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Vice President, Principal and Major Gifts

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

The Vice President, Principal and Major Gifts
(VP) will develop and execute annual and multi-year campaign strategies to
build a robust pipeline of individual donors and prospects, focused primarily
on the Principal, Major, and Special gift levels. Reporting to the SVP,
Advancement Operations and Giving Campaigns, the VP will manage a personal
portfolio of major and principal gifts donors and prospects, and will serve as
a mentor, leader, and role model. The VP will also work with Philanthropy and
Campaign Strategies senior management to identify funding priorities for
clinical and research areas and create and execute fundraising strategies to
support them. A minimum of 15 years of fundraising or equivalent experience is
required; a background in an academic medical center or comparable
academic/university setting and/or national healthcare organization is

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