City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 4000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy. Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research. City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 21 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.
City of Hope strongly supports and values the uniqueness of all individuals and promotes a work environment where diversity is embraced. Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
Reporting to the Vice President, the Manager ,Development plans, directs and implements capital, endowment, and programmatic fundraising for foundation prospects and participates in the development of strategic plans for foundation fundraising for City of Hope priorities. Under the direction of the Vice President, Foundation Relations, the Manager, Development develops grant proposals to obtain funding from grant making organizations, including private and corporate foundations, and implements appropriate follow-up reporting and stewardship. The Manager, Development serves as lead development resource for identification, cultivation, solicitation and acquisition of foundation donors for strategic funding priorities.
The position requires exceptional organizational, analytical, writing and editing skills, as well as the ability to work in a collaborative and consultative manner with faculty, administrators, and staff. Responsibilities include identifying, cultivating and soliciting prospective foundation donors and working effectively with City of Hope faculty and staff. The Manager, Development exercises considerable judgment in the preparation, management and development of fund raising proposals and presents proposals to prospective private foundations
The Manager, Development must understand the nature and peculiarities of foundation programs and the relevant administrative, legal, and financial regulations. A background in biomedical or scientific research is strongly recommended.
The link below will take you to the City of Hope Career Website. There you will be able to apply for the Manager, Development / Foundations