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Learn more about the position and apply here! People who suffer burn injuries often have a challenging time getting back to living. Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors helps them do exactly that. Since 1977, the Phoenix Society has worked with survivors, families, healthcare professionals, fire service professionals and donors to support burn recovery, improve the quality of burn care, and prevent burn injuries.
We are the leading national non-profit organization helping survivors meet their challenges with the community support and the tools they need to thrive again. The Phoenix Society, based in Grand Rapids, Michigan, takes its name from the legendary bird that is consumed by flame but rises again, more vibrant than before.
Phoenix Society for Burn Survivors is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to diversity and inclusivity; individuals of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
Director Of Philanthropy
Phoenix Society is focused on expanding and diversifying its philanthropic support and seeks a dynamic development professional to lead these efforts. The Director of Philanthropy (the Director) will have the opportunity to further shape Phoenix Society’s philanthropic strategy, craft and lead a comprehensive fundraising plan. Guided by the fundraising strategy and goals, the Director will lead the transformation of the development operation into a more prolific enterprise. In addition to maintaining a select portfolio of prospects, the successful candidate will effectively position the Executive Director and key Board members to solicit and steward major gifts from individuals, corporations, and foundations. The qualified candidate will work to expand Phoenix Society's public image and visibility among targeted philanthropic constituencies.
The Director will focus on the cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of major and corporate gift prospects, while developing innovative strategies to identify and engage a pipeline of new prospects. S/he will report to PSBS’s Senior Director of Philanthropy & Strategic Initiatives, work closely with the Board of Directors, and manage a team of three staff members. The Director will collaborate with leadership, staff, and volunteers on diverse fundraising initiatives, providing valuable engagement opportunities and effective support.
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