Employment Status: Full Time
Req ID: 3358BR
Job Summary: Identifies, cultivates, and solicits individual major gift prospects and donors.
Serves as a senior member of the department's staff with the primary responsibility for the advancing the institution's major gifts program to successfully: identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift ($100,000+) prospects and donors.
Responsible for devising, implementing, and managing effective, creative, and often original strategies designed to individually and systematically interest, engage, and secure a wide range of key prospects to meet or exceed divisional, departmental, and institutional funding goals.
Manages a personal portfolio of 150 major gift prospects and donors that comprise many of the institution's most important and sensitive relationships; works in consultation with the Senior Vice President, the Director of Major Gifts and key board and other volunteer leaders to discuss and devise individually tailored major gift strategies.
Shares responsibility for the strategic planning, development, and implementation of the division's goals in collaboration with the Senior Vice President, Director of Major Gifts, Executive Director of Development, other major gift officers, and other senior volunteer leaders.
Shares responsibility with the Senior Vice President, the Director of Major Gifts, and other major gifts officers for staffing relevant boards and committees, and in providing guidance and training in development and solicitation techniques.
Bachelor's degree required .
5-8 years related work experience required.
Seven to ten years of development experience, with an established track record of major gift or other related development experience.
Solid volunteer management experience; demonstrated ability to engage and successfully utilize volunteers in achieving fund raising goals.
Advanced skills with Microsoft applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access and other web-based applications. May produce complex documents, perform analysis and maintain databases.
Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate in English moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external customers.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information in English to medical center staff, patients, families and external customers.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in complex varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader for small projects or work groups, creating a collaborative and respectful team environment and improving workflows. Results may impact the operations of one or more departments.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training to meet customer service standards and expectations for the assigned unit(s). Resolves service issues in the assigned unit(s) in a timely and respectful manner.
Physical Nature of the Job:
Sedentary work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally in carrying, lifting, pushing, pulling objects. Sitting most of the time, with walking and standing required only occasionally
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) is a patient care, teaching and research affiliate of Harvard Medical School, and currently...