Major Gifts Officer

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Boston, Massachusetts

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), a major teaching hospital of Harvard Medical School, provides 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

Reporting directly to the Director of Development, the Major Gifts Officer will play a central role in developing, overseeing, and managing major gift strategies and programs ($50,000+), and relating them to other segments of the department's Advancement efforts. S/he will manage a personal portfolio of 100+ major gift prospects and donors that comprise many of the institution's most important relationships and will collaborate with other key staff to devise individually tailored major gift strategies. The successful candidate will create high-quality connections with the institution’s department chairs, division chiefs, physicians and researchers, and will demonstrate a firm grasp of a wide range of medically related terms and significant issues facing the healthcare profession. A Bachelor’s degree is required, as is 3-5 years related experience.