Associate Director of Development in Winship Cancer Institute
033000:DAR: Health Sciences
Experience with development in an academic setting preferred, particularly in academic medicine and/or a cancer center
Experience managing a portfolio of major gift donors
Demonstrated ability to identify, qualify, cultivate, solicit, and steward major gift donors who have not previously given at a major gift level to an institution
Strong writing skills for many types of media are desired, particularly email, personal letters, proposals, and meeting collaterals
Some knowledge of cancer research and care
Ability to work on multiple projects at one time
Willingness to take on projects and problem solve with minimal supervision
Knowledge and experience with data analysis and mining reports, event information, and annual giving statistics in order to identify potential new potential donors
Knowledge and experience with planned vehicles
An ability to productively and gracefully engage in conversations with all constituents including patients, volunteers, faculty, and co-workers.
FORMAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Oversees alumni solicitation and relations, major annual fund raising, donor acquisition programs, and public relations.
Plans and coordinates special events and fund raising projects.
Develops strategies for marketing new and existing programs.
Researches donor histories and solicitation strategies.
Writes and edits proposals and other promotional materials.
Plans, administers, and monitors the department's budget.
Designs and generates reports. May supervise staff.
Performs related responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's degree and three years experience in higher education, development, fund raising, or a related field.
Ofc of Dev & Alumni Relations
Reporting to the Director of Development for Emory University’s Winship Cancer Institute, the Associate Director of Development is responsible for generating new lead annual and major gift activity to support the research, clinical, and educational efforts for Georgia’s only NCI Designated Cancer Center, Winship Cancer Institute. The successful candidate will work to engage donors and facilitate new philanthropic activity via individual outreach, personal meetings, and Winship’s many successful and record setting events. The Associate Director of Development will be able to capably staff the faculty of the institution and serve as an external expert on the basic science research, clinical care, and educational efforts at Winship in such a way that he/she can effectively engage in and advance philanthropic conversations to support that work. Finally, the Associate Director of Development will readily fit into the Winship Development team with a dedicated, collaborative, and professional approach to their career. A sense of humor and value of individual relationships are valued in this role.
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