Under the supervision of the Vice President of Individual Giving, the Director of Development, Major Gifts (DOD), will contribute to this vision by supporting and role modeling a commitment to key processes and programs that sustain an office-wide focus on collaboration, efficiencies and metrics-based outcomes. By providing strong individual contribution, the DOD will be a part of creating our evolution into a perpetually campaign-ready, donor-centered, leading industry program to support the joint mission of TGen and City of Hope. In pursuit of this outcome, we are committed to growing careers within the Office of Philanthropy to attract and retain the most talented professionals in the country, and excel as a highly collaborative, efficient and creative team.
In this role, the DOD will have individual accountability for fundraising performance goals of frontline-facing activities. The DOD will be responsible for securing individual gifts of $25,000 and above for the philanthropic goals of TGen-City of Hope. The DOD will undertake sustainable, mission-focused qualification, cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of donors to build the donor pipeline. In pursuit of these outcomes, responsibilities include developing productive relationships with volunteers, faculty and staff, and engaging them in substantive activities to identify new prospects and leverage existing prospect relationships, leading to increased philanthropy. The incumbent will work in partnership with key volunteers, the TGen Foundation, and Office of Philanthropy colleagues to build the pipeline of major gift donors, securing meetings and implementing individual cultivation and solicitation strategies.
The DOD will have demonstrated success in building long-term philanthropic relationships while also consistently meeting fundraising goals, securing donations of $25,000 with an emphasis on gifts of $100K+ from individuals, and when appropriate working with colleagues to solicit corporate and foundation gifts. Will have demonstrated experience in the full spectrum of development including gift policies, solicitations, volunteer engagement and campaign management. The incumbent will have strong written and oral communications skills, exhibited through the development of successful donor communications. Established success at building internal (staff, physicians, researchers, administrators) relationships is required, as well as the ability to engage these partners in successful solicitation/campaign strategies.
These experiences will have been secured with five or more years of consecutive experience in a non-profit environment, with experience in a complex health care environment preferred.
Bachelor's Degree. Experience may substitute
5+ years related experience. Relevant education or related experience in biomedical sciences or health care may be substituted for part of this requirement. Experience in a complex medical or academic development setting encouraged.
About Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based non-profit organization dedicated to conducting groundbreaking research with life changing results. TGen is focused on helping patients with neurological disorders, cancer, diabetes, and infectious diseases, through cutting edge translational research (the process of rapidly moving research towards patient benefit). TGen physicians and scientists work to unravel the genetic components of both common and rare complex diseases in adults and children. Working with collaborators in the scientific and medical communities literally worldwide, TGen makes a substantial contribution to help our patients through efficiency and effectiveness of the translational process. TGen is affiliated with City of Hope, a world-renowned independent research and cancer and diabetes treatment center: www.cityofhope.org. This precision medicine affiliation enables both institutes to complement each other in research and patient care, with City of Hope providing a significant clinical setting to advance scientific discoveries made by TGen. For more information, visit: www.tgen.org.