Bachelors Degree required; advanced degree and appropriate certification desired
At least five years of successful and direct experience in advancement in a hospital, university or other non- profit setting; Hospital experience preferred.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to work well with a wide variety of people, including volunteers, medical staff, prospects and their professional advisors. Excellent skills in Microsoft Word and Excel required. Knowledge of Raiser's Edge preferred. Working knowledge of the various Planned Giving vehicles and software such as Planned Giving Manager and Gift Wrap.
Familiarity with tax laws as they relate to Planned Giving. Ability to maintain confidentiality of records/information; gather data, compile information and prepare reports. Must be entrepreneurial, results-oriented, and a strategic thinker. Demonstrated high level of integrity and compassion. Shows initiative in seeing what needs to be done and exhibits resourcefulness in adapting to sudden change. Demonstrated ability to set and mange multiple priorities, tasks, and programs. Positive and dynamic personality, able to motivate and interact with all levels of clinical professionals. Enthusiastic and dedicated to the mission and the principles of the Hospital.
Occasional weekend and after business hours required; a valid drivers license as light travel mainly using personal vehicle is required.