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Director of Philanthropy

Company: Covenant Living
Location: Evanston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

We Are Inspired to Serve. Join us!The Director, Philanthropy is a key campus leadership position responsible for growing and managing the culture of philanthropy on their campus to advance the mission of Covenant Living Communities & Services. This position is tasked with increasing all charitable giving for the campus, including annual funds, major gifts, and planned giving efforts. The role will optimize the charitable support of Covenant Living Communities. This position divides its time between Three Corns Park in Evanston, Illinois (60%) and Covenant Home in Chicago, Illinois (40%). Directs the identification, qualification, solicitation, and stewardship of annual, major and planned gift prospects/donors. Manages and helps create a pool of prospects and donors with the capacity to give at the major gift level to create and grow the donor pipeline. Serves as an active partner with the campus leadership team, collaborating to create gift opportunities that can have the greatest impact for the campus and for Covenant Living Communities & Services. Creates and executes annual and long term strategic plans to ensure fundraising goals are met. Records all donor interactions into the CRM software. Required Degree: Bachelor's degree required Experience:

  • 3-5 years of comprehensive fundraising experience.
  • Record of success in personally soliciting and closing gifts of $25,000+.
  • Successful record of accomplishment in comprehensive campaign fundraising in senior living, higher education, and/or healthcare is preferred.
  • Experience with major gift, planned giving, and annual giving is required.
  • Experience with capital campaigns preferred.
  • Familiar with donor cycle and moves management process in a CRM platform.
  • General experience in healthcare and / or senior living environment preferred.
  • People management and leadership experience is preferred.
    • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
    • Experience with BlackBaud CRM or similar donor management software.
    • Proficent in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
    • Exceptional presentation skills
    • Experience with major gifts, planned giving, and annual giving is required.
    • Experience with capital campaigns preferred.
    • Some grant writing experience preferred.
    • Familiar with donor cycle and moves management process in a CRM platform.
    • General experience in healthcare and/or senior living environment preferred.
    • People management and leadership experience is preferred.
    • Polished, professional demeanor and interpersonal skills to partner effectively with key stakeholders in a matrix environment. (Sales team, creative team, campus leaders, etc).
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to develop and organize long-term plans and execute those plans.
    • Enthusiasm, a commitment to excellence, motivational ability, and the ability to successfully interact with high net-worth individuals and their families.For full time employees, we offer a generous benefits package that includes:
      • Medical, dental and vision insurance
      • Employer paid group term life and disability
      • Paid Time Off (PTO) & six paid holidays
      • 403(b) with a 3% employer match
      • Fitness center use at most facilities.
      • Various voluntary benefits:
        • Life, AD&D
        • Tuition assistance and scholarships
        • Employee assistance program
        • Legal services, home/auto insurance, discount purchasing program
        • Pet InsuranceFor more information about Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Home, please visit www.covliving.org or www.covenantcareathome.org. Covenant Living and CovenantCare at Homeare equal opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances.Required qualifications:
          • 18 years or older
          • At least high school diploma or equivalent or higher
          • Able to comfortably lift 40 lbs
          • Able to stand for duration of shift
          • Legally authorized to work in the United States
          • Reliable transportation to and from work
          • Background check

Keywords: Covenant Living, Evanston , Director of Philanthropy, Executive , Evanston, Illinois

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