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This Leadership Gifts Officer will be responsible for:
- Working independently and as part of the team to secure annual gifts and build the pipeline of future major gift donors to Boston Children's Hospital.
- Through phone calls, personal visits, and other meaningful interactions, the officer will identify and qualify new prospects; cultivate, solicit and close gifts between $1,000 - $50,000; and steward annual leadership donors.
- Managing a portfolio of leadership giving donors/prospects needing sustained cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. In addition, the officer will manage leadership giving programmatic activities as assigned.
To qualify, you must have:
The Leadership Gift Officer will join a team of more than 130 development professionals at the Boston Children's Hospital Trust. 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.
- Work requires the knowledge and skills typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree and 3 years of progressive experience in business administration, marketing, nonprofit management, fundraising or equivalent experience.
- Work requires the positioning, writing, and analytical skills to present complex scientific, clinical, research and medical issues that require philanthropic support for the many and various departments/divisions in Boston Children's Hospital.
- Work requires strong strategy development, and execution abilities to collaborate with peers, and persuade and negotiate with external organizations and individual prospects around cases for support, gift agreements and relationships with the Trust and the Hospital.
- Strong presentation and communication skills.
- Work requires consistent attention to detail, high level of productivity, solution-oriented performer who can be responsive to both staff and donor issues.
- Work requires strong technical skills in generic software programs (Excel, Microsoft) and information systems and the ability to develop proficiency in specific database management systems.
This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus.
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