Associate Vice President Institutional and Events Fundraising
Company: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Posted on: April 10, 2021
Associate Vice President Corporate and Foundation Relations &
Events Fundraising Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107 Job Type: Shift:
Days Employment Status:--Regular - Full Time-- Job Summary The CHOP
Foundation offers a dynamic work environment that celebrates
collaboration, ongoing learning, and the rich diversity of
perspectives and life experiences. We do this to ensure Children's
Hospital remains the premier destination for pediatric healthcare
within our community and across the world. The Associate Vice
President of-- Corporate and Foundation Relations & Events
Fundraising is a senior leader in the CHOP Foundation and reports
directly to the Executive Vice President and Chief Development
Officer. Along with the AVPs for Individual Giving, Development
Operations and Foundation Chief of Staff, lead the day-to-day
operations of the CHOP Foundation. The AVP for IEF is a proven
principal fundraising strategist, confident leader and experienced
people manager. S/he oversees three (3) programs representing
approximately 30% of CHOP's annual philanthropic revenues ($30
million in FY 19). Special events, community-based fundraising,
corporate gifts, grants and sponsorships as well as grants from
regional and national foundations and cause marketing are important
components of CHOP's comprehensive and ambitious fundraising
program. The AVP works closely with the EVP and his/her
counterparts to develop and execute strategic plans reflecting best
practices in philanthropy in support of The Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia's priorities and goals. Job Responsibilities
- Direct and supervise a team of directors overseeing the areas
of Corporate Advancement, Foundation Advancement, Cause Marketing,
Events Fundraising and the Children's Miracle Network. Continuously
build, manage and mentor this team to achieve their development
goals and objectives and nurture their professional growth and
- Lead CHOP's Corporate Council, comprised of 80+ C-suite
Philadelphia leaders, into a new era of impact.
- Develop and maintain philanthropic relationships with regional
and national corporations and foundations for Hospital-wide
priorities, including clinical services, community-based
initiatives and research. Oversee preparation of compelling written
proposal materials and presentations to prospects and donors, and
implement appropriate stewardship strategies.
- Establish and maintain excellent collaborative relationships
with vice presidents, department chairs, center and institute
directors, key faculty members and development officers to foster
their involvement in identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and
stewarding corporate prospects, as well as planning and organizing
special events. Key advisor to the EVP.
- Develop and execute programmatic strategic plans, goals and
budgets for each program area with individual Directors and work
closely with the AVP, Individual Giving on collaborative
fundraising strategies for executives whose companies support CHOP.
Required Education and Experience Required Experience: At least ten
(10) years of related experience as a senior leader in a
healthcare, academic, or nonprofit environment of similar
complexity, serving in an administrative or development leadership
capacity and inclusive of a leadership role in a major fundraising
campaign (planning, implementation, management, and successful
conclusion). Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic Additional
- Dedication to the mission and goals of the Children's Hospital
- Track record of playing a key strategic and direct role with
successful 8-figure commitments.
- Values-driven, self-confident, self-aware, and committed to
personal and professional development. Must elevate institutional
goals and values beyond personal gain, recognizing when
collaboration or complementing oneself with others is in the best
interest of achieving desired outcomes.
- Experience and comfort with members of the C-suite of major
corporations and foundations.
- Excellent presentation and communication skills, including the
ability to write and speak clearly and effectively, and to deliver
compelling, coherent messages in one-to-one, small group and large
group settings. A communication style that is open, cordial,
empathetic, warm and persuasive. Good listener and
- A penchant for diplomacy and the ability to work
collaboratively with other colleagues within the CHOP community
while demonstrating respect for differences, cultural sensitivity,
and a commitment to diversity.
- Must be a team builder who takes a non-hierarchical approach to
leadership and who empowers subordinates to get the job done while
providing the support and information they need.
- Skill in effectively strategizing and engaging various groups
and constituents, including administrative and clinical leaders,
physicians, volunteer leaders, and colleagues across CHOP, the CHOP
Foundation, and partner institutions; and individual fundraising
prospects, existing donors, and major benefactors. Skill in
nurturing and developing partnership and collaboration across
organizational and departmental lines.
- Outstanding organizational skills, with the ability to complete
projects on a timely basis and to manage multiple priorities and
balance competing priorities.
- A results-oriented self-starter and quick study with a sense of
urgency, a clear set of priorities, a strong work ethic, and the
ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a dynamic and, at
times, ambiguous environment. Must have a creative approach to
problem solving and the ability to take advantage of emerging
opportunities. A commitment to continuous improvement.
- A sincere appreciation for people and how they are each
- Demonstration of good judgement, professionalism and the
highest standards of ethical conduct. All CHOP employees who work
in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to
receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a
medical or religious exemption. Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its
patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to
achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled
hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job
applicant does not use tobacco products. Children's Hospital of
Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not
discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity,
sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin,
disability or protected veteran status. VEVRAA Federal
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