Roland Park Place (RPP) is the only full-service, accredited nonprofit continuing care retirement community in Charm City and a leader in aging services for older adults and their families. RPP is seeking an independent, high-performing, fundraising professional to join our team.
Reporting directly to the President of Roland Park Place, the Philanthropy Officer is responsible for developing and recommending fund raising programs and plans including but not limited to, institutional (business and corporate) and individual donors to benefit the quality of life of Roland Park Place including residents and staff. The Philanthropy Officer plans and organizes campaigns for current individual and major gifts, capital, endowment and planned gifts as well as other fund raising tactics designed to provide philanthropic financial support for Roland Park Place.
Occasional travel required.
Essential Functions of the Position
Follows appropriate safety precautions, is familiar with emergency preparedness plans and is compliant with Roland Park Place policies/procedures regarding reports of employee accidents/incidents.
Plans, organizes, implements and evaluates solicitation for outright restricted or unrestricted, capital, endowment and life income or planned gifts to connect Roland Park Place’s resident and external donors with the priorities and needs of the organization.
Designs and implements fund raising programs, including special events.
Formulates, defines and recommends to the executive leaders and board Philanthropy Committee fund raising goals and objectives that align with the Roland Park Place’s strategic plan and organizational goals.
Evaluates changing trends in philanthropy and estate planning in order to develop new programs that respond to donors’ needs.
Cultivates and solicits internal and external prospects for various levels of fund raising support and through research, expands lists and data related to prospects.
Ensures accurate data entry and recordkeeping process on donors and prospects making contributions to Roland Park Place; develops and disseminates timely reports and information to key prospects and donors.
Completes timely and appropriate gift acknowledgement and donor recognition.
Keeps abreast of current resident programs and services impacting achievement of fund raising goals by regularly interacting with Roland Park Place medical, finance and other appropriate staff leaders.
Implements an integrated current giving program, including annual giving and major gifts, development of promotional literature or electronic messaging, meeting with prospective donors and others as requested.
Implements an integrated planned giving program, including selection of promotional literature, meeting with prospective donors and conferring with appropriate professionals (e.g., trust officers, attorneys, etc.) when requested.
Prepares annual development budget. Manages overall philanthropy program and the daily operations of the philanthropy function.
Keeps abreast of current and proposed federal (IRS) and state requirements related to charitable giving, anticipates pertinent ramifications for Roland Park Place and shares same with the Philanthropy Committee.
Performs all other duties as assigned.
EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree required.
TRAINING: Relevant coursework in public relations, aging studies, marketing, business development and/or senior living.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum three years in institutional fund raising with a strong background in annual and capital appeals, major gifts and planned giving. Senior Living experience preferred.
Baltimore's premier Senior Living Community. Roland Park Place offers access to Baltimore City life coupled with the comfort and convenience of suburban living — all in a beautiful, landscaped, park-like setting with breathtaking city skyline views.
A charming alternative to traditional senior living, the RPP community supports active independent lifestyles by promoting the vision of all individuals fully engaging in life, regardless of age. Including maintenance-free independent living, residential care (assisted living) and comprehensive/skilled nursing care, RPP is well-appointed to service adults and couples over the age of sixty at any physical or cognitive ability.