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Senior Director, Gift Planning

Scripps Health
La Jolla, California

At Scripps Health, you will experience the pride, support, and respect that has repeatedly made them one of the nation’s Top 100 Places to work, ranked among the top 15 health systems in the nation. You’ll be surrounded by people committed to making a difference in the lives of their patients and their teammates. So, if you’re open to change, go ahead and unlock your potential.

Scripps touches countless lives as a not-for-profit healthcare system and community resource for all. Philanthropy has been at the heart of the organization since Ellen Browning Scripps founded Scripps Metabolic Clinic in 1924 and Mother Mary Michael Cummings started St. Joseph’s Dispensary in 1890. Since then, through the support of their donors, Scripps Health Foundation has helped them become a premier healthcare system in the region. Its multifaceted approach to expanding community benefits throughout the region ensures the people of San Diego have access to essential healthcare services that improve their individual quality of life and the community as a whole.

The Opportunity

Scripps Health Foundation is seeking an experienced and strategic leader to join the Advancement team and serve as Senior Director, Gift Planning. This is an outstanding opportunity to build upon a successful gift-planning program at a health system with a great reputation. The Senior Director, Gift Planning will consult and collaborate with an extraordinary team of welcoming and highly collaborative, yet hard-driving, gift officers as well as various members of the financial community, including attorneys, financial planners, and CPA’s, in addition to working with internal financial and legal colleagues.

The SDGP will play an integral role in representing Scripps and presenting institutional fundraising priorities to public and private organizations. This is an ideal position for an individual with a personal track record of initiating and closing major planned gifts. Legal experience on the technical aspects of tax, estate planning, charitable gifts of real estate, wills and trusts, charitable remainder trusts, and charitable gift annuities among other complex options is advantageous, in conjunction with experience being part of and leading a team and getting planned gifts across the finish line.

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