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Senior Development Officer

Charlotte, NC, United States
Job ID: 75650
Job Family: Professional Services
Status: Full Time
Shift: Day
Detailed Shift and Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Job Type: Regular
Department Name: 81011005140501-Administration


Job Summary

Plays a lead role in conducting selected substantial System fund development programs and activities, with a strong emphasis on making contacts and developing relationships that will lead to major gifts from individuals, foundation, and corporations.

Essential Functions

  • Conducts a broad range of foundation fund development activities on behalf of facilities, programs, services and activities.
  • Develops relationships with various individual, foundation, and corporate prospects, as well as community constituencies, in support of fund development activities.
  • Strategizes, prepares, and presents multiple annual major gift proposals leading to significant gift results on an annual basis.
  • Takes a lead role in special events fundraising in assigned areas, with an emphasis on obtaining major sponsorships when appropriate.
  • Devises and implements appropriate growth strategies for existing and new System fund development activities, which includes independently developing likely new prospects for gift opportunities, as well as managing an existing portfolio of prospects.
  • Mentors and provides assistance to less-experienced development officers.
  • Provides support and fills in for leadership at various community and donor meetings as required.

Physical Requirements

Requires ability to work under pressure of frequent fundraising and special event deadlines.

Education, Experience and Certifications

Bachelor's Degree required. 5 to 10 years progressive fund development and/or related advancement experience required. Healthcare experience preferred.