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Assistant Director, Corporate Partnerships at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

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Type: Full Time
Location: BROOKLINE, Massachusetts

Job Description:



The Assistant Director is responsible for working with the Associate Director of Corporate Partnerships on developing a strategy for increasing sponsorship and employee engagement in Jimmy Fund programs. This position will focus on recruitment of both sponsors and employee groups to participate in the full menu of Jimmy Fund opportunities, including the Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk, Rally for the Jimmy Fund, Running Programs, Jimmy Fund Golf and various special events.

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.

Responsible for assisting the entire Division with reaching financial goals.


Resume and cover letter required with application submission.

Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.



* Collaborate with the Associate Director and one additional Assistant Director to achieve corporate engagement goals: sponsorship (cash and in-kind), employee engagement, and cause marketing partnerships;

* This position would recruit sponsors and participants for all units, i.e. Walk, Event Fundraising, Workplace Giving, Rally, Running Programs, Golf Tournaments;

* Develop an overall corporate pipeline of at least 800 companies per year from new and existing relationships with a focus on recruiting new sponsorships and team participation in Jimmy Fund events;

* Conduct a minimum of 300 Donor Visits;

* Support the planning and execution of an annual Corporate Partners Summit;

* Assist in creating programs to enhance both Dana-Farber Cancer Institute s and the Jimmy Fund s image in the community;

* Yield business that within three years is generating a sustainable $1 million across the Jimmy Fund Business Units.


Reports to Associate Director, Corporate Partnerships. Assist with management of interns, work-study students, temporary employees, and/or volunteers as appropriate.



Bachelor s degree required. At least 5-7 years of professional fundraising, annual giving, and/or special events experience. Ability to secure visits with donors and engage donors in multiple activities. Direct solicitation experience. Preferred experience with constituent segmentation, analysis, and outreach.


Significant, quality work with donors and volunteers; excellent communication and human relations skills; strong organizational skills and superior attention to detail; leadership capacity. Must be able to juggle many projects simultaneously and be a highly motivated self-starter. Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products necessary.




Workstation located in typical office setting. Some overtime required.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an at will employment relationship.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.