Employer Name: Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health
Job Title: Research and Stewardship Manager, Foundation Relations

Job Summary: Are you looking for a position that gives you the opportunity to have a positive, profound, and long-lasting impact on the health of children? At the Lucile Packard Foundation for Children's Health (LPFCH), we are a team of dedicated individuals with a shared commitment to helping kids and families live healthier lives. We do this by: Fundraising for Lucile Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford and the maternal and child health programs of Stanford University School of Medicine. Raising awareness of children's health issues. Promoting a system of care that improves the lives of children with special health care needs and their families. The Research and Stewardship Manager is a key member of the Foundation Relations (FR) team and as part of that team will partner closely with faculty and staff involved in child and maternal health programs throughout the Lucile Packard Children's Hospital and the Stanford School of Medicine to help increase philanthropic support for a wide array of innovative research, patient care, medical education, patient and family service, and community-based programs. 

Job Duties: Key Position Responsibilities: Leads prospect research on foundations. The Research and Stewardship Manager conducts and manages extensive research about future FR prospects and current donors, monitoring grant opportunity websites, producing prospect reports in short and long formats, and preparing strategic briefings that advance our relationships with foundations. S/he serves as FR's liaison to the Data Analytics and Prospect Research Team. The Manager also closely tracks and keeps records of informational meetings with faculty and staff about their research and programs, relationships with foundations, and emerging funding needs. S/he uses many sources of information such as faculty profiles, foundation descriptions, past proposals and reports to create a holistic view of faculty members' areas of expertise and relationships with foundations. Finally, the Manager collaboratively designs and implements workflow mapping processes to streamline our prospect research efforts, particularly in Raiser's Edge database and the shared drive. Manages the FR stewardship portfolio. The Research and Stewardship Manager administers all aspects of FR stewardship. This includes documenting stewardship reporting requirements for more than 150 gifts and grants per year, scheduling report reminders for faculty and solicitors; and collaboratively drafting, editing, tracking, and submitting narrative and financial reports that meet funder guidelines. Partners with faculty, staff and FR colleagues who are key to the success of the stewardship program. Developing creative and meaningful recognition for donors is also important, as is enhancing the efficiency and impact of the FR stewardship program. Assists with grants management by analyzing, drafting/editing gift and grant agreement terms to ensure alignment with policies and by maintaining the grants database for the department. Identifies and develops more efficient approaches for achieving our goals, such as using advanced practices with donor and grant databases, coordinating prospect strategy meetings, and writing briefings on an array of key topics and philanthropic opportunities. The Research and Stewardship Manager uses relationship and process mapping techniques to increase our effectiveness and reduce the teams administrative burden. S/he also assists with outreach to faculty members and staff at the hospital and school of medicine. 
Job Requirements: You will need to have the following skills and experience: 4+ years of related experience in a nonprofit organization or similar environment. Exceptional research, writing analytical, problem-solving, collaboration and organizational skills. Familiarity with databases including Raiser's Edge, grants management databases and prospect research tools. Experience working with grants. Prospect research experience. Ability to read, interpret and write about child and maternal health topics in lay person or basic scientific terms. Experience and confidence managing multiple complex projects simultaneously, ensuring relevant information is organized and accessible to others. Expertise in quality or process improvement, relationship mapping and similar analytic approaches It would be great if you also have the following: Experience in a nonprofit organization working in development and grants administration. Previous related work in an academic medical center, children's hospital. Ability to translate technical and complex scientific subjects into non-scientific terms. Exceptional experience drafting and editing gift and grant documents, reports, budgets and forms. Excellent collaboration abilities, able to identify and implement creative and effective solutions At LPFCH we embrace and value our differences in age, color, ability/disability, ethnicity, family or marital status, language, national origin, physical mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, transgender status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, veteran status, and all of the other characteristics that make each of us unique. We also recognize that not all differences are visible and that everyone deserves to be treated with respect and dignity regardless of visible or invisible differences. All individuals are welcome at LPFCH. We are an equal opportunity employer and everyone, including women, minorities, veterans, members of underrepresented/marginalized groups and persons with disabilities are always encouraged to apply. Click here to Apply online. And check out the Careers pages on our website for information about our work culture and benefits. www.lpfch.org

First Name: Julia
Last Name: Lyssand
Address 1: 400 Hamilton Avenue Suite 340
City: Palo Alto
State: California
Zip: 94301
Phone: 650-721-4528
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.lpfch.org


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