S/he is responsible for performing complex and diverse responsibilities in support of fundraising goals for Medicine & Biological Sciences Development's $1.2B Campaign. As a Secondary Moves Manager s/he will facilitate, organize, and execute fundraising activities primarily for a team of up to seven To fulfill this role s/he: - Manages logistics and prepares strategic interactions aimed at qualifying, soliciting and stewarding the medical center's highest level (principal gift) donors and prospects. - S/he is accountable for driving strategy and next steps following visits. - Facilitates internal meetings and fundraiser visits with current and prospective donors to advance prospect strategy. - Understands and remains current on institutional priorities, programs, events, engagement opportunities and has a general understanding of the diverse research priorities of the University and UCMedicine. - Prepares briefing documents to prepare participants in cultivation, solicitation, and recognition visits. - Writes briefings, proposals and a broad spectrum of fundraising materials created for specific audiences such as a donor or prospective donor, family foundation, corporation, or volunteer solicitor in order to support and help achieve his/her team's annual fundraising goal. As part of the process, s/he establishes, monitors, and executes a timeline, builds a persuasive case for each piece, considers the specific audiences, and integrates influential facts or statistics. - Drafts acknowledgements, special greetings, letters for cultivation purposes, and a high volume of messaging for others' signatures including but not limited to: the Assistant Vice President, Principal Gifts, the Senior Director, Principal gifts, and other executive level staff and faculty members. - Acts as a project manager for proposals and other written documents, and coordinates with the Marketing and Communications team. - Collaborates with fundraisers to advance giving strategies. - Coordinates recognition and stewardship with the Donor Relations team. - Performs basic prospect research that informs briefings, strategy, proposals and solicitations. - Collaborates with Strategic Research and Analysis team on defining the need for in-depth research and negotiating the timeline for such research. - Utilizes and keeps up to date a donor database to prospective donor activity and interests. - With respect to team meetings, s/he contributes agenda items that advance strategy and ensure outcomes.
Metrics: - Assists in raising $30M+ in new gifts and pledges
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About University of Chicago, Medicine and Biological Sciences Development
Join the University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences Development (MBSD) team during a time of exciting momentum under the leadership of seasoned, dedicated, and talented professionals. This is a unique career opportunity to work with a dynamic organization driving the visionary and fundraising themes for the University of Chicago Campaign: Inquiry and Impact. Of the $5B Campaign, $1.2B ...will support medicine and biological sciences in research, patient care, and education and training programs, including several transformational initiatives.
MBSD's mission is to inspire and facilitate philanthropy at the University of Chicago Medicine by building relationships with those who share its goals of advancing excellence in research, education, community, and patient care. We accomplish this mission through expertise, integrity, creativity, and collaboration.
Be part of a team of colleagues whose commitment and contributions enable success and global impact in a bold Campaign.