NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Major Gifts Officer - Development in United States

Lifesaving Care: Development Makes It Possible

Major Gifts Officer - Development

Ranked #1 in New York and among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive health care institutions in the world. Our talented development professionals help ensure that we will have the resources to deliver the finest, most advanced patient care well into the future. We have launched a $2 billion capital campaign for key priorities that will maintain the Hospital’s excellence in patient care, education, and translational research. We invite you to join our team and help us reach our campaign goal.

Major Gifts Officers work closely with physicians, volunteers, and staff to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts of $100,000+. Moves management plans for each assigned prospect that will need to be developed and implemented. In order to be successful, Gifts Officers will need to work collaboratively with other staff in the Development Office and be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment. In this role, you will manage a portfolio of approximately 150 major gift prospects, including personally soliciting these prospects, as appropriate. Design, implement, and assess effective strategies to cultivate and solicit major gift prospects. Engage physicians, administration, volunteers, and staff, involving them in strategy development and solicitations, keeping them apprised of interactions, and collaborating to ensure maximum fundraising effectiveness. Staff committees and various cultivation and stewardship events. Maintain knowledge of relevant clinical developments and fundraising trends.

Preferred Criteria

  • Demonstrated success soliciting and closing major gifts

  • Experience building and maintaining long-term relationships with major-gift level donors

  • Solid experience managing and tracking multiple prospects and donors

  • Demonstrated ability to navigate within a fast-paced, highly-complex organization emphasizing teamwork, respect, and excellence

  • Strong organizational and planning skills with attention to detail

  • Appreciation and understanding of NewYork-Presbyterian’s mission and the ability to effectively communicate it

Required Critieria

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 3-5 years of direct fundraising experience

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.


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Requisition ID: 2016-23289

Shift: Day

Name: Columbia University Medical Center