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|Company / Organization:||Memorial Hermann Foundation|
|Position Title:||Manager, Major Gifts|
|Job Location:||Houston, TX|
|Contact Information and
Associate Vice President, Major Gifts
929 Gessner, Suite 2650
Houston, TX 77024
Education: Bachelor’s degree
Licenses/Certifications: None Required , CRFE a plus
Position: Manager, Major Gifts
Reports to: AVP, Major Gifts or Senior Director (Director II), Memorial Hermann Foundation
Position Summary: The Manager, Major Gifts represents the Memorial Hermann Foundation across the organization and in the community. The Manager, Major Gifts is responsible for executing major gifts fundraising programs for Memorial Hermann Foundation to achieve annual fundraising goal. S/he provides leadership and direction, works collaboratively with Foundation and System staff and physicians to advance philanthrophic support for the Memorial Hermann Foundation. The Manager, Major Gifts manages a portfolio of mid-level and major donors and prospects. This individual must have the ability to persuade and motivate others, manage multiple relationships and priorities and to interact with high-profile donors, senior management, Board members, physicians and volunteers.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for annual fundraising goals as specified in performance standards.
Communicates directly with donors, prospects and their advisors. Represents the Foundation in the professional and philanthrophic community.
Working with close supervision, implements strategies for specialized campaign plans (e.g. capital campaigns) and manages fundraisng projects and initiatives. Coordinates materials and functions as required.
Qualifies and manages a portfolio of high-capacity corporate, foundation and individual donors. Identifies, cultivates, solicits and stewards gifts primarily in the $5,000 to $50,000 range from individuals, foundations and corporations.
Develops proposals and progress reports for internal and external audiences.
Working with supervision, establishes measurable, achievable, and aspirational goals to deliver results in all assigned areas.
Particpates in and supports the fundraising initiaties of the Foundation, including special events, the employee campaign and donor engagement activities.
Collaborates across the Foundation team on cultivation, solicitation, stewardship and gift officer portfolios. Works closely with the advancement services team on necessary data, gift processing and acknowledgement
Promotes individuals professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education
Supports Foundation-based goals that contribute to the success of the Foundation and Memorial Hermann
Manages other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
3+ years of professional experience in development or a related field preferable in the health care and/or non-for-profit arena.
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills to interact with senior management, board members and other high level volunteers, donors, physicians and prospects.
Demonstrates ability in thinking strategically to acquire, engage, upgrade, and steward donors.
Evidence of effectiveness in building and sustaining relationships with donors, staff, partners and physicans.
Goal oriented, problem solver with excellent organizational skills to execute multiple priorities.
Ability to persuade and motivate others.
Ability to work well with a variety of stakeholders and to adapt to changing needs and conditions.
High degree of professionalism, collegiality, maturity and diplomacy required.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge is a plus.