The Miriam Hospital, a founding partner of Lifespan, is seeking a Senior Philanthropy Officer to help advance the philanthropy program of this highly regarded and beloved healthcare provider and major teaching affiliate of the world-class Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Ranked as a top hospital in Providence, RI, and across the region, The Miriam joins just three other U.S. Hospitals in having received the prestigious Magnet® designation for nursing excellence six consecutive times.
This is an exciting career opportunity for a front-line fundraiser experienced in prospect development and direct gift solicitation to contribute energy and expertise as an integral member of both hospital and health system fundraising teams. Reporting to the hospital’s Chief Development Officer and actively participating in a metrics-oriented prospect management program, the Senior Philanthropy Officer will nurture a portfolio of 80-100+ active major donors/prospects at the $10K+ level, and engage a variety of constituencies in philanthropy, including physicians, patients/grateful families, administrators, trustees, and volunteers.
The Miriam and Lifespan – Delivering Health with Care
Approaching its centennial in 2026, the private, not-for-profit Miriam Hospital is renowned for providing superior patient care as evidenced by numerous clinical quality awards. It offers the latest in medical treatment by leading physicians who are training the next generation of doctors and are at forefront of medical research. The Miriam is a member of Lifespan, the first health system in RI. Lifespan’s partners include Rhode Island Hospital/Hasbro Children’s Hospital, Bradley Hospital, Newport Hospital, Gateway Healthcare, Lifespan Physician Group, and Coastal Medical.
Bachelor’s degree and 5+ years’ progressive experience in a front-facing fundraising role, preferably working with five-figure donors and within complex, multi-institutional, and/or healthcare organizations; successful record of achievement in all phases of the “moves management” process and in achieving annual goals; exceptional oral/written communications and relationship-building skills; and comfort serving as an internal and external ambassador for mission advancement. Lifespan is an equal opportunity employer that values the diversity of cultural background, race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and perspectives.
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