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.
GENERAL SUMMARY: This is a front line fundraising position for the Jimmy Fund and Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
The Associate Director is responsible for raising funds and assisting Assistant Vice President in achieving department revenue goals; planning and executing in house and third party events; managing a portfolio of existing events as well as developing new events totaling ~1 million in revenue annually.
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.
The Associate Director is responsible for:
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Portfolio Management (70%):
Department Operations (15%):
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:Responsible for recruiting, hiring and onboarding new staff members
The position is also programmatic in nature and a considerable amount of autonomy in decision-making and completing work-related tasks is required.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
Bachelor’s degree required. At least 6-8 years of professional fundraising and/or special events experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Confidentiality must always be exercised.
Interaction with patients as TPE managers and/or presenters at events.
This position is located in Boston, MA. Some travel, attending events as well as off-site volunteer committee meetings on a regular basis. Speak on behalf of Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund at several events. Requires light lifting for event set-up. Weekend and night work is required occasionally.
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.