Executive Director Foundation East Pasco at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 4/6/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tampa, FL
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  • Travel
    Yes, 50 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Application Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Tampa

Job Description


Executive Director Foundation East Pasco AdventHealth

Location Address: East Pasco, FL

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time/Days


The East Pasco, Executive Director will lead fundraising for Wesley Chapel, Dade City and Zephyrhills Hospitals in the West Florida Division and manage their own major gift portfolio generating $1 million or more per year in philanthropic gifts. The East Pasco Executive Director will recruit physicians, community leaders, philanthropists, business leaders to serve on both the AdventHealth Zephyrhills/Dade City and Wesley Chapel Foundation on Boards, and/or other volunteer activities to raise funds and awareness in the community for AdventHealth programs and services. The East Pasco Executive Director will actively manage a major gift portfolio to raise philanthropic dollars in addition to managing the Zephyrhills/Dade City and Wesley Chapel Foundation Boards.

The East Pasco, Executive Director must actively participate in outstanding customer service and accept responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The East Pasco, Executive Director must focus on major gifts, board engagement and development, physician and employee engagement. Specifically, the East Pasco, Executive Director is charged with the following duties:


Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.

• Successfully manages a portfolio of major philanthropic donors using the Core Process to generate $1 million or more per year to support the East Pasco territory.

• Maintain long-term relationships with local and national potential major gift donors including philanthropic Foundation leaders, corporate executives, community leaders and AdventHealth Hospital Executives.

• Builds and maintains a strong volunteer Foundation Board to raise awareness and funds to support Wesley Chapel, Dade City and Zephyrhills, and ensures 100% giving for all Board Members.

• Boards should include physicians, community leaders and philanthropists. Provide mentorship and training to the development professionals by modeling the way and utilizing national best practices in fundraising.

• Develops former patient constituencies through engagement of physician and clinician partners and through direct partnerships with patients and their family members.

• Utilize prospect research, analytics and other business intelligence to focus or optimize engagement.

• Develop philanthropic funding plans in concert with the Regional VP and market-based health care organization leadership.

• Assist the Foundation team in operationalizing a comprehensive development program consistent with current industry best practices and performance benchmarks.

• Maintain an active computerized donor and prospect database. Prepare and submit contact reports and activity reports in a thorough and timely manner, enters information into the donor database system in a timely manner. Achieves success in maintaining a high level of activity on the score card performance indicator.

• Recruit Chairs, Committee, Board Members for philanthropic area of responsibility.

• Other Duties as assigned.


• Self-driven, results-oriented with a positive outlook, and a clear focus on high quality major gift solicitation. A natural forward planner who critically assesses own performance. Mature, credible, and comfortable in dealing with senior managers, company executives, board members and grateful patients. Reliable, tolerant, and determined. Empathetic communicator, able to see things from the other person’s point of view. Well-presented and businesslike. Sufficiently mobile and flexible to travel within the West Florida area. Open to new experience, responsibility and accountability. Able to get along well with others and be a team-player.


• Bachelor’s degree

• Five or more years’ experience as an Executive Director in a regional or national organization with an active major gifts program that is part of an overall development effort, or five years of successful experience in sales with a proven track record. While our focus and target donor base will be grateful patients, an in-depth knowledge of the West Florida region, corporate and civic community, or a proven successful territory development in a major market will be of value.

• Knowledge of fundraising best practices, writing and organizing a case for support and campaign planning and execution.

• Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Able to effectively express ideas and views through public speaking, presentations, reports, and professional correspondence with specialization in pledge agreements and solicitation follow up letters. Exceptional people management, leadership skills, and the capacity to relate to people in a manner that wins confidence, builds trust and establishes support.


• Ability to create, compose, and edit written materials

• Strategic vision and thinking. Ability to position the organization for the future, looking beyond the present situation to conceptualize key trends and identify viable fundraising opportunities. Strong business acumen, emotional intelligence, and capacity; able to think strategically and implement tactically.


• CFRE preferred

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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