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Senior Foundation Program Coordinator - Annual Giving

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Support II 
Requisition #:  88421



To provide senior coordination and implementation support to ongoing fundraising programs, events and activities. This may include working with, leading and coordinating staff, volunteers, sponsors, donors, vendors, etc. with emphasis on increased revenue, improved operations, and in support of Children’s mission and values. To proactively support the efforts that ensures delivery of safe patient care and services and to promote a safe environment at Children’s.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Public Relations, Communications, Marketing Management, or related field


  • No professional certifications required


•    Prior professional experience required
•    Minimum of 3 years of experience in event/program coordination


  • Experience in fundraising or non-profit


  • Ability to represent Children's Healthcare of Atlanta in a mature and professional manner among trustees, corporate sponsors, volunteers, donors, and executives
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter with ability to make decisions independently
  • Ability to handle stress and pressure and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to travel through expanded Atlanta metropolitan area
  • Must provide reliable transportation
  • Ability to work with others, including all levels of volunteers, sponsors, and donors
  • Expert knowledge of event logistics with ability to think and react independently
  • Ability to understand financial reports and manage budgets 
  • Skilled at conflict resolution, problem-solving, negotiation, and diplomacy


1.    Responsible for the direct implementation and development of the department’s largest activities and programs, which result in substantial fundraising dollars, cultivation of important relationships, and/or expanded community awareness of the institution.
2.    May participate in hiring and managing interns within team as needed.
3.    Serves as leader on team in support of annual goals and implements action plans in assigned areas which maximize Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta fundraising support.
4.    Represents Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta appropriately at miscellaneous community functions to network and nurture new and existing relationships.
5.    Manage program budget to help achieve annual revenue and other targets in areas of responsibility while minimizing cost to raise a dollar.
6.    Maintains close association with and expert knowledge of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta; initiates cross-team collaborations.
7.    Responsible for administrative support and operational reporting for assigned programs, while maintaining up-to-date records via Raiser’s Edge.  
8.    May participate in communicating with peers in other organizations to generate new fundraising ideas.
9.    Participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services provided and events, activities, and programs produced.
10.    Understands and complies with infection control, safety, and OSHA procedures and regulations, while meeting all in-service requirements as outlined in Personnel Policy 8312-702-92.


Safety: Practices proper safety techniques in accordance with hospital and departmental policies and procedures. Responsible for the reporting of employee/patient/visitor injuries or accidents, or other safety issues to the supervisor and in the occurrence notification system.


Compliance: Monitors and ensures compliance with all regulatory requirements, organizational standards, and policies and procedures related to area of responsibility. Identifies potential risk areas within area of responsibility and supports problem resolution process. Maintains records of compliance activities and reports compliance activities to the Compliance Office.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties performed by the personnel so classified.


Ability to lift up to 15 lbs independently not to exceed 50 lbs without assistance
Bending/Stooping - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Climbing - Not Present
Hearing/Speaking - Effective communication with employees, supervisors/managers and staff. Effective communications with patients and visitors, as required.
Lifting - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Pushing/Pulling - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Sitting - Frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of time)
Standing - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)
Walking - Occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of time)


No potential for exposure to blood and body fluids


About Us:

Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta has been 100 percent committed to kids for more than 100 years. A not-for-profit organization, Children’s is dedicated to making kids better today and healthier tomorrow.

With 3 hospitals, 20 neighborhood locations and a total of 673 beds, Children’s is the largest healthcare provider for children in Georgia and one of the largest pediatric clinical care providers in the country. Children’s offers access to more than 60 pediatric specialties and programs and is ranked among the top children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report.

Children’s has been recognized as a Fortune 100 Best Place to Work, a Best Place for Working Mothers, and as a top employer for diversity and millennials.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefit package that supports our mission, vision and values.  We are proud to offer an array of programs and services to our employees that have distinguished us as a best place to work in the country.  Connect to our mission of making kids better today and healthier tomorrow. 

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Address:  1575 Northeast Expressway, Bldg 2, Atlanta, GA  30329
Function:  Development/Foundation - Development/Foundation

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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