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Development Coordinator - Principal Giving

at Memorial Sloan Kettering

Posted: 9/10/2019
Job Reference #: 35587

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUSA-NY-New York
    Posted Date1 month ago(8/16/2019 2:17 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Professional - Development
  • Company Overview

    At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

    For the 28th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018, as well as one of Glassdoor’s Employees’ Choice Best Place to Work for 2018. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

    Job Description

    The Principal Giving development team is seeking a strategic, creative and highly motivated Development Coordinator to join our team. Working with guidance from the Director of Donor Engagement and Initiatives and the VP of Development, our Coordinator will provide general and advanced support of effective strategies for donor engagement and stewardship at the highest levels.

    You will:

    • Assist in the Principal Giving team’s fundraising operations by supporting ongoing and new department projects.
    • Serve as a point of contact or communication with institutional leaders and members of the board regarding the projects assigned including events for donors at the highest level.
    • Manage complex calendars of department leader, department staff, and attendees including institutional leadership and board members, using independent judgment based on knowledge of priorities and resources.
    • Arrange for appropriate meeting space and set up given meeting/seminar requirements (e.g., food ordering, technology devices, etc.) and assist with and prepare/produce documents for meetings and donor events.
    • Operate autonomously, with discretion, in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment.
    • Use internal software like COGNOS and ideally have experience in CRM
    • Make recommendations and improve on operational processes relevant to supporting the Principal Giving team.
    • Assist with other duties as assigned.

    You are:

    • An outstanding communicator with superior writing skills, capable of determining how best to reach different audiences and executing communication based on that understanding.
    • Self-motivated and curious, the ideal candidate would succeed when working independently and as part of a team. Willing to act and eager to pursue new opportunities and tough challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
    • Extremely organized
    • Flexible in your approach and demeanor to align with the shifting demands of evolving and complex circumstances.
    • Adept at creating partnerships and working collaboratively with others throughout the Institution to meet shared objectives and goals.

    You have:

    • Bachelor’s degree preferred plus 2-4 years of experience. In lieu of bachelor’s degree, 4-6 years relevant experience can be accepted.
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office, with superior skills in excel.
    • Strong prioritization, attention to detail, and organizational skills.
    • Experience working with data
    • Strong independent judgment and critical thinking skills.
    • 1-2 years of demonstrated project work strongly preferred. #LI-POST


    MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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