Manager of Development

St. Margaret Foundation

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St. Margaret Foundation at UPMC St. Margaret Hospital in Pittsburgh is looking for a Manager of Development. The two priority traits we seek are “drive” and “kindness.” We need a self-starter who is resourceful, considerate, and flexible. This is a small office with three people and a very pleasant atmosphere where we care about each other. Each person has their own office and a lot of creative freedom with accountability. The work is very diverse. No two days are the same. We have a development plan, project management board, and a calendar by week/month. A good candidate would be able to flow in an ever-changing environment. Parking is on-site.

Opportunity to work remotely two days a week!


  • Develops, audience, strategy and executes a grateful Patient Program.
  • Works closely with the Foundation President to manage operations to ensure the smooth running of the development office.
  • Assemble all components of grant proposals to public and private sources.
  • Maintain knowledge and understanding of Foundation policies, procedures and services. Update policies when necessary.
  • All other duties as assigned by the President.
  • Interacts daily at a high professional level with a diverse population of individuals including hospital and UPMC staff, board members, patients, visitors and volunteers.
  • Work independently with minimal supervision to execute the Grateful Patient Fundraising Program; independently reviewing wealth screen data on prospective donors; rating the prospects, identifying who to visit, visiting with them independently to establish a connection, cultivating the relationship and securing donations.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the mission, values and goals of the UPMC Foundation. Work to support the Foundation services and work as a whole.
  • Assists with preparing gift reports and analysis from donor database, ensures consistency with UPMC accounting records for charitable contributions when the Manager of Office systems is not available.
  • Independently meets with donors in regards to fundraising. This will include identifying potential donors from within the foundation’s fundraising constituency, completing research profiles, assuring initial and follow-up contact to establish their interest, building a personal relationship, soliciting charitable contributions for the hospital, and appropriately stewarding donors after the gift is made.
  • Works closely with the Foundation President to manage operations to ensure the smooth running of the development office.
  • Update the Development Plan for an overall strategy for development/fundraising efforts of the Foundation in cooperation with the Foundation President. This will include Board participation directed toward definition of the planning and execution of all annual appeals, events, and grant proposals This person will make suggestion on methods to change based on measured results. They will work closely with Finance and The Foundation President to get reports to analyze in order to present strategies, final reports and modifications for the future.
  • Research, explore and cultivate funding opportunities from state and federal agencies, public corporations, non-profits, and individuals when appropriate under the direction of the President.
  • Will summarize updates on office initiatives for hospital communications such as the Inside Extra as well as any other entities identified by the president.
  • Responsible for updating hospital poster frames, brochure holders, and other communications outlets with updated materials.
  • Responsible for the Foundation web site. Update the web site with news, event material, giving options, photographs and any other communications so that it is timely, relevant and user friendly.
  • Materials may be created within the Foundation or via hospital communications office.
    Organize and schedule the volunteers for the Foundation. Create processes for them to follow to be a meaningful part of the office structure.
  • Develops, Audience, strategy and executes a Delafield Society Program – $1000 and up and a grateful Patient program.
  • Communicate with Staff and Board of Directors as necessary. Interact appropriately with variety of personnel, internal & external, clients/patients, families and caregivers, agencies, physicians, hospital and foundation staff.

Salary Range: $37,980 to $60,860

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