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Director FHN Foundation

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Freeport, Illinois, United States
24 days ago


Plans, organizes, directs, and coordinates ongoing and special project funding programs for institution by performing the following duties personally or through staff supervision.


  • Plans and organizes Estate Planning, Planned and Major Gifts.
  • Establishes high degree working relationship with board and committees.
  • Establishing Fundraising Goals. Prepares statement of planned activities and enlists support from members of institution staff and volunteer organizations.
  • Works with marketing to develop public relations materials to enhance institution image and promote fundraising program.
  • Formulates policies for collecting and safeguarding contributions.
  • Plans and coordinates fund drives for special events.
  • Assigns responsibilities for personal solicitation to members of staff, volunteer organizations, and governing body in accordance to special interests or capabilities.
  • Organizes direct mail campaign to reach other potential contributors.
  • Plans and coordinates benefit events.
  • Organizes solicitation drives for pledges of ongoing support from individuals, corporations, and foundations.
  • Contacts potential contributors of special needs of institution, and persuades individuals, corporations, and foundations to establish or contribute to special funds through endowments, trusts, donations of gifts-in-kind, or bequests, conferring with attorneys to establish methods of transferring funds to benefit both donors and institution.
  • Researches public and private grant agencies and foundations to identify other sources of funding for research, community service, or other projects. Writes grants to secure identified funds.
  • Supervises and coordinates activities of workers engaged in maintaining records of contributors and grants and preparing letters of appreciation to be sent to contributors.
  • Purchases and selects, based on ROI, mailing lists of potential donors.
  • Negotiates agreements with representatives of other organizations for exchange of mailing lists, information, and cooperative programs.
  • Displays superior skill in working with Board and Committees utilizing diplomacy/tact needed in working with high profile members of community.
  • Displays competency in the Director FHN Foundation role as evidenced in the annual performance appraisal following the FHN Workforce Standards.
  • Develops Foundation Board and Committee agendas.
  • Develops Foundation's strategic plan in alignment with FHN's plan.
  • Directs department staff on all Foundation activities, providing guidance and feedback relative to performance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Job Information

  • Job ID: 57101279
  • Location:
    Freeport, Illinois, United States
  • Position Title: Director FHN Foundation
  • Company Name: FHN
  • Industry: Health
  • Category: Annual Giving,
    Capital Campaigns/Endowment,
    Development - General,
    Major Gifts
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Minimum Salary: $95,000
  • Maximum Salary: $140,000
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Suggested Education: 4 Year Degree
  • Desired Experience: 5-7 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
Healthcare / Health Services
Freeport , IL , US

FHN, a not-for-profit organization with nearly 1,400 employees, is an award-winning regional healthcare system committed to the health and well-being of the people of northwest Illinois and southern Wisconsin. FHN Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of the state’s top hospitals for safety by the Leapfrog group and Healthgrades as well as by the world’s largest, completely independent, non-profit product- and service-testing organization. FHN caregivers serve an average of 1,500 people each day across FHN’s 19 locati...

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