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Director of Development, Mothers & Babies Campaign

Company: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Director of Development, Mothers & BabiesCampaignMain focus: -Create and execute ahigh-impact strategy for engaging donors to support mothers &babies research and care at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital andStanford University's School of Medicine.Location: Palo Alto, CA (hybrid); thesuccessful candidate for this role will be based in the Bay Area.The Director of Development, Mothers & Babies Campaign is ahybrid role, meaning they'll work in person (i.e. onsite atStanford, in the office, or conducting field visits with donors) aminimum of eight days per month, and often more frequently, asdictated by business needs.ABOUT THE FOUNDATIONThe Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, inpartnership with Stanford Medicine and Lucile Packard Children'sHospital, unlocks philanthropy to transform health for children andfamilies in Northern California - and around the world. -Through fundraising and grantmaking, the Foundation drivesscientific research, innovation, and policy change that willimprove care, advance cures, and reform healthcare systems for thisand future generations.WHAT YOU'LL DOAs an ambitious, visionary, and collaborative fundraisingleader, you'll spearhead a best-in- class fundraising program insupport of mothers & babies research and treatment, one of thetop funding priorities of Stanford Medicine Children's Health.The Director of Development, Mothers & Babies Campaign willpartner with colleagues to lead a cohesive and comprehensivestrategy to promote philanthropic support for programmaticpriorities such as prematurity research, maternal-fetal medicine,reproductive endocrinology, and infertility. - The Mothers andBabies Campaign also includes a major capital project to transformthe hospital's original building into a state-of-the-art facilitydedicated to labor and delivery. You'll maintain an activeportfolio of donors and scale impact by supporting and activatingFoundation colleagues, faculty, volunteers, and institutionalleadership to raise funds for these preeminent programs.This role currently reports to the Vice President, Major Giftsand will join a rapidly-growing Individual Giving team.The compensation range for this role is $180,000 - $200,000annually.YOU'LL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR---

  • Actively managing and deepening relationships with a portfolioof prospects to close gifts in the range of $100,000 to $5Million+.
  • Demonstrating a strong understanding of institutionalpriorities and giving vehicles, applying your expertise to createcompelling proposals.
  • Navigating complex scenarios with multiple stakeholders withvarying interests and perspectives.
  • Taking a data-driven approach to donor engagement, in serviceof optimizing resources to ensure greatest impact.
  • Actively building relationships with faculty and administratorsto lead campaign initiatives, including influencing and coachingfaculty members in philanthropy and communications.
  • Collaborating closely with the Associate Vice President,Campaigns to drive and implement a strategic plan for mothers &babies fundraising, including establishing multiyear goals,strategies and tactics, and KPIs.YOU MUST HAVE---
    • Bachelor's degree and/or equivalent experience.
    • 7+ years of fundraising and a proven track record ofsuccess.IT'S AN ADDED PLUS IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCEWITH...
      • Prior knowledge and/or fundraising experience in academicmedicine and/or maternal and/or children's health.
      • Donor databases.YOU'LL BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU'RE---
        • Donor-focused and deeply committed to fieldwork, including discovery, cultivation, solicitation, andstewardship. You enjoy meeting with donors, and always make it atop priority, despite competing priorities.
        • A strategic thinker: You formulatebreakthrough strategies and approaches. You bring fresh ideas tothe table to build pipeline. You're comfortable with prototypingand pivoting, balancing a bias towards action with an eye tocomplex internal dynamics.
        • A strong communicator: You developmission-driven outreach strategies that engage high-net worth donoraudiences. You're excellent at building trust with faculty in theinterest of articulating a compelling vision and a clear path toimpact. You know how to partner with creative teams to turn ideasinto deliverables.
        • A collaborative leader: You're highly skilledat activating fundraisers and institutional leaders to achieveambitious goals. You're a business-minded, feedback-oriented directcommunicator. You know how to balance your goals and KPIs withoverall Foundation goals. You're inclusive of diverse people,perspectives, and ideas, while using discernment, data, andexpertise to chart a path forward.
        • Someone who can manage ambiguity andcomplexity: You can drive an initiative forward withconviction and composure, even when outcomes are uncertain. Youadapt quickly to changing conditions. You always keep risk in mindwhen making a decision.
        • A rigorous thinker: You love learning and areundeterred by complexity. You have an aptitude for science andhealth and can engage with donors about funding priorities withease. You're a business strategist, who knows their way aroundbudgets and forecasts, and can build a concise and compellingbusiness plan, that can be adapted and presented to both internaland donor audiences.Working at the FoundationWE OFFER EXCELLENT BENEFITS & PERKS,INCLUDING---
          • Generous leave, including PTO, holidays, Summer Fridays, and asabbatical (after 7 years of employment)
          • Annual bonus
          • Retirement plan + employer match
          • Premium Medical and Dental coverage
          • FSA + dependent care FSA
          • Employer-paid life insurance
          • Legal services plan
          • Commuter Benefits, including CalTrain "Go Pass" Program
          • 4-week paid maternity and paternity leave for new parents
          • Stipend for home office and mobile phone
          • If remote, frequent opportunities to visit our beautiful HQ inPalo AltoWE'RE DYNAMIC---The Foundation is a dynamic organization in a rapidly changingindustry. Therefore, the responsibilities associated with thisposition will evolve and grow in accordance with LPFCH's businessneeds and growth plans. More specifically, the incumbent may berequired to perform additional and/or different responsibilitiesbased on the future growth plans for the Foundation.WE STRIVE TO EMBODY OUR CULTURAL TOUCHSTONES---Mission-first - We can never lose sight of whywe exist and who we are here to serve.Good of the whole - We share responsibility foroverall results, think of what's best for the team andorganization, and act as responsible stewards of resources.Bold and bendy - We're unapologeticallyambitious for our mission, creative, and take risks by trying newthings. -Sweat the big stuff - We'reclear on our priorities, calibrating effort and resources toaudience and impact: the higher the return, the greater theinvestment.Make it happen - We're focused on outcomes;only as much process as necessary to make good decisions and takeaction. - Prepared with ideas and solutions for everychallenge.Community matters - We embracediversity and practice inclusion.WE'RE COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION ANDBELONGING---Our Foundation embraces all individuals and celebrates theunique differences each of us bring to our team andcommunity. -Our approach to fostering diversity, equity,inclusion, and belonging is rooted in our cultural touchstones andinherent in our work to encourage every employee to bring theirbest, most authentic self to work and to provide each of them theopportunity to achieve their full potential.We envision a world where race, gender, resources, and otherfactors do not serve as barriers to attaining optimal health. Werecognize that this vision requires the commitment and actions ofeveryone. -To support this goal, we pledge to: - -
            • Conduct ourselves in a manner that garners trust and respectfrom others.
            • Foster a welcoming and supportive environment for our teammembers and community.
            • Acknowledge and appreciate the dignity, expertise, experiences,and contributions of each other.
            • Approach others with an open mind, compassionate heart,actively listening to their perspectives.
            • Foster effective teamwork and encourage collaboration amongstour team and constituents. online by submitting a cover letter and resume.PandoLogic. Keywords: Fundraising Director, Location: Palo Alto, CA - 94301

Keywords: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health, Palo Alto , Director of Development, Mothers & Babies Campaign, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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