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As an Associate Director - Campaign, under the supervision of the Managing Senior Director of Development, Campaign, you will be responsible for supporting the planning and execution of a transformational comprehensive campaign for major priorities at Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin. In addition, the Associate Director will provide project management support for key campaign initiatives.
• Assist in all aspects of successful campaign planning and execution
• Supports the campaign strategic plan through collaboration with the Managing Senior Director and campaign consultant to build out significant initiatives which will inform campaign pillars, including effective collaboration and communication with Major Gift Officers.
• Engages campaign volunteers, including the coordination of strategy for all key campaign committees through all phases of the campaign
• Responsible for administrative and tactical project management related to meeting planning (with OIA/ institutional leadership and campaign volunteers), including meeting agenda execution, communications materials, minutes, and follow up communication with leadership volunteers
• Organizes and monitors volunteer assignments and follow up on key action items
• Executes the coordination of campaign progress reporting in collaboration with OIA colleagues
• Supports program management of philanthropy strategy for specific key initiatives within campaign pillars, including case development management and effective collaboration with external partners, leadership volunteers, and prospective donors
• Builds strong and mutually beneficial relationships with prospective donors, alumni, connectors, business and community leaders
• Supports implementation of building and strengthening a culture of philanthropy
• Responsible for collaboration within and outside the department to achieve annual goals; and serves as a leader within the advancement team
• Accepts and seeks opportunity for growth and mentorship as a fundraising professional
• Responsible for supporting a healthy and respectful culture adhering to Froedtert Hospital, MCW and the advancement office's mission, vision, and culture statements.
Knowledge – Skills – Abilities
• Organized professional with entrepreneurial spirit, creativity, and resourcefulness
• Superior interpersonal and collaborative relationship skills, with demonstrated verbal presentation experience and written communication skills.
• Ability to work across a complex organization and provide inspired leadership.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively with all constituencies, fostering inclusiveness and diversity of ideas.
• Ability to work independently and thrive in a fast-paced deadline-oriented team environment.
• Ability to adapt to changing circumstances in a complex environment and embrace challenges.
• Demonstrated analytic and strategic thinking capabilities.
• Experience with fundraising database software and Microsoft Office, including Excel.
Hybrid, 80% Virtual, 20% Onsite Milwaukee
MCW as an Equal Opportunity Employer and Commitment to Non-Discrimination
The Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff, and students, as well as ensuring equal educational opportunity, employment, and access to services, programs, and activities, without regard to an individual's race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristic, or military status. Employees, students, applicants or other members of the MCW community (including but not limited to vendors, visitors, and guests) may not be subjected to harassment that is prohibited by law or treated adversely or retaliated against based upon a protected characteristic.
• Appropriate experience may be substituted for education on an equivalent basis.
• Minimum education: Bachelor’s Degree
• Minimum experience: 2 years; program/project coordination experience
Preferred experience: 4 years; preferably in Philanthropy: in a Development/Advancement setting and internet research, database query and reporting experience
• Outstanding Healthcare Coverage, including but not limited to Health, Vision, and Dental. Along with Flexible Spending options
• 403B Retirement Package
• Competitive Vacation and Paid Holidays offered
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Paid Parental Leave
For a full list of positions see: www.mcw.edu/careers
For a brief overview of our benefits see: https://www.mcw.edu/departments/human-resources/benefits
Eastern Wisconsin is a vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. MCW is intent on attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse workforce and faculty body that reflects the community we serve. We value diversity of backgrounds, experience, thought, and perspectives to advance excellence in science and medicine. MCW is a welcoming campus community with a strong culture of collaboration, partnership, and engagement with our surrounding community. For more information, please visit our institutional website at https://www.mcw.edu/departments/office-of-diversity-and-inclusion.
How to Apply:
Apply at: MCW Careers