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Associate Vice President, Transformative Philanthropy

City of Hope
Duarte, California

A world leader in the treatment and research of cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening illnesses, City of Hope’s scientists partner with doctors to turn laboratory breakthroughs into remedies that save lives. The organization is consistently named one of “America’s Best Hospitals” by U.S. News & World Report and has received the prestigious 4-star rating from Charity Navigator. From cutting-edge research to exquisite and compassionate clinical care to the Advancement of biomedical education and training, the City of Hope team is committed to treating the whole person, not just the disease.

Philanthropy is in the City of Hope DNA. Since its founding in 1913, donors from across the country have supported and influenced the City of Hope vision to give people dignity and help them live longer, better lives. Today, its Office of Philanthropy is building a national reputation as a model of excellence among elite fundraising programs. With a unique focus on engagement and innovation, the Office of Philanthropy is now recruiting dynamic and dedicated professionals to support the City of Hope commitment to “the miracle of science with soul.” This is a tremendous chance to join a premier fundraising team that helps turn hope into reality and changes medicine for people around the world.


We will be known institutionally and nationally as a model of excellence among elite fundraising programs. Success will be achieved by building exceptional, long-term donor partnerships and demonstrating that all levels of philanthropic support are leveraged to realize maximum impact for City of Hope’s mission. Holding to the highest standards of professional performance and conduct, our committed staff will function as a highly collaborative, efficient and creative team.

The Opportunity

The Associate Vice President, Transformative Philanthropy (AVP) will be on the frontlines of a new division in the Office of Philanthropy that is engaging the top echelon of prospects. The gifts raised will have enterprise-wide resonance, fueling breakthroughs into treatments that outsmart cancer, as well as diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

As an integral member of the Transformative Philanthropy and Campaign Strategies team, the AVP will work closely with the Office of Philanthropy’s Vice Presidents and members of the Philanthropy Leadership Activation Team to identify, quantify, and understand City of Hope’s philanthropic priorities and to develop strategies necessary to guide clinicians, researchers, and staff to enhance philanthropic support for campus-wide initiatives including a multibillion dollar comprehensive campaign.

If you are a seasoned major and principal gifts fundraiser ready to join a growing, fast-moving team, your expertise is needed to help “turn hope into reality.” This is the power of transformative philanthropy.

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