Director - Philanthropy - Greenville, NC

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Vidant Health

Full Time



About Vidant Health

Vidant Health is a regional health system serving 29 counties in eastern North Carolina. We are working every day to improve the health of the 1.4 million people we serve. Vidant Health is made up of 8 hospitals, physician practices, home health, hospice, wellness centers and other health care services. Vidant Medical Center is affiliated with the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. As a major resource for health services and education, Vidant Health strives to support local medical communities and to work with providers throughout the region to deliver quality care. Our goal is to enhance services that are available locally and to eliminate barriers involving time, distance and lack of awareness that sometimes prevent patients from receiving the care they need.


  • The Director develops and implements fundraising plans for selected service lines and medical divisions within Vidant Health. Fundraising plans include direct prospect research, proposal writing-all aimed at addressing various needs of the departments. Activities are planned and accomplished through collaborative team work with other philanthropy departments.
  • Solicits donations for VH projects from various sources including individuals, foundations and corporations.
  • Works to identify giving opportunities with the medical departments.
  • Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations.
  • Leads major projects for fundraising throughout VH system.
  • Performs other responsibilities or assignments as required.
  • Understands and utilizes Raiser's Edge Database.
  • Identifies, cultivates, and solicits leadership and major gifts and maintain a high volume of prospects for Vidant Health.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree from four-year college in related field is required.
  • Five or more years of experience in fundraising with responsibility for major and planned gifts.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills and communication skills and be guided by a compelling "client/customer" orientation.

General Statement

It is the goal of Vidant Health and its entities to employ the most qualified individual who best matches the requirements for the vacant position.

Offers of employment are subject to successful completion of all pre-employment screenings, which may include an occupational health screening, criminal record check, education, reference, and licensure verification.

We value diversity and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.   Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint.


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