Summary: The Annual Giving Coordinator will be responsiblefor the planning, coordinating implementing and evaluating employee focused andcommunity facing philanthropic programs. The Annual Giving Coordinator isresponsible for annual growth and execution of the annual Employees Carefundraising campaign, as well as the execution of specified Children's MiracleNetwork Hospitals (CMN Hospitals) fundraising programs for Cook Children'sHealth Foundation. The position requires strong writing and editing skills, withthe ability to articulate accurately and persuasively the themes and issuesassociated with philanthropy in a pediatric medical center and health caresystem. The individual must be able to collaborate effectively withcolleagues inside and outside the Foundation.
Bachelor's degree required.
2 years fundraising experience required; 5 years preferred,and preferably minimum of 3 years in a health care setting. Proficient infundraising software (Raiser's Edge preferred), social media, Microsoft office.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Work requires understanding of non-profit fund raising,sales and promotions, direct marketing.
Commitment to a mission-driven organization, ability tomaintain donor confidentiality, and desire to advance the mission and vision ofthe Cook Children's Health Care System is required.
This position requires a high level of analytical abilityand a multi-tasked manner of thinking are required.
The successful candidate must be self-motivated and directed,possessing excellent administrative skills, high motivation, and a provenability to produce results in a highly deadline-oriented environment.
Other required attributes include reliability, accuracy, andexperience in addressing duties, as well as the ability to handle pressure tomeet deadlines, and to do so with a minimum of supervision or instruction.
A strong team orientation, toward both internal and externalconstituencies is required.
The successful candidate must be independent, accurate,reliable, and a fast worker.
Ability to learn new software is necessary.
No certification is required, although professionalcertification (CFRE, FAHP, etc.) would be desirable.