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|Job #: F726|
|Posted Date: August 30, 2017|
|Closes On: Open Until Filled|
|Job Title: Senior Director, External Relations|
|Status: Regular Full Time|
|Benefits Eligible: Yes|
|The Development department has primary responsibility to implement and execute strategies to meet Salk's specific fundraising needs through local, national and international philanthropic efforts.|
Reporting directly to the Vice President, External Relations (VPER), the Senior Director, External Relations, Cancer Center will have the responsibility for building a principal gifts program ($1m+ gifts) for individual and foundation donors primarily to the Cancer Center at the Salk Institute for Biological Sciences. The Senior Director will create strategies, implement plans, and set clear annual fundraising goals with the VPER for the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and tracking of prospects and donors of six, seven, and eight figure potential. Working closely with the VPER, colleagues within ER, key faculty, and senior administrators, the Senior Director will pursue fund raising strategies to gain access to high net worth individuals and major foundations with a demonstrated history of supporting foundational research at the principal gift level ($1m+), particularly in the area of cancer. The Senior Director will pursue prospects on a national and potentially international level and may be expected to travel to represent the Institute.
To be considered as a candidate for this position you must provide a list of gifts obtained for previous employers or clients. Failure to follow these instructions will exclude you from any further consideration.