Miami Children's Hospital Annual Giving Coordinator
Job Postings
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 09:48 PM

Assist the Annual Giving Director in developing, maintaining and executing on-going programs to support and grow the Foundation donor base based on financial objectives established annually. Assist in the identification and cultivation of Annual Giving donors as well as help identify those with potential major gift opportunities.

Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation is a not-for profit 501(c)(3) established to fund world-class care at Miami Children's Hospital. Miami Children’s Hospital (MCH) provides care to children and families in need locally and globally. Ten MCH pediatric specialty services are among the best in the nation, according to U.S.News & World Report’s 2011-12 “America’s Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings. Miami Children’s is the only hospital in Florida with programs listed in all 10 categories. MCH has 289 pediatric and neonatal beds, the largest children’s cancer center in the region, more than 40 pediatric specialties and subspecialties, South Florida's only free-standing pediatric trauma center and the largest clinical neurology program in the nation.

When you support Miami Children’s Hospital Foundation, you not only help a child, but you give that child what he or she needs to reach the important milestones in life. Without your support, a child may not be able to take his or her first step, ride a two-wheeler or graduate from college. MCH is here to give children the best chance to heal, and we need your support to give them the best chance at life.

Principal Duties Include:

  • Pro-actively identifies potential donors and fundraising opportunities for Miami Children's Hospital Foundation and brings them to the attention of the Annual Giving Director
  • Learns and identifies standard and non-traditional ways of soliciting current and prospective donors
  • Actively participates in the department’s annual strategic plan and abides by it throughout the fiscal year to meet fundraising goal
  • Assist in the creation and administration of activities to solicit gifts from Directors, physicians, hospital and foundation employees, parents and friends including but not limited to personal solicitations, telemarketing, on-line appeals and mail programs for the Annual Giving
  • Maintain a regular schedule of visitations to individuals, corporations, and other entities with a minimum of 10 contacts per month which includes a minimum of 7 personal meetings
  • Effectively use The Raiser’s Edge and any other ancillary tools to manage Annual Giving donors.  This includes populating donor records with relevant information.
  • Assists in responding and identifying potential grassroots fundraising activities.  Communicates with appropriate internal and external teams as needed for each endeavor.
  • Attend MCH/MCHF events as well as outside events for Foundation representation, networking etc.
  • Think out of the box and makes quick recommendations in a very fluid environment.
  • Oversee the acknowledgment and recognition of all annual gifts, including the annual report to donors.
  • Keep abreast of trends in the Annual Giving profession, through on-line training, reading publications, and memberships in professional organizations.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Must have minimum of two years experience in a position interacting with different audiences.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends
  • Customer service training and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three to five years of experience in fundraising operation
  • Knowledge of Blackbaud’s The Raiser’s Edge preferred
  • Strong computer and analytical skills are required along with excellent writing skills
  • Knowledge of hospital operations
  • A results-oriented individual, who demonstrates the ability to work well with people at all levels of an organization, warmly develops relationships with diverse constituencies, and simultaneously employs keen judgment
  • Strong, collaborative, energetic individual
  • Ability to collect, analyze and interpret data
  • Ability to manage volunteers
  • Works well under pressure and is able to manage several deadlines at the same time

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