Associate Director of Donor Relations (Open to Remote)

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Associate Director of Donor Relations, Medical Center Development Main work location: Redwood City, CA. Open to a hybrid work schedule (2 or more days per week on-site). This position is open to remote. How to apply: To be considered, along with your résumé, submit a cover letter and 2-3 writing examples (and/or a link to your portfolio). About Stanford Medicine: Stanford University, one of the world's premier academic and research institutions, seeks people committed to excellence and to improving our world. In turn, the university is committed to supporting its employees as they develop their careers and enrich their lives. We believe Stanford's future success will be shaped by the diverse perspectives, unique experiences, and inclusive culture of its community. Stanford Medicine is a world-class academic medical institution comprised of Stanford University School of Medicine, a research-intensive medical school, and Stanford Health Care, a regional hospital system that is nationally recognized for quality patient care and leading-edge technology. Stanford's top-ranking Medical Center Development (MCD) team supports the goals and purposes of Stanford Medicine including a significant focus on securing resources to realize the aspirations of the medical enterprise in alignment with the Stanford University-wide strategic vision. The Office of Medical Center Development is seeking an Associate Director of Donor Relations -a mission-driven team member with a passion for philanthropy, a strong expertise in storytelling and writing, and an interest in science and medicine. Job Purpose: Working closely with fundraisers, and under the supervision of the Senior Associate Director of Donor Relations, the Associate Director will create and implement comprehensive, individualized, and high-impact stewardship plans, and write highly customized reports, letters, and other communications. In this capacity, the Associate Director will contribute to the overall donor stewardship vision and strategy of Medical Center Development while ensuring effective project management and efficient processes. Your job responsibilities include: Strategy Establish and maintain strong working relationships with development officers in order to help define the stewardship strategy and maximize engagement for a portfolio of donors. On a regular and on-going basis, meet with assigned development officers to plan and execute comprehensive, high impact stewardship reporting and collateral for Stanford Medicine's donors. Project Management Proactively monitor and manage the stewardship needs of donors. Build a complete understanding of each donor's involvement and giving activity. Coordinate with faculty, development officers, and MCD staff and University partners to develop and produce key, multidimensional stewardship deliverables, including written (hard copy, email or online content), video, or events. Oversee design and production of development materials from creation to deployment. Manage the reporting and data needs for donors, using multiple databases, including updating and tracking data, uploading documents and files, and entering project-related information to ensure accuracy and timeliness. Manage vendors/consultants on specific projects, as needed. Writing Research, write, edit, and finalize reports, gift acknowledgment letters, and other stewardship collateral and correspondence for donors, coordinating with colleagues, faculty, and leadership to create personal and accurate communications. General Maintain open channels of communication with stewardship colleagues across the university. Assist in setting priorities for the Donor Relations team(s) and contribute to their overall effectiveness. Develop knowledge of Stanford Medicine, as well as an understanding of how stewardship relates to the work of Stanford Medicine. Support an environment of diversity and inclusion. Other duties may also be assigned. To be successful in this role, you will bring: Bachelor's degree and five years of relevant experience or combination of education and relevant experience. Experience in non-profit development, preferably in an academic environment is nice to have. Strong client service orientation and attention to detail. Ability to interact with a wide range of people at different levels of an organization, including students, faculty, top university administration, high-level donors, and volunteers. Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to create and edit high-level reports and correspondence efficiently and under tight time deadlines. Ability to articulate science progress and impact in a way that is understandable and meaningful to various constituencies. Proven ability to effectively and efficiently manage multiple priorities and projects, with competing deadlines. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Tact, discretion, and experience handling confidential information. Ability to work together with courage, collaboration, communication, and compassion. A healthy respect for others is an essential, shared value. Proficient in MS Office Suite and database applications. This remote role is open to candidates anywhere in the United States. Stanford University has five Regional Pay Structures. The compensation for this position will be based on the location of the successful candidate. The expected pay range for this position is $68,000 to $105,000 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location and external market pay for comparable jobs. Working Conditions May require working flexible hours, including nights and weekends Travel may be required Work Standards Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, Why Stanford is for You Imagine a world without search engines or social platforms. Consider lives saved through first-ever organ transplants and research to cure illnesses. Stanford University has revolutionized the way we live and enrich the world. Supporting this mission is our diverse and dedicated 17,000 staff. We seek talent driven to impact the future of our legacy. Our culture and unique perks empower you with: Freedom to grow. Take advantage of career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or leader discuss global issues. A caring culture. We understand the importance of your personal and family time and provide you access to wellness programs, child-care resources, parent education and consultation, elder care, and caregiving support. A healthier you. We make wellness a priority by providing access to world-class exercise facilities. Climb our rock wall or participate in one of hundreds of health or fitness classes. Discovery and fun. Visit campus gardens, trails, and museums. Enviable resources. We offer free commuter programs and ridesharing incentives. Enjoy discounts for computers, cell phones, recreation, travel, entertainment, and more! We pride ourselves in being a culture that encourages and empowers you. The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned. Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job. Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Additional Information Schedule: Full-time Job Code: 4322 Employee Status: Regular Grade: H Requisition ID: 96831