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Senior Executive Director, Gift Planning

Duke Health , Durham, North Carolina

Duke Health is unwavering in its commitment to improving the health and well-being of people across North Carolina and around the world by conducting the most innovative biomedical research; translating that research into new methods of prevention, diagnosis, and treatment; educating the healthcare professionals of tomorrow; and developing better models of global and community health.

Plans are underway for the next strategic plan, and the Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs team members will again actively participate in the strategic planning process, which will crystallize and energize the team’s ambition for meaningful change and increased results.

The Opportunity

Duke Health Development and Alumni Affairs is seeking a Senior Executive Director, Gift Planning to provide strategic and managerial leadership to advance all aspects of a robust and growing planned giving program for DHDAA. The Senior Executive Director will lead and manage a strategic, comprehensive, and proactive planned giving program that reflects industry best practices and maximizes charitable contributions through appropriate, donor-aligned planned giving vehicles. This leader will also advise on complex outright gifts and provide advice regarding gift agreements, endowment changes, and similar matters.

This is a rare opportunity for an accomplished planned giving fundraiser, expert manager, and confident leader to join Duke Health’s high-performing development team in a senior role. Academic medical center experience in a complex environment is preferred, along with a Juris Doctor degree. The ability to serve as a valued partner and effective driver for Duke Health’s continued growth and evolution in the planned giving space is essential. Candidates who bring the requisite experience and qualities necessary to help realize Duke Health’s ambitious philanthropic goals are strongly encouraged to apply.

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