Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
The Officer, Project Management, Principal & Major Gifts (PMG) provides administrative and project-based support to the Associate Director, Project Management for Principal & Major Gifts.
The Officer works within the PMG team on reporting and tracking as related to PMG assignments, engagement, activity, and giving. The position handles details of a highly confidential and critical nature and must function efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced professional environment. The ability to multitask is required.
Embody Dana-Farber’s Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication. Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reports to the Associate Director, Project Management for Principal & Major Gifts. This position will seek major decision-making authority from direct supervisor. However, independent work on day-to-day tasks and good judgment is required for dealing with Institute donors, senior staff, and confidential information.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree is required; 3-5 years of experience, non-profit setting preferred. Prior professional experience with Excel and/or other complex databases preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Excellent written and effective verbal communications and presentation skills. Superior organizational skills and ability to manage a variety of projects are key. Directed and self-starting attitude with the ability to work independently as well as part of a team and work with a variety of personalities. Significant computer skills including but not limited to all Microsoft Office Suite products. Must be able to handle all situations and documentation in a highly confidential manner.
Workstation located in typical office setting. Some overtime may be required.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.