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The Development Writer will be responsible for:
- Producing reports and customized major gifts acknowledgement letters that reinforce donors' commitment to the hospital, helping them understand how their money is being used.
- Tracking gifts and spending from philanthropic funds, and reporting on their use prior to the 12-month anniversary of the gift.
- Producing additional written material as needed by senior staff -- letters, brief proposals, speaking points, funding opportunities, etc.
- Serving as a liaison between Senior Development Officers, physician/researchers, and the Trust's and Hospital's Finance Departments.
- Managing the development and use of relevant support systems, including the stewardship actions process in Raiser's Edge.
To qualify you must have:
The Development Writer will join a team of more than 130 development professionals at the Boston Children's Hospital Trust, the hospital's fundraising unit. Now in a $1.3 billion comprehensive campaign, the Trust consistently outperforms the majority of its peers in pediatric fundraising. Its staff whether gift officers or the researchers, writers, event planners and others who support them are deeply committed to both the hospital mission and professional excellence. These professionals lead with the vision to be the best. They operate in a supportive environment that prizes innovation, encourages collaboration and provides unsurpassed opportunities for growth to those who strive to be the best they can.
- A Bachelor's Degree and three years of relevant fundraising experience; medical or hospital experience preferred.
- Exceptional writing skills.
- Excellent planning and organizational skills.
- The ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks is essential.
- Experience working with trustees and top-level volunteers.
- The ability to work under pressure and as part of a team.
- Extensive knowledge of computer applications including Word, Excel, and Raiser's Edge, and the ability to apply this knowledge creatively.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children's Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.
Department: Children's Hospital Trust
Standard Hours Per Week: 40