The Associate Director, Foundations is an important member of the Office of Development and will be responsible for providing professional, high-level support for the execution of Montefiore and Einstein’s Strategic Plan for Development. Working closely with the Director of Institutional Giving and other Directors, the Associate Director, Foundations (ADF) will provide critical input on all aspects of strategic fundraising and stewardship which includes portfolio management, proposal design, report preparation, and the identification of new funding opportunities. The ADF will serve as a frontline fundraiser together with the Director to attend high-level meetings with senior representatives from Foundation donors. Additionally, the ADF will participate in internal meetings with clinical and program management to assist with strategic fundraising and plan implementation.
Foundations play an increasingly important role in delivering quality health care to the underserved populations accessing Montefiore and Einstein and they are an important revenue source for strong outcomes-based research and innovative health care.
The ideal candidate is proactive, anticipates future needs of Institutional Giving, and demonstrates responsiveness, strong customer service, independent thinking, and solid judgment in an exciting, fast-paced environment. S/he will have exceptional writing skills, the ability to perform quickly, and experience translating complicated technical concepts into lay terms.
Collaborate with multiple stakeholders from across the organization to develop and submit grant proposals and reports to a wide range of funders to support new and existing initiatives.
Proactive stewardship and cultivation to build and maintain long-standing and significant funding relationships.
Work in partnership with the Director of Institutional Giving and clinical, academic, and research staff throughout Montefiore and Einstein to meet strategic needs and priorities.
Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred.
5-7 years demonstrated experience in development and institutional giving, preferably in the fields of science and/or medicine.
Ability to organize, expedite, and manage multiple complex projects simultaneously, working within and across diverse groups and teams.
Excellent communications skills.
Proactive, creative, and effective problem-solving capacity.
Excellent writing skills with a proven track record of funded proposals.
Strong connection to and passion for Montefiore Einstein’s combined mission.
Familiarity with The Raiser’s Edge NXT or comparable Customer-Relationship Management platform is preferred.