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 provides support to the Associate Director of marketing and communications. In addition, the Officer works to recruit, cultivate, retain, and recognize volunteers in the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk and recruits, stewards, and recognizes Third Party Events that support the Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk.
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.
This position will be responsible for evaluating existing programs as assigned as well as exploring new philanthropic revenue streams which may include new event locations, formats, sources of support and new business models.
This position will evaluate current programs and create and execute approved plans to expand and diversity the donors to and participants for the events assigned in order to broaden our donor base and create even more inclusive events.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reports to Senior Associate Director, Boston Marathon® Jimmy Fund Walk. Has indirect supervisory responsibilities and seeks major decision-making authority from supervisor. The position is also programmatic in nature and a considerable amount of autonomy in decision-making when working with participants, volunteers, donors, and staff as necessary.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required with minimum 3-5 years’ experience in special events, donor relations, and professional fundraising.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Detail oriented with excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills; possess the ability to work well with all DFCI Departments and donor constituencies of all levels; juggle multiple projects; and work independently in a fast-paced environment. Understanding of Microsoft Office Suite, including Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook. Some travel and evening and weekend work may be required.
Yes – Patient volunteers and Third Party Event Managers.
Workstation located in typical office setting. Some travel and evening and weekend work may be required.
The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at will” employment relationship.
External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.
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