A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
Michigan Medicine is a groundbreaking organization for many reasons, and much of the work that we do is made possible because of philanthropy. Annually, the Michigan Medicine Office of Development raises an average of $190 million which helps us to be a change agent of the world. The Office of Development supports a culture of flexibility and a hybrid work arrangement is possible for this position.
Under the direction of the Sr. Director of Development, the Leadership Annual Giving Officer will play a critical role in the direct, front-line solicitation of leadership annual gifts ($1,000 – $25,000 or more when appropriate) to support various programs across Michigan Medicine. In this role the Leadership Annual Giving Officer will also identify and qualify major gift prospects. The Leadership Annual Giving Officer will work on several cross organization fundraising initiatives aimed at increasing the number of leadership annual donors, and revenue, to various Michigan Medicine programs.
At least two years of annual giving, development or similar experience.
Excellent written and communication skills
Availability to work flexible hours which will include occasional weekend and evening hours.
Ability to travel regularly.
Candidate will be required to have reliable internet service.
Development experience in a nonprofit or academic health system setting with a comprehensive development program.
A track record that demonstrates solid fundraising results and success soliciting and closing leadership gifts in the $1,000 - $25,000 range. Sales, public relations or relevant professional experience is helpful
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