Cancer strikes more than 10 million people worldwide each year. As the leading medical society representing doctors who care for people with cancer, the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is committed to conquering cancer though research, education, and promotion of the highest quality patient care.
Who we are:
The Conquer Cancer Foundation of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) is conquering cancer worldwide by funding breakthrough research and sharing cutting-edge knowledge. ASCO is a stable, forward-thinking, growing membership organization that operates in a results-focused work environment in which employees’ evaluation emphasizes performance outcomes. This is an Alexandria, Virginia-based position that offers an excellent benefits package, subsidized parking or Metro benefits, and opportunities to participate in professional development programs. To learn more about Conquer Cancer and ASCO, please visit www.conquer.org and www.asco.org/jobs.
Who we are looking for:
A high performing Associate Director, Annual Giving to join the Conquer Cancer Foundation. The selected candidate will oversee Annual Giving Direct Mail and Online Giving programs to meet the Foundation’s revenue goals as established through the development plan and annual budget process.
What you will do:
Provide oversight for annual fund and direct marketing materials, develop ideas/strategies and assist with the implementation process for direct mail pieces for the Annual Fund and other annual giving initiatives
Oversee the annual program calendar and manage the offline and online annual giving programs including solicitation pieces, stewardship, and cultivation activities
Work closely with the Operations Division and Major Gift Officers to create systems and procedures that support growth of the individual major gifts program to include financial progress reports, and prepare quarterly progress reports measuring established metrics
Collaborate and negotiate with division vendors to identify long-term opportunities and trends which will lead to increased fundraising and donor retention
Collaborate with the Marketing and Communications department and vendors to implement best practices and emerging trends for use in individual donor messaging including brochures and appeal letters
Work with the Division Director to develop and maintain multi-year department budgets and strategic planning
Provide content and team leadership to division staff and oversee the planning, strategy, implementation, analysis, and evaluation of all direct response, including acquisition and renewal campaigns, and seek new and innovative methods for enhancing and growing annual programs
Prepare and analyze high-level data, reports and metrics for the entire division, and prepare materials for Board and Leadership Meetings and Presentations
Lead the mid-level and sustainer giving programs; and oversee the employee giving program, including the planning and strategy for the Employee Giving Committee
Supervise and coach junior staff and delegate, as appropriate, elements of the Annual Giving program
What you will need in order to be successful:
Bachelor’s degree required; CRFE a plus
Five to eight years of experience working in Annual Giving fundraising, with at least 2-3 years of direct mail experience
Minimum 2-4 years of experience supervising individual contributors; prior experience supervising remote staff a plus
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications or related software
Proficiency using databases with the ability to quickly learn the organization’s fundraising database system
Excellent communications skills including oral, written, and listening
Commitment to work within a team to meet timelines and deliverables
To apply, submit your resume and cover letter.
Conquer Cancer and ASCO are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers (EOE)
About American Society of Clinical Oncology
The American Society of Clinical Oncology, home to nearly 35,000 cancer doctors and researchers worldwide, offers a wide variety of services, programs and educational resources that provide much needed support to both oncologists and patients. ASCO hosts a family of award winning websites including our consumer site, Cancer.Net, our member homepage, ASCO.org , as well as JCO.org , the online version of The Journal of Clinical Oncology. The Annual Meeting, which attracts more than 34,000 cancer specialists from around the world, is considered the premier event in clinical oncology.
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