Development - General, Donor Relations/Stewardship, Special Events
4 Year Degree
WVU Medicine Children’s, West Virginia’s only Children’s Miracle Network Hospital (CMNH), has an exciting opportunity. We are seeking a dynamic, experienced, and energetic leader to serve as the Director of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.
In collaboration with the Executive Director, this position performs a variety of diversified duties for the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) Program. They will also work in close cooperation with all members of the WVU Medicine Children’s development team as part of the Health Sciences Development team for the WVU Foundation. They will be responsible for managing the Assistant Director of CMN position.
The Director will serve as the main point of contact and relationship manager of lead CMNH corporate partners, small national corporate campaigns, programs and community events. They will actively cultivate representatives and organizations to participate in fundraising efforts, including soliciting and increasing corporate sponsors, managing event logistics and effectively managing volunteers. This position is responsible for organizing, implementing, and directing a comprehensive CMNH program which represents the needs of WVU Medicine Children’s and creates a positive image relative to the mission and vision.
Bachelors’ Degree is required with 3-5 years of relationship management experience. Fundraising experience is desired. A successful track record of soliciting individual and corporate gifts, managing special events, and working with volunteer committees is preferred.
The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple campaigns and programs at one time. Must be willing to travel throughout the state of West Virginia and the surrounding region multiple times throughout the week. An average of 40-50% of work hours per week will be spent out of the office and in the community building and strengthening relationships with CMNH retail partners and CMNH program ambassadors.
About West Virginia University Foundation, Inc.
The mission of the WVU Foundation is to enrich the lives of those touched by West Virginia University by maximizing private charitable support and providing services to the University and its affiliated organizations. The WVU Foundation strives to be a model for excellence in fundraising, investment management and stewardship.