While Vail is recognized world-wide for its year-round recreational activities, Vail Health has over 900 employees and is known for being one of the region's largest employers and a cornerstone of our community.
Shaw Cancer Center is the region's only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center
At the base of North America's number one ski mountain, Vail Health has been providing care to the local and surrounding communities since 1965.
Internationally known orthopaedic and sports therapy practices
Emergency and trauma services in three convenient locations throughout the Valley
Highly accredited regional cancer care
A birthing center that performs an average of 600 deliveries/year
Elite surgical services
Works to secure major and principal gifts, current and estate, in support of Vail Health's strategic priorities by establishing a rapport that encourages, supports and sustains the benefactor’s desire to create a philanthropic relationship with Vail Health. This will include engaging benefactors, benefactors’ advisors, and individuals throughout Vail Health to identify funding objectives of Vail Health that match the benefactor interests; and helping benefactors achieve their highest aspirations for self, family, and Vail Health
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Maintains and manages a portfolio of approximately 100 assigned benefactors. Creates and presents a targeted number of gift proposals to new and/or current benefactors.
Develops and implements cultivation and solicitation strategies for assigned prospects and carries out strategies to make substantive contacts. Seeks out specific institutional philanthropic opportunities pertinent to successful solicitations.
Ensures that the benefactor is inspired, and has the same confidence in the Foundation as in his/her physician and Vail Health.
Assumes appropriate stewardship for contributions of each assigned benefactor. Personalizes gift acknowledgements with phone calls, correspondence, etc as appropriate.
Initiates and builds relationships with benefactors/prospects, and focuses on benefactors advancing within the giving continuum as appropriate.
Spends a minimum of 50% of time meeting with prospects/benefactors in their home/office/business locales.
Accurately describes Vail Health and its components to benefactors and prospective benefactors, and uses the “top down” development business model.
Conducts responsibilities ethically and with integrity, accepting the “Donor Bill of Rights” and all Vail Health and Foundation ethical standards
Models the principles of a Just Culture.
Performs other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.
7 years of fundraising experience required, to include a combination of the following areas of expertise: cultivation and solicitation of major and principal gifts; management of staff and/or projects that include multi-tasking activities, goal setting, and/or strategic planning; proposal writing and plan development; Trust and Estate planning experience; annual fundraising planning.
Experience in a comprehensive development organization or related development experience that predicts success such as attorney/trust relations, or experience with annual, major gift fundraising organizations is preferred.
Experience with fundraising in a health care facility is preferred.
Must have demonstrated knowledge of the development process and understanding of all stages of the relationship with benefactors (identification, cultivation, solicitation, stewardship).
Current Valid Driver's license and ability to pass Vail Health's Department of Motor Vehicle Report criteria
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Vail Health provides attractive benefits for year-round employees and seasonal employees. Check out the details here.
Vail Health, formerly Vail Valley Medical Center, is a nonprofit community health care system serving patients and guests from around the world. Locally operated and governed by a volunteer board of directors, Vail Health includes a 56-bed hospital, accredited by the Joint Commission. Our 24/7 emergency department in Vail is a Level III Trauma Center with a nearby helipad for necessary medical transports. Vail Health provides a wide array of services and access points including Beaver Creek Medical Center, urgent care clinics in Avon and Gypsum, our Edwards medical campus, Eagle Healthcare Center and a multispecialty clinic in Frisco. Howard Head Sports Medicine offers physical therapy services at 10 locations and works closely with our internationally renowned orthopaedic partners at The Steadman Clinic and Vail-Summit Orthopaedics. In addition, Vail Health's Shaw Cancer Center and Sonnenalp Breast Center are the region’s only fully accredited cancer treatment center and comprehensive breast center. The Vail Clinic, which was founded in 1965, officially became “Vail Valley Medical Center” in 1980, its first year as a full-service hospital. At that time, we had one primary locatio...n and 25 physicians. Today, Vail Health has locations in nine towns, nearly 1,000 employees, 260 physician partners and 85 volunteers. Vail Health is an equal-opportunity employer. The hospital is handicap accessible and adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act. Smoking is prohibited in our facilities. This includes e-cigarettes.