Director of Development, Mothers & Babies Campaign
Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Location: Palo Alto, California
Internal Number: 72366646
YOU MUST HAVE…
·Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent experience.
·7+ years of fundraising and a proven track record of success.
IT’S AN ADDED PLUS IF YOU HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH...
Prior knowledge and/or fundraising experience in academic medicine and/or maternal and/or children’s health.
YOU’LL BE SUCCESSFUL IF YOU’RE…
Donor-focused and deeply committed to field work, including discovery, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. You enjoy meeting with donors, and always make it a top priority, despite competing priorities.
A strategic thinker: You formulate breakthrough strategies and approaches. You bring fresh ideas to the table to build pipeline. You’re comfortable with prototyping and pivoting, balancing a bias towards action with an eye to complex internal dynamics.
A strong communicator: You develop mission-driven outreach strategies that engage high-net worth donor audiences. You’re excellent at building trust with faculty in the interest of articulating a compelling vision and a clear path to impact. You know how to partner with creative teams to turn ideas into deliverables.
A collaborative leader: You’re highly skilled at activating fundraisers and institutional leaders to achieve ambitious goals. You’re a business-minded, feedback-oriented direct communicator. You know how to balance your goals and KPIs with overall Foundation goals. You’re inclusive of diverse people, perspectives, and ideas, while using discernment, data, and expertise to chart a path forward.
Someone who can manage ambiguity and complexity: You can drive an initiative forward with conviction and composure, even when outcomes are uncertain. You adapt quickly to changing conditions. You always keep risk in mind when making a decision.
A rigorous thinker: You love learning and are undeterred by complexity. You have an aptitude for science and health and can engage with donors about funding priorities with ease. You’re a business strategist, who knows their way around budgets and forecasts, and can build a concise and compelling business plan, that can be adapted and presented to both internal and donor audiences.
Working at the Foundation
WE OFFER EXCELLENT BENEFITS & PERKS, INCLUDING…
Generous leave, including PTO, holidays, Summer Fridays, and a sabbatical (after 7 years of employment)
Retirement plan + employer match
Premium Medical and Dental coverage
FSA + dependent care FSA
Employer-paid life insurance
Legal services plan
Commuter Benefits, including CalTrain “Go Pass” Program
4-week paid maternity and paternity leave for new parents
Stipend for home office and mobile phone
If remote, frequent opportunities to visit our beautiful HQ in Palo Alto
The Foundation is a dynamic organization in a rapidly changing industry. Therefore, the responsibilities associated with this position will evolve and grow in accordance with LPFCH's business needs and growth plans. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities based on the future growth plans for the Foundation.
WE STRIVE TO EMBODY OUR CULTURAL TOUCHSTONES…
Mission-first - We can never lose sight of why we exist and who we are here toserve.
Good of the whole - We share responsibility for overall results, think of what’s best for the team and organization, and act as responsible stewards of resources.
Bold and bendy - We’re unapologetically ambitious for our mission, creative, and take risks by trying new things.
Sweat the big stuff- We’re clear on our priorities, calibrating effort and resources to audience and impact: the higher the return, the greater the investment.
Make it happen - We’re focused on outcomes; only as much process as necessary to make good decisions and take action.Prepared with ideas and solutions for every challenge.
Community matters- We embrace diversity and practice inclusion.
WE’RE COMMITTED TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION AND BELONGING…
Our Foundation embraces all individuals and celebrates the unique differences each of us bring to our team and community. Our approach to fostering diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging is rooted in our cultural touchstones and inherent in our work to encourage every employee to bring their best, most authentic self to work and to provide each of them the opportunity to achieve their full potential.
We envision a world where race, gender, resources, and other factors do not serve as barriers to attaining optimal health. We recognize that this vision requires the commitment and actions of everyone.
To support this goal, we pledge to:
·Conduct ourselves in a manner that garners trust and respect from others.
·Foster a welcoming and supportive environment for our team members and community.
·Acknowledge and appreciate the dignity, expertise, experiences, and contributions of each other.
·Approach others with an open mind, compassionate heart, actively listening to their perspectives.
·Foster effective teamwork and encourage collaboration amongst our team and constituents.
Applyonline by submitting a cover letter and resume.