Covenant Health has a full time opening for an Executive Director of Philanthropy (Post – Acute Care). The Executive Director is responsible for annual funds, major gift and leadership gift development, oversight of capital fund programs, planned giving, and donor stewardship at Covenant Health's Post-Acute member organizations. Actively engages within member organization communities to help foster support for the local Covenant facility. Develops and executes on fundraising goals that align with system and local strategy. Serves as the primary point of contact for all local Post-Acute philanthropy initiatives.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develops a comprehensive framework for planned giving, focusing on cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of donors,
Directs planning, solicitation and stewardship for major gift development; serves as the primary contact for major gifts.
Develops protocols and leads all annual fund efforts; leads effort to develop robust and segmented annual appeals.
Develops donor centric programs, services and projects, with a focus on formalizing donor grateful patient/family initiatives
Works collaboratively with system and local /marketing and communications team to ensure that fundraising and communications messaging support one another
Engages internal and external partners in building commitment to achieve goals
Attends and actively participates in conferences, and community educational programs, professional association meetings, workshops and task forces; applies acquired knowledge in practice
Supports and promotes the mission and values of Covenant Health and the Catholic Health Ministry.
Other duties as consistent with this role.
About Covenant Health
At Covenant Health we believe in providing our employees with a place to grow professionally and personally in an environment that is both challenging and rewarding. We seek to recruit and retain outstanding candidates for each position within our organization. We view all of our dedicated employees as crucial to our goal of providing outstanding patient care.
Our highly competitive salaries are market-based and experience rated. In addition, we offer a comprehensive and flexible benefits program. It is designed to provide you and your family valuable resources to protect and enhance your health and financial security and to help balance your work and personal lives.
At Covenant Health, we recognize the value of our employees' time, both at work and at home. We believe in promoting a healthy and effective balance between your work and life responsibilities. We are proud to offer our employees additional benefits like wellness programs, earned time off, extended sick leave, leaves of absence, family and medical leave and professional development and education opportunities.
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.
Education & Experience
Bachelor's degree required; prefer advanced degree in communications, health, business or related field.
Ten years demonstrated professional experience in fundraising, development or comparable field, with increasing levels of responsibility required. Philanthropy based experience in an integrated healthcare system highly desired.
Working knowledge of marketing and public relations a plus.
Job knowledge and skills
Demonstrable commitment to the highest standard of ethical and professional conduct
Excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills; highly skilled in facilitation, presentation and negotiation. Experience in client relationship management.
Outstanding organizational and project management abilities.
Analytical and problem solving skills and excellent judgment a must.
Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook) and social media platforms
Ability to work under pressure and challenging deadlines and adaptability and flexibility required.
*An equivalent combination of education and experience which provides proficiency in the areas of responsibility listed above may be substituted for the above education and experience requirements.
Internal Number: 7923
About Covenant Health
Covenant Health is an innovative, Catholic regional health delivery network and a leader in values-based, not-for-profit health and elder care. Covenant consists of hospitals, skilled nursing and rehabilitation centers, assisted living residences, and community-based health and elder care organizations throughout New England. We are committed to the health of the individuals and communities we serve, and strive to offer a continuum of high quality care.