|Location:||Duarte (Irwindale), CA|
|Company:||City of Hope|
|First posted:||June 01, 2017|
About City of Hope
City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.
Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation's 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope's mission is to "turn hope into reality." Focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes, City of Hope has established itself as a world-class leader in transforming the future of health. Raising the philanthropic resources to fuel its cutting-edge research, its exquisite and compassionate clinical care and its advancement of medical education and study, is a vital component of the City of Hope model of success. Each member of the Office of Philanthropy is a stakeholder in this work, with personal accountability for their role in building a successful future of delivering new cures, treatments and education.
The Office of Philanthropy's vision is to support this life-saving work by being known institutionally and nationally as a model of excellence among elite fundraising programs. Recent recruitment of stellar faculty offer advancement leaders new opportunity for partnership between philanthropy, research, and patient care.
Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President for National Philanthropy, the Senior Executive Director of Development (SEDOD) for Music, Film and Entertainment, Fashion and Salon Industries will ensure the fundraising success of the philanthropic program by serving as a subject matter expert, a professional role model, and an identified team and program leader. The incumbent, having demonstrated leadership and success in the field, will execute strategies that support the shared vision of the Preparing Our People initiative. This effort includes preparing our office for the rigors of a campaign, to realize our goal of excelling as a highly collaborative, efficient, and creative team. The SEDOD will implement a cultural adherence to personal accountability, shared success, and a commitment to professional growth.
The SEDOD will contribute by employing and role modeling key processes and programs that support an office-wide focus on collaboration, efficiencies, and metrics-based performance outcomes, in addition to primary role responsibilities.
Specifically, the incumbent will provide leadership across the spectrum of revenue-generating initiatives within the Music, Film and Entertainment (MFEI), Fashion and Salon Industries team. The SEDOD will ensure the success and ongoing growth of fundraising programs within the industry to include major gifts, corporate and foundation sponsorship, cause marketing, promotions, employee giving and other revenue-generating opportunities.
In this role, the SEDOD will have both individual accountability for fundraising performance goals of frontline-facing activities, and lead a team to achieve their performance goals through an emphasis on accountability, mentorship, and collaboration.
Within the frontline focus, the SEDOD will be a major gifts fundraiser responsible for securing individual, corporate and foundation gifts of $25,000 + through undertaking sustainable, mission-focused cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors and industry representatives. In pursuit of these outcomes, responsibilities include developing productive relationships with key board and subcommittee members, and engaging these volunteers in substantive activities to identify new prospects and leverage existing prospect relationships, leading to increased philanthropy. The incumbent will work in partnership with key volunteers and Office of Philanthropy colleagues to build the pipeline of major gift donors, securing meetings and implementing individual cultivation and solicitation strategies.
As a manager within the MFEI, Fashion and Salon Industries team, the SEDOD will ensure the success of direct reports by providing oversight, coaching and strategy development advice, as well as facilitating the necessary collaboration throughout the Office of Philanthropy to achieve success. The SEDOD will provide thoughtful and timely performance feedback, and role model and maintain adherence to a frontline focus.
The SEDOD will have demonstrated success in building long-term philanthropic relationships while also consistently meeting fundraising goals, securing donations of $500,000 and above from individuals, corporations and foundations. Will have demonstrated experience in the full spectrum of development including gift policies, solicitations, volunteer engagement and campaign management. The incumbent will have strong written and oral communications skills, exhibited through the development of successful donor communications. Established success at building internal (staff, physicians, administrators) relationships is required, as well as the ability to engage these partners in successful solicitation/campaign strategies.
Incumbent will have a minimum of 3-5 years supervisory experience, having demonstrated the ability to motivate and reward success, provide course correction as needed, and motivate a team around shared and individual goals. Will have exhibited the ability to understanding individual and team goals in larger institutional context, providing insight into program and people management in alignment with larger institutional goals. Will have displayed commitment to accountability and collaboration, and ability to support this same commitment in direct reports.
These experiences will have been secured with five or more years of consecutive experience in a non-profit environment, with experience in a complex health care environment preferred.
Key Responsibilities include:
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City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
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