Become part of the Beebe team - an inclusive team positioned in a vibrant, coastal community. Enjoy a fulfilling career as you support the health of our patients and a team focused on excellence.
Location: Beebe Foundation
Shift : 8am-4:30pm Monday - Friday
Work Status: Full Time
The Gift Officer reports directly to the President of the Beebe Medical Foundation. The Gift Officer is responsible for identifying, cultivating, qualifying, soliciting, and stewarding donors for Major Gifts, Planned Gifts, Annual Fund Leadership Circles, and Event Sponsorships. The Gift Officer works collaboratively with all members of the Foundation team, Board of Directors, and Board of Ambassadors to build and enhance relationships with all donors for the purpose of renewing and increasing financial support. In addition, the Gift Officer works closely with Beebe Healthcare leaders in assigned service lines to identify needs, process grateful patient referrals, solicit support from donors, and provide stewardship.
Maintain a personal portfolio of 150+ donors to ensure timely steps are taken for cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship to reach an annual financial fundraising goal. Monthly goals are set for number of moves, face-to-face visits, solicitations, identification of new prospects, and planned giving prospects. Develop relationships with Board members, Beebe Healthcare leadership, volunteers, and leadership donors to identify and solicit new prospects.
Round and conduct hospital visits to donors and grateful patient prospects who are identified by clinical staff. Assist donors in navigating the healthcare system as needed. Serve as the representative of the Foundation to assigned service lines and work collaboratively with service line leaders and teams to identify funding priorities and to coordinate fundraising events and appeals to support these needs. Serve as liaison to community groups and organizations conducting third-party fundraising events and activities for the assigned service lines in collaboration with the Foundation's Events Coordinator. Work closely with the Foundation's Grateful Patient Coordinator to review grateful patient gifts through our Celebrate Excellent Care program and assist with articles and publicity. Represent Beebe Healthcare and the Foundation as a member of community organizations and speak on behalf of Beebe Healthcare at community meetings, chamber events, etc. Proficient use of the database to maintain systems for identifying, researching, classifying, and evaluating prospects. Work collaboratively with the Foundations Annual Fund Coordinator and Database Manager to develop the prospect pipeline. Work collaboratively with Foundation's Financial Analyst and Donor Relations Coordinator to create, manage, and steward gift agreements. Responsible for developing a Planned Giving strategy, offering donors access to educational materials and opportunities for various planned and estate gifts. Work collaboratively with the Database Manager to ensure accurate records are kept for the Shaw Legacy Society and identifying ongoing planned gift prospects. Maintains a high degree of motivation and superior work ethic consistent with the philosophy of the Foundation and contributing to the team effort. Each team member has a responsibility to support the fundraising mission of the Foundation thru attendance of events, solicitation of individual gifts and corporate sponsorships, and ongoing stewardship of donors. Performs all other duties as assigned by the Executive Director of Development and Foundation President.
Competencies and skills: Essential: * Clear Communication Skills Both Written And Verbal * Knowledge Of Basic Computer Programs * Able To Keep Confidential Information Regarding Patients, Team Members * Able To Withstand Crisis Situations * Has Skills To Provides Customer Service To Patients, Team Members And Visitors * Experience With Excel, Power Point, Word, Visio, Etc.
Other information: Excellent written and verbal communication skills, high degree of organization and initiative, problem solving, attention to detail and task completion are needed to be successful in this position.
Education: Essential: * Bachelor's Degree in related field
Beebe Healthcare serves the Sussex County community with a medical center located in beautiful, historic Lewes, Delaware, and convenient outpatient locations throughout the county. Founded in 1916 by two physician brothers, Drs. James Beebe and Richard C. Beebe, the medical center in Lewes is a 210-licensed-bed, not-for-profit seaside community hospital. Beebe's specialized service lines include cardiac and vascular, surgical services, oncology, women's health, and orthopaedic services. Beebe offers an array of inpatient, outpatient, emergency, and diagnostic services.
Beebe's five satellite campuses offer imaging, physical rehabilitation, and lab services, as well as walk-in care centers. In addition, Beebe offers Wound Healing & Hyperbaric Medicine and Diabetes Management & Medical Nutrition Therapy.
With a mission to serve the community, Beebe also offers many free screenings and outreach programs through its Population Health Department; and advanced medical care for those who are recuperating at home through Beebe Home Care Services.
Beebe is also training the next generation of nurses through the Margaret H. Rollins School of Nursing, located behind the Medical Cente...r in Lewes.
Beebe's Medical Staff has grown tremendously since the early 1990s. Employed physicians through Beebe Medical Group and our affiliated physicians on Beebe's Medical Staff now serve patients from Milford to Millville in specialties including cardiac surgery, dermatology, endocrinology, family practice, gastroenterology, general surgery, internal medicine, pediatric neurology, and surgical oncology.
Beebe is proud to offer quality care, close to home for the residents and visitors of Sussex County.