Named on the U.S. News & World Report’s Best Children’s Hospital list for the ninth year in a row, Phoenix Children’s Hospital has provided hope, healing, and the best healthcare for children since it was established in 1983 and is known as one of the leading pediatric healthcare systems in the country. With a medical staff of nearly 1,000 pediatric specialists, Phoenix Children’s provides inpatient, outpatient, trauma, and emergency care across more than 75 pediatric subspecialties, the most comprehensive pediatric care available in the state.
Over the next five years, Phoenix Children’s will build on its achievements and accelerate its investments in the people, research, technologies, and programs that will solidify its position as a world-class hospital for decades to come. That means recruiting physician-scientists who will change the shape of medicine; fostering discoveries that will improve the quality and length of children’s lives; establishing groundbreaking, destination programs that will attract young patients from around the world; and driving innovations that will give ill and injured children hope beyond their wildest dreams.
As Phoenix Children’s Hospital continues to build capacity as a world-class institution, the Foundation is positioning itself for accelerated growth. Developed as a part of an ambitious plan to increase philanthropy, the Senior Director, Individual Giving role will carry a sizeable portfolio, with an emphasis on gifts of $100,000 or more, and lead a dedicated team of philanthropy officers. Success will be achieved by building long-term donor partnerships and demonstrating that all levels of philanthropic support are leveraged to realize maximum impact for Phoenix Children’s mission.
Seeking a bold, creative, purpose-driven leader, the ideal candidate will be a seasoned major gifts fundraiser who is energetic and enthusiastic, metrics-driven, and comfortable working in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
A minimum of 10 years in fundraising, development, or related field in a nonprofit environment is required, and experience in a medical or academic development setting is strongly encouraged and preferred.