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Director Of Development, Gift Planning

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Public Interest

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Non-practicing Attorney

Date Last Verified

May 04, 2021

Valid Through

Aug 17, 2021

Posted on

Feb 24, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 5 yrs required


Weston, FL, United States

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Director of Development, Gift Planning
Responsibilities: Secures philanthropic gifts through a process of identifying, qualifying, strategizing, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding major gift prospects. Identifies individual major gift prospects using various databases, trustees, physicians and other staff members. Develops cultivation and solicitation strategies for each individual. Establishes a program of personal visits with past, current and prospective donors. Advises donors as to the financial options available, Foundation projects and needs. Achieves significant individual fundraising goals. Develops funding proposals. Meets monthly and yearly metrics with respect to prospect and donor visits, solicitations and dollars raised. Supervises and mentors Associate Directors as directed by the Senior Director or the Vice Chairman. Completes transfer of funds, property, etc. to the Cleveland Clinic. Coordinates stewardship reports to communicate with donors concerning the use of their gifts. Assists with projects, events and programs. Other duties as assigned. Provide consultation and gift strategy for development officers. Prepare pledge/gift agreements, planned gift calculations and proposals. Complete the establishment and administration of planned gifts. Advise donors and their advisors as to the giving options available, along with Cleveland Clinic projects and priorities. Conduct research assignments involving complex gift and tax issues.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree required.
Education Preferred: JD Degree strongly. 5+ years of experience in fund-raising, direct solicitation and capital campaign environment. An Advanced Degree and/or 5 years of experience in sales, marketing or related field may offset total years of experience. Requires strong communication skills, critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to establish and maintain friendly and cooperative relations with corporate executives, donors and staff physicians. Must be able to perform well in a collaborative environment. Demonstrated success and experience in major gifts fund-raising strategies for cultivation and direct solicitation.

Additional info

Req # 111605

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
The Cleveland Clinic Foundation
2950 Cleveland Clinic Boulevard
Weston, FL 33331

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