Brigham and Women’s Hospital, based in Boston, Massachusetts, is a world-renowned academic medical center affiliated with Harvard Medical School. As a major teaching hospital, the Brigham has a rich legacy of providing expert care, conducting groundbreaking research, and educating the next generation of healthcare leaders. Its international leadership in various medical disciplines is evidenced by numerous prestigious accolades, including Nobel Prizes, MacArthur grants, and high rankings by U.S. News & World Report in specialties like cancer, cardiology, and obstetrics.
The Hospital’s commitment to patient care is reflected in its diverse and inclusive approach, serving patients not only from New England but also from across the United States and 120 countries worldwide. With a focus on delivering compassionate care informed by the latest research, the Brigham provides local access to clinical trials, a network of clinical specialists, and innovative treatment options. The Hospital’s dedication to research is evident in its status as the second-highest recipient of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among independent hospitals nationwide.
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Corporate and Foundation Relations at the Brigham plays a pivotal role in securing financial resources from corporate and public/private foundation sources. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for Major and Corporate and Foundation Giving, the AVP leads a team of fundraisers, focusing on developing and implementing strategies to increase philanthropic support across the Hospital. The AVP collaborates with hospital leadership, including some of the nation’s top physicians and scientists, to establish strategic partnerships with corporations and foundations.
Key responsibilities include leading the Corporate and Foundation Relations Program, collaborating with internal stakeholders, assisting physicians and researchers in translating their visions into compelling donor proposals, and overseeing prospect assignments. The AVP also plays a proactive role in identifying new partnerships, working closely with foundation trustees, and achieving financial goals. The successful candidate demonstrates a track record of major gift fundraising, experience in managing teams, and effective collaboration within a complex organizational structure. The position requires a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, aligning with the Brigham’s values and mission
This is an exceptional opportunity to foster strategic partnerships at a globally recognized academic medical center.