Posted on September 20, 2012
Weill Cornell Medical College
Weill Cornell Medical College - Development Associate
Founded in 1898, and affiliated with what is now New York-Presbyterian Hospital since 1927, Weill Cornell Medical College is among the top-ranked clinical and medical research centers in the country. In addition to offering degrees in medicine, Cornell also has Ph.D. programs in biomedical research and education at the Weill Graduate School of Medical Sciences, and with neighboring Rockefeller University and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, has established a joint MD-PhD. program for students to intensify their pursuit of Cornell's triple mission of education, research, and patient care.
Weill Cornell Medical College seeks a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual, under direction, to partner and assist the Director of Principal Gifts and Gifts Officers in cultivation and stewardship of prospects and donors; update and maintain prospect records in donor database; assist with coordination of prospect meetings; meet with volunteers and faculty members to discuss fundraising prospects and plan strategies; in collaboration with research team, identify donor prospects to analyze giving capacity; along with supervisor, staff special fundraising committees as related to departmental assignments and provide support materials for meetings; manage major and principal gift prospects using fundraising software; and maintain all data integrity.
In addition the individual will partner with events staff for cultivation, recognition and stewardship events for donors and families; assist with briefing packages; serve as liaison to medical departments/divisions on behalf of gift office for matters such as gift allocations, transfers and donor relations; draft materials for donors including proposals, budgets, invitations and other correspondence; provide customer service to donors and VIPs who use medical center; obtain referrals, streamline admissions and assist with inquiries; manage temporary employees, interns and students as appropriate; and perform other job related duties as assigned.
Requirements: Associate’s degree and two to three years relevant experience required; Bachelor’s degree or higher preferred; must be familiar with general principles of development; must be able to travel within New York City and work evenings and weekends as needed; two to three years of experience in fundraising in an academic/medical or capital campaign setting a plus; knowledge of and experience with, fundraising database programs such as BBEC, Raisers Edge and BENefactor highly desired; proficient in Microsoft Office Suite; excellent organization and communication skills.
Excellent benefits package (includes tuition reimbursement).
Please use our on-line application system at:
Please refer to Job Number 18021
Weill Cornell Medical College's educational mission emphasizes the importance of combining a strong foundation in the medical sciences with extensive clinical training in patient care. By promoting a true social commitment, stimulating creativity, and fostering independent thought and study, Weill Cornell Medical College continues to cultivate the best of tomorrow's leaders in the field of medicine.