Foundation Development Officer - OLG Foundation - Full Time

  • Lafayette General Health
  • Lafayette, LA, USA
  • Apr 14, 2021

Job Description

FOUNDATION DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - OLG FOUNDATION - FULL TIME (JOB ID: 5674) Location: 920 BUILDING Employment Status: FT   SUMMARY: This job assumes responsibility for designing, implementing, and managing all campaigns/solicitations to successfully obtain established long-term and short-term goals within Annual Giving. Assists in coordinating programs within the Philanthropy Department and provides back up to other Development Officers to assure continuity in the Philanthropy Department. Coordinates with Development Officers in the planning, implementation, management, and analysis of the regular and extraordinary activities of the Department of Philanthropy, including Prospect Research, Special Events, Benefactor Services and Records Management, as well as any and all fund development activities conducted through the Department of Philanthropy under the auspices and for the benefit of the Foundation.  ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.  This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at the company's discretion.  • Develops a comprehensive Annual Giving calendar and direct mail program. To include: Patient Appeals, Physician & Employee Giving, SOLA Giving Day, Emergency Appeals, National Giving Tuesday’s, Board of Director Appeals and Year End Appeals, etc.  • Plans, implements and manages the system-wide employee giving campaign.  • Manages Annual Giving departmental budget.  • Analyzes trends within the Annual Giving Department.  • Other related duties as required.  The above statements describe the general nature and level of work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or this description may be amended at any time. Remains knowledgeable on current federal, state and local laws, accreditation standards or regulatory agency requirements that apply to the assigned area of responsibility and ensures compliance with all such laws, regulations and standards. This employer maintains and complies with its Compliance & Privacy Program and Standards of Conduct,  EDUCATION/TRAINING/EXPERIENCE:  • Required – Bachelor's degree in Management, Health Care, Communications, Marketing or related field.  • Required – Six (6) years professional fund-raising experience with ten (10) years preferred.  • Preferred – Experience in Annual Giving and Employee Giving Campaigns.  • Preferred – Experience with fundraising software such as Donor Perfect or Blackbaud, etc.  • Must have computer skills and be proficient with Windows-style applications, keyboard, and various software packages specific to the role.  • Excellent written and verbal skills with strong ability to make public presentations.  • Excellent leadership skills and self-direction.  • Good judgement in handling difficult situations and good organizational, time management, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.  • Computer literate with the ability to create original documents, reports, and conducts Internet research, electronic messaging, remote access, and mobile communications/scheduling.  • Strong ability to work with a dynamic team, to delegate to staff and coordinate a fast-paced cultivation and call reporting process leading to the close of gift agreements.  • Capable of utilizing a sophisticated “moves management” computerized prospect tracking system to maintain steady progress and generate results.  • Able to independently identify and articulate a spectrum of philanthropic best practices.  • Ability to work with, manage and motivate volunteers and committees.  • Some nights and weekends required.  • A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required, along with the ability to travel extensively on all forms of major public transportation.  EQUIPMENT OPERATED:  • Various  PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:  • Medium Work as defined by the U.S. Department of Labor constitutes a maximum lift of 21-50 pounds on occasion and/or a maximum lift of 11-25 pounds on a frequent basis.  • Must be able to stoop, bend, reach and grab with arms and hands, manual dexterity. Must be able to travel throughout and between facilities.  • Must be able to stand up to two or more hours at a time.  • Normal routine involves no exposure to blood, body fluid or tissue and as part of their employment, incumbents are not called upon to perform or assist in emergency care or first aid.  • There is no occupational risk for exposure to communicable diseases.  • Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport, storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.