Development Associate - WellSpan Philanthropy ( Gettysburg Medical Center)

Gettysburg, PA | Professional | Tracking Code: 51520

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General Summary:
Under the general supervision of the Director, Development assist in the achievement of the fundraising goals of the Gettysburg Hospital Foundation and WellSpan Philanthropy primarily by providing operational support. Support the office through communication with donors, prospects, board and committee members, internal constituents, patients and other external constituencies. Perform a variety of duties and functions related to gift processing. Assist in the management of the annual board of directors plan and provide related administrative support. Collect data and content related to donations, fundraising priorities, and/or assist in the preparation of direct mail campaigns, events and donor relations activities. Provide other general administrative support.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1 Assist in operations functions including, but not limited to, interfacing with internal and external constituents to gather appropriate information for fundraising projects; processing of donations; research and follows-up on issues and concerns related to the Foundation, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature. Recommend appropriate course of action, referral or response and implements with approval.
2 Record and maintain accurate, confidential constituent information in the Blackbaud database and other Philanthropy-related databases and software. Prepare giving reports, presentations, charts/graphs and analyses, as requested.
3 As assigned and according to policies and procedures, schedule meetings, prepare materials and communications, manage meeting logistics and prepare minutes related to the Board of Directors. Attend board and committee meetings.
4 Assist in preparing donor mailings, appeals, fundraising and non-fundraising event pieces, stewardship pieces, acknowledgement and other donor communications. Support, expand and enhance donor relationships through good stewardship practices. Respond to donor questions.
5 Provide administrative support for donor events, special campaigns and fundraising special events.
6 Inventory and maintain supplies according to office and department needs; prepare and submit purchase orders, payment invoices and related processes.
7 Provide operational support to WellSpan Philanthropys system-wide Operations and Grants functions on projects, as assigned.
8 Provide administrative support to Director, Development by assisting with office duties, including filing, meeting scheduling, phone answering, typing, assembling and distributing meeting materials, room set-up and other necessary duties.


Required Skills

 Minimum Education       Associate's Degree 

Preferred Education       Bachelor’ Degree

At least two days travel to York Pa per week could be required



Required Experience

2 - 3 years technical fund raising experience

Will be occasional evening work for donor events. Also may have the possibility of having to work a weekend on occasion.

Quality of Life

WellSpan Health is an integrated health system that serves the communities of central Pennsylvania and northern Maryland. The organization is comprised of a multispecialty medical group of more than 1,200 physicians and advanced practice clinicians, a regional behavioral health organization, a home care organization, six respected hospitals, more than 15,000 employees, and 140 patient care locations. WellSpan is a charitable, mission-driven organization, committed to exceptional care for all, lifelong wellness and healthy communities. We are committed to transforming the health of the communities we serve and to educating the next generation of clinicians, staff and leaders.

Quality of Life
Quality of Life

Established in 1800, Adams County includes the borough of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Home to more than 100,000 residents, the town is a mecca for Civil War history buffs and visitors who come to tour the Gettysburg National Battlefield, Gettysburg National Military Park and see the annual Civil War reenactment.

Also located here is Gettysburg College, which has a strong academic reputation in liberal arts. The county is steeped in heritage, and offers a peaceful, country atmosphere, yet is a convenient drive to Washington, D.C., Baltimore, MD and Harrisburg, PA. The area's diversity attracts a lively local music scene, and his home to numerous restaurants and wineries, fresh-produce markets, a ski resort and more. Adams County residents can find local employment in healthcare, tourism, agriculture and manufacturing. (Patient population: 102,000)

Equal Opportunity Employment

WellSpan Health is an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to sex, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color or any other protected class. WellSpan Health does, however, have a tobacco-free/nicotine-free hiring policy.

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