Charitable Advisors LLC
  • 27-Jan-2020 to 14-Feb-2020
  • - Riley Children’s Foundation
  • Indianapoils, IN, USA
  • Full Time

The Major Gift Officer creates and implements strategies to meet budgeted income goals and builds relationships toward gifts of passion through the process of donor development.  Working as part of the fundraising team and reporting to the Vice President, Leadership Giving, the Major Gift Officer will support major gift activities of an assigned hospital, clinical and/or research area, and work with RCF, Hospital and Wells Center staff and volunteers to identify, cultivate, solicit and engage donor prospects in support of hospital priorities and Foundation goals. 

Major Gift Officers have annual fundraising goals based on prospects currently in the officer's portfolio and future prospect assignments. The fundraising goal (new gifts and pledges) will only move when funds (new gifts and pledges) are accounted for in our donor database. Performance expectations also include:

1. Fundraising
• Portfolio: Build and manage a portfolio of 100-125 donor prospects.
• Face-to-Face: Conduct face-to-face visits with donors and track through contact reports.
• Solicitations: Solicit and close immediate gifts at the $25K+ level.
• Discovery Calls: Set up and conduct discovery calls with donor prospects.
• Stewardship: Conduct appropriate stewardship measures, including partnering with Donor Engagement team.

2. Administrative
• Administrative: Maintain accountability to administrative systems and procedures including submitting expense reimbursements, credit card reconciliations, invoices, reports, RCF calendar additions, etc., by the deadlines assigned.
• Meetings: Prepare for and actively participate in all Riley Children's Foundation meetings as appropriate. Ensure expectations and tools for meeting agendas and follow-up are implemented.
• Budget: Work with your Leadership Team member to develop, manage and monitor the budget, staying within overall budget guidelines.
• Technology: Understand and effectively use the technology available at the Riley Children's Foundation.
• Compliance: Ensure strict compliance with all Foundation policies, as well as local, state and federal laws that govern business practices.

3. Riley Children's Foundation Representative
• Hospital Interaction: Serve as key point of contact for communication with assigned Hospital, clinical and/or research area.
• Volunteers: Work with volunteers to involve them in the mission of Riley Children's Foundation.
• Presentations: Represent Riley Children's Foundation through delivering public speeches about the organization and its mission to the external public (using Presentation Advantage guidelines).
• Tours: Give tours of the hospital, and provide information on Riley Hospital, Riley Children's Foundation, JWR Museum Home and Wells Center for Pediatric Research as appropriate.
• Contacts: Board of Governors, leadership volunteers, sponsors and potential sponsors, donors and potential donors, IU School of Medicine faculty/physicians, hospital leadership, physicians and staff, Riley patients and families.

4. Other Duties as Assigned
• Riley Children's Foundation Events: Participate in Riley Children's Foundation events as requested.

• Other duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must have the following education and/or experience.
• Education Bachelor's degree required. Advanced degree or CFRE preferred.
• Experience: Minimum 5-7 years of progressive fundraising experience or equivalent client-focused environment. High level of knowledge of an overall donor or customer experience model. Experience in fundraising in children's healthcare or an assigned clinical or research area is highly preferred.
• Skills: Solid relationship building. Ability to interact successfully with others, both in person and through phone, e-mail, and written correspondence. Understanding of individual donor needs and perceptions. Strong ability to speak in public. Excellent written communication. Sensitivity to needs of donors. Problem-solving, research and analytical skills. Attention to detail and organization. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products with a key focus on Word, Excel and Outlook; experience with SharePoint is a plus. Proficiency in use of databases.
• Qualities: Personal belief in Riley Children's Foundation vision, mission, core values and strategic direction. Results oriented. Ability to work under pressure and effectively prioritize a varied and diverse workload. Inquisitive and sharp minded. Self-motivating and self-starting. Quiet pride in one's work. Perseverance. Highly energetic. Sense of humor. Optimistic and positive. Team player. Must adhere to the highest ethical standards. Professional demeanor. Must be willing to travel. Occasional weekend and evening work.
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