Development Officer-Communications- Development/Fundraising

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity
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Development/Fundraising -  Req # 2457586
Development Officer-Communications  
The Development Officer is a pivotal member of the Development Office at Mount Sinai.   They will essentially wear two hats:   1) She/he will report directly into the Senior Director of Development Communications and will be responsible for some administrative duties, managing the overall Development Communications budget as well as special projects.  2)  She/he will also be responsible for helping to serve as a point of contact for Development colleagues and vendors to help oversee the production of print and digital based communications as part of the overall Development Communications Team. 
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Key Duties & Responsibilities under the Senior Director of Development Communications:
    • Set up meetings, manage calendar appointments/meetings, help with presentations, and other special projects
    • Attend key Marketing and Press/PR meetings with the Senior Director of Development Communication AND send out the notes from the meeting to Development
    • Oversee the Development Communications budget, which includes working across Development Communications to secure all vendor estimates, invoices, W9s and POs and Finance AND ensure they are all tracked properly in Excel AND paid within the calendar year.  This includes actively providing a monthly budget update in Excel for review. 
  • Key Duties as a member of the Development Communications Team:
    • Help oversee the design and production of print and web-based communications including proposals, email creative, invitations, web updates for (e.g. marquee banner updates, donation page updates, campaign page updates)
    • Work with production/design team and outside vendors (as needed) to ensure the look and feel for all communications projects are within branding and design guidelines as set by Development Communications and the larger branding team for the Health System
    • Help maintain the photography archives and file-sharing with Mount Sinai’s Marketing Team
    • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • BA required
  • 3 - 5 years in an office setting, preferably in advertising, development, alumni, special events, public relations, marketing and/or research
Minimum Computer Skills:
  • Intermediate/advanced proficiency in the MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point); Experience with Photoshop, Raisers Edge and NetCommunity, HTML knowledge would be helpful to the person in this position, but they are not required
General Skills:
  •  Superb administrative and organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Outstanding oral, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to act with a sense of urgency and follow-up when answers are needed
  • Ability to collaborate with and internal stakeholders and motivate vendors/external partners, etc.
  • Excellent problem-solving, solution-setting and organizational skills
  • Sensitivity, tact, and diplomacy
  • Ability to honor confidentiality
  • Foster a positive and professional working relationship with all staff. 
  • The ability to work within an environment that emphasizes teamwork as well as individual initiative 
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together.
We work hard to acquire and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you can develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, can make an impact on quality patient care. 
Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 
Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospital campuses, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Beth Israel Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 
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