Lead Philanthropy Advisor - Major Gifts

Position: Lead Philanthropy Advisor - Major Gifts

Job ID: 156614

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PHILAN - Major Gifts

Talent Area: Administrative Support

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.


We are searching for a Lead Philanthropy Advisor -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will secure at least $6 million in philanthropic funds for the organization by managing a portfolio of assigned, qualified prospects and donors, to ensure their retention as continuing donors to the organization and to progressively upgrade their level of giving and involvement.


Think you’ve got what it takes?

Responsibilities :

  • Raise $6 million annually in gifts and commitments
  • Manage the health, composition and ongoing activity of portfolio of assigned, qualified major gift prospects/donors
  • Identify and build relationships with clinical and administrative leaders for assigned areas
  • Help drive response for Office of Philanthropy priority events and initiatives
  • Participate in creation of and help execute communication and fundraising tactics
  • Record and manage donor/prospect data, activity, management, and movement in fundraising technology system
  • Help maintain integrity of data in fundraising technology system


  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • 10 years fundraising experience required
  • 10 years direct individual fundraising with specific track record in major gifts preferred

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