Gift Officer Sr, Part Time

at Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chica in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago provides superior pediatric care in a setting that offers the latest benefits and innovations in medical technology, research and family-friendly design. As the largest pediatric provider in the region with a 140-year legacy of excellence, kids and their families are at the center of all we do. Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is ranked in all 10 specialties by the U.S. News & World Report.

Day (United States of America)

LocationOlympia Center

Job Description

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago is in the midst of a comprehensive fundraising campaign. Inspired by our vision to ensure a healthier future for every child, we are driven to engage with our communities and change the future of children's health. We will do so by focusing Lurie Children's Campaign for every child around three fundamental commitments:

For every Child . . . The Promise of a Cure;

For every Child . . . the Promise of a Safer Space; and

For every Child . . . The Promise of a Healthier Future.

The Senior Major Gifts Officer, a .5 FTE, will be a strategic thinker who demonstrates curiosity, a passion for pediatric healthcare, and a commitment to best practices in the development profession. S/he will be engaging and self-motivated with a proven ability to use metrics to develop strategies, drive decisions and achieve goals.

The Major Gifts Department is comprised of personnel who are devoted to identifying, qualifying, cultivating and soliciting prospects and developing and advancing strategies to bring them through the donor lifecycle. A part time (.5 FTE) Senior Major Gifts Officer will maintain a portfolio of approximately 50 prospects and his/her work can result in millions of charitable dollars. In addition to the revenue, the Senior Major Gifts Officer fulfills an important, externally-oriented role, representing the institution to high level individuals, including members of the Board of Directors, physicians, and donors. There is also the expectation that the Senior Major Gifts Officer will play a leadership role at the Lurie Children's Foundation, helping to strategically advancing the major gifts component of the overall development program, and mentoring other members of the major gifts staff.

This Senior Major Gifts Officer also provides Major Gift support and partnership to the Lurie Children's Innovators program with a focus on pipeline development and qualification.

Lurie Children's Innovators is an exclusive program that channels the passions and energies of the next generation of Chicago philanthropists in support of initiatives with the potential to change children's lives. Innovators make a minimum annual commitment of $5,000, come together four time a year to be informed and empowered through conversations with physician scientists, patients and others and then vote on how their gift will collectively support a high priority need at Lurie Children's. Responsibilities will include:
Serve as a conduit to the Major Gifts team and work with Prospect Management and Major Gifts team members to identify Innovators prospects
Create individualized strategies for each Innovator, and/or family strategies as applicable
Attend Innovators events to cultivate members.
Help to qualify Innovators to become major gift donors.

Essential Job Functions:
Tracks and manages information and strategies pertaining to his/her major gift portfolio, including timely and accurate documentation of conversations and contacts with donors, volunteers, Board members, physicians and senior hospital management.
Identifies major and principal gift prospects. Manages a portfolio of approximately 50 major and principal gift prospects, primarily comprised of individuals, where the target gift is $100,000 or above.
Prepares and implements solicitation strategies for assigned prospects, working independently and in collaboration with Board members and other key volunteers, physicians and Medical Center leaders.
Serves as the primary Foundation liaison between assigned prospects and other individuals who are key to the prospect relationship; manage as much of the institutional communication with the prospect as possible, and maintain regular and strategic contact with prospects.
Closes six- and seven-figure gifts that reflect both the donor's wishes and the Medical Center's needs.
Serve as major gifts liaison for Lurie Children's Innovators. Create individualized strategies for each Innovator, and family strategies as applicable. Help to identify new prospects and qualify Innovators to become major gift donors.
Maintains attention to detail as well as a grasp of big picture issues, while advancing individual relationships along the continuum of donor activity.
Generates written communication for assigned prospects, including writing and/or editing... For full info follow application link.

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Job Posting: 10975924

Posted On: Jun 01, 2023

Updated On: Jul 01, 2023

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