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Senior Foundation Program Coordinator

Work Schedule/Days:  Day / Monday - Friday
Employment Type:  Full-Time
Location:  Park North - Dartmouth 
Requisition #:  30801



The Senior Foundation Program Coordinator supports Campaign Operations and Communications team through range of responsibilities with a strong emphasis on major donor proposal editorial and graphic design, and event logistics. Plans, coordinates, and implements key Foundation programs and activities with emphasis on increased fundraising revenue and improved operations and in support of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s mission and values.  Each year, the Children's Healthcare of Atlanta Executive Team approves the fundraising priority areas that make up the annual Case for Support. This provides a solid basis for fundraising efforts, allowing the Foundation to seek funding for areas and items that Children’s is committed to purchasing or funding. A Case for Support guiding team consisting of leaders from Clinical Operations, Finance, Foundation, Research/Teaching and Wellness meets throughout the year to discuss additions to the Case, including non-budgeted items that need and deserve donor consideration.

The mission of the Children’s Foundation is to make kids better today and healthier tomorrow through the philanthropic support of individual donors, charitable foundations and corporations. Our Foundation relies on volunteers in the hospitals and in the community. Each year, in-hospital volunteers donate more than 127,000 hours of their time, and community volunteer groups raise millions for Children’s through fundraising activities and events.

As a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing high-quality pediatric care to the kids in our community, we depend on the generous support of donors to help uphold our Mission and perform the work we do each day. We are grateful to all of our donors for their support.


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


  • 5 years of experience in event/program coordination


The successful candidate will have the following

  • Experience in fundraising or non-profit
  • Demonstrated persuasive writing skills
  • Demonstrated editing skills
  • Knowledge of basic graphic design
  • Experience in event planning and execution
  • Strong organizational skills


  • 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. Supports the Campaign Operations and Communications team through range of responsibilities.
  2. Develops campaign proposals for key donors and prospects at or above a specific dollar threshold.
  3. Supports the Director, Campaign Operations, in the development of campaign communications collateral, presentations, templates, etc., in conjunction with internal and external communications counsel.
  4. Supports the Director, Campaign Operations, in planning, execution and communication associated with campaign volunteer groups, such as a campaign counsel or committee.
  5. Manages creation of and updates to campaign donor recognition opportunities.
  6. Collaborates with Stewardship team to manage transfer of select donor recognition from Egleston hospital to N. Druid Hills campus.
  7. Collaborates with Stewardship and other Foundation teams to support campaign donor events.
  8. Coordinates and potentially leads campaign donor site tours, particularly of N. Druid Hills campus and hospital development.
  9. Participates in the continuous assessment and improvement of the quality of services provided and events, activities and programs produced.


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, 28 neighborhood locations and a total of 638 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 70 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 ranked on Fortune magazine’s list of “100 Best Companies to Work For” for thirteen consecutive years and named one of the “100 Best Companies” by Working Mother magazine. 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:  3395 Northeast Expressway, Atlanta, GA  30341
Function:  Development/Foundation - Development/Foundation

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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