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Executive Director Philanthropy in Ocala, FL at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/16/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Ocala, FL
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Executive Director Philanthropy AdventHealth Tampa

Location Address: 3100 East Fletcher Avenue Tampa, Florida 33613

Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Tampa

  • Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute, known across the country for its advances in cardiovascular disease prevention, diagnosis, treatment and research.
  • Surgical Pioneers – the first in Tampa with the latest robotics in spine surgery
  • Building a brand new, six story surgical and patient care tower which will ensure state of the art medical and surgical car for generations to come
  • Awarded the Get With The Guidelines – Stroke GOLD Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and have been recognized as a recipient of their Target: Stroke Honor Roll for our expertise in stroke care. We have also received certification by The Joint Commission in collaboration with the American Stroke Association as a Primary Stroke Center.

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Proactively manage a portfolio of major and planned gift donors and prospects with the capacity and interest to make meaningful financial investments in the mission through a variety of campaigns and initiatives
  • Develop former patient constituencies through engagement of physician and clinician partners and through direct partnerships with patients and their family members
  • Foster the involvement and investment of corporate, foundation and other grant-making partners
  • Utilize prospect research, analytics and other business intelligence to focus or optimize engagement
  • Facilitate the active engagement of the Foundation Board and its affiliated committees
  • Develop philanthropic funding plans in concert with the Regional VP for Philanthropy and market-based health care organization leadership 
  • Assist the Foundation team in operationalizing a comprehensive development program consistent with current industry best practices and performance benchmarks
  • Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook and a clear focus on high quality major gift solicitation.
  • Demonstrates through behavior AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program booklet.
  • Identify, engage, cultivate and solicit gifts from individuals and corporations. Then recognize and continue stewardship with donors. Manage and cultivate grateful patient program for area of responsibility.
  • Identify and cultivate prospects with board members, physicians, nurses, caregivers, hospital staff, Administrators and community members.
  • Maintain an active computerized donor and prospect database. Prepare and submit contact reports and activity reports in a thorough and timely manner, enters information into the donor database system in a timely manner. Achieves success in maintaining a high level of activity on the score card performance indicator.
  • Recruit Chairs, Committee, Board Members for philanthropic area of responsibility.
  • Maintains most current knowledge and skills of fund development profession.
  • Adheres to professional and ethical standards of practice. Communication, cooperation and assistance are given in a clear and courteous manner to all patients, visitors, co-workers, medical staff and volunteers. Exhibits exceptional interpersonal communication skills in both written and oral form. Adheres to policies and work rules set forth in the “Employee Guide” and the departmental policy and procedure manual, including but not limited to the areas of appearance, uniform, safety, confidentiality and smoking.


What You Will Need:


  • Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials
  • Knowledge of fundraising software applications such as Raiser’s Edge
  • Knowledge of Wealth Screening tools such as Target Analytics


  • CFRE preferred

Job Summary:

The Executive Director is to plan and carry out cultivation activities, to maintain and develop the donation of funds and gifts for AdventHealth programs.  This will be in accordance with specified fundraising goals set forth by the AdventHealth Foundation. The Executive Director must actively participate in outstanding customer service and accept responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The Executive Director must focus on major gifts, board engagement and physician engagement as a pathway to grateful patient engagement. Specifically, the Executive Director is charged with the following duties.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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