ventilation.
  • Job duties frequently require intense concentration and attention to detail (34-65% of work time).

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state, or federal laws.

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