Working in close coordination with partners across Geisinger, the principal gifts officer is responsible for building relationships with and securing six-, seven- and eight-figure major and principal gifts from high net worth individuals in support of the healthcare organization's highest priorities. The principal gifts officer will identify and engage new, highly philanthropic individual prospects who are unaffiliated with Geisinger as a first priority. The officer will pursue growth of this portfolio by partnering with Geisinger colleagues and active community members to engage individuals in the significance of Geisinger's initiatives. The principal gifts officer will at the same time have important responsibilities for managing philanthropic relationships with affluent donors and prospects.
Actively engages a portfolio of major gift prospects with an emphasis on principal prospects to secure principal gift level outright and deferred support.
Consistently and strategically engages in face-to-face prospect contacts in an effort to move major gift prospects for increased philanthropic support through successful major and principal gift solicitation and closure.
Establishes short and long-term goals for solicitation and gift closure for the principal gift pool in consultation with the Chief Philanthropy Officer and Vice President of Philanthropy.
Facilitates strategic discussions with the development of transformational philanthropic opportunities with senior leadership and development partners for principle gift proposals.
Report on activity for all prospects in portfolio.
Work with gift planning to maximize complex gift opportunities.
Provides information to update and maintain accuracy of donor and prospect records, including prospect ratings and planned next steps on 100% of prospect portfolio.
Maintains and updates database records of contact and correspondence with Geisinger constituents in a prompt and timely fashion.
At the direction of the Vice President, identify and build strategies for donor support of fundraising initiatives.
Must be a 2-3 hour commute within Geisinger footprint for on-site business needs as required.
Employee Value Proposition: The Geisinger Health Foundation partners with community members, organizations and businesses to raise funds to support programs and services that enhance healthcare services in our communities. Philanthropy also allows for innovative healthcare programs to provide new ways of treating patients diseases at Geisinger.
Bachelor's Degree- (Required)
Minimum of 10 years-Related work experience (Required)
Certification(s) and License(s)
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation. SAFETY: We provide a safe environment for our patients and members and the Geisinger family We offer healthcare benefits for full time and part time positions from day one, including vision, dental and domestic partners.* Perhaps just as important, from senior management on down, we encourage an atmosphere of collaboration, cooperation and collegiality. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
At Geisinger, our innovative ideas are inspired by the communities we serve – like our Fresh FoodFarmacy, a program that delivers life-saving healthy alternatives to patients with diabetes. With additional tools like our MyCode Community Health Initiative, one of the first health system genome sequencingprograms, and our new asthma app suite that we developed in partnership with AstraZeneca, it’s no wonder we’re ranked one of the Top 5 Most Innovative Healthcare Systems by Becker's Hospital Review. We continually work towards continuous improvement in a culture where everyone has a voice and firmly believe that better begins with all of us.Founded more than 100 years ago, Geisinger serves more than three million residents throughout central, south-central and northeastern Pennsylvania and southern New Jersey. Our physician-led system is comprised of 30,000 employees, including 1,600 employed physicians, and consists of 13... hospital campuses, the Geisinger Health Plan, Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine and two research centers. What you do at Geisinger shapes the future of health and improves lives – for our patients, communities, and you.