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Comprised of 2,400 faculty physicians and researchers, the Duke University School of Medicine along with the Duke University School of Nursing and Duke University Health System create Duke Health. Duke Health is a world-class health care network. Founded in 1998 to provide efficient, responsive care, the health system offers a full network of health services and encompasses Duke University Hospital, Duke Regional Hospital, Duke Raleigh Hospital, Duke Primary Care, Private Diagnostic Clinic, Duke Home and Hospice, Duke Health and Wellness, and multiple affiliations.
The Director of Development, Duke Health reports to the Executive Director of Development, Duke Health and works closely with Duke Heart leadership (Division Chiefs of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery) and the Chief of Pulmonary Allergy and Critical Care Medicine.
This position is responsible for the overall coordination of fund raising primarily for the Heart and Lung clinical areas.
Identify, cultivate and solicit major gifts prospects ($100K or more); recommend and implement cultivation and solicitation strategies for grateful patient prospects, working in coordination with administration, faculty, and volunteers as appropriate.
Build partnerships, establish and maintain regular communication with faculty physicians to increase and manage the level of faculty physician referrals of grateful patients to enhance major gift conversations.
Secure gifts in support of evergreen funding priorities as established by Duke Health leadership.
Develop, evaluate and refine plans and timetables for departmental or theme assignments; assist in planning and/or directing cultivation events or programs.
Serve as a member of the Individual Giving fundraising team and help donors see the relationship between patient care and the underlying science, research, and educational needs within Duke Health.
Coordinate and collaborate with colleagues on all Duke Health fundraising teams to ensure comprehensive coverage of prospects and donors.
Coordinate and manage the communication of information to include briefings, development agendas, and development related reporting to the co-directors of Duke Heart -- Chiefs of the Division of Cardiology and Cardiothoracic Surgery as well as the Chief of pulmonary medicine.
Identify and qualify prospects, develop and cultivate relationships, develop gift strategies for prospects with associated faculty and leaders, solicit major and leadership level gifts, and negotiate and successfully close gifts. Coordinate appropriate recognition and stewardship activities for donors.
Write or assist in drafting proposals and other materials as necessary; assist with publicity arrangements on important gifts, programs, accomplishments or events.
Manage high level volunteer relationships. In partnership with the Executive Director of Volunteer and Constituency Engagement, support leadership council and coordinate/lead biannual leadership council meetings.
Follow procedures in coordination with the Office of Gift Records to ensure effective collecting, recording, accounting, acknowledgement and follow-up on all private gifts to assigned departments.
Develop contact reports and enter moves and data into tracking databases.
Work successfully with colleagues across the institution to collaborate on prospects with multiple interests.
Successfully maintain and manage a portfolio of major gifts prospects.
Follow best fundraising and operational practices for Duke Health Development & Alumni Affairs
Perform other related duties incidental to the work described herein.
Duke Health Development & Alumni Affairs is building a flexible and hybrid workplace . All team members must have access to and maintain a secure home office environment with high-speed internet service and work collaboratively with others using a variety of technologies and tools. Depending on the type of position and work performed, or as deemed by manager, some positions may be required to work intermittently in an office located in Durham, NC.
Work requires communications, analytical and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires five years of progressive fund raising experience in a related organization with a proven track record in major gifts. Campaign experience is desirable. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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