Northwell Health Foundation seeks an experienced, enthusiastic
and articulate frontline fundraiser to build a grateful patient and
major gifts philanthropy program for the Northwell Health Cancer
Reporting to the Senior Director for Cancer Development of
Northwell Health Foundation, the Major Gift Officer (Cancer Care)
will raise funds from individuals, families, corporations, and
foundations for the Cancer Institute. The MGO will collaborate with
physicians and senior management to advance prospect cultivation
and solicitation strategies. This is an exciting opportunity to
build and steward a robust prospect portfolio for a dynamic health
ABOUT NORTHWELL HEALTH
NORTHWELL HEALTH is New York State’s largest health care
provider and private employer, with 22 hospitals and more than 830
outpatient facilities. Northwell Health has more than 16,600
credentialed physicians, about 18,900 nurses, and more than 5,000
volunteers. Northwell Health cares for over two million people
annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to
philanthropic support from its communities.
Northwell’s more than 78,000 employees are working to change
health care for the better:
- Pioneering breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute
for Medical Research, including national clinical trial sites for
treating lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and paralysis.
- Training the next generation of medical professionals at the
visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at
Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Graduate
Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies.
- Participating in the largest medical residency programs in the
US, with 1,900+ residents and fellows.
Northwell Health was named a Best Place to Work by both Fortune
and Glassdoor, and one of Fortune’s 100 Best Places to Work for
Diversity and Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma.
Northwell Health is a highly regarded health system and
community pillar. Four Northwell hospitals receive top-50 national
ratings in 22 adult medical specialties in US News & World
Report’s 2021-22 Best Hospital rankings and nine Magnet®-designated
hospitals are recognized for Nursing Excellence. Cohen Children’s
Medical Center was ranked No. 1 in New York State in US News &
World Report’s 2021-22 Best Children’s Hospital rankings and earned
top 50 national rankings for exceptional care in nine pediatric
specialties. In addition, Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital was
recognized as one of top two cardiac surgery programs in the US
Northwell Health strives to improve the health of the
communities it serves and is committed to providing the highest
quality clinical care; educating the current and future generations
of health care professionals; searching for new advances in
medicine through the conduct of bio-medical research; promoting
health education; and caring for the entire community regardless of
the ability to pay.
VALUES & COMMITMENTS: THE CANCER
Northwell Health treats more New Yorkers for cancer than any
other health care provider. With more than 200 doctors specializing
in nearly every type of cancer, the Northwell Health Cancer
Institute delivers a full range of lifesaving care across the
state. The Cancer Institute seamlessly integrates Northwell’s
network of nationally recognized hospitals and cancer specialists—
providing top care close to home.
THE NORTHWELL HEALTH FOUNDATION is an official 501(c)(3) and the
fundraising arm for Northwell Health. The Foundation is an exciting
phase of growth, adding a cohort of new professionals to the team
to support initiatives that will enhance and sustain Northwell
Health for generations to come. Innovation fuels advancement in
health care, and at Northwell, philanthropy fuels innovation. Every
gift to Northwell Health fuels the team’s ambition to fearlessly
disrupt the expected standards. Across Northwell, employees believe
in the power and potential impact of taking on challenges and going
where others won’t or can’t. The Foundation is committed to and
supported by the communities it serves through the cultivation and
stewardship of donors, fundraising programs such as estate/ planned
giving, annual giving and signature events such as the Northwell
Health Walks, Feinstein Institute Summer Concert, the Katz
Institute for Women’s Health Fall Luncheon and Fashion Show and the
Northwell Health Constellation Gala.
– Customer experience
- Establishes and executes Cancer Institute major gift and
grateful patient fund raising in partnership with the Foundation
Leadership to fulfill annual goals and objectives.
- Participates in the development of long and short-term
strategic plans in conjunction with Foundation and the faculty, to
provide vision and direction for all aspects of fund-raising
including new prospect identification, cultivation, solicitation,
and stewardship of grateful patients.
- Provides focused fundraising for approved priorities.
- Manages a discreet portfolio of donors and collaborates with
colleagues to expand donor base. Identifies, cultivates, solicits,
and stewards donors and prospects.
- Partners with facility senior management and physicians to
identify new patient donors and implement a customized plan to meet
- Identifies and recruits donors to participate in our
- Works to identify new patient prospects to develop grateful
- Oversees annual budgets and maintain fiscal responsibility for
initiatives in area of responsibility.
- Performs related duties, as required.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
- Bachelor’s Degree required.
- Minimum of five (5) years progressive related experience
including securing gifts from $100K to $1M, preferably in
- Knowledge of and experience with Raiser’s Edge system,
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. To
be considered, candidates should submit a resume and cover letter
including a statement of interest to email@example.com.
Please indicate the position to which you are applying in your
cover letter and email subject line.
Nominations and confidential inquiries made to:
The Angeletti Group
365 South Street – Suite 100
Morristown, NJ 07960
Salary commensurate with experience.
Northwell Health Foundation is an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer.