at American College of Surgeons in Chicago, Illinois, United States
About the American College of Surgeons
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a professional and educational organization of surgeons that was founded in 1913 to raise the standards of surgical practice and improve the quality of care for surgical patients. The College is dedicated to the ethical and competent practice of surgery. Its achievements have significantly influenced the course of scientific surgery in America and have established it as an important advocate for all surgical patients. The College has more than 80,000 members and is the largest organization of surgeons in the world. For more information, visit .
Summary: Under the supervision of the Director, American College of Surgeons Foundation, the Manager, Individual and Institutional Giving is responsible for the execution and management of a comprehensive development program focused on annual (individual), and corporate and foundation (institutional) giving. Responsibilities include design and implementation of a best-in-class annual giving program and the development and execution of a coordinated and comprehensive corporate and foundation giving program.
This exempt position will report to the Director, American College of Surgeons Foundation in the Division of Foundation. This position is based in our Chicago office and is a hybrid role: 3 days per week in the office/2 days per week remote.
Meet revenue goals for individual (annual) giving program as set by the Director, American College of Surgeons Foundation.
Plan and implement the Foundation's annual giving program.
Develop Annual Fund strategies for American College of Surgeons Board of Regents, Board of Governors, American College of Surgeons Foundation Board and other Fellows and members.
Facilitate strategies to drive donor retention, acquisition and upgrading.
Identify potential mid-level annual and major gift prospects through database analysis and donor engagement.
Monitor the monthly and yearly activity of the Annual Fund budget.
Regularly evaluate strategies, prospecting, segmentation, recognition, and stewardship.
Create tracking and reporting process that monitors items such as donor outreach, retention, cost per dollar raised, etc.
Manage and facilitate the Foundation's annual donor recognition/scholarship luncheon at the College's Clinical Congress.
Monitor industry best practices, trends, issues, and technologies to propose innovative strategies and tactics to advance programmatic goals.
Meet revenue goals for institutional (corporate and foundation) giving program as set by the Director, American College of Surgeons Foundation.
Develop and submit compelling letters of inquiry, proposals, and grant applications.
Collaborate with Integrated Communications and staff from other divisions (e.g., education, quality, membership services, trauma, etc.) to develop template proposals that can be used to solicit project specific support and used with multiple prospects and translate complex topics to resonate with broader audiences and to align with funder priorities.
Document prospects, proposals, contacts, and strategies in Raiser's Edge.
Partner with the Foundation Director and other internal stakeholders in executing a coordinated and comprehensive grant solicitation and management processes.
Plan and implement an Industry Partner Breakfast at the College's Annual Clinical Congress.
All other duties as assigned.
Required Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university required.
3-5 years of experience in annual giving, corporate and foundation giving, or similar experience is preferred.
Knowledge of annual giving and/or corporate foundation giving is required.
Strong writing and communication skills are required.
Experience using Raiser's Edge is strongly preferred.
Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Experience in event planning, stewarding donors, and volunteer and vendor management is preferred.
We're committed to attracting and retaining top talent via valuable benefits!
Vacation, personal, and sick hours including 13 paid holidays per year
Hybrid office schedule
Medical-comprehensive coverage through BlueCross BlueShield
Dental, Vision, and Prescription drug program
403(b) Matching Program
Flexible Spending Medical/Dependent Care
Employee Assistance... For full info follow application link.
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