As the Director of Corporation & Foundation Support you:
Are responsible for the management of the Sheppard Pratt Health System's efforts to solicit and obtain philanthropic support from corporations and foundations.
Are responsible for the research, planning, solicitation, proposal process, implementation, and monitoring of awarded grants and donor support.
Design and implement fund raising plans to generate support for the health system's priorities from corporations and foundations.
Actively seek to enhance Sheppard Pratt Health System's initiatives to meet the needs of patients, families, donors, trustees, staff, local businesses, government, communities, national organizations, and foundations.
Promote and maintain positive relationships with representatives of corporations and foundations as well as with donors, trustees, staff, clinicians, and patient families.
Establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector, as well as other key communities that will result in funding for the immediate and long-term goals of the health system.
Identify and research sources of support, proactively seek opportunities to generate new proposals based on corporate guidelines and interests, and maintain strong communication ties with corporate and foundation donors and prospects.
Bachelor's degree in business, marketing or related field of study.
5+ years of fundraising experience, or experience in a related field involving the solicitation of corporations, management of long-term customer relationships and working with high-level institutional executives and volunteers. Required experience includes demonstrated record of success in generating significant commitments from corporations and foundations.
Strong computer skills in Microsoft software, including Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, and internet use.
Problem solving and conceptual skills sufficient to make recommendations and implement effective fund raising strategies.
About Sheppard Pratt Health System
Sheppard Pratt is the largest private, non-profit provider of mental health, substance use, and special education services in the U.S. Sheppard Pratt Health System has consistently been named one of the nation’s top mental health programs by U.S. News & World Report.