The Senior Philanthropy Officer, Research Institute, works as part of the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation Team, and serves as a liaison to the Office of Research at Phoenix Children’s Hospital. The SPO’s primary focus will be mapping Phoenix Children’s Hospital research strengths to external federal and foundation opportunities. This includes assisting the Senior Vice President of Research, PCH physicians, and clinical teams in the preparation and submission of complex grant proposals to federal and private foundation sponsors. Reporting to the Vice President, Individual Giving, this individual will work closely with Executive Leadership, the Senior Vice President of Research, and Physician Leadership for Phoenix Children’s Centers of Excellence, on defining strategy to increase our success in obtaining external sponsorship.
Reporting to the Director, 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 fundraising or sales experience. (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)
To improve the patient experience by providing health care providers; patients and their families; and others with information, education, networking opportunities, and related resources focused on best practices.