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Philanthropy Advisor III - Corporate Relations

Houston, TX, US
    Position: Philanthropy Advisor III - Corporate Relations
    Talent Area: Administrative Support
    Full/Part Time: Full time
    Location: Houston, TX, US
    Department: Philan - Strategic Initiatives
    Shift: 8 AM - 5PM
    Job ID: 408653

We are searching for a Philanthropy Advisor III – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will secure at least $5 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?


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Required 5 years of fundraising experience and preferred 5 years of Direct Individual fundraising with a specific track record in major gifts
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously, the ability to work with a wide variety of personalities, and the ability to effectively plan, set goals, execute tactics and drive for results to meet goals. 
  • Must also be a strong, positive communicator, both verbally and written, with a creative approach to building relationships. Must be a team player and collaborative contributor.


Responsibility A: Raise $5 million annually in gifts and commitments

  • Manage the health, composition and ongoing activity of the portfolio of assigned, qualified major gift prospects/donors
  • Create and execute cultivation and solicitation strategies for portfolio prospects
  • Create and execute stewardship strategies for portfolio donors
  • Develop strong engagement strategies for fundraising volunteers in order to secure donor funds

Responsibility B: Cultivate relationships with assigned priority areas

  • Identify and build relationships with clinical and administrative leaders for assigned areas
  • Help identify and communicate fundraising needs for assigned areas internally to the team
  • Help drive fundraising strategies for key service lines

Responsibility C: Collaboration

  • Participate in strategy sessions with colleagues on key major gift prospects
  • Help drive response for Office of Philanthropy priority events and initiatives
  • Participate in the creation of and help execute communication and fundraising tactics

Responsibility D: Documentation

  • Record and manage donor/prospect data, activity, management and movement in the fundraising technology system
  • Help maintain the integrity of data in the fundraising technology system

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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