The primary responsibility of this position is to plan, oversee and implement a comprehensive fundraising and communications program to meet the fundraising goals of the Centra Foundation. While much of this work will be managed independently, important to his/her success will be a desire and willingness to collaborate within the Foundation and across other departments within Centra.
Five years of relevant experience in fundraising Knowledge of fundraising communications principles Have the desire to get out of the office and build external relationships Be a "self-starter" and goal driven to initiate donor visits and fundraising calls Proficiency in donor database/CRM reporting and analytics Excellent written and oral communications skills Excellent analytical skills, including the ability to interpret financial information and manage data High level of personal and professional integrity in dealing with colleagues and donors. Excellent interpersonal skills, demonstrated by relating to diverse constituencies Ability and interest in managing, developing, motivating, and mentoring staff and volunteers Ability to participate in activities and meet personally with stakeholders throughout Centra's entire healthcare system Ability to travel and work some evening and weekend hours
Proficiency in Raiser's Edge Proficiency in graphic design and digital marketing Knowledge of Centra and community stakeholders
Certified Fund Raising Executive
Centra is a regional nonprofit healthcare system based in Lynchburg. It was created in 1987 through the merger of the Lynchburg General (LGH) and Virginia Baptist (VBH) hospitals. In 2006, Southside Community Hospital (CSCH) in Farmville joined Centra as an affiliate. In 2014, Bedford Memorial Hospital, in Bedford, joined Centra’s network and became the 4th hospital in the system. With more than 6,400 employees, 300 employed providers and physicians and a medical staff of nearly 600, providing care in 64 locations, Centra serves over 380,000 people throughout central and southern Virginia. Centra provides medical services to patients across a geographic area roughly the size of the state of New Jersey. Centra’s service to the community and commitment to excellent care is demonstrated by its many physician practices, outreach programs, screenings and tests, educational media and publications, and community health programs.