MD Anderson Cancer Center Senior Associate Director, Philanthropic Resources - Planned Giving in Houston, Texas

MD Anderson is seeking a Senior Associate Director, Planned Giving in the Texas Medical Center, Houston, Texas.

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2018 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

The Development Office builds relationships with donors to secure and wisely steward their contributions. The connections that all of us make among patients, donors and the cancer community help raise awareness of MD Anderson and what we can accomplish together.

Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's degree and significant planned giving experience developing and managing a portfolio of prospective planned giving donors.

SALAR RANGE $81,600 - $102,000 - $122,400

SUMMARY

The primary purpose of the Sr. Associate Director is to develop and manage an active portfolio of prospective planned giving donors, raising significant funds through charitable giving vehicles for the priorities and programs of the institution. Provide planned giving expertise to colleagues and prospects across defined regions in an effort to increase the number of planned gifts for the institution and the Development Office's annual planned giving goals. Must be able to travel frequently, including overnight stays.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Donor Development

Identify, qualify, and cultivate a portfolio of donors with a goal of soliciting and securing planned gifts to achieve their fundraising goals. Articulate a comprehensive understanding of deferred and tax planned gift vehicles and utilize this skillset to the benefit of donors, colleagues, and the institution.

Communication

Responsible for actively increasing their planned giving knowledge through educational/certification/training courses, sharing this knowledge with team members and participate in cross training of planned giving endeavors as needed. Document results of all substantive contacts with donors for team lead review and critique. Maintain documentation on a timely basis to be input by closing of each respective month, including contact reports, outlining donor strategies, proposal development and submissions.

Time Management

Must be able to work independently with minimal supervision, effectively and efficiently organize and prioritize workload to meet constantly changing demands and policy adherence.

EDUCATION

Required: Bachelor's degree.

EXPERIENCE

Required: Seven years of experience in private fund development, direct fundraising, real estate sales and management, financial/banking, insurance, marketing, and/or direct sales and portfolio management.

Preferred: Significant planned giving experience developing and managing an active portfolio of prospective planned giving donors.

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