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Director, Planned Giving

Director, Planned Giving

Job ID 
10034
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Company 
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Location 
US-WA-Seattle
Category 
Philanthropy and Fundraising

More information about this job

Overview

  • Secure support through wills, bequests, trusts, deferred gifts, charitable gift annuities, gifts of property, and other planned gifts.
  • Partner with Philanthropic Gifts staff on personalized planned giving strategies to increase donor’s overall strategies for lifetime giving.
  • Speak fluently on, and engage donors in, various instruments available for deferred giving to maximize support and be continually cognizant of changing charitable tax landscape.
  • Build relationships with financial advisor and estate planning community, including support of Fred Hutch’s Planned Giving Advisory Committee and Allied Professionals Partnerships.
  • Provide creative input on marketing and stewardship strategies for Planned Giving and the Thomas Legacy Society.
  • Assist with formal and informal training for other Philanthropy team members.
  • Understanding of the importance of annual and blended gifts strategies with long term Planned Giving program goals.

Qualifications

Requirements

  • A baccalaureate degree or 4 years of directly related experience.
  • 7+ years of successful professional fundraising experience in planned giving or comparable experience in a related field.
  • Proven success soliciting and closing planned and estate gifts and/or working with and closing clients in a related field.
  • Proven ability to articulate, compellingly, the mission and vision of the organization.
  • Adept at engaging, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding individuals from all walks of life and varying philanthropic capacity level.
  • Proven ability to advance the interests of donors or potential donors while honoring and protecting the best interests of the organization.
  • Strong communication skills. Preferred Qualifications
  • An advanced degree or financial/estate planning certification.
  • Experience in campaign planning and/or campaign implementation desired
  • Working knowledge of Crescendo, PG Calc or other gift planning software.
  • Innate sense of urgency combined with self-motivation.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An advanced degree or financial/estate planning certification.
  • Experience in campaign planning and/or campaign implementation desired
  • Working knowledge of Crescendo, PG Calc or other gift planning software.
  • Innate sense of urgency combined with self-motivation.