Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Development
Working Title: Assistant Director, Childrenâs Miracle Network HospitalsÂ®
Reports to: CMN Director
Through the exceptional capabilities and caring spirit of its people, Vanderbilt University Medical Center leads in the delivery of exemplary health care, improving the lives of individuals and communities regionally, nationally and internationally. We combine transformative educational programs, compelling scientific discoveries, and distinctive personalized care to achieve this goal.
To consistently achieve excellence in medical science and health care, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Development builds relationships and encourages philanthropic contributions to directly impact todayâs work and to secure a strong future of service. Enthusiastic and timely support from our philanthropic partners enables the Medical Center as a nonprofit academic medical institution to excel in conducting groundbreaking research, training future leaders and providing compassionate care to patients.
The CMN Assistant Director is responsible for managing a portfolio of corporate and business relationships that benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Childrenâs Hospital at Vanderbilt (Childrenâs Hospital) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). The Assistant Director works collaboratively with development colleagues, medical center leadership, and CMN Hospitals colleagues, to engage business and community partners and constituents to achieve the best financial, marketing and public relations outcomes for these campaign, programs, and events.
- Work with the CMN Director, to establish measurable goals and objectives in conjunction with established philanthropic priorities of Childrenâs Hospital, VUMC, and CMN Hospitals.
- Manage a portfolio of relationships with corporate and business donors and support fundraising campaigns, events and programs.
- Develop and implement a strategic plan for each assigned relationship to achieve financial goals and promote Childrenâs Hospital and CMN Hospitals brands in the community. The plan will include steps to maximize the current and long-term financial results for the campaigns, events and activities.
- Develop and implement a stewardship plan to strengthen donor relationships, loyalty and commitment to Childrenâs Hospital, VUMC, and CMN Hospitals.
- Work closely with assigned relationships to promote best practices for their campaigns, events and programs, and achieve desired fundraising results and future growth.
- Prepare communications plan and coordinate marketing, public relations, and media activities related to assigned events and campaigns with CMN Hospitals, Childrenâs Hospital, VUMC Development leadership, and marketing and public affairs staff as appropriate.
- Conduct tours of Childrenâs Hospital for donors and prospects as needed.
- Maintain contacts and activities in Advance on assigned relationships.
- Work cooperatively with Development, and CMN Hospitals colleagues.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Â· A Bachelorâs degree and one year of relevant experience is required.
Â· Three or more years of non-profit fundraising is preferred, with preference given to development professionals who have backgrounds in health care and have been engaged with special event campaigns.
- Demonstrated success in volunteer management, corporate relations, planning, organizing, executing, evaluating and monitoring fundraising efforts, and project enhancement and expansion.
- Strong interpersonal skills and ability to maintain solid working relationships with corporate, business and community partners, volunteers, and faculty, staff and leaders across the University and Medical Center.
- Professional attitude, appearance; the ability to exhibit enthusiasm, persuasion and good judgment in interactions with others.
- Excellent management and organizational skills.
- Effective oral and written communications skills.
- Focused and results-oriented to readily identify priorities and goals and consult with donors to resolve issues throughout campaign, event, activities and project stages.
- Must be proficient in MS Office software product (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Outlook.
This is a full time job.
Travel is required within Middle Tennessee and Southern Kentucky. This includes visits to CMN Hospital partner stores and business locations.
Some evening and weekend work will be required.