Posted on May 10, 2013
Director, Individual and Planned Giving
Visiting Nurse Service of New York
Visiting Nurse Service of New York - Director, Individual and Planned Giving
Visiting Nurse Service of New York (VNSNY), the nation’s largest not-for-profit home health care organization, provides expert home- and community-based health care services in the five boroughs of New York City and Nassau and Westchester Counties, as well as offers health insurance plans tailored to the needs of high-risk, vulnerable New Yorkers. Each day, more than 18,000 VNSNY employees — including nurses, rehabilitation therapists, social workers, dieticians, other allied professionals, and paraprofessionals — deliver compassionate care, unparalleled medical expertise, and 24/7 solutions and resources to more than 35,000 New Yorkers, helping them to live the best lives possible.
Reporting to the Vice President of Development, the Director will implement a comprehensive individual giving program including planned giving and all individual fundraising activities including identification, cultivation, solicitation, closure of gifts, recognition, and stewardship. In collaboration with the Vice President of Development and select members of the Board of Directors, the Director will develop key individual and planned giving strategies for VNSNY continuing to utilize the existing donor base, while also developing new donor relationships.
You will be expected to develop and manage a portfolio of at least 50 active individual gift prospects, identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward annual gifts from individuals capable of giving in excess of $10,000, and oversee the planning and implementation of cultivation events for high-level donors. Additionally, you will be responsible for strategizing and implementing personalized stewardship reports, including the year-end stewardship mailing to select donors.
To qualify for this highly-energetic role, you must have a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of five years of progressive leadership experience in individual and major gifts fundraising with a large, complex, not-for-profit organization. Demonstrated experience in developing, planning and executing strategic and comprehensive individual gift fundraising programs is required. You must have effective solicitation skills and a proven track record of accomplishment in major gift fundraising; knowledge of planned giving is required. The ideal candidate will have a proven ability of building donor relationships and closing gifts and will possess superior interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
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