Catholic Health Initiatives Foundation Development Associate in LINCOLN, Nebraska

Foundation Development Associate


Job Summary/Purpose

The Foundation Development Associate works to successfully

cultivate, solicit and close planned and major gifts for the purpose of

expanding the financial support for St. Elizabeth/Nebraska Heart Foundation. Develops

meaningful strategies for changing projects

and prepares proposals to meet directly with potential donors.

Maintains updated knowledge of current planned gift instruments. Responsible

for quality service delivery in external/internal customer stewardship and

relations, including upholding the mission and values of CHI Health.

Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Identify,develops and manage a portfolio of major and planned gift prospects, includingbringing clients to the charitable estate planning process of the Foundation.

  2. Personallysolicits donations from major donors and prospects, including corporateprospects.

  3. Assistsin the planning, development and implementation of donor recognition andpublic relations functions for the Foundation.

  4. Coordinate activities with internal solicitation groups,such as retired physicians and volunteers.

  5. Assists and communicates with the Director ofDevelopment in the planning, development and accomplishment of Foundationgoals and objectives.

  6. Actively participates in the operation of theFoundation within budget guidelines, focusing on cost benefit considerations.

  7. Engages in professional development activities tostay abreast of current developments in the fundraising profession.

  8. Perceives customerrelations as a primary focus and continually strives to satisfy the needs ofdonors.


Required Education


Degree required.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


years experience in fundraising. Knowledge of development principles and gift

planning vehicles. Ability to manage multi-functions. Clarity in written and

verbal communication. Experience in the

use of computer software for fundraising.

Demonstrated record of completing assignments. Successful in making cold

calls, as well as developing cultivation and solicitation strategies. Is an

action-oriented person who is committed to relationship building.

Preferred Qualifications

Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE).

Fellow in Charitable Estate Planning (FCEP)

Job Professional Non-Clinical


Daily Schedule M-F, 8-5

Scheduled Hours per 2-week Pay Period 80

Weekends Required None

Req ID: 2018-R0156001