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President, ConnecticutT Children's Foundation

Connecticut Children's
Connecticut, United States
$300,000.00 - $350,000.00
Closing date
Jun 3, 2023

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Position Type
Health, Social Services
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Summary

The President of the Foundation is responsible for all of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s
fundraising operations and results. This includes the grateful patient giving programs, planned and major gift programs, Children’s Miracle Network, donor relations, foundation relations, special events, and any prospective capital campaigns.

Maintaining high visibility in the Hartford community, the President of the Foundation must have the ability to articulate the vision of the organization and to shape a philanthropy program that supports the vision. Additionally, the President of the Foundation will manage a portfolio of high-level prospects and donors with responsibility for cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts.

Job Duties

-Work in close partnership with the new CEO and President of the Connecticut Medical Center, other members of the senior management team, and the Board, to lead the fundraising efforts and continue to build a stronger culture of philanthropy

-Be responsible for planning and strategic direction of customized and comprehensive fundraising plans for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, including oversight and successful achievement of goals for the annual giving program, major and planned giving, special events, and any and all capital campaign initiatives

-Dedicate significant time and attention to external contacts and constituents on behalf of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, with emphasis on major donors for annual and major gifts

-Be responsible for meeting quantifiable goals, including especially successful major and principal gift solicitations, accept, and execute other duties as assigned

-Lead and monitor the preparation of Board members and other volunteers, administrative staff, and medical staff in the identification, cultivation, solicitation, recognition, and stewardship of all prospects, and especially in the ability to articulate the mission and vision of the network

-Oversee the implementation and management of all development including timelines, budget, staff, and outside counsel
-Provide primary staffing for the CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Board of Director’s development efforts and the board-level development committee
-Be responsible for oversight of all administrative and financial functions of the department

Minimum Education and Experience Required

Education Required: Undergraduate Degree

Education Preferred: Advanced Degree Preferred

Experience Required: At least ten years of progressively responsible leadership, management experience, and fundraising success in the development department of a healthcare provider or comparably complex not-for-profit organization. Continuous service of at least five years in a senior development role, in which he/she will have been able to guide organizations through the full cycles of capital and annual giving campaigns with evidence of success in both fundraising results and in building strong relationships with internal leaders and external donors. Familiarity with- and eagerness to apply/ benchmark – best practices supporting development staffing organizations, processes, and systems. Personal experience in the cultivation of major gifts including personal engagement with donor prospects. A results orientation embracing the discipline of establishing specific objectives and measurement systems and holding his/her organization accountable against these goals. Experience in structuring and leading a capital campaign.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

Skilled at:

-Exceptional communications skills
-High energy and enthusiasm
-Relationship-building skills aimed particularly at cultivation personal and institutional networks
-Strong skills and a demonstrated track record of recruiting and managing volunteers and administrative leadership at the highest level
-Executive presence with the proven ability to work closely, confidently, and on a peer basis with a highly diverse set of individuals and personalities including Board members, the CEO of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and senior executive staff

-A social comfort level with a history of proactive involvement in the local community
-A passion for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s history and mission, as well as a comfortable appreciation for its Children’s Hospital fundraising

Ability to: The ability to speak compellingly in front of groups large and small, excellent listening skills, and a willingness to engage in advocacy and debate on an intellectual level.

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