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Beyond a great professional environment, Abington – Jefferson Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full and part-time employees. A few highlights include medical, dental, sick time, vacation and holiday specialty certifications, discount parking, direct deposit, credit union, on-site childcare and more!

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Job #9237606
Assistant Director of Development, Abington - Institutional Advancement
Institutional Advancement
Full-Time
Abington Hospital - Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Road, Abington, PA 19001
Primary Function:
Reporting to the Senior Director of Development, the Assistant Director of Development will solicit individual donors and prospective donors for leadership gifts to the Abington – Jefferson Health and its priorities. Fundraising activities include identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of Abington grateful patients, prospects and donors. The Assistant Director will support both the Senior Director and Assistant VP of Development in portfolio development, donor outreach and other leadership gift activities.

Essential Functions:
  • In collaboration with the Senior Director of Development, Assistant VP and Senior VP, Regional Giving, the Assistant Director will develop a comprehensive understanding of a leadership gifts plan to support the priorities of Abington – Jefferson Health and the Jefferson enterprise.
  • Maintain a portfolio of leadership gift prospects, maintaining frequent and consistent contact with prospects, department leaders and key members of Jefferson's administrative leadership. Maintain and manage this portfolio in a manner that fosters a relationship that leads to philanthropic commitment and understanding of a donor's philanthropic intentions.
  • Responsible for an assigned prospect pool in collaboration with internal stakeholders and for strategy execution and the achievement of defined performance goals:
    • Manage an individual prospect pool of 125 or more.
    • Conduct a minimum of 100 meaningful donor encounters per year.
    • Generate 2 proposals per month > $10K (minimum 24/year).
  • Interacts with co-workers, visitors and other staff consistent with the values of Jefferson.

Other Functions and Competencies Needed in Addition to Essential Functions:
  • Work with Jefferson's events staff and development officers to maximize leadership gifts efficiently. Utilize special events and other activities to cultivate and steward leadership gifts prospects and donors.
  • Ability to develop trust and collaborative working relationships with colleagues in OIA and across the organization.
  • Utilize prospect management guidelines set forth by the department and implement strategies set in conjunction with Senior Director of Development and Assistant VP.
  • Willingess to travel to locally in the Philadelphia area.
  • Experience with fundraising database software systems and Microsoft Office. Excellent oral, written and communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with both internal and external constituencies.
  • Ability to articulate, both written and orally, a compelling case for major philanthropic support for University programs, presenting objectives persuasively to potential donors.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Educational/Training Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced study or additional degree is helpful.

Experience Requirements:
  • 2 to 4 years of direct or related fundraising experience, preferably with experience in a health-related or educational institution.
  • A record of successful individual gifts fundraising, including identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation of $10K to $25K individual gifts, preferred.
  • Fundraising experience in the area of individual gifts development; annual or corporate and foundation giving is desirable. Familiarity with planned giving concepts is a plus.
Abington Hospital – Jefferson Health is an equal opportunity employer, and our policy prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, creed, national or ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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Benefits Overview

Beyond a great professional environment, Abington – Jefferson Health offers a competitive compensation and benefits package to full and part-time employees. A few highlights include medical, dental, sick time, vacation and holiday specialty certifications, discount parking, direct deposit, credit union, on-site childcare and more!

View more details.