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The Executive Director, Planned Giving serves as part of an integrated Individual Giving Program and reports to the Chief Philanthropy Executive, Individual Giving. This position will oversee the planned giving program providing leadership and direction to the planned giving team. Planned giving is a significant component of a comprehensive development program at Fred Hutch. This is a key role in ensuring the institution meets its comprehensive fundraising goals by leading a highly productive planned giving program that engages supporters to give to Fred Hutch through estate planning and complex gifts.
The Executive Director, Planned Giving is responsible for planning, directing and soliciting both planned and major gifts. The position will manage a personal portfolio of individuals and will be called upon to engage and collaborate with Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center leadership staff, faculty and volunteers as required. This position will have management responsibility and be the source of education for staff on issues related to planned giving so that team members have current understanding for identifying donor traits that make a planned gift a viable option. Some travel, weekend and evening work is required.
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