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Manager Development - Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus

Job ID 110211 Date Posted 06/02/2021
San Diego, California
  • Sharp HealthCare
  • Foundation Payroll
  • Day Job
  • Full-Time
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This position will develop and implement comprehensive multi-million dollar major gift philanthropy program/strategies for Sharp Metropolitan Medical Center and other initiatives as assigned. Provide direction, build relationships, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals, foundations and corporations for gifts of $10,000 or more, with an emphasis on gifts at the six and seven figure level.Lead efforts for a strong volunteer and physician participation; work closely with Development Officers charged with annual giving and events.

Additional Responsibilities:

Fundraising-Major Gifts: Identify, research and solicit potential sources of gift support including individuals, corporations, community organizations and foundations to ensure that fund raising goals of $1 - $2 million annually are met. Meet all metrics for number of solicitations, face-to-face meetings and use of ally in the solicitation process.

Case Development/Writing: Gather information from initiative/entity leadership to develop compelling Case Statements that can be used in funding proposals. Prepare written case statements and gift proposals for each initiative and/or entity assigned. Continually update data, text and photos for web page and all collateral materials.

Volunteers: Provide leadership in recruiting and retaining a high level group of volunteers to serve on Philanthropy Council(s). Provide direction for all council meetings and events to ensure that all are well organized, timely and meet objectives. Recruit and train volunteers in fund raising process. Utilize entity CEO and MD leadership on councils in effective manner.

Team Player: Actively participate in the Sharp HealthCare Foundation Major Gift team (serve on internal committees and projects) . Adhere to all business practices for tracking actions in RE donor base. Serve as a public speaker on behalf of Sharp HealthCare and assigned initiatives. Represent the Foundation at all appropriate campus activities, meetings, and events. Become active in the community through membership and/or participation in suitable community organizations. 

Sharp HealthCare Foundation is a non-profit philanthropic organization raising and managing funds as part of the Sharp HealthCare system.  Sharp HealthCare is San Diego County's most comprehensive not-for-profit health care organization, reaching over 800,000 individuals each year.  The Sharp integrated network includes centers of excellence in cardiac care, cancer care, trauma services and orthopedic services. Through a comprehensive development program that includes major gifts, planned gifts, annual giving, special events, individual donors and grants, Sharp HealthCare Foundation supports the patient care, community health and research function of Sharp entities.  

Sharp HealthCare is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, transgender status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status or any other protected class.


This position is located in San Diego County (Sharp Metropolitan Medical Campus).



Full Time, Day Shift


Required Skills and Qualifications       

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of major gift capital campaign experience.


Preferred Skills and Qualifications

  • CFRE certification
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