The Chief Development Officer leads and guides the development and implementation of Munson Healthcare’s comprehensive fundraising efforts, assures alignment with MHC purpose, mission, values and strategy, cultivates a culture of philanthropy, and motivates a team to deliver short and long-term objectives in evolving and growing system fundraising efforts.
Supports the purpose, mission, vision, values and principles of Munson Healthcare.
Embraces and supports the Munson Alignment framework.
Provides the leadership and vision for the Foundation that supports True North performance and MHC’s strategic goals.
Designs and implements a comprehensive development strategy that delivers year-over-year growth from individuals, foundations, planned giving, grants, etc.
Establishes and implements systems and processes to sustain diverse fundraising capability across a broad array of fund-raising channels.
Leads stewardship and cultivation with major donors.
Achieves campaign targets to support MHC strategic organizational priorities by energizing and engaging funding source.
Promotes MHC to new audiences and prospects, generating new interest and support for the organization, and increasing the depth and breadth of private, individual and institutional support.
Fosters a culture of philanthropy; builds long-lasting relationships with donors and Munson Healthcare. Connect people, their passion, and financial resources to support programs at Munson Healthcare.
Recognizes donors for their commitment and contributions to improve lives in this region.
Leads and develops Foundation team to continuously improve effectiveness.
Develop open and trusting relationship with Foundation team, board members, donors and key community members in order to support program needs and opportunities.
Develops and maintains cost effective systems to efficiently operate the Foundation.
Assures donor information and data bases are secure and meet high integrity standards. Maintain confidentiality with donor information.
Maintains accountability and ensures compliance with all regulations and laws, as well as the code of ethics for fundraising professionals.
Identifies, alerts leadership to and addresses any development issues that could hamper achieving stated goals.
Performs all other duties assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in business administration or relevant field is required. A Master’s degree and Certified Fund-Raising Executive (CFRE) certification is preferred
10-plus years of experience in development, with demonstrable achievements in management, leadership, coaching, and personal fundraising success; and broad knowledge of all areas of fundraising including major, planned, and annual giving; corporate and foundation support; grants and membership
Proven ability to personally cultivate, solicit, and steward individual and institutional donors at seven to eight-figure levels, and identify and implement strategies to broaden the donor pool with innovative techniques in partnership with the marketing and communications colleagues
Demonstrated experience cultivating, training, building relationships with, and working in collaboration with executives, senior staff, and Board members on development-related activities, providing them with quality support and intelligence and increasing their comfort with and success in fundraising
Strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative working style, and an enthusiasm for building bridges between and among key constituents
Excellent written and oral communication skills, with careful attention to detail. Ability to translate mission and programs into fundraising initiatives that garner financial support. Demonstrated working knowledge of endowments, trusts, restricted gifts, etc.
Demonstrated reputation for integrity and high ethical standards
Demonstrated skills in organization, verbal and written communications, customer service, critical thinking, managing multiple competing priorities and understanding team dynamics
Demonstrated leadership approach to coach and develop team members, focus on process/systems, and have regular interaction with staff to remove barriers that prevent achievement of organizational goals
Reports to the MHC Chief Executive Officer Works in close collaboration with all MHC Presidents & CEOs Serves on the MHC Executive Team Supports the Board Foundation Committees Responsible for the MHC fundraising system and collaborates and coordinates with key stakeholders to develop and evolve systems Has direct reporting responsibilities
Internal Number: 001
About Munson Healthcare
Munson Medical Center is a 442-bed regional referral center with a Level II Trauma Center, is the largest of the nine hospitals in the Munson Healthcare system and a three-time Magnet designated facility. Our 7,000+ employees across northern Michigan are dedicated to providing exceptional healthcare.