Full Time: M-F
How You'll Contribute:
Reporting to the President/CEO, the Vice President of
Development fosters a culture of philanthropy within the
organization. The position assures that Care Dimensions
culture systems and procedures support fund development and vice
versa. Provides strategic planning and direction to all
fundraising and development activities. The VP will provide
leadership to a comprehensive and cost-effective fundraising
program, encompassing annual giving, capital campaigns, major
gifts, planned giving, special events, memorial giving, stewardship
and other initiatives to attract maximum support from Care
Dimensions' constituency of individuals, businesses, foundations
and community organization.
What You'll Bring:
- Bachelor’s degree in related field required. Master’s degree
- CFRE certification preferred.
- Seven to ten years of successful hands-on experience in a
fundraising role, preferably within a healthcare organization.
- Highly strategic thinker with he ability to develop and execute
coordinated plans across all facets of a development effort,
including, but not limited to, administrative leadership, annual
giving, communications, and public relations
- Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
- Proven experience and skill in leadership and managerial skills
with the ability to prioritize activities o the fundraising effort
and coach individual staff members to high levels of
- Computer literacy in the Windows environment, keyboarding
ability, working knowledge of office equipment required. Experience
with Raiser’s Edge preferred.
- Understanding of – and ability to articulate – hospice
philosophy and principles.
- Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing a
comprehensive development plan.
- A proven track record in identifying, cultivating and
soliciting major gifts in the $50K - $1M range.
- Thorough knowledge of the various methods of charitable giving
and of the legal and tax implications of both current and planned
- Ability and willingness both to work as part of a team and to
operate autonomously while keeping staff, Board and volunteers
apprised of issues, problems, opportunities and progress.
- Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain effective working
relationships with staff, volunteers, board members and a variety
of donors and potential donors.