Development Officer

Metro Health | Wyoming, MI

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Posted Date 11/25/2019

Development Officer - Foundation * Days - 40hrs/wk

Requisition #: req1956

Shift: Days

FTE status: 1

On-call: No

Weekends: No

General Summary:

The Foundation seeks a teammate who is passionate about healthcare with a track record of connecting donor dollars to a mission. If you have a mind for strategic philanthropy, are a fearless fundraiser and understand the value of Corporate Social Responsibility, this role is for you. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Increasing philanthropic support for Metro Health through planning and managing corporate sponsorships, major giving, grants and planned giving through strategic relationship building, solicitation and stewardship activities. Supports Foundation Board and impACT Board engagement. Participates in strategy and budgeting for the development of immediate and long-range plans for the Foundation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor’s degree in philanthropy, communications, public relations, business administration or related field.
  • Five+ years of experience in fund development, donor relations or non-profit / income generation related field.
  • Major gift experience required, fundraising campaign experience preferred.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision in a small office environment is required.
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups of people including volunteers, board members, donors, physicians, and health care staff in a way that engenders trust and confidence.
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively under tight deadlines while managing all facets of multiple projects. Exceptional organizational skills.
  • Highly developed hospitality abilities and sensitivity to the demands of many and diverse publics.
  • Effective personal, verbal, and written communications skills.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Previous experience utilizing computer programs such as Raiser’s Edge (or comparable CRM database), Microsoft Office, enterprise email, and the internet to perform work.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  1. Manages a portfolio of donor relationships to ensure corporate sponsorship, major gift and planned giving fundraising objectives and goals are achieved.
  2. Annually develop and implement sponsorship plans and materials.
  3. Manages assigned capital projects or funding priorities with a written case for support, research on prospective donors and solicitation of identified sources of funding.
  4. Works closely with donors, trustees and volunteers in a way that strengthens the image and visibility of the Foundation through conduct, communication and hospitality.
  5. Plans, executes, manages, and evaluates assigned giving initiatives including sponsorship committees, third parties, and corporate opportunities designed to acquire, maintain, and upgrade donors. Tracks and analyzes outcomes of fundraising activities. Aligns objectives with strategic goals of the Foundation.
  6. Works directly with the Director in development and implementation of assigned giving activities.
  7. Ensures timely and appropriate stewardship to corporate sponsorship, major giving and planned giving donors in conjunction with the Sr. Development Officer.
  8. Ensures optimal utilization and management of fundraising volunteers to successfully achieve fundraising goals.
  9. Works with the Director in the development of communication and marketing plans and collateral materials to achieve fundraising goals, including sponsorship plan.
  10. Prepares, manages and maintains budget and expenses for assigned fundraising programs
  11. Actively participates in the development of the Foundation’s annual strategic planning, goals and objectives.
  12. Develops and maintains positive and cooperative working relationships within the community, hospital system and among vendors.
  13. Manages complex, special and ongoing projects as needed.
  14. Performs other duties as assigned. These may include but are not limited to: Maintaining a current knowledge base of department processes, protocols and procedures, pursuing self-directed learning and continuing education opportunities, and participating on committees, task forces, and work groups as determined by management.
Job Type
Full time

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