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Assistant / Associate Director of Philanthropy (Major Gifts - Officer LI) - Major Gifts

San Diego, California
Job ID 14640 Date posted 04/24/2024 Schedule Full-Time Shift Day Department Major Gifts; Foundation; Leadership

Job Summary:

The Major Gifts - Fundraiser LI is responsible for developing relationships with a core group of prospective donors with capacity for major gifts of $25K+ or as defined by management; managing an active portfolio of 100-120 major gift prospects; and maintaining an active awareness of individuals in the prospect pool in various stages of identification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship. Fundable programs and projects include, but are not limited to, institutes, endowments, programs, chairs, fellowships, and capital needs. This position will work closely with supervisor to solicit major gifts and act as liaison to physicians, hospital administrators, and other stakeholders. This position will execute gift strategies as developed by management with priorities identified by the SVP/Executive Director of the Foundation and the Board of Trustees of Rady Children's Hospital Foundation. Works closely with supervisor to implement gift strategies that include the development of proposals and the effective use of campaign materials, communication/marketing plans, stewardship, events and other activities relating to fundraising. Maintains an active awareness of goals, objectives, and direction of the development program as a whole. Meets or exceeds individual and department performance standards as assigned by supervisor. Create and execute special projects as assigned by the SVP/Executive Director and/or supervisor.


Bachelor's Degree

3 Years of Experience

CA Driver's License

Proof of Auto Insurance

Experience in a fundraising setting

Experience with major/large gift solicitation

Detail-oriented and team player

Works efficiently under pressure; meets deadlines; demonstrates strategic thinking and good decision-making, as well as an entrepreneurial spirit

Articulate, poised, and possesses good written communication skills

Ability to work evenings and weekends as needed


5 Years of Experience

Knowledge around Blackbaud non-profit applications

The expected hiring range for this position is $37.63 to $51.75

Rady Children’s Hospital is committed to compensation that is externally competitive and internally equitable. We demonstrate this commitment by conducting regular market reviews to remain competitive with organizations of similar size in the nonprofit, healthcare sector. The range listed above does not represent the full salary range for the position but is the expected hiring range for qualified candidates. Compensation decisions consider a variety of factors including experience, education, licensure, unique skillsets, organizational need, and internal equity. This posting will remain open from the “date posted” until the hiring manager has determined there is a sufficient applicant pool or until the position is filled.


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