Foundation Lead Specialist - Major Gifts Officer

Serving as a member of the Principal Gifts Team and a senior member of the Foundation development team, the Foundation Lead Specialist - Major Gifts Officer directs and manages actively participates in leadership gifts program for Spectrum Health Foundation and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation to achieve outright gifts of $10,000 or greater and planned gifts to provide long-term support of the Spectrum Health vision for healthcare excellence. 

Responsibilities include the development of an overall annual strategic plan for his/her donor portfolio. Participates in annual and strategic planning for the Principal Gifts Division. Cultivates, solicits and stewards his/her own portfolio of leadership gift candidates and donors. Facilitates major campaign plans and objectives to advance strategic healthcare initiatives of Spectrum Health, assigned. Working with the Foundation staff and volunteer team, and develops proposals and solicits gifts. Collaborates with other staff on donor relations activities.

Basic Qualifications: 
Education - Bachelor's Degree in philanthropy, communications, marketing, business or related field
Experience - 10 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in fund development or related field
Preferred Qualifications: 
Education - Bachelor's Degree in philanthropy, communications, marketing, business or related field

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. 

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