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Employment Opportunities

Intake & Medical Eligibility Manager

Brighton, MI

JOB SUMMARY

The Intake & Medical Eligibility Manager is responsible for managing the wish child eligibility program, including the intake and data management of all referrals and medical eligibility clarification, and welcoming families to Make-A-Wish. The Manager will collaborate and build relationships with our medical community partners and professionals.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree required; medical background experience preferred 3-5 years related work experience
  • Has knowledge of medical conditions to effectively communicate with medical professionals
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Commitment to and a passion for the mission of Make-A-Wish Michigan

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

The Referral & Medical Eligibility Manager must model integrity, work to inspire colleagues and contacts and strive to build a great team. The following additional skills and abilities are required:

  • Competent in comprehensive basic medical conditions and jargon
  • Analytical and decision-making skills; detail-oriented and well organized
  • Highly professional demeanor, able to work successfully with a wide variety of constituents including medical professionals, volunteers and wish families
  • Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interface with wish families, senior management, medical professionals, staff and volunteers 
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision, ability to manage multiple priorities and work in a deadline driven environment
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative and proactive; a team leader who can positively and compassionately manage family expectations
  • Confidentiality and personal integrity are essential
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and database management, preferably Salesforce database management software

Interested candidates should email their resume to hr@michigan.wish.org.

Director of Corporate & Foundation Giving

Brighton, MI or Grand Rapids, MI

JOB SUMMARY

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving will provide strategy and oversight of the organization’s business development efforts and Foundation relationships. The Director will manage a portfolio of corporate and Foundation prospects and donors. The Director will call on corporations and business leaders statewide for involvement in the Make-A-Wish mission through sponsorships, employee programs, Walk and Wish-A-Mile teams, national partnerships and other funding programs. The role will also manage a team of development officers focused on corporate relations and grants.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides strategy and implementation of the foundation’s corporate and foundation giving and engagement efforts
  • Establishes and deepens relationships with high level contacts at Michigan-based corporations; collaborates with the chapter President & CEO, Chief Development Officer, and chapter board members in the cultivation and stewardship of these relationships
  • Responsible for annual established goals for:
    • Number of in-person visits
    • Number of in-person solicitation visits
    • Corporate gift revenue
    • Grants revenue
  • Uses moves management to maximize potential of current and prospective donors and models moves management discipline for chapter development team
  • Connects corporate leadership with MAW through honorary committees, board committees and other volunteer roles
  • Connects corporate employees to MAW team-based fundraising events Walk for Wishes and Wish-A-Mile and fosters corporate support for these employee initiatives
  • Solicits Michigan-based companies to become national corporate partners for MAW; works in conjunction with the corporate alliances staff at Make-A-Wish American to pitch these partnerships
  • Manages the team responsible for all corporate and foundation giving efforts Responsible for adhering to National’s governing policies, performance standards and guidelines
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Proven record of successful sales or business development goal achievement; 8–10 years in increasingly significant sales or development roles and revenue responsibility
  • Proven record of building relationships with C-suite employees at Michigan-based companies
  • Broad knowledge of the principles of fundraising; initiating contact with prospects, developing cultivation strategies, moving potential donors in an appropriate and timely way towards solicitation and close, maintaining stewardship contact with donors
  • Driver’s license is required
  • Commitment to and a passion for the mission of Make-A-Wish Michigan

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIREMENTS

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Giving must model integrity, work to inspire colleagues and contacts and strive to build a great team. The following additional skills and abilities are required:

  • Detail-oriented and well organized
  • Highly professional demeanor, able to work successfully with a wide variety of constituents including donors, board members, vendors, volunteers, and professional consultants
  • Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interface with senior management, staff, donors and volunteers
  • Ability to lead strategically and manage multiple priorities, and work in a deadline driven environment
  • Energetic, flexible, collaborative, and proactive
  • Confidentiality and personal integrity are essential
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office and database management, preferably Raiser’s Edge database management software
Interested candidates should email their resume to hr@michigan.wish.org.
Make-A-Wish® Michigan
7600 Grand River Avenue
Suite 175
Brighton, MI 48114
(734) 994-8620
Toll Free Michigan Only (800) 622-9474
Make-A-Wish® Michigan, Grand Rapids Office
648 Monroe Ave NW
Suite 104
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 363-4607
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