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Providence Senior Director, Philanthropy - Foundation in Mission Viejo, California



Under the direction of the Chief Philanthropy Officer, the Senior Director of Philanthropy (SDP) is a member of the Foundation leadership team. The SDP is responsible for the planning, execution, and evaluation of a comprehensive campaign which is expected to be in the $250 million range. In addition, the SDP will be a working member of the Foundation’s team of principal gift, major gift, and planned giving team. The SDP will manage at least one major service line assignment with the requisite physician relationships, along with a substantial prospect portfolio targeting six-, seven-, and eight-figure gifts


  • Plan, manage, and evaluate a comprehensive fund-raising campaign.

  • Secure financial support by managing a portfolio of major gift prospects through the process of identification, qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship.

  • Identify and establish relationships with key stakeholders (physicians, grateful patients, volunteers and hospital administrators) in an effort to help identify and engage new

  • prospects, develop strategy and steward existing donors.

  • Actively participate on the Foundation’s senior leadership team and collaborate with other Foundation colleagues in annual giving, events, the regional shared services office, and donor relations to increase Foundation revenue and capacity.

  • Document required prospect interaction in donor database.

  • Represent Foundation in a positive and professional manner at internal and external meetings, events and activities.

  • Other duties as requested.


Required experience/education for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Ten (10) years of progressive and proven experience as a major gifts officer successfully raising six (6)- and seven (7)-figure gifts; significant leadership experience in the planning and conduct of at least one major campaign in the nine-figure range; and demonstrated experience in the inspiration and motivation of teams around a shared initiative

  • Demonstrated the ability to meet the needs of the specific population served

  • Demonstrated the ability to perform behavioral competencies as indicated on the position specific competency assessment.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Requsition ID: 116092
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Fundraising
Job Function: Marketing/Public Relations/Community Affairs
Job Schedule: Full time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Leadership
Department: 7500 MH FOUNDATION
Address: CA Mission Viejo 27700 Medical Ctr Rd

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.