Reports to: Assistant Director of Relationship Management
Through the exceptional capabilities and caring spirit of its people, Vanderbilt University Medical Center leads in the delivery of exemplary health care, improving the lives of individuals and communities regionally, nationally and internationally. We combine transformative educational programs, compelling scientific discoveries, and distinctive personalized care to achieve this goal.
To consistently achieve excellence in medical science and health care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Development builds relationships and encourages philanthropic contributions to directly impact today's work and to secure a strong future of service. Enthusiastic and timely support from our philanthropic partners enables the Medical Center as a nonprofit academic medical institution to excel in conducting groundbreaking research, training future leaders and providing compassionate care to patients.
Complete research requests from clients and manage ongoing need to grow the donor and grateful patient pipeline.
Identify potential major and principal gift donors to Vanderbilt University Medical Center to enhance fundraising efforts.
Collaborate and strategize with colleagues regarding pipeline health and development.
Promote effective portfolio management and provide analysis of portfolios, the prospect pool, and the pipeline at-large.
Fulfill proactive and reactive research needs for clients (Development Officers, Development leadership and Medical Center leadership), enabling them to meet and exceed fundraising goals. Consult with clients to determine feasibility of research requests and special projects.
Identify new prospects using traditional prospect research techniques and tools, including database segmentation.
Utilize news alerts to review local and national news from internet-based sources. Review annual reports and ranking lists to glean relevant information.
Contribute to data management and portfolio integrity by assisting with portfolio assignments and updates. Review data audits to ensure accurate and high-quality data that directs, tracks and measures relationship building activities.
Build a broad and deep understanding of prospect management, portfolio tracking, and best practices to formulate and propose processes and training materials.
Collaborate with Analytics and Strategic Initiatives colleagues to provide detailed descriptive analysis of the pipeline and prospect pool. Identify dashboards and reports to manage prospect tracking system.
Adhere to ethical and confidentiality guidelines as indicated by the Association of Professional Researchers for Advancement (APRA), VUMC and HIPAA.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is home to Vanderbilt University Hospital, The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, the Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital and the Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital. These hospitals experienced more than 61,000 inpatient admissions during fiscal year 2015. Vanderbilt’s adult and pediatric clinics treated nearly 2 million patients during this same period. Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized again this year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals as among the nation’s best with 18 nationally ranked specialties. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is world renowned because of the innovation, work ethic and collegiality of its employees. From our health care advances to our compassionate care, Vanderbilt owes its accomplishments and reputation to staff and faculty who bring skill and drive and innovation to the medical center day after day. World-leading academic departments and comprehensive centers of excellence pursue scientific discoveries and transformational educational and clinical advances across the entire spectrum of health and disease.As t...he largest employer in middle Tennessee, we welcome those who are interested in ongoing development in a caring, culturally sensitive and professional atmosphere. Most of us spend so much of our lives at work, we want to be part of maintaining a workplace in which people support one another and encourage reaching for excellence. Many high-achieving employees stay at Vanderbilt because of the professional growth they experience and because of their appreciation of Vanderbilt’s benefits, public events and discussions, athletic opportunities, beautiful setting and, above all, sense of community and purpose.Vanderbilt and its employees share a set of mutual expectations that have been created with productivity, legality, fairness and safety always in mind. We believe that our investment in training and compensating employees multiplies in value when we enable individuals to deliver their best performance for the benefit of us all.