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Director of Advancement Services
Post Date: 03/13/24   Company: Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation

Job Description:

Job Summary

The Director of Advancement Services develops, manages, and implements a comprehensive and systematic approach for researching, identifying and qualifying prospects for the Foundation. Oversees data management, reporting and integrity, including gift recording/ receipting system. Supervises a team dedicated to data support, maintenance, integrity and reporting. Provides research profiles, research functionality, and guidance in developing each front-line fundraiser’s pipeline of prospects, as well as develops expertise in available technology and provides support for the department’s staff and all users of the Foundation’s constituent database system. Prepares and provides monthly and quarterly reports for the Foundation and accounting/finance as required. In this role, the leader sets the tone and models positive leadership behavior, while ensuring department and division projects and responsibilities are completed successfully in support of organizational goals.

Required Qualifications

– Require Bachelor’s degree in related field.

– Require five (5) to seven (7) years of related experience, to include database management and fundraising operations or administration.

Preferred Qualifications

– Prefer excellent listening and communication skills, both oral and written.

-Prefer ability to interact appropriately with a wide variety of colleagues and donors.

– Prefer excellent research skills and knowledge the fundamentals of fundraising, including prospect research, donor qualification, moves management, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

– Prefer experience in health care, higher education, or non-profit organizations.

– Prefer experience with Blackbaud’s Raiser’s Edge or other fundraising/constituent management database.

– Prefer in depth knowledge of database management with the ability to build, manage and improve database content, retrieve data, and prepare reports.

– Prefer proficiency in applicable computer software, including Microsoft Office Suite, Excel and Access,

– Prefer understanding of accounting principles, and ability to develop budgets, action plans and schedules.


To learn more about this position and apply, please visit the Sarasota memorial Hospital careers page at the following link:

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