Philanthropy Officer, Grants & Communications
Care New England Health System - Philanthropy Job ID: 05960-90511-001
The Philanthropy Officer for Grants and Communications, identifies, rates, and cultivates corporate, foundation, and public agency sources both nationally and locally for the purpose of developing long-term funding relationships. The incumbent develops new relationships and associated proposals as well as stewards existing relationships. The incumbent develops an in-depth knowledge of all CNE activities and needs, and collaborates with operating unit staff to secure annual and multi-year grants. Fully participates in strategic planning, reporting, and stewardship activities. The incumbent oversees the Senior Grant Specialists and serves as an advisor to CNE personnel who require assistance in the preparation of proposals. Maintains the grants database. Represents the operating units at community functions. The incumbent also develops strategic philanthropy-related marketing and communications initiatives. The incumbent works with Philanthropy and Marketing-Communications staff to manage projects and to provide other writing and communication support to the operating units as requested.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred with a minimum of 7 to 10 years’ experience in fund-raising activities, including experience in grant writing, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in health care, journalism, communications and marketing highly desirable. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal, organizational and analytical skills, and strong working knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Must be comfortable with small and large group presentations.