Development Officer - SHC in Lexington at Shriners Hospitals for Children

Date Posted: 11/27/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    110 Conn Terrace
    Lexington
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    At least 5 year(s)
  • Date Posted:
    11/27/2019

Job Description


Shriners Hospitals for Children - Lexington, has a special opportunity for an experienced fundraising professional to help lead the local/regional major gift fundraising activities.

The responsibilities include:


  • Develop, build and maintain a comprehensive, hospital-based donor development major gift program.
  • Demonstrate a solid performance record for closing major gifts at levels at $10,000 and higher.
  • Demonstrate a strong performance record for building relationships with and obtaining major gifts from individuals.
  • Develop solicitation priorities and donor/prospect visitation schedules.
  • Carry a donor portfolio of 125-150 donors and potential donors.
  • Raise $1+ million annually.
  • Implement a Moves Management process with prospects and donors.


Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center - Lexington is an EOE/Drug-Free, Smoke-Free Workplace.


Job Requirements


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent of education and experience required.  Graduate degree or post baccalaureate education preferred. 
  • Professional development accreditation preferred.
  • Five (5) years of progressively responsible fundraising experience required
  • Three (3) years of experience working in major giving programs required.
  • A demonstrable track record of fund-raising accomplishments is essential, including experience in identification, cultivation and solicitation of donors giving $10,000+.
  • Must have experience closing major gifts from individuals.
  • A working knowledge of all planned giving vehicles.
  • Healthcare fundraising experience is helpful.