As a member of the professional staff reporting to the Executive Director of Development in Cedars-Sinai Medical Center's division of Community Relations and Development, the Principal Gift Officer is responsible for identification, cultivation and solicitation of prospective donors for all programs and services, includes collaboration with volunteers in planning and implementation of programs and events through various committees and Board leadership. Develop new relationships with new constituents.
Minimum of five years development experience 5-7 years experience as a front line gift officer Demonstrated success, thorough knowledge and understanding of best practices in healthcare/research fundraising Well-delivered interpersonal skills including the ability to function well in a multiple-team environment and interact effectively with all levels of staff, including executive level clients Self-motivated with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously Knowledge of community/philanthropic resources Excellent oral and written communication skills Computer skills; experience with database management, word-processing and other electronic means of communication and data management
Since its beginning in 1902, Cedars-Sinai has evolved to meet the healthcare needs of one of the most diverse regions in the nation, continually setting new standards in quality and innovation in patient care, research, teaching and community service. Today, Cedars-Sinai is widely known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients.Cedars-Sinai is one of the largest nonprofit academic medical centers in the U.S. with 886 licensed beds, 2,100 physicians, 2,800 nurses and thousands of other healthcare professionals and staff. Clinical programs range from primary care for preventing, diagnosing and treating common conditions to specialized treatments for rare, complex and advanced illnesses. In addition, Cedars-Sinai serves the community through its Medical Network, which includes the highly rated Cedars-Sinai Medical Group and Cedars-Sinai Health Associates. Cedars-Sinai has consistently been named one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, has received the National Research Corporation’s Consumer Choice Award 18 years in a row for providing the highest quality medical care in Los Angeles, and has the longest running Magnet desig...nation for nursing excellence in California. Cedars-Sinai is a leader in the clinical care and research of heart disease, cancer and brain disorders, among other areas. Pioneering research achievements include using cardiac stem cells to repair damaged hearts, developing minimally invasive surgical techniques and discovering new types of drugs to target cancer more precisely. Cedars-Sinai also impacts the future of healthcare through education programs that encompass everything from highly competitive medical residency and fellowship programs to a biomedical science and translational medicine PhD program, advanced training for nurses and educational opportunities for allied health professionals. Most notably, Cedars-Sinai demonstrates a longstanding commitment to strengthening the Los Angeles community through wide-ranging programs that improve the health of its most vulnerable residents.