Planned Giving Officer

Job Locations USA-NY-New York
Posted Date 1 month ago(1/16/2018 9:03 AM)
Requisition ID
Professional - Development

Company Overview

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.


For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2017. We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description

The Development Department at MSK is seeking an experience Planned Giving Officer to join their team.

As the Planned Giving Officer, you will:

  • Engage in pro-active donor cultivation and solicitation through regular personal visits with key prospects nationwide.
  • Participate in follow-up calls to major and planned giving donors, and maintain meaningful relationships.
  • Utilize tracking system for reporting on completion of assigned follow-up contacts, and the results achieved.
  • Develop strategies for major and planned gift donors and prospects assigned areas.
  • Respond to donors for recent outright gifts. Assess capacity and interest as potential planned giving prospects.
  • Respond with sample proposals geared toward a variety of planned gift vehicles
  • Develop and organize planned giving health education and cultivation events.

You have:

  • A passion for developing and maintaining relationships with donors.
  • A Bachelor’s Degree AND five years of development or related field, including three years of planned giving experience.
  • A valid driver's license and the ability to travel frequently to donor meetings and events, nationwide.
  • The flexibility to work some evenings.



MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.  


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