POSITION PURPOSE: The Development Associate supports the fundraising strategies and activities to advance the mission and vision of Vail Health Foundation.
This position will participate in and make significant contributions in multiple initiatives/projects aligned to the full cycle of the philanthropic process.
These contributions range from project coordination to program assignments and will demand independent critical thinking and judgment.
Special projects will be assigned according to business need and may include, but are not limited to: annual fund, special events, benefactor communications, stewardship and recognition.
The Development Associate should have the ability to acquire and maintain a knowledge and fluency in the activities and priorities of these fundraising initiatives.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 1.
Maintains and monitors project plans, project schedules, budgets and expenditures.
Maintains master production calendar for all Foundation mailings, events, stewardship, etc.
Facilitates the planning and execution of approved strategic special events and individual benefactor visits.
Serves as the contact for third-party fundraising events conducted to support Vail Health.
Coordinates and tracks all benefactor recognition.
Works with the VP of Operations and Benefactor Relations to coordinate an approval and cataloging process for identified funding and naming opportunities.
Works with the VP of Operations and Benefactor Relations to track allocation of Foundation funds.
Coordinates contract review process for all Foundation contracts.
Role Models the principles of a Just Culture and the values of the Vail Health Foundation.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Must be HIPAA compliant.
QUALIFICATIONS: Experience: Three years of experience in a related position/field.
Must have demonstrated competencies in leadership and project management.
Must display strong verbal and written communication skills.