The Donor Relations Recognition Officer works collaboratively as a member of the Division of Philanthropy to help the department meet its annual fundraising goals. The Officer works with the entire Donor Relations team on recognition and stewardship programs for a VIP donor base consisting of major, foundation, corporate, and historic donors.
Embody Dana-Farber's Core Values: Impact; Excellence; Compassion & Respect; and Discovery every day. Add value to the Dana-Farber community by seeking opportunities to collaborate across the Institute. Foster an ethical, positive, results-oriented culture founded on open communication.
Resume and cover letter required with application submission.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with and/or manage donor recognition initiatives and projects, such as:
Membership management for donor giving societies, including tracking, mailings, and facilitation of member information collection with frontline fundraisers;
Coordination of the Patient Partner program, including patient recruitment, partner tracking, and health checks;
Donor recognition gift program coordination, including creation and updating of a gifts catalog, development of custom gift ideas, creation and ordering of gifts, adherence to recognition guidelines and standards, management of gift inventory, and tracking in ClearView for all delivered gifts;
Annual donor record review process across all business units and external partners;
Space inventory for recognition opportunities across the Dana-Farber campus, including annual review of all named spaces and displays, review and tracking of campus changes affecting spaces, and ongoing updates to business units;
Installation and maintenance of signage, recognition displays, donor recognition walls, displays, and galleries across the Dana-Farber campus, including coordination with business units, vendors, and Facilities and Real Estate Management to create mock-ups, fabricate samples, facilitate cost quotes, secure approvals, schedule installations, and facilitate invoicing and budget allocation;
Naming opportunity description writing, including pricing and location details;
Photography of all named spaces and signage, and submission to Portfolio database;
Campus tour document review and updating, as well as tour trainings for Philanthropy staff;
Project time tracking in QuickBase system;
Procedures and systems documentation for all projects for internal use.
Responsible for assisting the entire department, including Business Units, to reach annual financial goals;
Assume other duties as necessary.
Reports to Senior Assistant Director, Donor Relations
The position is programmatic in nature and a considerable amount of autonomy in decision-making and completing work-related tasks is required.
MINIMUM JOB QUALIFICATIONS:
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
Superior organizational skills, project management skills, and attention to detail
Strong customer service and written and verbal communication skills
Strong computer skills, particularly with database management
Effective in working with wide audiences, including highest level of DFCI constituents
Workstation located in typical office setting. Some evening and weekend work required. Local travel may be required.
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