Director Engagement & Philanthropy Communications

Children's Wisconsin

At Children’s Wisconsin, we believe kids deserve the best.

Through the generous support of our friends and partners in the community, our exceptional doctors, nurses and care providers achieve the impossible every day. Our foundation provides a guidebook for giving, and ensures careful stewardship of all gifts.

Our foundation is staffed with experts who guide donors through the many ways to support the care we give to kids. We work every day to ensure their wishes are honored.

We offer a wide variety of rewarding career opportunities and are seeking individuals dedicated to helping us achieve our vision of the healthiest kids in the country. If you want to work for an organization that makes a difference for children and families, and encourages you to be at your best every day, please apply today.

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Position Details

Director Engagement & Philanthropy Communications
Southeast Wisconsin
Wauwatosa, WI

Lead the engagement and philanthropy marketing and communication programs and initiatives for the Foundation to support the entire giving cycle and all types of fundraising strategies. This position will manage marketing and messaging around Children’s as a cause that aligns with Foundation objectives and health system strategic plans.


  • A bachelor’s degree in Communications, Marketing, Business, non-profit management or related field is required; master’s degree is preferred. 
  • Ten years of professional level experience, which could include five years of team management experience and progressively more responsible and successful donor relations, stewardship and development communications or related experience. 
  • Demonstrated experience in developing strategic plans and implementing these plans successfully.
  • Proven strong interpersonal skills, a collaborative spirit and ability to instill trust 
  • Experience and competency in building and sustaining positive long-term relationships. 
  • Requires a high level of organizational and problem-solving skills and innovative approaches to successfully manage and coordinate multiple projects. 
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office products required, knowledge of donor database software a plus. 
  • Responsibilities will occasionally require working on some evenings and weekends.

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