Company Description: Southwestern Vermont Health Care (SVHC), an integrated non-profit health system, has a proud 100-year history as an innovator in health care delivery. It includes a 99-bed hospital, 25 primary care and specialty care practices, two nursing homes, and a foundation at nine total locations in Bennington and nearby New York and Massachusetts. Through visionary partnerships with Dartmouth-Hitchcock, Castleton University, and others, nearly 1,400 employees emulate the values of quality, empathy, safety, teamwork and stewardship to fulfill their mission of exceptional care and comfort for the 75,000 people they serve. Their collective commitment to quality care and innovation is recognized by the nation’s most stringent regulators and the industry’s leading professional organizations, including The Joint Commission, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
Director of Development
The director of development is part of a dynamic and responsive team of ten colleagues who work cooperatively on all aspects of Corporate Development. Reporting to the vice president of Corporate Development, the director of development guides the SVHC Foundation in a robust calendar of mission-driven fundraising activities. Responsibilities include:
•Manage Foundation staff of two senior gift officers, financial operations manager
•Coordinate annual giving programs and the development and implementation of new donor programs
•Assist in development of Capital Campaign strategy and implementation
•Develop cultivation, solicitation, and acknowledgement strategies for targeted prospects, donors, funding, and community organizations
•Develop and implement marketing strategies for planned gifts
•Partner in the development and execution of Foundation events
•Manage and engage Foundation Board, Regional Advisory Boards and other high-level volunteers to increase participation, giving, and awareness, as needed
•Knowledge Raiser’s Edge fundraising system preferred but not required
This opportunity is full time and in person. Hours are 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday – Friday. Some evenings and weekends are required for board meetings and other functions.