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Foundation & Development Manager

Alton, IL
Support Services

Job Description

Job ID: 1174411
Employment Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Alton Memorial Hospital, in Illinois, is a full-service acute-care hospital serving patients in a seven county area. Alton Memorial offers inpatient and outpatient services including surgery, imaging, rehabilitation and 24-hour emergency care.

The Development Office is the philanthropic arm of Alton Memorial Hospital. Working closely with Alton Memorial Health Services Foundation, the development office raises funds for capital improvements, technological advancements, community outreach programs and charity care for the underserved. Sources of income include community support, corporate gifts, bequests, grants and special events.

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Role Purpose

Responsible for strategy, planning and implementation of all fund development and major gift programs. Works with the Foundation Board and the Hospital Administration to identify and prioritize needs for funding in developing plans. The position develops and cultivates positive relationships with internal and external constituencies to foster philanthropic support of the HSO.


  • Manages individual(s) including but not limited to: hires, trains, assigns work, manages & evaluates performance, conducts professional development plans. Ensures that the productivity and actions of that group meet/support the overall operational goals of the department as established by department leadership.
  • Creates and implements a multi-faceted plan for fund development.
  • Designs and implements a plan for various programs and other campaigns which support the overall direction of fund development.
  • Measures, manages, and reports on performance in all areas including major gifts, current campaigns, and other aspects of operational activity.
  • Seeks out and identifies grant opportunities, writes grants to assist in financing community benefit programs and growth initiatives.
  • Organizes annual dinner and annual fund raising events.

  • Minimum Requirements



  • Bachelor's Degree
  • - Business/related



  • 5-10 years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 2-5 years


    Preferred Requirements and Additional Job Information



  • Master's Degree
  • - Business/related



  • 10+ years

    Supervisor Experience

  • 5-10 years

  • Benefits Statement

    Note: not all benefits apply to all openings

    -  Comprehensive medical, dental, life insurance, and disability plan options
    -  Pension Plan*/403(b) Plan
    -  401(k) plan
    -  Tuition Assistance
    -  Health Care and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts
    -  On-Site Fitness Center (depending on location)
    -  Paid Time Off Program for vacation, holiday and sick time

    *Pension does not apply to Memorial Hospital, Memorial Hospital East, Memorial Medical Group, Alton Memorial or Parkland Health Center

    Legal Statement

    The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.


    Equal Opportunity Employer