Assoc. Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107

Job Type: 

LOC_1300_MKT-Wanamaker Building Req ID: 82756

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">The Associate Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations is part of the larger CFR team at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and solicits gifts/grants from regional and national corporations and foundations for Hospital-wide priorities.  This requires stewarding existing institutional donors, identifying new prospects, and working on behalf CHOP in deepening relationship and engagement with companies, corporate foundations, and private foundations.


<span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif">S/he is also responsible for building trusted relationships with doctors, clinical staff, executives, trustees, and other constituents.  S/he will be a dynamic communicator and have confident writing and editorial skills which will aid in preparing compelling proposals and translating content for lay audiences. This fundraising position will support the focus on helping to grow the corporate pipeline for CFR and the successful candidate will have experience in corporate relations, corporate giving and strategy development. As a frontline fundraiser for CHOP, this individual will also act as an ambassador for CHOP be able to work collaboratively with gift officers and other CHOP Foundation staff.  

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Job Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain new and existing corporate and foundation relationships for the Hospital with strong long-term potential for partnership by professionally managing a portfolio of prospects in all aspects of the development cycle.
  • Advance corporate philanthropic partnerships, with focus on growing existing relationships and establishing new corporate donors for CHOP
  • Maintain a portfolio of 50+ active donors and prospects with strong giving potential and varying levels of capacity with a focus on gifts/grants of $50,000 or more. Identify, cultivate, solicit and steward large grants (>$100,000) in support of institutional priorities.
  • Identify prospects that have the capability to make a leadership commitment to the Hospital, and develop a comprehensive strategy to solicit.  
  • Collaborate and strategize with doctors and hospital staff 
  • Submit grant applications, proposals (i.e. grant-writing), and stewardship reports
  • Arrange meetings, tours or visits with prospects to identify interests within CHOP
  • Build and maintain relationships with corporate supporters through appropriate stewardship (i.e. recognition events, hospital campus tours, speaking engagements)
  • Develop and strengthen relationship between Development and hospital physicians and staff, creating more opportunities for support for CHOP.
  • Develop compelling research-based proposals for prospects in collaboration with the CHOP Research Institute. 
  • Prepare proposals, grant agreements, and presentation materials; create and implement proactive stewardship plans for partners, including but not limited to, writing and designing tailored articles for newsletters, websites, press releases, social media and other outlets for recognition when necessary.
  • Assist the Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations in annual strategic planning on ongoing strategic engagement of donors and CHOP’s Corporate Council activities. 
  • May supervise and manage staff as directed 
Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelors Degree                                                                         


Required Experience: At least five (5) years of fundraising, healthcare and/or combined corporate experience

Preferred Education, Experience & Cert/Lic

Preferred Experience: Grant-writing experience

Additional Technical Requirements
  • Working knowledge of computers including Microsoft Office a requirement. Knowledge of Raiser’s Edge preferred.
  • Strong writing and communication skills preferred

All CHOP employees who work in a patient building or who provide patient care are required to receive an annual influenza vaccine unless they are granted a medical or religious exemption.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its patients, family members, visitors and employees. In an effort to achieve this goal, employment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, other than for positions with regularly scheduled hours in New Jersey, is contingent upon an attestation that the job applicant does not use tobacco products.

Children's Hospital of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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