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.
OFFICE OF PHILANTHROPY VISION STATEMENT:
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.
City of Hope continues to build on the strength of its successful planned giving program and strives to be a perpetually campaign-ready, donor-centered leader in the industry. The new Manager, Donor Engagement & Qualification will play a significant role in this evolution. This collaborative team player will augment the work of the planned giving team by leading donor engagement, identification, and cultivation efforts. Under the supervision of the Associate Vice President, Planned Giving, the position will employ and model best-practice processes, develop metrics-based outcome measures, and establish plans to transform prospect leads into gift commitments. City of Hope is seeking a candidate with at least five years of fundraising experience, preferably with a background in stewardship and donor relations. Experience in a complex medical or academic development setting is preferred.