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Vice President of Philanthropy/Fund Development

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Vice President of Philanthropy/Fund Development - Dispensary of Hope Dist Center - Full-Time,Day - Dispensary of Hope Nashville - Nashville,TN

Hours: 7:00 to 6:00pm, Monday-Saturday, 25% travel

The Dispensary of Hope is a national charitable medication distributor. Through innovative stewardship of the nation’s pharmaceutical supply chain, the Dispensary of Hope collects and distributes millions of dollars of pharmaceuticals annually to pharmacies and safety-net clinics to dispense to low income, chronically ill patients.  The organization has been recognized with many prestigious awards for its catalytic social innovation and leadership.  After more than a decade of successful fund development efforts led by the staff, Dispensary of Hope will be building a department to lead its philanthropy work. 

Why Join Ascension?

In Tennessee, Ascension’s Saint Thomas Health operates nine hospitals in addition to a comprehensive network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices, clinics and rehabilitation facilities covering a 68-county area and employing more than 8,000 associates.  Across the state, Saint Thomas Health provides a wide variety of inpatient and outpatient services. The clinical programs and medical facilities are continuously updated to meet both the changing needs of the community and the challenges posed by innovations in technology.

Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all, especially to those most in need. In FY2018, Ascension provided nearly $2 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Ascension Saint Thomas, you will have the opportunity to direct the development and implementation of policies, procedures and strategies for fundraising activities.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a multi-year fund development effort, building the philanthropy department, staffing team, operations, and charitable backbone of the organization.  
  • Though based in Nashville, a remote working location may be acceptable for a highly qualified candidate with a preference for the NE Corridor of the US
  • Collaborate with executive management on identification of fundraising goals. Develops and implements plans for capital and major fundraising initiatives.
  • Prepare communications including the design, writing and printing of brochures, newsletters, donor communications and annual reports.
  • Implement marketing strategies that will create a climate conducive to major giving and increase the number of major planned gifts and estate commitments.
  • Prepare or assist with budgets and ensures compliance with allocated funding. Coordinate and directs internal/external audit.

What You Will Need

Education:

  • Diploma 
    • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required Master's degree preferred

Work Experience:

  • 5 years of experience required. 10 years of experience preferred. 2 years of leadership or management experience required. 5 years of leadership or management experience preferred
  • Experience working in healthcare philanthropy, hospital philanthropy, and/or pharmaceutical industry is preferred.   

Equal Employment Opportunity

Saint Thomas Health Services complies with all applicable federal and state laws prohibiting discrimination in hiring or employment practices on the basis of citizenship, race, color, religion, gender, age, national and ethnic origin, disability, or veteran status.

No question or item on this application for employment is intended to secure information to be used for such discrimination.  Information obtained through this application will be used solely to determine qualifications and suitability for employment. This application will be valid for a period of 90 days from date of completion. 

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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Job ID: 344312
Category: Charitable
Facility: TNNAS Saint Thomas Health
Ministry: Saint Thomas Health, TN
Location: Nashville, TN

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