At Boston Children’s Hospital, success is measured in patients treated, parents comforted and teams taught. It’s in discoveries made, processes perfected, and technology advanced. In major medical breakthroughs and small acts of kindness. And in colleagues who have your back and patients who have your heart. As a teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, our reach is global and our impact is profound. Join our acclaimed Boston Children’s Trust Department and discover how your talents can change lives. Yours included.
This Planned Giving Officer will be responsible for:
Managing a prospect pool of at least 100 individuals capable of making gifts of $25,000 or more. Managing and initiating all activity related to these prospects consistent with moves management principles.
Coordinating the design and implementation of a comprehensive planned giving marketing plan which encourages self identification of prospects and creates broad awareness of gift planning opportunities among current donors, new prospects, patient families, hospital staff and volunteers and philanthropic leadership groups.
Writing, drafting and editing letter proposals, planned giving illustrations and case materials. Closing planned and major gifts as appropriate, including outright gifts, life income gifts, bequests and gifts of assets.
Tracking and monitoring income (both pending and received) from bequest transfers. Coordinating the timely recording and acknowledgment of these gifts.
Overseeing mailing of gift annuity checks to annuity income recipients. Collaborating with the Trust’s finance director regarding financial information on planned gifts.
Planing and coordinating visits and special events for prospects and donors. Developing a work plan aimed at significantly increasing interaction with prospects and resulting gifts income.
Drafting planned giving articles for Trust publications.
Collaborating with the Trust’s planned giving asset manager and administrator regarding financial information on charitable trust accounts.
Staying abreast of clinical, research and administrative initiatives. Keeping appraised of local, regional and national issues related to health care. Developing an understanding of the breadth of research, clinical, teaching and community service programs of Children’s Hospital and its departments.
Staying abreast of tax laws and current issues in gift planning. Is committed to professional growth through seminars, workshops, independent reading and professional affiliations.
Assisting the planned giving director as needed and as appropriate.
To qualify, you must have:
The knowledge of theories, principles, and concepts typically acquired through completion of a Bachelor's degree, plus two years post?degree course work in philanthropy and non?profit management, and a minimum of two to four years previous development experience, preferably in a mid? to high?volume development department.
Boston Children’s Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, cell phone plan discounts and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best.
Boston Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or disability.