Montefiore and Einstein seek an experienced, highly motivated fundraising professional to join a growing team as the Director of Major Gifts. Reporting to the Senior Executive Director of Development, the Director of Major Gifts will play a critical role in strengthening, measuring and expanding Montefiore and Einsteins frontline fundraising program. He/she will initially manage a team of two fundraisers with the opportunity for future growth. The Director will inherit a portfolio of approximately 50 current, prospective, and recently lapsed donors who give or are capable of giving at the $100,000 level or above. In addition to managing and stewarding those relationships, he/she will be tasked with preparing and implementing a strategic plan for the frontline fundraising team that identifies and incorporates specific performance metrics within a service-line based, basic science to clinical care approach to staffing. Working closely with the Director of Institutional Giving, the Director of Alumni Relations and the Director of Prospect Development, the Director of Individual Giving will help shape, strengthen, and expand Montefiore and Einsteins fundraising program while creating a pipeline for leadership giving that will help to raise the baseline of total funds raised annually.
Manage a growing team of frontline fundraisers charged with identifying, cultivating and soliciting major gifts from individual donors and prospects. Mentor, guide and coach the team in their fundraising efforts, ensuring that goals and objectives are met.
Lead by example by maintaining and growing a personal portfolio of donors and prospects.
Develop cultivation and solicitation strategies for high-potential prospects utilizing, as appropriate, major gift, planned gift, and/or event-based approaches.
Work with medical staff, volunteers, and other members of the Montefiore and Einstein community to help identify high capacity donors.
Maintain collaborative team relationships with peers and colleagues in order to effectively contribute to shared goals and to help foster a positive work environment.
Internal Number: 2021-13420
About Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Founded in 1955, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine (Einstein) is one of the nation’s premier institutions for medical education, basic research and clinical investigation. A full-time faculty of some 2,000 conducts research, teaches, and delivers health care in every major biomedical specialty. The college has some 730 medical students, 193 Ph.D. students, 106 MD/Ph.D. students and 275 postdoctoral fellows.Einstein’s major strength, in addition to training physicians and scientists, is its science. During fiscal year 2015, the faculty’s consistently high level of scientific achievement resulted in the awarding of more than $150 million in peer-reviewed grants from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).Einstein is part of Montefiore Medicine Academic Health System, an integrated academic delivery system comprising seven campuses, including 8 hospitals, a multi-county ambulatory network, a new state-of-the art “hospital without beds”, a skilled nursing facility, school of nursing, home health agency, and the state’s first freestanding emergency department. As the University Hospital for the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore is a premier academic health system, e...mploying Einstein’s clinical faculty and training Einstein’s medical students, over 1,300 residents, 420 allied health students, and 1,600 nursing students annually.The Albert Einstein College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Einstein seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.