Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President for Philanthropy is responsible for creating and providing leadership to a comprehensive and cost effective fundraising program, encompassing annual giving, capital campaigns, major gifts, planned giving, special events, memorial giving, and other initiatives to attract maximum support from Care Dimensions’ constituency of individuals, businesses, foundations and community organizations.
Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
Seven to ten years of successful hands-on experience in the management of a comprehensive development program required; experience in a health care environment preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Computer literacy in the Windows environment, keyboarding ability, working knowledge of office equipment required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge preferred.
Understanding of – and ability to articulate – hospice philosophy and principles.
Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing a comprehensive development plan.
A proven track record in identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts in the $50K - $1M range.
Thorough knowledge of the various methods of charitable giving and of the legal and tax implications of both current and planned gifts.
Ability and willingness both to work as part of a team and to operate autonomously while keeping staff, Board and volunteers apprised of issues, problems, opportunities and progress.
Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with staff, volunteers, board members and a variety of donors and potential donors.
Internal Number: 2219
About Care Dimensions
If you are mission-driven and want to work for a premier healthcare organization that truly makes a difference for the patients and families we care for, we want you to be part of our team.
Since 1978, Care Dimensions has provided comprehensive and compassionate care for individuals and families dealing with life-threatening illnesses and has become the state’s largest hospice provider. As a non-profit, community-based leader in advanced illness care, we offer services in more than 90 communities in Eastern Massachusetts.
We care for and provide support to thousands of patients and families annually:
More than 5,000 hospice patients
Another 1,800 palliative care visits
And 5,000 adults and children in grief support programs