Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Located in Boston, 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 Associate Director (Regional) is responsible for the development and management of a principal and major gifts portfolio of prospects in major metropolitan markets outside of New England; the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of $1-7 million solicitations per year; generating $250,000 - $1 million in year one, $500,000 –$1 million in revenue in year two and $1–5 million in revenue by year three and beyond.
BA required; masters degree preferred, 5-10 years increasing experience with a track record of successful major gift solicitations in large multifaceted complex university, healthcare or scientific setting. Understanding and appreciation for gift planning vehicles a plus. Ability and willingness to conduct regular and multi-night travel. Superior written and verbal communication skills, strong entrepreneurial, 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. Frequent and regular travel, evening and weekend work required. Microsoft Office Suite familiarity necessary.
This is a full time position. Monday - Friday 8:30 - 5:00. Some weekend and evening hours may be required.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an Affirmation Action/Equal Opportunity Employer - committed to diversity and inclusion in our workforce.