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Development Associate – Corporate Location

Job ID 00761980 Location Weill Cornell Medical Center
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New York, New York


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Lifesaving Care: Development Makes it Possible

Ranked #1 in New York and among the best in the country by U.S. News & World Report, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital is one of the largest and most comprehensive health care institutions in the world. Our talented development professionals help ensure that we will have the resources to deliver the finest, most advanced patient care well into the future. We have launched a $2 billion capital campaign for key priorities that will maintain the Hospital’s excellence in patient care, education, and translational research. We invite you to join our team and help us reach our campaign goal.

Development Associate – Corporate Location

NewYork-Presbyterian seeks a Development Associate for its Major and Principal Gifts team. This position will work report to the Director of Special Initiatives, and will also work closely with the Chief Development Officer, to secure funding for the Hospital’s priority projects. This role is integral to success in researching, identifying, cultivating, soliciting, tracking, and stewarding donors and donor prospects. Duties include: developing and maintaining tracking systems for thank you letters, proposals and/or events to ensure smooth and efficient follow-up; ensuring appropriate stewardship of all gifts received, including drafting acknowledgment letters, receipting, and recognition; drafting briefings, fundraising reports and other written material as required; assisting with scheduling key meetings for senior members of the team, answering phones as necessary, and responding to inquiries. Performs other job related duties as assign. In order to be successful, this individual should be able to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.

Preferred Criteria

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel; fundraising database experience, such as Raiser’s Edge, a plus;
  • Strong organizational and planning skills with excellent attention to detail
  • Interest in building a non-profit development career and gaining exposure to fundraising

Required Criteria

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience 
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience 

Join a hospital where employee engagement is at an all-time high. Enjoy competitive compensation along with benefits such as tuition reimbursement, hospital retirement contributions, and financial planning assistance. Start your life-changing journey today.

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