Developmental Officer- Foundation Job

Children's Health - Development and Foundation Careers

Job Number: 51528

Location: Plano, TX

Date Posted: 4-22-2017


This jobwill be primarily located in Plano, TX with the need to travel to Dallas,TX regularly for required strategic meetingsand events. The job will be responsible for building significant immediate and long-term financial support for CMC by identifying, cultivating and soliciting individuals, foundations, corporations and organizations, as assigned. The ability to establish, advance and steward relationships is a key requirement of the job.


Manage and direct a portfolio of donors and donor prospects for solicitation of gifts, sponsorships or planned gifts

Develop new relationships

Advance existing relationships

Steward existing donors and sponsors

Communicate well with development team and leadership

Establish a team effort in fundraising to the benefit of the Foundation

Document and maintain accurate records in RE


Minimum of 7-10 years of related experience preferred.


Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.

Ensure that the customer perspective is a driving force behind business decisions and activities; craft and implement service practices that meet customers' and own organization's needs.

Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Take prompt action to accomplish objectives; take action to achieve goals beyond what is required; be proactive.

Deal effectively with others in an antagonistic situation; use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to reduce tension or conflict between two or more people.

Effectively manage one's time and resources to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.

Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

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