The Foundation is seeking a driven individual for this newly established role to support the Translational Research Institute. This individual will partner closely with the Director, Phoenix Children’s Research Institute, and the Senior Vice President, Research, Department Chair, Child Health to work together to educate physicians, donors, and community partners on the importance of building a world class pediatric translational research Institute. Reporting to the VP of Individual Giving, The Senior Philanthropy Officer is a seasoned major gift officer responsible for managing a portfolio, and securing gifts of $100,000 and above. The SPO must be comfortable working a portfolio that is in heavy discovery. Success will be achieved by building long term donor partnerships and demonstrating that all levels of philanthropic support are leveraged to realize maximum impact for Phoenix Children’s mission.
Reporting to the VP of Individual Giving, the Sr Philanthropy Officer is a seasoned major gifts fundraiser responsible for securing individual gifts with an emphasis on $100,000 and above. Success is achieved by building long term donor partnerships and demonstrating that all levels of philanthropic support are leveraged to realize maximum impact for Phoenix Children’s mission. The ideal candidate is energetic and enthusiastic, metrics-driven, and is comfortable working in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
Bachelor's degree in business or related field. (Required)
Master's degree in business or related field. (Preferred)
10 or more years of combined experience in fundraising, sales, stewardship, and/or communications. (Required)
Demonstrated success in prospect identification and relationship development and/or new business development. (Required)
Proven major gift or equivalent large sales process experience. (Required)
Experience with Raiser's Edge/Salesforce or similar industry- based customer relationship management tools. (Preferred)
Hospital or healthcare experience. (Preferred)
Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) Certification (Preferred)
Proven networking and connector skills. Enthusiastic, good humored, and energetic with a positive attitude and passion for building relationships. (Required)
Goal oriented with a high level of maturity and personal integrity. (Required)
Ability to multi-task with keen attention to detail. (Required)
Strong computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office software and CRM database. (Required)
Ability to maintain a flexible schedule to accommodate occasional night and weekend activities. (Required)