The Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health seeks an experienced communications professional to join our dynamic team of dedicated individuals with a shared commitment to helping kids and families live healthier lives. Our 98-member staff directs all fundraising for Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford and for the maternal and child health programs at Stanford University School of Medicine. Fundraising totaled more than $190 million last fiscal year.
The Assistant/Associate Director of Communications is a new position reporting to the Director of Principal Gifts. This role will serve as a strategic thought partner and bring their persuasive writing skills and messaging expertise to build and further relationships with the foundation’s highest-level donors.
In collaboration with Principal Gift Officers, the Assistant/Associate Director will partner closely with faculty to translate their research ideas into compelling philanthropic communications including proposals, case statements, vision documents, impact reports, talking points for faculty and leaders and stewardship letters.
The Principal Gifts team works with approximately 500 donors and prospects who have the potential to make philanthropic gifts of $10M or more. The Foundation is currently in the quiet phase of a campaign, which will allow for the continued growth of Stanford Children’s Health as a leader in pediatric and obstetric care and research.
The Assistant/Associate Director of Communications will spend their first year in the role establishing a thorough understanding of the foundation, the hospital and the maternal and child health programs at the school of medicine and leverage this understanding to play a meaningful strategic role in planning communications and producing high quality written outputs.
Due to Covid-19, employees of LPFCH are working remotely through the end of 2020. Once the office reopens, there will be some flexibility to work remotely based on discussion and agreement with your manager.
GENERAL POSITION DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
An Associate Director candidate will have demonstrated experience leading the development of impactful messaging and story arc for an organization’s most important, and highest impact audience.
This position is currently accepting applications.