Job Summary Engage companies and individuals to support the #1 pediatric hospital in the nation through event sponsorship, by way of the following events: Corporate Cup, Yoga Reaches Out, Walk, Ride to Cure Kids, Champions for Children's.
This Corporate Initiatives Officer will:
Research, identify, solicit and steward corporate donors, raising awareness and generating funds for designated event support which align with corporate interests and hospital events programs.
Manage a prospect pool of companies capable of making substantial gifts. Initiate and manage all activity related to these prospects.
Conduct phone calls, face to face visits, Hospital tours, effective solicitations, and related relationship building with corporate prospects to secure sponsorships.
Work with corporate contacts to identify and reach top decision makers, develop entrees and make contacts with executives in the position to direct corporate investment decisions, or marketing and community engagement teams to direct marketing or employee engagement dollars.
Generate corporate gift revenue consistent with goals and priorities of the Hospital and the Trust.
Develop and build effective working relationships with members of senior management, hospital staff and events aligned with the corporate sponsorship objectives.
Work with volunteer leadership who have connections and are interested in growing corporate support to identify, cultivate and successfully solicit prospective donor companies.
Prepare written communications, including letters, proposals, reports, acknowledgements, briefings and donor correspondence for hospital and volunteer leadership when appropriate.
Work in highly collaborative manner within and across Trust teams, particularly with other colleagues on Corporate Philanthropy, Cause Marketing, Events, and Major Gift Teams to coordinate activity and develop strategies to maximize revenue.
Manage budget to ensure expenditures are commensurate with potential revenue sources and projects are met; Develop revenue and expense projections; Monitor performance to ensure progress toward planned goals and achievements, tracking activity in CRM database.
To qualify, you must have:
BA degree in Business, Marketing or related field plus a minimum of five years of progressive experience in fundraising, marketing, sales, business or nonprofit management.
Excellent interpersonal, organizational and written communication skills in relating to management staff and donors.
Consistent attention to detail, high level of productivity, solution orientation and ability to provide a high level of responsiveness to both staff and sponsor issues.
Strong technical skills in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to develop proficiency in specific data base management systems.
Work requires frequent travel by car.
Boston Children's Hospital offers competitive compensation and unmatched benefits, including an affordable health, vision and dental insurance, generous levels of time off, 403(b) Retirement Savings plan, Pension, Tuition Reimbursement, and discounted rates on T-passes (50% off). Discover your best. *LI
Boston Children's Hospital is a 395-bed comprehensive center for pediatric health care. As one of the largest pediatric medical centers in the United States, Children's offers a complete range of health care services for children from birth through 21 years of age.