Join a dedicated, high-energy team of professionals at The Christ Hospital Foundation. In this newly created position you will maximize donor participation and giving to support the vision and operations at The Christ Hospital Health Network- founded in compassion driven by excellence.
This position will be located in The Christ Hospital Foundation department, 2123 Auburn Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219.
Job Overview: The Director of Development is a public-facing position that is responsible for planning, building, implementing and evaluating a PLANNED GIVING program based on specific and targeted goals to support The Christ Hospital Health Network. This role adds value by attracting new donors, broadening geographic reach and enhancing diversity of donors while adopting best practices and other proven ideas to increase the reach and potential impact of The Christ Hospital Foundation. This position must have strong organizational, communication, administrative, problem solving and analytical skills. Must have the ability to interact with donors at all levels in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, remaining flexible, proactive, resourceful and confident. Must have the professionalism, diplomacy and savvy to build relationships with all current and potential constituents.
The Director of Development-Planned Gifts may perform the following duties:
This is a front-line development position with goals and performance-based evaluation.
Responsible for planning, building, implementing and evaluating a comprehensive planned giving program.
Build, cultivate and maintain a professional network of Advisors from local firms of financial planning, law, accounting, and financial services. Educate those Advisors to the benefits of charitable giving to The Christ Hospital. Develop that group to serve as our technical advisors.
Identify, cultivate, solicit, close, and steward planned gifts from a personal portfolio of donors and prospective donors.
Maintain an active schedule of personal visits as it pertains to professional advisors, donors and potential donors.
Provide reports and analysis for each initiative that will allow for the objective assessment and the revised plan for future initiatives.
Develop publicity plans and all marketing materials related to planned gifts.
Design, build and manage a Legacy Society for planned gift donors, including membership, communication, an annual event, and recognition.
Work collaboratively with major gift officers and other development staff.
Education: Bachelor’s degree.
License & Certification: CFRE certification is preferred.
Experience: 8-10 years in fund development; minimum of 5 years demonstrated success raising planned gifts from individuals face-to-face.
Required Skills & Knowledge:
Possess a contemporary knowledge of advanced planned gift techniques and methods, including the innovative use of technology to enhance the experience and to facilitate donations.
Possess a strong understanding and use of metrics for planned giving.
Professional track record of success and proven ability to secure planned gifts particularly irrevocable gift vehicles to benefit patient care areas of the Network.
Creative, progressive, and forward thinking; open to new ideas and new ways of achieving objectives.
Excellent communication skills including writing, one-on-one, listening and public speaking skills.
Possess a positive outlook, high-energy, can-do attitude. Recognize the contributions of others in the organization and work well with a team of high performers.
Outcomes-driven, self-starter with the entrepreneurial energy to design, build and sustain a planned giving program.
Must stay current on legal and tax changes affecting planned gifts.
Proficiency with PG Calc or Crescendo software.
Internal Number: 12256
About The Christ Hospital Health Network
There are many ways to define excellence. For us, it’s all about our patients. And making healthcare what they want it to be. Accessible. Personal. Affordable.
Since our simple beginnings more than 125 years ago, The Christ Hospital has been dedicated to providing the best, most compassionate care to the Greater Cincinnati community. By continually reimagining what healthcare can be, we have grown to be much more than just a hospital. Today, we are an extensive network of physicians and healthcare providers, working together in more than 100 locations throughout the Greater Cincinnati area, to make that same level of exceptional care more accessible and convenient to all of the communities w?e serve.
This network – now known as The Christ Hospital Health Network – includes our main Christ Hospital campus in Mt. Auburn, as well as centers and physician practices all across the Tristate – all focused on providing unparalleled care in a convenient and affordable way.? ?
Be a national leader in clinical excellence, patient experience, and affordable care.
Improve the health of our community and create patient value by providing exceptional outc...omes and the finest experiences, all in an affordable way.
Awards and Recognition?
Our attention to patient experience that’s founded in clinical excellence is why U.S. News and World Report ranks us one of America’s Best year after year. And why The Christ Hospital has been named the Most Preferred Hospital by the Greater Cincinnati community for 21 consecutive years (National Research Corporation).