Munson Healthcare Foundations has an exciting opportunity for a seasoned fundraising professional to join our team as a Major Gifts Officer. The ideal candidate for this role is an engaging, articulate, and dynamic professional with demonstrated success in building relationships and providing high-level customer service to major gift donors and prospects, as well as executives and leaders within our organization. The Major Gifts Officer will manage a portfolio of 100 to 150 donors and be responsible for earning five and six-figure donations. In addition to salary, this role will have the opportunity to earn additional incentive compensation.
Located on the freshwater shoreline of Lake Michigan, Munson Healthcare, our nine-hospital healthcare system headquartered in Traverse City, MI, is in the midst of exciting development and is well positioned for continued growth and success. Munson Medical Center, our 442-bed referral center with a Level II Trauma Center, is the largest of the nine hospitals in the Munson Healthcare system and a three-time Magnet designated facility. Our 7,000+ employees across northern Michigan are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare. Traverse City is well known as one of America’s “must see” vacation destinations for fine arts, farm-to-table food, local craft beer and wine, outdoor adventures, and miles of pristine freshwater shoreline.
To be considered for this opportunity, candidates will need to include a resume and cover letter with their application.
This position reports to the President of Munson Healthcare Regional Foundation.
Supports the Mission, Vision and Values of Munson Healthcare
Embraces and supports the Performance Improvement philosophy of Munson Healthcare.
Promotes personal and patient safety.
Has basic understanding of Relationship-Based Care (RBC) principles, meets expectations outlined in Commitment To My Co-workers, and supports RBC unit action plans.
Uses effective customer service/interpersonal skills at all times.
Successfully develops relationships with donors resulting in major gifts for Munson resulting in highly satisfied donors.
Contacts and visits potential, new and ongoing donors to cultivate, secure, and steward major or planned gifts.
Schedules appointments with individuals and organizations interested in supporting the health care system.
Composes correspondence and proposals to potential donors.
Provides staff support to board/volunteer committees. Demonstrates success in working with board committees to develop and implement goals and work plans.
Makes presentations to community groups about the work of various Munson system organizations.
Quickly responds to requests made by various team or community members.
Tracks, monitors, and communicates progress towards goals by entering data into Raiser’s Edge as outlined in written protocols. Prepares written reports as needed.
Develops marketing plans for planned giving and major gift solicitation efforts.
Provides support as needed to other MHC affiliated organizations.
Applies knowledge about Munson and its systems, the health care industry, and philanthropy to provide accurate information to donors.
Assists in refining and developing policies and procedures to maintain best practice level regarding securing and stewarding gifts.
Performs other projects as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in communications, business, or related area.
A minimum of two years’ experience in fundraising, sales, direct marketing or related field, preferably health care related.
Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to make dynamic presentations to community groups.
Proficiency with Microsoft Word, e-mail, excel and other software programs.
Demonstrated ability to work in fast-paced environment with deadlines.
Comfortable working with donors and asking for gifts.
Ability to manage several priorities at one time.
About Munson Healthcare
Munson Medical Center is a 442-bed regional referral center with a Level II Trauma Center, is the largest of the nine hospitals in the Munson Healthcare system and a three-time Magnet designated facility. Our 7,000+ employees across northern Michigan are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare.