The Aspen Leadership Group is proud to partner with the National
Foundation for Cancer Research in the search for a Director of
Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, the
Director of Major Giving will cultivate and lead targeted major
gift development activities to raise funding for long-term,
transformative cancer research that promotes discoveries in cancer
prevention, detection, and treatment as well as funding for related
public education. The Director of Major Giving will coordinate
development activities across the Foundation that enable it to
achieve its long- and short-term goals and objectives. Serving as a
member of the organization’s fundraising team, the Director of
Major Giving will contribute to the achievement of the Foundation's
mission and vision in a management role that is both internally and
externally focused. Approximately 70% of the Director's time will
be spent in the field meeting with donors.
The National Foundation for Cancer Research was founded in 1973 to
support cancer research and public education relating to the
prevention, early diagnosis, better treatments, and a cure for
cancer. NFCR promotes and facilitates collaboration among
scientists to accelerate the pace of discovery from bench to
bedside. NFCR is committed to cures for all types of cancer.
With the help of more than 5.3 million individual donors over the
last 50 years, NFCR has delivered more than $400 million in funding
to public education and cancer research leading to several
important, life-saving discoveries. It provides scientists in the
lab with the funding they need to make game-changing discoveries in
cancer treatments, detection, prevention, and ultimately, a cure.
NFCR has distinguished itself in the cancer research sector by
emphasizing long-term, transformative research.
Cancer research requires a long-term commitment to make an impact.
The newest treatments available today are often the fruits of
research that started decades ago.
Collaboration is a bedrock principle of NFCR. It is how research
advancements can be accelerated to realize an end to this terrible
disease. Through global collaboration, NFCR is making unique
impact on a new and accelerated path to cures.
The National Foundation for Cancer Research funds high-risk and
high-impact research with one absolute goal—We make Cures
Possible for all types of cancer.
The National Foundation for Cancer Research will consider
candidates with a broad range of backgrounds. A bachelor's degree
or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at
least seven years of development experience with a focus on major
gifts and leadership giving, preferably in a nonprofit organization
or academic setting, is preferred. All applications must be
accompanied by a cover letter and résumé. Cover letters should be
responsive to the mission of the National Foundation for Cancer
Research as well as the responsibilities and qualifications
presented in the prospectus.
The salary range for this position is $100,000 to $120,000
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