The Philanthropy department at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is a team of highly motivated, dynamic professionals. The Philanthropy Coordinator for Major Gifts is an integral member of this team, whose efforts will directly contribute to the team’s success. The ideal candidate will bring his/her proficiency with technology, effective communication skills, and professional bearing to a team support role that builds on their skills and experience and offers new challenges to match the pace and progress of the development field. Working on this team, he/she will be associated with one of the country’s top ranked orthopedic specialty hospitals, ranking high in patient satisfaction.
Report to the Executive Director of Philanthropy and serve as a key team coordinator, managing communications and outreach activities for the Major Gifts and Annual Giving teams.
Maintain excellent customer service internally with the philanthropy department and externally with hospital colleagues, board and committee members, and donors.
Use sharp editing and writing skills to help prepare proposals, PowerPoint presentations and reports for use with internal and external audiences.
Assist the Annual Fund Director in achieving program goals, including mailings, phone calls, social media and email solicitations, third-party events and notes.
Support the Director of Philanthropy Operations in maintaining data and coordinating reporting that relates to the Major Gifts and Annual Fund teams prospect development efforts.
Ensure timely and accurate recording in Raiser’s Edge of discovery actions, prospect and solicitation status, visits, and other relevant information to provide accurate reporting.
Have enthusiasm for helping the team integrate hospital initiatives and special projects into our work; co-managing and supporting various philanthropy committees and keeping the Philanthropy team informed and engaged.
Bachelor's degree – in a related discipline preferred.
3-5 years of experience in a professional support role required and 2years of development/fundraising experience preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to listen and interact effectively.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Demonstrated initiative and ability to work well independently and as part of a team.
Capacity to concurrently manage several projects and priorities in a professional environment.
Exceptional computer skills required - experience with Raiser’s Edge.
Commitment to Association of Fundraising Professionals Code of Ethical Principles and Standards.
Strong “can-do,” positive, flexible demeanor with a sense of humor.