Vice President, Philanthropy

Westminster Communities of Florida
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Westminster Communities of Florida, a nationally recognized not-for-profit faith based organization is searching for a Vice President of Philanthropy for its Foundation department.  Founded in 1954, Westminster Communities of Florida is a national leader in senior living and dedicated to a Mission and ministry of service to older adults. We provide senior living communities offering an active lifestyle and excellent care to 7,000 residents throughout Florida. Our communities offer independent living, assisted living, nursing care, home care, pharmacy services, affordable housing for low-income seniors and more. The Vice President of Philanthropy position is responsible for the development and coordination of fund-raising activities, the direct supervision of Foundation Representatives, as well as the daily operations of the Foundation Department.  This position reports to the CEO and will work collaboratively with board members, senior leadership, development department colleagues, and residents alike to forecast, track and meet institutional giving goals for restricted and unrestricted contributed revenue. Responsibilities may include: Plan and direct giving to the Foundation for communities owned, operated and managed by Westminster. Hire, develop and supervise the staff of the Foundation. Develop and communicate campaigns to support Benevolent Assistance. Coordinate special fund-raising activities, such as Community Campaigns and the “Caring for Generations Offering”. Identify issues which are resident centered and supported. Emphasize the importance of Planned Giving to our residents and friends. Qualified candidates should possess strong leadership and interpersonal skills, and exceptional computer skills for this position will be leading & mentoring team members at multiple locations.  Travel is required to each location on a regular basis. Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related business major, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience in development and fundraising. Preferred qualifications include experience in deferred giving; Certified Fund-Raising Executive.  Preferred Experience in a background of one or more of the following:  Ministry, retirement housing, marketing, business, public relations, fund raising.   To apply, send a resume to