Development Program manager at Novant Health (Charlotte, NC)

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Novant Health is a not-for-profit, integrated healthcare system made up of 14 medical centers, 1,500+ doctors in 500+ outpatient locations including numerous outpatient surgery centers, medical plazas, rehabilitation programs, diagnostic imaging centers and community health outreach programs. Novant Health has over 37,000 employees that provide care for patients and communities in North Carolina, Virginia and South Carolina.

The mission of Novant Health Foundation is to empower and connect donors to programs and initiatives that save and improve lives in the communities we serve. Novant Health Foundation is made up of six regional foundations focusing on the critical needs of five primary causes: cancer, heart & vascular care, women & children, research & education, stroke & neurosciences.

The Philanthropy Manager (The Manager) is responsible for assisting in the development and execution of the comprehensive fundraising plan for the Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center Foundation for the Greater Charlotte Market. This includes supporting any major gift initiatives, including, but not limited to campaigns and planned giving. This position is primarily responsible for building the major gift pipeline through active management and development of annual and major donors for the Novant Health Foundation in the market of responsibility. The Manager will focus on cultivating donors and prospects with an annual capacity greater than $25,000, soliciting gifts of $25,000 or greater for assigned programs, and qualifying prospective donors for the pipeline to achieve and sustain major philanthropic support of the Foundation. Responsibilities include establishing and executing individual strategies for a portfolio of a minimum of 75 prospects and donors. Additionally, responsibilities may include management of specific Foundation programs and projects and serving as a Foundation liaison to a specific medical center within the market.


  • Education: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.
  • Experience: Minimum of five years' experience in health care fundraising is preferred; five years of major gift and/or planned giving experience is required.
  • Licensure/certification/registration:Certified Fund Raising Executive (CFRE) certification is preferred.
  • Additional skills required: Demonstrated experience in soliciting and closing major gifts of $25,000 or more; planned giving expertise is highly desirable. Ability to work both independently without close oversight, and as a team player who will productively engage with others at varying levels of seniority within and outside Novant Health. Ability to understand the needs and interests of leadership and major gift donors in order to develop relationships between them and Novant Health Foundation. Ability to take initiative and to manage multiple tasks and projects at a time. Proven ability to work collaboratively within an organization; exceptional interpersonal skills that create credibility and trust; ability to build and maintain relations with donors and team members. A development professional that is donor-centric and excels in a team environment. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills; Strongly developed written and verbal communications skills; a persuasive, credible and polished communicator. Willingness to learn. Accepts and respects diversity without judgment. Self-starter who is results-oriented; Excellent time management skills. Passion, enthusiasm, focus, creativity, and a positive outlook. Experience using Raiser's Edge or similar development database programs. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to respect confidential information. A commitment to providing services in accordance to the mission and goals of the organization.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.
  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".
More Information on Novant Health
Novant Health operates in the Healthtech industry. The company is located in Charlotte, NC. Novant Health was founded in 1997. It has 13000 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 45 open jobs at Novant Health, click here.
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