Job Summary:Directs the vision and implementation strategies for the generation of philanthropic funds for Cleveland Clinic priorities. Secures philanthropic gifts through a process of identifying, qualifying, strategizing, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects. Manages a team of development professionals, volunteers, Leadership Board members and administrative activities.Responsibilities:Directs the vision and implementation strategies for the generation of philanthropic funds for Cleveland Clinic priorities.
Promotes collaboration between staff.
Provides leadership for the effective and efficient operation of area of assigned responsibility.
Achieves significant dollar goals and is responsible for the success of campaigns for capital, programmatic, research, endowment and operating support for Cleveland Clinic.
Manages the area and supervises assigned employees.
Establishes a program of personal visits with past, current and prospective donors, as appropriate.
Ensures that donors are properly advised as to the financial options available, projects and needs.
Develops funding proposals.
Ensures the transfer of funds, property, etc. to Cleveland Clinic.
Represent Philanthropy as a member of the local Executive Team, promoting a culture of Philanthropy
Manage Board/Board/ad hoc Committees as assigned
Manage Budgets as assigned
Other duties as assigned.
Education:Bachelor's Degree required.
Advanced degree preferred.
Certifications:None required.Complexity of Work:All employees are expected to meet the standards of performance outlined in the Organizational-Wide Competencies listed below as applied to the position: Customer Service Orientation: Includes attitude, behavior, interpersonal skill, and problem solving that enable an employee to respond to internal and external customer needs and expectations in a positive manner.Adaptability: Includes teamwork and flexibility needed to fulfill job responsibilities including adapting to changes in work environment and accepting supervisory feedback.Efficiency and Effectiveness: Includes quantity and quality of desired work, as well as organization skills necessary to perform successfully.Essential Job Requirements: Includes adherence to all relevant policies, procedures, and guidelines affecting the work environment, including maintenance of required competencies and communication skills.Managerial Responsibilities: Includes overall accountability for assigned work group relative to operational goals, personnel requirements, and budgetary constraints.Note: The above stated duties are intended to outline those functions typically performed by individuals assigned to this classification.This description of duties is not intended to be all inclusive or to limit the discretionary authority of supervisors to assign other tasks of similar nature or level of responsibility.Work Experience:At least ten years of progressively responsible experience in fund raising, direct solicitation and capital campaign environment, including management experience, required.Demonstrated success and experience in fund raising strategies for donor cultivation and direct solicitation required.Strong leadership and decision making skills, along with the ability to manage others.Excellent oral and written communication skills.Ability to establish and maintain friendly and cooperative relationships. Ability to perform well in a collaborative environment. Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.Physical Requirements:High stress and multitasking environment; extended work days; travel. Manual dexterity to operate office equipment.Ability to lift and transport up to 15 pounds.May require extended periods of standing, walking or sitting.Normal or corrected vision, hearing and speech.The policy of Cleveland Clinic and its system hospitals (Cleveland Clinic) is to provide equal opportunity to all of our employees and applicants for employment in our tobacco free and drug free environment. All offers of employment are followed by testing for controlled substance and nicotine. Job offers will be rescinded for candidates for employment who test positive for nicotine. Candidates for employment who are impacted by Cleveland Clinic’s Smoking Policy will be permitted to reapply for open positions after 90 days. Decisions concerning employment, transfers and promotions are made upon the basis of the best qualified candidate without regard to color, race, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, ancestry, status as a disabled or Vietnam era veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. Information provided on this application may be shared with any Cleveland Clinic facility.Cleveland Clinic is pleased to be an equal employment employer: Women/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities