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Ascension Health Donor Communications & Stewardship Specialist in Indianapolis, Indiana

We Are Hiring

40+ hours/week; flexibility to attend meetings and events outside of normal work hours is required.

What You Will Do

Participate in fundraising campaigns, grant administration, major gift and/or charitable development programs.


  • Implement strategies to meet fundraising goals

  • Strategize on donor engagement and provide creative solutions to enhance the relationship of our supporters

  • Manage and develop the direct mail program efforts statewide, including creating content and timelines, determining appropriate target audiences, coordinating with design and printing vendors, and analyzing results

  • Develop and maintain Foundation communications schedule for Central Indiana, including personalized, multi-channel tactics; manage Foundation communications schedule statewide to identify opportunities to partner on communications and ensure communications do not overlap

  • Develop and manage content and designs for Foundation websites statewide, and build all online giving forms

  • Manage and grow Foundation social media presence and accounts for Central Indiana

  • Develop and execute opportunities for web based, online and e-solicitation fundraising initiatives, such as #GivingTuesdayCreate and deploy all Foundation e-communications statewide

  • Oversee and work with designer as appropriate to create Foundation collateral and marketing pieces

  • Create, manage and execute stewardship efforts for donors by finding new and creative ways to share how their contributions are being used and building relationships with hospital representatives to identify stories to share on an ongoing basis

  • Organize and prepare donor print newsletters and annual reports for Central Indiana

  • Write and refresh acknowledgement letters and stewardship materials on a regular basis

  • Work with Foundation Board of Directors and manage the Donor Communications and Stewardship Committee

  • Collect and organize all photos, videos and other collateral for Foundation communication purposes

  • Serve as Foundation liaison to Ascension St. Vincent marketing department; understand ensure Foundation staff follows appropriate marketing processes, procedures and guidelines

  • Oversee budget and timelines for assigned areas, ensuring deadlines are met

What You Will Need

Licensure / Certification / Registration:

  • Certification specializing in Fund Raising preferred.


  • High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.

Work Experience:

  • 3 years of experience preferred.

Additional Preferences

No additional preferences.

Why Join Our Team

Serving the greater Indianapolis area and Evansville, Indiana, Ascension St. Vincent has been providing rewarding careers in healthcare for over 148 years. We operate 24 hospitals — in addition to outpatient health centers, physician offices, rehabilitation centers and more — and offer careers in a wide range of services. We provide generous paid time off for work-life balance, a collaborative work environment, professional development opportunities, and more to help our associates flourish personally and professionally. When you join Ascension St. Vincent, you join a diverse team of more than 15,000 associates and 3,000 providers who are dedicated to providing compassionate, personalized care to all — especially to those most in need. If you are looking to make an immediate impact in your community, explore a career with us today. Ascension is a faith-based healthcare organization dedicated to transformation through innovation across the continuum of care. As one of the leading non-profit and Catholic health systems in the U.S., Ascension is committed to delivering compassionate, personalized care to all. In FY2020, Ascension provided $2.4 billion in care of persons living in poverty and other community benefit programs. Ascension includes more than 160,000 associates and 40,000 aligned providers across a national network of ministries. We offer rewarding careers across more than 2,600 sites of care – including 146 hospitals and more than 50 senior living facilities – in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer

Ascension St. Vincent is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action employer. Associates and Applicants receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.Pay Non-Discrimination Notice: further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster: is the Law Poster Supplement ( Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

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