Donor Relations/Stewardship, Foundation, Major Gifts
Job Title: Individual Giving Specialist
Reports to: Vice President for Development, ASHP Foundation
Job Summary: The Individual Giving Specialist is responsible for managing all aspects of the ASHP Foundation’s individual giving fundraising initiatives, including annual appeals, special events, prospect research, and donor cultivation and moves management processes.
Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Manages strategic donor outreach and communications, working closely with the Vice President for Development, to implement donor engagement and fundraising campaigns, including the annual donor match campaign and diverse strategies to target lapsed donors, new donors, monthly donation program, and pledges.
Assumes the primary responsibility for the organization's development constituent database, developing strategies for its use and ensuring regular, accurate updating and report generation.
Analyzes and shares fundraising data with internal and external audiences as needed to empower informed decision making on fundraising prospects and strategies. Tracks and reports individual fundraising metrics through detailed weekly and monthly reports.
Regularly researches and identifies individual prospects at all giving levels for cultivation in the donor pipeline.
Implements and maintains stewardship program for individual donors, including regular electronic or mailed communications.
Tracks all development activities as well as maintain files and materials. Coordinate with Senior Administrative Coordinator to ensure consistent and accurate donor records.
Creates collateral and briefing materials to assist CEO, Vice President for Development, and Board members in their face-to-face asks when meeting with potential individual or major donors.
Oversees the creation and maintenance of content for the ASHP Foundation website's development section, including donor recognition lists.
Provides the Communications Coordinator with development-related content for the organization's social media sites.
Manages the Foundation's Midyear Clinical Meeting donor match reception, Summer Meeting donor recognition reception, and other donor events as needed. Creates development-related material for the Foundation's exhibit booth.
Develops and manages peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns.
Become well-versed in email distribution system and website content management system.
Periodic travel may be required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Four to five years or more professional work experience with a demonstrated track record in developing and implementing innovative and creative individual fundraising campaigns and events.
Proven fundraising experience in managing individual fundraising campaigns and events.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written. Strong persuasive writing and creative thinking skills. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbally, with individual donors.
Expert project management skills, with demonstrated success in organizing work, meeting deadlines, and setting priorities.
Strong data analysis skills and experience working with donor databases. Demonstrated analytical and strategic thinking capabilities.
Ability to work with diverse constituents and volunteers, both internally and externally.
Ability to maintain highly sensitive and confidential donor information.
Ability to maintain a high level of poise and professionalism in all circumstances.
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively.
Available to travel.
Computer literacy, including experience and proficiency with database and office productivity software. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and donor databases.
Ability to synthesize and produce reports, issue briefs, background papers, etc.
Knowledge of healthcare or pharmacy a plus.
ASHP represents pharmacists who serve as patient care providers in acute and ambulatory settings. The organization's nearly 55,000 members include pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians. For more than 75 years, ASHP has been at the forefront of efforts to improve medication use and enhance patient safety. For more information about the wide array of ASHP activities and the many ways in which pharmacists advance healthcare, visit ASHP's website, www.ashp.org, or its consumer website, www.SafeMedication.com.