When you join the healthcare team at Phoenix Children’s, you’ll see the world of medicine through the eyes of a child. You’ll be amazed by something new every day, inspired by the capabilities and expertise of your co-workers, and you’ll be able to transform your professional ambitions into realities. Here, you can be part of a growing system that will never outgrow its sense of joy, purpose or discovery. Come grow with us.
We’re looking for lifelong learners who transform curiosity into discovery to join us in an inspiring place—filled with hope, positivity, support and compassion.
The Senior Philanthropy Officer (SPO) for Midlevel Portfolio Management at Phoenix Children's Foundation is responsible for ensuring the fundraising success of the Gift Planning Program by focusing on midlevel donors and prospects. Reporting to the Associate Vice President of Gift Planning, the SPO will play a key role in developing and implementing strategies for successful solicitations and building strong relationships with midlevel donors. Implementing personalized and targeted communication strategies for midlevel donors, tailoring messages and updates to align with donors' interests and preferences, fostering a sense of belonging and impact. This position will actively contribute to the growth and expansion of the program, collaborating with colleagues across the foundation to achieve annual metrics and financial goals.
Midlevel Portfolio Management: Oversee and manage a large portfolio of midlevel donors, with a focus on cultivating and stewarding relationships with these valued supporters.
Midlevel Portfolio Growth: Develop and implement thoughtful, strategic cultivation and solicitation plans for midlevel planned giving donors to increase their philanthropic support over time.
Targeted Communications: Develop and execute in collaboration with the AVP, annual and midlevel gift officers, and marketing, targeted semi customized communications strategies for midlevel donors, utilizing a mix of multimedia channels.
Prospect Identification: Continuously identify and qualify new midlevel planned giving prospects to expand the pipeline of potential donors and strengthen the foundation's midlevel donor base.
Relationship Building: Build and nurture strong relationships with midlevel donors and prospects, ensuring regular contact through various activities and communications, and face-to-face meetings where appropriate.
Gift Planning Education: Proactively share the benefits of deferred and planned giving with midlevel donors, both in person and in writing, to increase awareness and understanding of planned giving opportunities.
Senior Adult Engagement: Develop and implement tailored strategies to engage senior adults, building trust and rapport to identify and cultivate potential asset-based current gifts, such as appreciated securities, real estate, or retirement assets.
Strategic Gift Planning: Identify and develop joint and blended giving opportunities in collaboration with colleagues from various departments within the foundation. Work towards successful solicitations to secure current and legacy gifts from midlevel donors.
Legacy Society Cultivation: Understanding the importance of the organization's Legacy Society, cultivating and stewarding relationships with current and prospective legacy donors to encourage and facilitate planned gifts in support of the organization's mission.
Gift Planning Expertise: Provide technical expertise and options to fundraising colleagues to support their efforts in securing planned gifts from midlevel donors. Participate in prospect meetings as needed, offering coaching, proposal language and relevant information.
Gift Planning Trends: Stay updated on gift planning trends, opportunities, and related legislation. Provide regular updates to colleagues and contribute to the foundation's knowledge base.
Problem-Solving and Communication: Demonstrate discretion, tact, and strong communication skills in resolving issues and maintaining positive relationships with midlevel donors and colleagues.
Phoenix Children’s offers full- and part-time employees a comprehensive benefits package including:
Competitive pay with incentives
401(k) Retirement Plan with company match
Health, dental, vision, and life insurance beginning the first day of the month following hire date
Tuition reimbursement up to $5,250 per year
Childcare discounts and much more!
Reporting: The Senior Philanthropy Officer will report directly to the Associate Vice President of Gift Planning and work collaboratively with colleagues across the foundation.
We welcome candidates who are dedicated to advancing the mission of Phoenix Children's Foundation through strategic midlevel portfolio management and strong relationship-building with midlevel donors. The successful candidate will play a vital role in securing critical support for the hospital and contribute to its continued growth and success.