Associate Director of Development -OB Development/Fundraising

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Associate Director of Development for OB


The Mount Sinai Health System is seeking an exceptional Associate Director of Development for OB to join our team. The Associate Director should be a self-starter who enjoys working with donors and prospects in a hospital setting, as well as possesses strong skills as a project manager.

The Associate Director will identify, cultivate, and solicit high-end annual gifts (under $100K) for OB and Children’s Health programs, as well as develop a major gift pipeline. He/she will manage a portfolio of 150-200 donors and grateful patient prospects, a pool that has been largely unmined up to this point, and will develop and implement appropriate solicitation strategies highlighting the strategic priorities for the Children’s Health program and the Health System as a whole. In coordination with the Associate Director of Development for Children’s Health, the Associate Director of Development for OB will have a particular focus on securing gifts for relevant OB capital projects at Mount Sinai West.


Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Identify prospects, cultivate, and solicit annual gifts for OB/Children’s Health priorities
  • Evaluate various gift opportunities and giving vehicles and recommend the most suitable for a particular donor; develop, write, and present proposals appropriate to donor’s interest and financial situation
  • Build a pipeline of major gift prospects for OB/Children’s Health priorities
  • Manage a portfolio of current donors to ensure renewal and increased support on an annual basis
  • Steward newly acquired donors to renew and increase their support of the Mount Sinai Health System
  • In coordination with colleagues, develop a strategy to acquire donors for relevant OB capital projects at Mount Sinai West
  • In coordination with colleagues, execute fundraising and operational activities associated with Children’s Health campaign, including use of direct mail, social media, and events
  • Interact with faculty and leadership partners as needed to identify prospects, cultivate, solicit, and steward gifts
  • Establish and meet annual goals including, dollars raised, renewal percentages, and program pipeline development
  • Collaborate with development colleagues accordingly depending on donor/prospect interests
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Bachelor’s degree required. Masters preferred.
  • Five to seven years of fundraising or related experience
  • Preference will be given to candidates who have worked in academic medical setting and /or complex nonprofit fundraising environment and have experience with capital campaigns, major and/or annual programs, volunteer management, and alumni relations.
Minimum Computer Skills:
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office. Raiser’s Edge experience preferred
General Skills:
  • Must demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills required to relate to donors, volunteers, and colleagues
  • Well-developed written and oral communication, negotiating, organizational, analytical and fundraising skills
  • Great attention to detail and initiative
  • Ability to maintain an aggressive appointment schedule
  • Self-Starter who leads by example and measures success by results
  • Good listener who is intuitive, perceptive and insightful
  • Superior drive, a sense of urgency, and a desire to create and build
  • Proven ability to cultivate and manage relationships
  • Appreciation of the mission of Mount Sinai Health System
  • Preferred: familiarity with fundraising databases and knowledge of medical institutions, including typical academic, administrative, and financial infrastructures
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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