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Director of Development

Alice Peck Day Memorial Hospital (APDMH)
New Hampshire, United States
Salary Not specified
Closing date
Nov 4, 2021

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Position Type
Executive, Fundraising, Fundraising Administration, Programs, Community Outreach, Managing Volunteers
Community Development, Community Foundations, Health, Philanthropic Advisors
Employment Type
Full Time
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Are you a seasoned fundraiser who is ready to step into a leadership role with a beloved community hospital in the heart of Northern New England?

APDMH's strong foundation is built on almost 90 years of care and the core values of kindness, community, partnership, and service. We invite you to apply to join our team that includes APDMH colleagues and the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Development Office, and help shape the future of an innovative and vibrant element of New Hampshire’s only academic medical system.

Reports to:

VP External Affairs

Position Responsibilities:

  • Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward individual, corporate, and foundation prospects for the Annual Fund
  • With the VP for External Affairs, qualifies identified Major Gift and Planned Gift prospects through individual visits and develops a strategy for moving qualified prospects through the donor cycle
  • Develops and maintains a grateful patient identification program that support the Annual Fund, Major Gifts, and Planned Gifts
  • Responsible for operations, content, and events (in-person and remote) necessary to support complex, high-touch annual fund appeals, donor cultivation, and donor stewardship
  • Creates proposals, applications, and other content needed to support Major Gift solicitations
  • Works with D-H Development on integrated development services, including gift processing and acknowledgement, database management, acknowledgement, and record-keeping
  • Staffs the APDMH Senior Leadership Team, Development Committee, and Trustees in their fundraising work
  • With VP for External Affairs, meets and exceeds annual fundraising metrics
  • Works with D-H Development Office to ensure that integrated development functions (which include gift processing, acknowledgements, research and screening, and database management) are timely and appropriate
  • Seeks creative ways to provide necessary resources and infrastructure in a fiscally prudent manner
  • Brings energy, innovation, and creativity in order to build a culture of philanthropy at APDMH
  • Leads by example in terms of APD’s values of kindness, community, partnership, and service
  • Develops and maintains collaborative working relationships with APDMH colleagues as well as the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Development Office.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Master’s preferred
  • 8-10 years of work experience, including at least 2-3 years fundraising
  • Demonstrated success in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding gifts from a variety of sources (including individuals, corporations, and foundations)
  • Professional, well-organized, excellent follow-through, and strong written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to manage databases, vendors, and events
  • Experience working in a hospital, academic medical center, university environment, or similar complex environment with multiple organizations and stakeholders
  • Ability to work with and build strong relationships with a wide range of individuals, including donors, patients, providers, Senior Leadership, and Trustees.
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