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 Director or Senior Director (commensurate with experience) of Principal and Major Gifts II is responsible for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and close of at least $2-5M worth of gifts annually as part of the total Principal and Major Gifts goal.
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.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Reports to AVP of PMG II. Supervises one Assistant. Works independently and as part of a team. Has direct authority over projects and prospects.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required with 8-10 years of experience with a track record of successful major gift solicitations in $100,000+ donor category. Experience in fundraising in the science arena and a propensity for science is strongly preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Superior written and verbal communication skills, strong organizational and managerial capabilities, ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks also required. Public speaking experience and effectiveness necessary along with the ability to communicate and work with people at all levels. Must exercise significant judgment and confidentiality in working with prospects, volunteers, and Institute staff. Some travel and evening and weekend work may be required. Microsoft Office Suite familiarity necessary.
Office in typical office setting. Some use of personal vehicle for business purposes 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.