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Sr. Philanthropy Coordinator

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Sr. Philanthropy Coordinator
    Talent Area: Administrative Support
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Regular/Temporary: Regular
    Department: Philan - Major Gifts
    Shift: 8am-5pm
    Job ID: 405340

We are searching for a Senior Philanthropy Coordinator -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will lead the development and execution of special projects and programs for key fundraising initiatives and events in Philanthropy - Major Gifts and provide proactive support for clerical activities, data management, and logistics in order to help secure philanthropic funds for the organization.


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Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Guide planning and development for program/project elements
  • Identify and initiate process improvements for greater efficiency, cost savings and/or donor impact
  • Manage communication support including correspondence, presentations, phone and email for assigned team member(s)
  • Maintain expense documentation and budget tracking and facilitate appropriate expense/procurement processes for team
  • Coordinates planning for donor/prospect/volunteer group activities including meetings, tours, visits, etc
  • Leads coordination of meeting/event communication elements including attendee lists, related correspondence (invites, agendas, follow-up, etc.), attendee tracking
  • Help record donor/prospect data and activity in fundraising technology system (CRM database)
  • Help execute philanthropy priority events and initiatives in collaboration with NRI team
  • Collaborate with Philanthropy Coordinator team and other colleagues to identify and create solutions for MPRP process and team improvements


Skills & Requirements

  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate’s degree preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 4 years administrative, program support or related experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree may substitute for two years of work experience 

About Texas Children’s

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.

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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.

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