Are you a marketing leader who excels in a fast-paced environment? Looking to join an amazing team in a nonprofit environment, supporting a best of children’s hospital? We are seeking an experienced and highly effective marketing expert and leader to join the growing Marketing and Communications Team within the Phoenix Children’s Foundation. The director’s main goals are to lead the development to execution of strategic marketing plans on behalf of the organization, with an emphasis on branding and complex initiatives, media buying, and public relations, as well as oversee the account services team. The person in this role will have a variety of marketing skillsets and knowledge of best practices on what permeates for greatest results, affinity and activation of donors, and can work collaboratively with creative, digital, direct response team members and functions. The director will work in partnership with MarCom leaders and cross-functional teams to ensure highest degrees of success in delivering effective outcomes, and oversee the project management side of the department for efficiency and continuous process improvement. Being able to successfully manage external vendors and service providers, including but not limited to public relations, consulting firms, media buyers, and others, to fully leverage those services in alignment with internal strategic plans and goals, is essential. Seeking a solutions-oriented problem-solver and marketing leader, who enjoys managing complex projects and fostering win-win partnerships.
Working in close collaboration with the Vice President (VP), the Director of Foundation Development designs and executes on a comprehensive development strategy for the Phoenix Children’s Hospital Foundation. The Director oversees and executes on both capital campaigns and ongoing fundraising efforts. This position also forms and manages the Phoenix Children’s Foundation development team, and reports directly to the Vice President.
Bachelor's degree in related field OR equivalent relevant experience. (Required)
Master's degree. (Preferred)
10 years of related experience including 3 years in a team management role. (Required)
Proven success in development for a large nonprofit or relatable environment. (Required)
Experience in planning, leading, and managing development projects, including coordinating with peers to achieve desired outcomes, and tracking and reporting on progress to senior managers/board of directors. (Required)
Experience running campaigns and successful fundraising from multiple donor channels. (Preferred)
Entrepreneurial Spirit: Takes initiative and actively seeks to deepen current donor relationships and to forge new ones. (Required)
Communications: Skilled in creating powerful, compelling written and oral communications for fundraising. Ability to convey complex ideas through brief, simple materials. Experience and credibility when presenting materials to external audiences. (Required)
Influencing: Gets others to accept ideas by using convincing arguments, creates a win-win situation and responds appropriately to key stakeholders. (Required)
Collaboration: Effective at working with others to reach common goals and objectives. (Required)
Relationship Building: Skilled at establishing and cultivating strong relationships with peers, across different levels of the organization and externally. (Required)