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Senior Executive Director of Development, Affinity and Legacy Groups, 3rd Party and Workplace Giving

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 four-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

City of Hope is seeking a Senior Executive Director of Development to be a key stakeholder in the work to transform the future of medicine, leading this donor-centric, highly effective Affinity and Legacy Groups, 3rd Party and Workplace Giving program. As a member of the Philanthropy Leadership Team, this experienced fundraising professional will lead, grow and steward a national volunteer donor program, building on the strengths of the network of legacy chapters and re-envisioning how historic chapters can fully integrate with the fundraising program. Offering strategic insight and guidance, the Senior Executive Director will position affinity and legacy chapters, 3rd party and workplace groups to support national outreach. City of Hope is seeking candidates with significant fundraising experience for non-profits, particularly in the medical or academic sectors, and management experience. This position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Affinity, 3rd Party and Signature Events.

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