Children's National Hospital Foundation Development Coordinator Leadership & Board Engagement

Silver Spring, Maryland-Silver Spring
Jul 22, 2021
Aug 26, 2021
Full Time
The Development Coordinator, Leadership & Board Engagement will provide logistical and administrative support for the Foundation Chief of Staff and Stewardship & Donor Relations. This includes administrative support for the Foundation Board, the Foundation Advisory Board, and the Founder's Auxiliary Board. Working with the Foundation Leadership team, s/he will provide project management and support for these Foundation priority projects and prospect's strategic cultivation and solicitation plans. Will plan and help execute board/donor events including lunches, dinners, and tours. Will assist in providing logistical coordination and staffing support including scheduling meetings, making travel and meeting reservations, assisting in the development of agendas, keeping meeting notes and monitoring follow-up on action items. Will provide support to the senior leadership of the Foundation on special projects as requested. Will support Stewardship & Donor Relations with project and data management related to recognition opportunities.


Minimum Education
Bachelor's Degree (Required)

Minimum Work Experience
2 years Relevant experience (Required)

Required Skills/Knowledge
Strong computer skills - high proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required.
Ability to take initiative, work independently , and think creatively to manage projects effectively .
Exceptional organizational skills to manage multiple projects simultaneously with attention to details.
Strong persuasive writing and editing skills.
Strong research skills.
Strong project management skills.
Willingness to work collaboratively with a team to produce finished products.
Ability to work effectively under time constraints.
Ability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of professionals: physicians, scientists, administrators, and development officers.
Experience with Raiser's Edge and Asana preferred.
Familiarity and understanding of fundraising processes preferred.

Functional Accountabilities
Project Management Support
  • Provides administrative project management support, coordination and execution for special events.
  • Handles project managing requests for Recognition Opportunities in Asana: Tracks request and project progress, adding action steps with assignments and deadlines, loading renderings and final files.
  • Updates GiftMap by tracking new requests, pulling reports, adding floorplans and opportunities.
Research & Data Management
  • Performs regular data updates for board listings.
  • Performs data-entry in support of board-related projects.
  • Provides staffing support to include scheduling meetings, reconciliation of credit cards and budget tracking.
  • Develops agenda for Executive Leadership Meetings, Naming & Recognition Committee meetings, Space Planning Meetings, Foundation meetings, take meeting notes and track follow-up actions.
  • Organizes and manages shared drive and ongoing clean-up ensuring files are in appropriate folders.

Organizational Accountabilities
Organizational Accountabilities (Staff)
Organizational Commitment/Identification
  • Anticipate and responds to customer needs; follows up until needs are met

  • Demonstrate collaborative and respectful behavior
  • Partner with all team members to achieve goals
  • Receptive to others' ideas and opinions

Performance Improvement/Problem-solving
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
  • Demonstrate flexibility and willingness to change
  • Identify opportunities to improve clinical and administrative processes
  • Make appropriate decisions, using sound judgment

Cost Management/Financial Responsibility
  • Use resources efficiently
  • Search for less costly ways of doing things

  • Speak up when team members appear to exhibit unsafe behavior or performance
  • Continuously validate and verify information needed for decision making or documentation
  • Stop in the face of uncertainty and takes time to resolve the situation
  • Demonstrate accurate, clear and timely verbal and written communication
  • Actively promote safety for patients, families, visitors and co-workers
  • Attend carefully to important details - practicing Stop, Think, Act and Review in order to self-check behavior and performance

Childrens National Hospital is an equal opportunity employer that evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

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