The Senior Director of Development, Corporate and Foundation Relations, manages corporate and foundation frontline fundraising for Joslin Diabetes Center priorities. S/he serves as a strategist for all philanthropic fundraising for institutional prospects and donors. S/he serves as the main point of contact for corporations and foundations seeking partnerships with Joslin. The Senior Director works closely and collaboratively with Joslin leadership, chiefs, physicians, researchers and key others to engage and create philanthropic partnerships with Joslin.
Reporting to the Chief Development Officer, the Senior Director also leads implementation of best practices regarding Corporate and Foundation Relations operations within the larger Development framework. Additionally, the Senior Director will manage and maintain corporate partnerships pertaining to cause marketing opportunities in collaboration with the event team.
Our ideal candidate will possess these competencies:
Decision Making: Ability to make decisions with significant, broad implications for the management and operations of a major department or multiple departments. Participate in decisions on overall strategy and direction of the department.
Problem Solving: Ability to address problems that are broad, complex and abstract, often involving Joslin-wide issues and requiring substantial creativity, resourcefulness, staff engagement, negotiations and diplomacy to develop solutions.
Independent Strategy and Execution: Ability to set goals and priorities for functional area. May make recommendations for department policies, practices and programs. Senior Director provides broad guidance and overall direction.
Written Communications: Ability to summarize and communicate moderately complex information in varied written formats to internal and external constituents.
Oral Communications: Ability to comprehend and communicate complex verbal information to Joslin staff, patients, families and external constituents.
Knowledge: Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge of concepts, practices and policies with the ability to use them in varied situations.
Team Work: Ability to act as a team leader, create a collaborative and respectful team environment and improve workflow.
Customer Service: Ability to provide a high level of customer service and staff training and ability to resolves issues in a timely and respectful manner.
Mission Driven: Appreciation and commitment to the mission of Joslin Diabetes Center.