Senior Corporate Giving Officer, Spectrum Health Foundation

Job Title

Senior Corporate Giving Officer


Spectrum Health Foundation

About the Position

Responsible for increasing philanthropic support for Spectrum Health Foundation and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation by developing and executing key strategies of the Annual Giving Program and Principal Gifts. Develops individual key constituencies to grow the donor base for Spectrum Health and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital. Handles highly confidential information.

  • Job ID: 73359
  • Entity: Foundation
  • Employment Classification: Full-time with Benefits (A1)
  • Location: GRAND RAPIDS,  MI
  • Facility: 25/35 Michigan Street
  • Department: Foundation Administrative
  • Bi-weekly Hours: 40
  • Shift: Day
  • Shift Length: 8 hours
  • Hours of Work: 40
  • Days Worked: M-F
  • Weekend Frequency: Variable weekends

Job Duties

Position Summary:
Plans and implements strategies designed to acquire, retain, and upgrade donor gifts from Guild members.

Plans and implements strategies designed to acquire, retain, and upgrade donor gifts to achieve established fundraising goals, focusing on donors from $1,000 – $10,000.

Tracks and analyzes outcomes of fundraising strategies and activities.

Assists the Blodgett and Butterworth Auxiliaries in their annual planning and fundraising activities in support of Spectrum Health. Works closely with each Guild in project selection, assuring funds are appropriated as designated by each Guild and in agreement with Spectrum Health initiatives.

Develop and maintain positive and cooperative working relationships with the Guilds to strengthen the image and visibility of Spectrum Health through communication and hospitality.

Manages relationships with Major Donors as assigned by Vice President of Principal Gifts to ensure continual giving and appropriate stewardship.

Implement annual Spectrum Health Foundation and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital Foundation Gala by working with the volunteer committee to produce an exceptional experience for all attendees.

Acquires and develops significant knowledge of Spectrum Health and Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and is able to make presentations about the hospital and the Annual Giving program.

Designs and implements donor recognition activities as appropriate.

Manage Healing Art Program including working with Art Selection Committee to ensure appropriate pieces are selected for the hospital and donors are appropriately recognized for their donation.

In addition to the job duties previously assigned as a Senior Foundation Specialist the additional specific responsibilities will apply to the securing Corporate Sponsorships for Spectrum Health Foundation

· Responsible for developing relationships to enhance a corporate sponsorship and employee engagement strategy

· Create corporate and employee engagement opportunities to highlight philanthropic opportunities and impact at Spectrum Health, including Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

· Deepen relationships with service lines and community hospitals to fully understand their events and corporate sponsorship needs provide educational and awareness materials, presentations, face-to-face meetings, etc.

· Grow corporate giving and sponsorships – participating organizations, dollars raised, learning and network opportunities, and community presence

· Works with CMN Program Managers to help grow Corporate Partner program raising funds for Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital

· Work with corporations to understand their giving potential, employee engagement opportunities and preferred giving mechanisms

· Cultivates external and internal relationships to ensure success of various fundraising efforts


Basic Qualifications:
Education – Bachelor’s Degree in philanthropy, communications, marketing, business, or related field
Experience – 5 years of experience typically gained through skills/knowledge/abilities in fund development, volunteer and donor relations or related field

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About the Organization

Company Description:
Spectrum Health is a not-for-profit, award winning, integrated health system based in West Michigan. Our organization includes a medical center, regional community hospitals, a dedicated children’s hospital, a multispecialty medical group and a nationally recognized health plan, Priority Health. We invest in our people by supporting a dynamic, high-performing workplace. Our collaborative approach to patient care includes a commitment to provide an exceptional experience for patients and their families. Spectrum Health supports successful career growth in an innovative environment.

Spectrum Health grants equal employment opportunity to all qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, religion, genetic information, marital status, height, weight, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected category.

Satisfaction of these core expectations is considered an essential function of all positions at Spectrum Health. All employees in all positions must:

• Adhere to Spectrum Health’s mission, vision, values, key strategies and policies.

• Ensure that services are provided in accordance with state and federal regulations, accreditation and compliance

requirements, and organizational policy.

• Maintain reliable attendance and follow all call-in rules for the safety and welfare of our patients.

• Interact with co-workers, staff of other affiliates, patients, members and visitors in a positive and professional manner and

communicate effectively and respectfully.

• Work as a team member helping others to contribute to the overall success of Spectrum Health.

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