Sr Assoc Dir Campaign & Strategic Initiatives - 17197

Philadelphia, PA, US, 19107

Job Type: 

Location: LOC_1300_MKT-Wanamaker Building 

Req ID: 88943

Shift: Days

Employment Status: Regular - Full Time 

Job Summary

The Senior Associate Director, Campaign & Strategic Initiatives is responsible for supporting all aspects of CHOP’s current and future campaigns including mini-campaigns, key fundraising initiatives and comprehensive campaigns. He/she will create, manage and train staff on a donor experience model focused on driving cultivation and qualification, track and monitor funding priorities for use by front-line fundraisers and support implementation of data-driven recommendations for strategies on top prospects. In addition, this role will produce and disseminate campaign updates to key stakeholder groups and coordinate with Foundation staff on key events. This position reports to the Executive Director of Campaign & Strategic Initiatives and serves as an integral part of the CHOP Foundation team.

Job Responsibilities

Oversee the development and implementation of a donor experience model, focused on qualification and cultivation

  • Collaborate with Individual Giving, Corporate and Foundation Relations, Institutional and Events Fundraising and other frontline fundraisers to curate and implement a series of experiences to help move donors and prospects along the donor continuum, including but not limited to A Breakthrough Experience, high-level donor tours and future experiences
  • Manage engagement opportunities and key milestone celebrations for “mini-campaign” for King of Prussia, and future campaigns or fundraising efforts with operational support from Executive Events
  • Create and maintain toolkit of experiences and train frontline fundraisers on how to implement these experiences, including tours of research spaces, Hospital in King of Prussia, newly renovated spaces and others
  • Gain intimate knowledge of lead campaign prospects and top prospects, including prospects for new Hospital. In partnership with ED, Campaign & Strategic Initiatives, Prospect Development and frontline fundraisers, make recommendations on who should attend key experiences and engagement opportunities
  • In partnership with Board Relations Team, support the development of engagement plans for volunteer leaders to strengthen their commitment to CHOP


Create and leverage processes and systems to create out-of-the box tools for campaigns

  • Curate and maintain funding priorities through focused collaboration with Foundation leadership and frontline fundraisers with in DonorForce
  • Support implementation of data-driven recommendations by outside consultants for strategies on top prospects, utilizing Qlikview dashboards, reports and consultant reports
  • Partner with Donor Relations team on supporting recognition opportunities for campaign gifts, especially those at $100K or more
  • Lead on training and adoption of Ovrture and other campaign tools

Job Responsibilities (Continued)

Manage all internal-facing aspects of CHOP’s current and future campaigns

  • Produce communication to Foundation staff and CHOP stakeholders, including senior administration, division leadership, campaign co-chairs, Foundation Board of Overseers and other key volunteer leaders related to campaign efforts, including Lunch and Learn programs, internal newsletter, and others. This includes internal celebrations, kick-off events, surveys, etc.
  • Collaborate with Annual Giving team to manage the employee campaign cabinet throughout current and future campaigns to meet goals for the internal campaign, including employee kickoff event and employee celebrations
  • Partner with Annual Giving to ensure internal-facing current and future campaign efforts align with overall campaign communications strategy and messaging, including: internal communications plan, employee solicitations, new employee orientation, and campaign updates that target institutional leaders
  • Provide campaign-related support for employee fundraising teams and/or group fundraising activities


Represent Campaign Team on Foundation-wide Initiatives

  • Support current and future consulting projects, including interview scheduling, completing key follow-up, and serve as a go to person for questions
  • Lead tours for new employees and train new staff on how to lead a tour
  • Project manage campaign material creation to ensure top-rated communications materials for current and future campaigns, and act as a resource for philanthropy messaging in coordination with Director of Donor Relations
  • Lead and/or support other key projects or initiatives, as needed


Provide support for all campaign-related Foundation events

  • Partner with Donor Relations, Executive Events, and Signature Events teams to manage campaign messaging and role at all major donor and stewardship events related to the campaign.
  • With Foundation team members, strategize and conceptualize campaign events and activities, including milestone celebrations, campaign kick-offs, and others


Supervise Campaign Interns

Required Education and Experience

Required Education: Bachelor’s degree


Required Experience: At least five (5) years of experience in Development

Additional Technical Requirements

  • Particular emphasis on capital/comprehensive campaigns, and frontline fundraising experience a plus
  • Familiarity with SalesForce preferred
  • Experience analyzing data and translating to recommendations preferred
  • Microsoft Office skills required, including Excel or Access spreadsheet creation and management and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated writing skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • A sincere appreciation for people and how they are each uniquely motivated.
  • Poised and engaging, empathetic communications style based on natural warmth and enthusiasm.
  • Previous experience training others
  • Fast-paced and results oriented with the ability to work in a timely manner with multiple deadlines and competing requirements.
  • Strong written, presentation, verbal, organizational, and interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to relate well to individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstration of good judgement, professionalism and the highest standards of ethical conduct.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Superior communication skills, both written and verbal 
  • Must maintain and exhibit the highest standards of ethical conduct
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and proofreading skills
  • Ability to work as an integral part of a fundraising team
  • Occasional travel required

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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