Cleveland Clinic Assistant-Director-Development-Programs in Beachwood, Ohio

Job Summary:

Facilitates and works on various activities and programs that support the fundraising priorities of Cleveland Clinic under the direction of the Executive Director.


  • Identifies individual and corporate sponsorship prospects, volunteers and donors using various databases, physicians, volunteers and internal colleagues.

  • Strategically involves volunteers in planning aspects of events and initiatives to incorporate a broader scope of participation.

  • Coordinates donor, sponsor or volunteer interests with the priorities of the organization and develops funding proposals to match interests with needs.

  • Coordinates donor communications and stewardship reports for donors concerning Cleveland Clinic priorities, needs and use of their gifts.

  • Collaborates with centralized internal colleagues to develop and execute philanthropic projects such as foundation grant applications, cause marketing efforts, fundraising events support, and annual fund.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree required.


  • None required.

Complexity of Work:

  • Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of three years of experience in project management, donor relations, event management, marketing or soliciting of corporate sponsors.

  • Ability to establish and maintain friendly and cooperative relations with individuals contacted during the course of work, (e.g., corporate executives, volunteers, staff physicians, etc.).

  • Excellent oral and written communication and organizational skills.

  • Ability to excel in a highly interactive, dynamic team environment.

  • Transferable skills may offset some of the experience requirement.

Personal Protective Equipment:

  • Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment.

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