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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Fred Hutch) is seeking a Director for Obliteride, Fred Hutch’s largest community event, bringing more than 2,500 riders, walkers, and runners, and 700 volunteers together to raise millions of dollars for research at Fred Hutch. The Director will be part of the Philanthropy Department’s Donor Engagement team, will report to the Executive Director, Fundraising Events, and will work closely with Philanthropy leadership and key community volunteers. The Director will be responsible for setting the vision for Obliteride and delivering on ambitious year-over-year growth in participation, number and size of teams, and participant-raised dollars. In addition, the Director will use Obliteride as a platform for community engagement that enhances knowledge of and philanthropic support for innovative research taking place at Fred Hutch. The ideal candidate must be able to effectively communicate the mission, values, and scope of the institution.
Some travel, evenings, and weekends required.This position is not responsible for corporate underwriting.
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