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Vice President, Foundation

RWJ New Brunswick
New Jersey, United States
Salary Not specified
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May 20, 2022

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Vice President, Foundation

RWJ New Brunswick

New Brunswick, NJ

Full Time, Days



RWJBH is seeking a Vice President of Foundation for our New Brunswick Campus.

This full time leadership position is responsible for leading the growth, development, and successful execution of a comprehensive major gift program, building relationships and a pipeline of annual donors with the goal of cultivating major donors. This is a high visibility role, managing relationships with key stakeholders.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: 

  • Lead and support the successful design and implementation of strategies to build the major giving pipeline including stewardship, public relations/communications, annual giving and corporate alliances.  
  • Designs and delivers cost-effective fundraising programs.
  • Plans, coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to cultivate and develop donors and contributions to support the organization.
  • Assures development and maintenance of appropriate systems to fund development, including but not limited to donor management, research and cultivation, gift processing and donor recognition.  
  • Maintains accountability and compliance for donors and funding sources.  
  • Evaluates and analyses the effect of internal and external forces on the organization and its fund development, implements short-and long-range plans and programs that support the organization’s mission, vision, core values and strategic goals. 
  • Ensures design and maintenance of donor, volunteer and prospect records, gift management systems and informational reports. 
  • Displays leadership through departmental management and the development cohesive and collaborative relationships with others. 
  • Develops measurable performance metrics, monitor results and regularly brief leadership on the effectiveness of the organization’s fund development strategies.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree is required. A Master's or advanced degree is highly desirable.
  • Certification from the Association of Fundraising Professionals or equivalent is highly desired. 
  • A minimum of 5-8 years’ experience with a proven track record of fundraising experience gained in relevant positions of increasing responsibility and scope. At least 5 years of direct people leadership with both direct and indirect reports. 
  • Demonstrated fundraising success in individual and major gifts along with additional sources of revenue generation.
  • Experience building, developing and retaining strong relationships with key stakeholders, donors and volunteers, including board members. 
  • A collaborative and communicative work-style that translates into strong results with donors as well as internal partners. 
  • Outstanding communication and listening skills.
  • Demonstrated strategic, organizational and project management skills. A decisive, "roll-up-the sleeves," results-oriented individual.
  • Must have the ability to motivate and inspire confidence among staff, colleagues, volunteers and donors.


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RWJBarnabas Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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