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Le Bonheur Children's Major Gifts, Director II Job

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Date: Jan 5, 2022

Location: Memphis, TN, US

Company: Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare


Responsible for managing and the major gifts program and supporting staff in the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major gifts.   Models appropriate behavior as exemplified in The Methodist Mission, Vision and Values.



Education/Formal Training

Work Experience




Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing, Public Relations or similar field.

Five years’ experience in non-profit fund raising, marketing, and public relations.












  • Ability to communicate complex material to all levels of management and outside parties, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to lead and motivate individuals and groups of people toward the accomplishment of work and organizational goals.
  • Skill in arbitrating between, negotiating with and persuading individuals and groups of people both inside and outside Methodist Health Systems.
  • Ability to plan and schedule tasks and projects and to maintain control of work flow.
  • Ability to use wealth screening tools to evaluate and identify donor prospects.
  • Use of Raiser’s Edge.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for managing and directing the major gifts program and supporting staffing in the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of major gifts.
  • Responsible for the planning, organization, management and execution of all major gifts activities and strategies in assigned areas.
  • Supports overall strategies to achieve Foundation’s goals whenever necessary and appropriate.
  • Establishes, oversees and implements Grateful Patient strategic plan.
  • Provides in-patient and outpatient support for VIP patients and donors, when appropriate.
  • Responsible for working with key staff members to develop strategic fundraising plans and naming opportunities for assigned areas when appropriate.

Physical Requirements

  • The physical activities of this position may include climbing, pushing, standing, hearing, walking, reaching, grasping, kneeling, stooping, and repetitive motion.
  • Must have good balance and coordination.
  • The physical requirements of this position are: light work - exerting up to 25 lbs. of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently.
  • The Associate is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity, such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; or extensive reading.
  • The conditions to which the Associate will be subject in this position: The Associate is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions; job functions are typically performed under conditions such as those found in general office or administrative work.
  • Ability to travel to other facilities to meet potential donors.
  • Ability to be “on-call” when needed and to provide support as requested/needed.

Nearest Major Market: Memphis

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