Pancreatic cancer doesn’t stop or slow down, and neither do we. At
PanCAN, we accelerate critical progress for pancreatic cancer
patients. We take bold action by funding life-saving
research, providing personalized patient services free of charge,
and creating a community of supporters and volunteers who will stop
at nothing to create a world in which all pancreatic cancer
patients thrive. PanCAN’s Precision Promise (SM) is one
example of how we work to change the future for pancreatic cancer
patients. Precision Promise is our
groundbreaking clinical trial platform that is now enrolling
patients at top institutions nationwide. It is what the pancreatic
cancer field and our patient community have been waiting for,
hailed for its ability to transform the way clinical research is
done for this disease.
We’re looking for people who, like us, will stop at nothing to
make progress for patients. Our work is critical, meaningful and it
changes lives every day. Join us and be a part of
Reporting to the Director, Annual Giving, the Associate Director,
Annual Giving is a lead fundraiser for the mid-level giving program
(Partners in Progress), actively managing a portfolio to cultivate,
solicit and steward leadership annual giving donors
($1,000-$10,000). As a member of PanCAN’s Development team, the
Associate Director will work closely with the Director and other
team members to develop effective fundraising strategies, deepen
relationships with mid-level supporters, and close gifts to meet
The Associate Director will develop, implement, and oversee
solicitation and stewardship strategies to engage mid-level donors
through various channels to deepen their financial support of
PanCAN’s mission. The Associate Director will manage a large
portfolio of mid-level giving donors as well as the greater
unassigned pool of Partners in Progress. The Associate Director has
experience and is skilled in working both with external and
internal stakeholders, donors, volunteers and other constituents.
This position will be responsible for growing revenue from
mid-level donors. This position is ideal for a self-motivated,
creative, and passionate development professional who is excited
about the opportunity to join a collaborative team and be a part of
guiding strategic revenue growth.
To encourage the people fighting the world’s toughest cancer, we
provide our staff with the resources, care, and sparkle to do and
be their very best in and out of the office. We offer competitive
salaries, variable incentive compensation, flexible work
arrangements, a remote-friendly work environment, exceptional time
off practices, and top-tier health and welfare benefits – all
creating an extraordinary workplace and inclusive culture that
celebrates diverse perspectives, encourages innovation, and is
highly recommended to friends and colleagues by our team
- Work closely with the Director, Annual Giving to implement the
annual strategy and serve as a frontline gift officer for
cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship for PanCAN’s “Partners
in Progress” mid-level giving program ($1,000 - $10,000).
- Manage a portfolio of mid-level annual giving supporters by
personally cultivating, stewarding and soliciting donors and
prospects to retain and upgrade gifts through email, personal
notes, calls, virtual and in-person meetings.
- Collaborate within the development team on the strategy and
plan for solicitation, stewardship, and cultivation to engage and
grow the mid-level donor segment including highly personalized
direct marketing efforts.
- Closely monitor and evaluate program performance against
targets and adjust plans and strategies accordingly to meet or
exceed revenue goals and objectives.
- Responsible for tracking mid-level giving prospects and donors;
documenting cultivation and solicitation activities, and
memberships in Raiser’s Edge NXT.
- Work with the Research and Prospect Management and Major Gift
teams to identify and transition higher capacity major gift and
- Adhere to the highest ethical standards; demonstrate empathetic
disposition, and perseverance; reflect optimistic and positive
attitude, and convey sensitivity to donor needs.
- Develop a deep understanding of the organization’s mission and
goals to effectively communicate to the giving community.
- Evaluates success and progress of accomplishing goals and
refines business tactics as needed.
- Not applicable at this time.
QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS: The
following are the minimum qualifications which an individual needs
to successfully perform the duties and responsibilities of this
- Bachelor’s degree.
- Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in a fundraising role,
preferably with documented experience closing mid-level gifts in
the $1,000-$10,000 range.
- Ensure fundraising goals are met or exceeded, by providing
strategy, analyzing progress throughout the year, and working with
stakeholders to increase outreach.
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills, including
- Commitment to the mission, vision and values of the Pancreatic
Cancer Action Network.
- Must be a highly energetic professional with a track record of
building donor relationships and closing gifts.
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with a range
of groups, including staff, donors, and volunteers.
- Ability to thrive in a fast paced, results oriented
- Excellent organizational skills with a meticulous attention to
detail. Strong planning skills including the ability to anticipate
tasks, set priorities, meet deadlines and function smoothly under
strict deadlines and shifting priorities.
- Ability to exercise initiative and accept responsibility to
work proactively and with minimum supervision.
- Ability to work independently and within a remote team
- High degree of professionalism is essential.
- Travel and weekend work required at times.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook;
familiarity with Raiser's Edge or other CRM highly preferred.
Salary Range: ($95 - $120k) PanCAN is
committed to providing fair and transparent employee
pay. Our compensation policy and practices
integrate years of
relative experience, skills, job duties,
functions, responsibilities, education, certifications, expertise,
PanCAN seniority, position/title, department, market conditions,
and merit, and may also include geographic location. Our base
salaries range from Entry level to Experienced and max at
Expert level. The base pay range included herein is specific and
germane to the job/position/opening as described within this
EXPECTATIONS FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Support the organization’s mission and goals by exhibiting the
following core values: Deliver Excellence, Service &
Gratitude, Accountability, Team, and Sparkle Spirit!
The above statements are intended to describe the general
nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to
this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list
of all required duties, responsibilities, and
Individuals assigned to this position must be able to work
in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment with demonstrated
ability to juggle and prioritize multiple, competing tasks and
demands and to seek management assistance as appropriate.
The Pancreatic Cancer Action Network is an equal opportunity
employer and affords equal opportunity to all applicants for all
positions without reg
Please include a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to
the link in the job posting.