Vice President of Advancement

Franciscan Children’s

Boston, Massachusetts

The only pediatric post-acute provider in New England, Franciscan Children’s (FC) uses its unparalleled expertise and pioneering clinical, therapeutic, and educational programs to tackle the immense challenges that others can’t or won’t. FC provides a compassionate and positive environment in which children with complex medical, mental health, and educational needs receive specialized care. Those caregivers range from teachers to doctors to physical therapists, and more, and all are committed to excellence, innovation, and family support so their patients can reach their fullest potential. Franciscan Children’s is an integral part of Boston’s pediatric medical ecosystem and many of the region’s top physicians and hospitals refer their patients there for further care.

The Opportunity

A key member of senior management reporting to the President and CEO, the Vice President of Advancement (VP) will refine and implement a five-year strategic operating plan and build upon, augment and improve existing advancement strategic priorities all in support of a multi-million-dollar capital campaign, now in the early planning phase. As such, there is a unique opportunity for a mission driven, development professional to expand the annual fund, establish a major donor engagement structure and pipeline, develop a planned and deferred giving program and create a solid infrastructure to reach out and engage supporters. The VP will elevate and propel Franciscan’s current and future funding priorities, and also grow, manage and lead a team of advancement business professionals in a results-oriented manner for a new, more competitive approach to advancement functions. This high-level position requires 10 or more years of related experience demonstrating a career trajectory of increasing responsibility. If you are a creative, energetic and strategic professional, this is the perfect time to step in and impact the future of FC.