Established in 1975, the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation has worked closely with the community to help fund three major building expansions and invest in much-needed equipment, facilities, and programs at the Dartmouth General Hospital.
With the coming retirement of the incumbent, the Foundation is now seeking a seasoned fundraising leader to assume the challenging and rewarding role of President & CEO.
What qualities are needed this role?
First and foremost, you are a fundraising professional with an enviable track record of developing and leading major fundraising programs. Your experience touches all aspects of fundraising including annual giving, major gifts, planned giving, capital campaigns, individual gifts, direct mail and events. To support your work, you understand the value in maintaining positive relationships with prospects, donors, volunteers, medical professionals, and community partners.
Organizationally, you are skillful at building long-term strategic plans and short-term operational plans. You are familiar with good governance practices and have healthy relationships with all Boards and committees you have worked with.
Operationally, you build high-performing teams of staff and volunteers to work with you and you instill a culture of excellence with these teams through leading by example. You understand both financial and non-financial performance metrics and you build reporting systems to ensure these targets are measured and achieved.
Externally, you are comfortable in a highly-visible marketing role as you serve as the “face” of the organization and engage with its many external stakeholders such as media, community groups, governments, and the general public.
A detailed position description is available upon request.
If this is you, please forward your resume and a letter explaining clearly how your background, accomplishments and experience will meet the needs of the Dartmouth General Hospital Foundation. Applications can be emailed to Gerald Walsh Associates Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting project number 1648 in the subject line.
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