Director of Development

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

Beth Israel Deaconess, a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, is a fully integrated medical center providing adult services from cardiology to obstetrics, gastrointestinal disorders to cancer care. Fully committed to excellence in clinical care, bio-medical research, education and to the health and wellness of its patients and the communities it serves, BIDMC is a national leader in patient care quality, safety and transparency, and consistently sets standards in the way health data can be used to improve care and services. BIDMC is home to a renowned academic research program, where scientific discoveries help to transform medical care. With revolutionary advances and therapies, BIDMC is a national leader in "bench to bedside" research. Equally important, BIDMC is known for its spirit of compassion and concern. Each year U.S. News & World Report ranks BIDMC as a "Best Hospital" in multiple specialties.

The Opportunity

The Director of Development will be responsible for the identification, cultivation, and solicitation of individual major gift prospects and donors with a strong focus on capital campaign prospects. The ideal candidate will assist with strategy and oversight of his/her portfolio of top level campaign and board prospects under the direction of both the senior vice president and the senior executive director. S/he serves as a member of the development team and plays a central role in developing, overseeing, and managing major gift strategies and programs, and coordinating them with other segments of the department's efforts. An advocate for the mission and programs of the institution, the Director of Development represents the institution among its senior volunteer leadership and key and influential public audiences.