Philanthropy Officer - Phoebe Foundation


  • Managing a portfolio of high-capacity, high-profile major gift prospects, plans and executes a high end major gifts program. Responsible for major gifts strategy and execution, principal gifts, and planned gifts, with an annual fundraising goal of $400,000. A working knowledge of Moves Management will be a requirement of this position. Works with those most invested in philanthropy in close collaboration with the Phoebe Foundation board members, senior staff, physicians, nurses, administrators and outside key contacts such as financial advisors and legal advisors. Identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards donors with the capacity to make significant philanthropic investments in Phoebe Putney Health System. Builds strategic partnerships with those most invested in philanthropy (foundation and operating boards, physician leaders, executive team, volunteers, past donors, and others who have influence within the Phoebe family). Develops Moves Management plans for prospective donors, strategies for engaging with all constituents, and a stewardship program for Phoebe's most generous and loyal supporters. Identifies funding opportunities and develops cases for support. Implements a robust referral and prospect identification system, which may include techniques such as grateful patient gatherings and receptions. Observes and uses established Phoebe Foundation policies and operating procedures, including regular, timely and accurate recording of activities and Moves Management actions in Raiser's Edge. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to interact with senior management, board members, and other high level volunteers, donors, and prospects. Excellent organizational skills to execute multiple projects. Works with the President and CFRO of the Foundation to establish measurable, achievable, and aspirational goals to deliver results in all assigned areas. Maintains professional expertise and a library of reference material on major gift fundraising. Represents the Foundation in the professional and philanthropic community.


  • 4 year / Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) Master's Degree (Preferred)
  • 4 or more years of progressive experience in major gift solicitation and acquisition, preferably in a healthcare setting. (Required)
  • Preferred Certifications/Licensures : Certified Fund Raising Executive.