Director - Major Giving

SSM Health
Saint Louis, MO
Jun 11, 2021
Jun 11, 2022
Other Specialty
SSM Health - a nationally recognized Catholic, not-for-profit integrated health system serving Illinois, Missouri, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin - is seeking a Director of Major Giving for its office in St. Louis, MO.

Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Philanthropy, the Director, Major Giving is a key member of the Foundation Leadership Team and is charged with building collaborative relationships across SSM Health as well as leading a fundraising team responsible for maximizing philanthropic support from individuals, organizations, and foundations in support of fundraising goals and objectives.

The Director will lead a fundraising team currently comprised of two Major and Planned Giving Officers, one Corporate Giving Officer and one Grants Officer and will develop and implement a comprehensive strategy for managing prospects and solicitation of major/principal gifts. As a key member of the Foundation Leadership Team, the Director plays a significant role in the Foundation's short-term and long-range plan to build and strengthen core fundraising services and activities. Additionally, the Director will serve as a key leadership team member and help formulate, lead and execute the implementation of the overall Foundation strategy, mission and vision.

We are seeking candidates with the ability to maintain consistent and positive communication with the Foundation and internal partners. A self-starter, comfortable working independently while working well in a team-oriented environment, taking the initiative to be productive and efficient. All candidates must have a proven record of success in major gifts through individual, corporate, and grand support. Ideal candidates will have an advanced degree.

Fundraising doesn't just happen behind the desk! This role will travel throughout the St. Louis area, and will work flexible hours including evenings and weekends.

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