There is only one hospital in Chicago solely dedicated to caring for children with chronic illness and disabilities… as well as those suffering from abuse/trauma. That hospital is La Rabida. Serving as a model for family centered care, our progressive facility is a very special place where triumphs occur… odds are overcome… and many children excel beyond hope.
This exceptional opportunity awaits the results-oriented team player who can manage day-to-day operations of the Individual Giving Program. Serving as resident expert for this vital function, duties involve providing primary logistical/organizational support to keep individual giving contacts connected, engaged and involved.
Demonstrating excellent communication and planning skills, the INDIVIDUAL GIVING OFFICER - FUNDRAISING will consistently monitor existing donors to build greater understanding of individual priorities and potential for upgraded gifts. As Manager of Individual Giving, functions include soliciting donors of $500+, creating prospect strategy plans and serving as staff liaison to the corporate advisory board.
To qualify, you must be a highly enthusiastic team player and entrepreneurial self-starter with:
Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 5+ years experience in annual fund and/or major gift fundraising position
Knowledge of planned giving vehicles preferred
Excellent communication (written & oral) with strong negotiation and presentation skills required
High energy level and proven flexibility
In return for your commitment and expertise, La Rabida offers attractive compensation and many excellent benefits! Plus, you’ll appreciate the beauty of our convenient location on the shores of Lake Michigan, just minutes from downtown! For immediate consideration, please apply online at:
LA RABIDA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL
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Internal Number: 97826
About La Rabida Children's Hospital
Today, La Rabida serves approximately 7,500 children annually who require primary and specialty care to address complex and challenging medical conditions. Services and programs include treatment for chronic illnesses such asthma, diabetes, and sickle cell disease, and developmental disabilities through both inpatient and outpatient care. In addition, La Rabida specializes in the treatment of children who have been abused, neglected or experienced trauma.