TGen, the Translational Genomics Research Institute, is an affiliate of City of Hope. The institute is dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life-changing results and works to unravel the genetic components of common and complex diseases, including cancer, diabetes, neurological disorders, infectious disease, and rare childhood disorders. By identifying treatment options in this manner, TGen believes medicine becomes more rational, more precise, and more personal.
Advancement work at TGen is similarly personal, and the organization and related foundation are poised for significant fundraising success. Under the leadership of Chief Development Officer, Ms. Erin Massey, and in close partnership with City of Hope Chief Philanthropy Officer Ms. Kristin Bertell and the whole of the City of Hope Office of Philanthropy (OOP), the TGen Foundation is committed to supporting TGen’s and City of Hope’s missions to develop and deploy treatments as quickly as possible.
The Vice President, Individual Giving is a new role for the Foundation and is ideal for a curious, thoughtful, bright, and experienced advancement professional. The Vice President will partner closely with Ms. Massey, as well as with the whole of TGen including the exceptional members of the Institute and Foundation boards and close City of Hope colleagues and will manage a team of 1-2 fellow fundraisers. S/He will lead by example in the strategic, thoughtful engagement of donors and donor prospects and will bring intelligence and enthusiasm to their cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship. This individual will engage both current donors and build relationships with prospective donors. This is a role for individuals with demonstrated experience closing six-, seven-, and eight-figure gifts, and this successful incumbent will raise $3–$5 million annually after two to three years of service.