The Seattle Children's Hospital and Research Foundation supports Seattle Children's mission to provide hope, care and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. The Foundation is in the public phase of a comprehensive campaign called It Starts with Yes, The Campaign for Seattle Children's, with a $1 billion goal.
The Foundation's team is 60+ dedicated professionals who collaboratively work to build enduring philanthropic relationships for Seattle Children's through a nationally recognized, robust fundraising program. The comprehensive program includes major and annual gifts, corporate donations, private grants, legacy gifts, and the nation's largest Guild Association, made up of passionate volunteers who support our mission through fundraising projects and events.
We have a vision to be the charity of choice in the Pacific Northwest and a global leader in pediatric healthcare philanthropy. Thanks to our donors, in the fiscal year that ended September 30, 2017, the Foundation raised $115 million in private support for child health. Annually the Foundation receives in excess of 100,000 gifts, including nearly 30 leadership gifts of $1 million+.
What you will do: Provide strategic project management and communications coordination for the Foundations individual annual giving program. Responsible for annually raising over $1M in philanthropic support through direct response fundraising initiatives spanning internal and external audiences through multiple vehicles such as direct mail, email, social media, etc. Initiate, coordinate, develop, implement, and evaluate complex communications projects and workplace program initiatives to maximize philanthropic gift commitments in support of Seattle Children’s.
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Journalism, English, Public Relations, Non-Profit Management or related field.
- A minimum of three years experience at a not for profit organization, working in an Annual Giving, Annual Fund, or similar fundraising team
- A minimum of three years experience in direct response fundraising, marketing, or communications.
- Familiarity with relational databases (Raiser’s Edge, Salesforce, etc.) and their functionality related to activity reporting.
- Familiarity with fundraising and tabling event participation, organization and management.
Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds and thoughts because this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Each of us is respectfully encouraged to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes diversity and inclusion at all levels.
Employer Offerings: To attract and retain the best workforce, we provide competitive salaries, great benefits and excellent professional development. Those are some of the reasons those are some of the reasons Becker’s Hospital Review listed us as one of 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare. Some of our unique offers include the following:
- Transportation Subsidies
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Vera Whole Health: Access to free health and wellness services at our near-site employee clinics.
- Childcare Subsidy Program-provides eligible employees with financial assistance to supplement basic child care costs.
- Care-Services: Back-up care for children and adult/senior care planning
- Pet Insurance
- Inclusion Networks: The Inclusion Network is Seattle Children's organizational resource group program. It is an interconnected community of Children's employees who are committed to the Inclusion Network mission and vision. Individual Networks include: Q Pod (LGBTQ) Network, Green Team (Sustainability) Network, Hola (Hispanic/Latino) Network, Indigenous Peoples Network, Parenting Network, Black and African Heritage Network