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Foundation Development Specialist - Full Time Dayshift

Company: Ascension
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: October 14, 2021

Job Description:

We Are Hiring:

A new fundraising campaign needs your expertise!

Are you passionate about helping?  Do you have a background in Foundations?  St. Vincent has an exciting opportunity!  We are looking for creative and motivated individuals with experience in Major Gifts, Planned Giving and Grateful Patient fundraising.  You will have a rare and unique opportunity to have a hand in building a campaign to help make our new Mothers and Infants Tower a reality, beyond expectations!  Join our team and help us enrich our community for generations to come!


Monday-Friday 8am-5pm

What You Will Do:

Participate in fundraising campaigns, grant administration, major gift and/or charitable development programs.


  • Assist with fundraising campaigns including budgets and timelines. Coordinate the creative process, file selection, production and mailing, and the acknowledgement process.
  • Support strategy to train staff on marketing campaigns, soliciting donors, and defining levels of giving and benefits. Create printed materials and update databases and websites with campaign program information.
  • Implement donor relations/recognition activities. Develop donor confidence and relationships through effective gift solicitation, processing and acknowledgement.
  • Support the development and implementation of tracking strategies for solicitation efforts and perform analysis of data for results.
What You Will Need:

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certification specializing in Fund Raising preferred.


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

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.
Additional Preferences:

5-7 years fundraising experience strongly preferred.  Major gift, planned giving and grateful patient experience, as well as, a CFRE (certified fund raising executive) preferred.  Successful track record in closing gifts of $25K and above required.

Why Join Our Team:

Serving the greater Indianapolis area and Evansville, Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. We operate 24 hospitals — in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more — and offer careers in a wide range of services. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. When you join Ascension St. Vincent, you join a diverse team of more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all — especially to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today.

When you join Ascension, you join a team of over 150,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path. In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance alone to support associate growth and development. If you are looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in your community, we invite you to join our team today.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Pay Non-Discrimination Notice:

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

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.

E-Verify Statement:

This employer participates in the Electronic Employment Verification Program. Please click the E-Verify link below for more information.


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