Director of Annual & Employee Giving

Job Number 53205
Posted 7/30/2018
Account EMHS
Department EMHS Foundation
Location EMHS Foundation - One Cumberland Place, Suite 300, ME 04401
Schedule Regular Full-time
Shift Day
Hours 8:00am-4:30pm
Job Details Job Summary
EMHS Foundation is seeking an innovative and experienced development professional to serve as the Director of Annual and Employee Giving. The Director will develop, lead and manage a strategic and comprehensive annual giving program that reflects industry best practices and maximizes charitable contributions.
This is an exciting opportunity for a talented and collaborative professional to lead EMHS Foundation to a system wide approach to annual giving, with emphasis on both member and system priorities. This key position will report directly to the EMHS Foundation President.

Education and Experience
•Bachelor's degree required; preferred advanced degree in communications, organization management, health or business.
•At least five (5) years' experience in philanthropy or related experience with demonstrated competence in raising annual funds and major gifts. Experience in healthcare and comprehensive campaigns is preferred.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Able to deal effectively with people in a team environment and inspire others to perform at a high level of efficiency and productivity.
•The ability to prioritize and take initiative, problem-solve, act independently and coordinate with team members, handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
•Possess strong verbal and written skills, be well organized, self-directed with ability to manage complex projects successfully and meet deadlines.
•The ability to deal effectively with EMHS leadership is critical.
•Must be able to work collaboratively with a creative team on design and production.
•Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and good at developing relationships both internally and externally with the various constituencies.
•Proficient with computerized information management in the fundraising setting, including Blackbaud RE.
•Exceptional judgment, personal integrity, strong interpersonal and organizational skills, accuracy and attention to detail required.
•Strong analytical and problem solving skills needed.
•Valid driver's license.
•Flexible work schedule to include weekends, evenings and select holidays.

Essential Functions

•Provide leadership, training and mentoring for annual giving team in annual giving strategies.
•Implement a systematic program that ties into overall training initiatives for staff, as well as volunteers, and campaign leaders.

•Strategically plan for all annual gift solicitations and direct marketing methods.
•Oversight of a robust EMHS employee giving program that reflects industry best practices and leverages the philanthropic capacity of EMHS employees.
•Build relationships with member organization and system leadership.

•Enhance operational efficiency in the annual giving office. Evaluate the annual return on investment of key solicitation programs. Ensure that all systems processes--from gift documentation to systems reporting--are accurate and tailored to align with campaign reporting needs for management and the team.
•Use development database and report writing software to retrieve, analyze and manipulate data related to all aspects of the annual fund program.

•Increase annual support through the annual fund.

•Collaborate with the EMHS Foundation President, the Vice Presidents and Directors of Philanthropy in setting the overall strategic direction for the annual giving program.
•Develop strategic plans for donor acquisition, renewal and upgrade.
•Collaborate with Office of System Communications and with stewardship teams to develop a comprehensive marketing program for purposes of promoting annual giving.
•Increase the role of employee giving in supporting EMHS strategic goals.

•Elevate the visibility of giving opportunities through broad communication with EMHS volunteers, staff, community members and patients.

Organizational Values
Passion: We demonstrate a passion for caring for others and the pursuit of service excellence in all that we do.
Integrity: We commit to the highest standards of behavior and doing the correct thing for the right reasons.
Partnership: Working together in collaboration and teamwork is more powerful than working alone.
Accountability: We take a responsible and disciplined approach to achieving our priorities and responding to an ever changing environment.
Innovation: We are capable of extraordinary creativity and are willing to explore new ideas to achieve our healthcare mission.
Respect: We respect the dignity, worth and rights of others.

Physical Demands
•Sedentary: Exerting up to 10 lbs. occasionally, sitting most of the time, and only brief periods of standing and walking.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.