The Executive Director, Development is responsible for identification, qualification, cultivation and solicitation of prospective major and principal gift donors for all programs and services, leading to major funding of Cedars-Sinai's highest priorities in Cancer. Leads a team of professional senior fundraisers and support staff. Manages all aspects of his/her team's personnel initiatives including hiring, firing, training, evaluating, counseling, etc. Manages relevant budgets in assigned areas. Includes collaboration with assigned physicians and CSMC leadership. Works with volunteers in planning and implementation of programs and events through various committees and Board leadership. Develops relationships with new constituents.
Responsible for donor cultivation, building relationships with prospective and current donors; Researches opportunities for funding sources such as grants, donors, sponsors, etc. and pursuing any potential prospects
Develops relationships with high capacity donors leading to closing and stewarding high impact gifts for the benefit of CSMC
Develops network of donors leading to the identification of potential high capacity donors by working with the medical staff, volunteers, and other members of the community
Sets goals and objectives/plans to implements strategies for cultivation and solicitation that will lead to closing gifts; identifies and tracks prospects using RE7
Creates strategy for each donor to align institutional and department goals; connect department goals with institution's needs
Build strong relationships between department leadership and Advancement leadership
Knowledgeable in Philantrophic trends to present and educate others on the best practices for donor engagement and cultivation
Manage team of fundraisers and support staff for assigned medical/scientific areas
Cultivates and maintains strong customer relationships and rapport with stakeholders and/or client groups
Shares knowledge, time and expertise to assist other members of the team
Plans, leads, and directs work of staff to ensure goals and objectives are completed within established budget and deadlines are met.
Supervises the day-to-day work of employees, assigns work, ensures tasks are completed and deadlines are met.
Providing healthcare for more than 100 years, Cedars-Sinai has evolved into one of the most dynamic and highly renowned medical centers in the world. Along with caring for patients, Cedars-Sinai is a hub for biomedical research and a training center for future physicians and other healthcare professionals. This attracts exceptional talent to Cedars-Sinai, including world-renowned physician-scientists who seek a place where they can both conduct research and see patients--the ideal formula for discovery and its translation into cures. Our patients benefit from access to doctors at the top of their fields, and our researchers have an ideal community in which to study the impact of healthcare challenges, and reflect that knowledge in their research. The greater Los Angeles area in which Cedars-Sinai resides possesses unparalleled cultural and ethnic diversity which offers outstanding opportunities for translational and clinical research... and a dynamic environment for medical education.Although community based, Cedars-Sinai is a major teaching hospital affiliated with the David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Cedars-Sinai has highly competitive graduate medical education programs in more than 50 specialty and subspecialty areas, a graduate program in biomedical sciences and translational medicine, a clinical scholars program directed towards junior physicians with aspirations to become clinical scientists, and post graduate training opportunities.There are more than 250 full-time faculty members at Cedars-Sinai. The voluntary medical staff, comprised of more than 2,200 specialty board-certified or board-qualified physicians, represent all of the specialties and subspecialties and collaborate with full-time medical staff in the teaching responsibilities of the graduate medical education programs.