Denver Health Foundation has been accelerating the work of Denver Health & Hospital Authority for more than 20 years by securing philanthropic support and investments. Given the aspiring agenda of Denver Health, the Foundation is planning for the most ambitious fundraising campaign in the history of the organization. The Major Gifts Team will be essential to the success of this exercise.
The Major Gifts Team will play a vital role in the success of the campaign by helping build and establish key relationships that will translate into significant financial commitments to the organization. The Major Gifts Officer (MGO) works closely with the Director of Major Gifts and the Major Gifts Team to develop and implement strategies for the major gift program. The primary objective of the MGO is to invest prospective donors in the vision of Denver Health and to develop long-term relationships built on a firm understanding of donor's interests, passions and values and to secure financial investments as a result of these relationships. The MGO will be responsible for a portfolio of approximately 100 major gift donors and prospects.
Creates, integrates and implements short, intermediate and long-term individual major gift strategies. Develops strategic funding requests based on short, intermediate and long term funding goals of the foundation for high-net worth individuals.Acts as primary relationship manager for individual prospects of $10,000 or more/year to reach or exceed ambitious annual funding goals.Plays a lead role in planning for, asking for and closing major gifts.Manages and tracks relationship processes for individual major gift donors and prospects using Moves Management.Leverages funding campaigns, events and activities (volunteer experiences, tours, receptions, etc.) for major gift donors. Develops major gift materials, including briefing memos, proposals and stewardship materials.Helps to manages and coordinates the Foundation Board and volunteer donor groups to cultivate and request new gifts.Monitors weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual activity to achieve major gift revenue goals.Assists with review and verification of major gift donor recognition lists.Tracks and reports relationship management activity using constituent relationship management system including identification, qualification, cultivation, briefing, solicitation and stewardship of prospective and current individual major donors.Participates in regular Foundation Staff meetings and organization wide meetings as appropriate.Willingness and ability to adjust to changing conditions or priorities.Works with the Executive Director and the Director of Major Gifts to support and manage Executive Staff, Cabinet Members, and Board Members who are cultivating Major Donor relationships. Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to meet financial goals for major gift giving. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively. Demonstrated ability to build relationships and compel others. Ability to multi task, meet deadlines and work with minimal supervision. Strong written, oral and presentation communication skills. Experience with constituent relationship management systems. Attention to detail and strong project management skills. Ability to work as part of a team. Professional attitude and appearance.
Computers and Technology:
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.Proficiency in donor database management programs.
Three years' experience in nonprofit fundraising; major gifts experience required.
All job applicants for safety-sensitive positions must pass a pre-employment drug test, once a conditional offer of employment has been made.
Denver Health is an integrated, efficient, high-quality academic health care system that is considered a model for the nation. The Denver Health system includes the Rocky Mountain Regional Level I Trauma Center, a 525-bed acute care medical center, Denver's 911 emergency medical response system, 8 family health centers, 15 school-based health centers, the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center, the Denver Public Health Department, an HMO, and The Denver Health Foundation.
As Colorado's primary safety net institution, Denver Health is a mission-driven organization that has provided more than $3.3 billion in care for the uninsured in the last ten years. Denver Health is a leader in performance and quality improvements and remains financially secure, in part, due to its nationally recognized implementation of lean principles in healthcare. Denver Health is a major resource to the community, serving approximately 185,000 individuals and 67,000 children a year.
Located just south of downtown Denver, Denver Health is just minutes away from many of the cultural and recreational activities Denver has to offer.
We strongly support diversity in the workforce and Denver Health is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
"Denver Health is committed to provide equal treatment and equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees. Denver Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class."
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About Denver Health
Take your career to the next level at Denver Health, where we offer a robust benefits package and endless opportunities for growth. Denver Health is a nationally-ranked, locally-trusted, premier healthcare institution located in the heart of Denver, Colorado.Twenty-five percent of all Denver residents, or approximately 150,000 individuals, receive their health care here. We are known as an integrated health care system that encompasses multidisciplinary academic specialties, a community health system, a level I adult trauma center, pediatric emergency and urgent care center home to Denver Public Health and many of the nation’s leaders in medicine.