• Individual Giving Coordinator

    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
    Project Management
  • Overview

    Cures Start Here. At Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, home to three Nobel laureates, interdisciplinary teams of world-renowned scientists seek new and innovative ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, HIV/AIDS and other life-threatening diseases. Fred Hutch’s pioneering work in bone marrow transplantation led to the development of immunotherapy, which harnesses the power of the immune system to treat cancer. An independent, nonprofit research institute based in Seattle, Fred Hutch houses the nation’s first cancer prevention research program, as well as the clinical coordinating center of the Women’s Health Initiative and the international headquarters of the HIV Vaccine Trials Network. Careers Start Here.


    The Program Coordinator serves on the Individual Giving team, which is responsible for engaging supporters to give to Fred Hutch through annual, planned and major gifts. The Individual Giving Program is an integrated program and a significant component of a comprehensive development program at Fred Hutch.


    This position provides support for various tasks within the Individual Giving program and will exhibit dependability and willingness to work as an integral member of the Philanthropy team. The Coordinator is expected to take initiative, be a self-starter, and work independently and collaboratively with team members. Must maintain professionalism, show flexibility, handle multiple tasks and changing priorities, and remain composed under pressure of deadlines. The Coordinator must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution and work well within all levels of the organization.


    Key Responsibilities

    Responsibilities and essential job functions include but are not limited to the following:

    • Responsible for managing the essential day to day administrative needs of the Chief Philanthropic Executive, Individual Giving including donor-focused work like tracking actions and proposals in Raisers Edge.
    • Identifies and implements processes to improve workflow, organization and communication across Individual Giving teams, including major, annual, and planned gifts.
    • Prepares general correspondence including memos and e-mails. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, and makes appropriate edits. Responsible for accuracy and appearance of final documents. May prepare charts, tables, graphs and other meeting/presentation materials.
    • Maintains system for organizing, updating and archiving documents and information.
    • Develop and implement programs for individual giving professional development, process documentation and improvement, and progress tracking.
    • Work closely with other Individual Giving team members to insure effective coordination of effort and to reinforce the prospect relationship continuum.
    • Schedules and coordinates meetings, travel, conference attendance and other program activities.
    • Processes invoices and reconciles procurement card expenses. Maintains confidentiality of all sensitive materials and information in printed, electronic or verbal form.
    • Additional special projects and tasks as assigned.



    Summary of Experience

    • Bachelor's degree preferred
    • Three to five years’ experience in nonprofits, philanthropy or other related experience preferred

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Exceptional customer service and project management skills required
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing
    • Must have strong attention to detail
    • Ability to prioritize workload and work under pressure
    • Self-motivation and flexibility
    • Ability to build relationships and work in a team environment
    • Ability to work under the direction of others and perform special projects as assigned
    • Ability to set priorities, meet deadlines and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, changing environment
    • Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions and request clarification when needed
    • Proficient in Microsoft Word, SharePoint, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Experience with The Raiser’s Edge/RENXT preferred

    Our Commitment to Diversity

    We are committed to cultivating a workplace in which diverse perspectives and experiences are welcomed and respected. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and VEVRAA Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political ideology, or membership in any other legally protected class. We are an Affirmative Action employer. We encourage individuals with diverse backgrounds to apply and desire priority referrals of protected veterans. If due to a disability you need assistance/and or a reasonable accommodation during the application or recruiting process, please send a request to our Employee Services Center at escmail@fredhutch.org or by calling 206-667-4700.


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