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Annual Giving Manager, Pine Rest Foundation 

Location Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan Area  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  

Pine Rest is now accepting applications for an important leadership position within the Pine Rest Foundation. The Annual Giving Manager will primarily be responsible for developing, executing, and tracking comprehensive and data driven multi-year fundraising plans. The work this person completes will result in broadening Pine Rest's donor base and generating a growing revenue stream for the Patient Assistance Fund (PAF) and other annual giving opportunities as well. This person will be a primary Foundation driver for messaging to both existing and prospective donors, continually adapting a fresh, compelling, and brand-conscious case for support for Pine Rest's annual giving programs. Are you ready to take the next step with your career in philanthropy? Fill out an application today and we will be in touch with you soon to discuss further.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Assess the range of tools available to grow annual giving to Pine Rest utilizing high volume solicitations - such as direct mail appeals, phonathon, and electronic communications - and broad based giving programs.
  • Create and implement an overall annual giving strategy. Establish short and long-term fundraising goals for the annual giving program in conjunction with the Executive Director. Develop operating plans to achieve goals.
  • Conceptualize, craft, and implement annual giving appeals.
  • Develop collaborative relationships with vendors and institutional staff, utilizing various resources to create successful appeals.
  • Strengthen giving programs that generate annual support, such as recurring, employee, church, and corporate.
  • Develop and implement a Grateful Patient/Family program in conjunction with the Executive Director.
  • Manage an annual budget for campaigns. Analyze and report ROI.
  • Oversee production of Foundation newsletters, including gathering, writing, and editing content and working with vendors.
  • Solicit leadership annual gifts from a specified donor pool as determined annually.
  • Form productive team partnerships with Foundation staff, including: support Philanthropy Officer and Executive Director in leadership annual giving solicitations; collaborate with Donor Relations Manager to create unique and meaningful stewardship strategies for annual donors; and work with Database Coordinator to generate mailing lists for appeals.
  • Complete accurate contact reports for Raiser's Edge when donor interactions occur.
  • Support Foundation events as needed.
  • Must maintain annual training and demonstrate competency in the required programmatic training.
  • Performs other duties or functions as assigned.

Position Requirements

Education, Training, and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in annual giving fund development in a non-profit setting. Commensurate related experience may be considered.
  • Fluency with Microsoft Office applications is required. Experience with Raiser’s Edge fundraising software is preferred.
  • A high level of proficiency and confidence in public speaking is essential for success in this role.

Specific skills, knowledge, and abilities:

  • Ability to provide care/service within the scope of: Holding a conviction to express Christ’s love and compassion to recipients of services, coworkers, and surrounding communities through integrity, stewardship, empowerment, the promotion of diversity, and professional excellence.
  • Ability to provide culturally competent service with a wide range of individuals in a diverse community setting.
  • Creativity as well as analytical ability to maximize campaign outcomes and to track for strategic and process improvements.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently as well as work effectively as part of a team, instilling confidence and trust among fellow staff and external constituents.
  • Ability to stay organized, maintain attention to detail, and execute assignments on time and with quality
  • Solid understanding of how annual giving fits into overall development functions.
  • Superior writing skills, including the ability to craft, proofread, and edit persuasive content.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with an ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, seeing projects to completion on deadline and with quality.
  • High ethical standards, discretion, and confidentiality in working with donor information.
  • Ability and willingness to work assigned office hours from 8 am to 5 pm, as well as sporadic weeknight or weekend activities to support Foundation events.
  • Ability to work in a professional office environment with extensive use of computers, paper correspondence and documents, and phone, providing exceptional customer service.
  • Commitment to lifelong learning and professional development.
About the Organization Pine Rest is a nonprofit, free standing, behavioral health system founded in 1910 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. This comprehensive behavioral health center, coupled with the Pine Rest network of 18 outpatient clinics and satellite offices in Michigan and Iowa, provide individualized and group therapy for people of all ages and all levels of need. Pine Rest clinicians offer therapeutic services in behavioral health for people of all ages and all levels of need across the continuum of care within a Christian framework.

Pine Rest has a 198-bed inpatient hospital program with a 36-bed child and adolescent inpatient and a large partial hospital program for adolescents. Additionally, Pine Rest has many inpatient services for adults, including: four 22-bed adult inpatient units each designed for a different level of acuity, a 22-bed co-occurring substance use disorder adult inpatient unit, a large adult partial hospital program, and a 26-bed older adult inpatient unit.

The Pine Rest Community and Residential Services Division also provides a wide array of services. With over 220 residential beds across a variety of programs, including treatment for substance use disorders, homes for adults with intellectual and developmental disorders, adults with mental illness, and a program for youth aged 11-18 with extensive trauma histories focusing on trauma treatment and life skills programming.

The Pine Rest Behavioral Health Solutions Division partners with behavioral health and medical organizations to increase access to psychiatry services and to provide a continuum of behavioral health and telepsychiatry services throughout many communities across the State of Michigan.

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EOE Statement Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services an equal employment opportunity employer and complies with the following:

Executive Order 11246, as amended, prohibits employment discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin, and requires affirmative action to ensure equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment.

Executive Order 11246, as amended, protects applicants and employees from discrimination based on inquiring about, disclosing, or discussing their compensation or the compensation of other applicants or employees.

Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, protects qualified individuals with disabilities
from discrimination in hiring, promotion, discharge, pay, fringe benefits, job training, classification, referral, and other aspects of employment. Disability discrimination includes not making reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or employee, barring undue hardship to the employer. Section 503 also requires that Federal contractors take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities at all levels of employment, including the executive level.

The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212, prohibits
employment discrimination against, and requires affirmative action to recruit, employ, and advance in
employment, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans (i.e., within three years of discharge or release from active duty), active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, or Armed Forces service medal veterans.
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